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Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black marry in ‘fairytale’ wedding

Meka Beresford May 7, 2017

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black tied the knot yesterday after a hospital scare for Daley earlier this week.

The couple reportedly had their wedding in Bovey Castle, Devon, and the event sounded like a dream fairytale.

Daley recited lines from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet before vows were exchanged and they were officially married.

A string quartet played throughout the service and reception which followed after.

The intimate group of just 50 family and friends enjoyed a three course mean, a “massive cake” and slept in the castle after the evening wound down.

Lance-Black and Daley announced their engagement in 2015 with a traditional announcement in The Times, two years after Daley came out in 2013.

The 22-year-old Olympian and 42-year-old Oscar-winning screen writer have been together for four years.

Daley recently faced controversy after he was accused of having an affair by a number of media outlets when a video of him stripping was leaked online.

The athlete admitted that he had sexted and sent explicit videos when he and Lance-Black were on a seven month break.

They have since released a video together insisting that the two were “good” and that the relationship was as strong as ever.

A source close to the couple reportedly told the Sun that friends and family were excited for the wedding, but thought they should move “slowly” after the controversy.

The source said: “It’ll be a lovely occasion and they are very excited, but some friends think they might be better taking things slowly after everything they’ve been through.

“It’s been a tough six months for them. They had a bit of a break and have just started to rebuild their relationship.

“Marriage might put extra pressure on them,” they added.

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