It was a wedding fit for Princess Leia, as two major ‘Star Wars’ fans celebrated the Dec. 17 premiere of ‘The Force Awakens’ by getting married! Darth Vader gave the bride away as Obi-Wan Kenobi used the Force to help the couple tie the knot.
Yoda once said, “Do or do not, there is no try.” Caroline Ritter, and her fiancé, Andrew Porter, took the Jedi master’s advice and eventually said, “I do.” However for their Death Star-sized love, only getting married in a spectacular Star Wars themed wedding at the Hollywood premiere of The Force Awakens would do!
The two mega-fans sealed their love in romantic carbonite in front of the TCL Chinese theater in California on Dec. 17, reports People. Caroline was escorted down the aisle by Darth Vader as the Star Wars theme song played. What, no “Imperial March?” R2-D2 was the ring bearer and also the best man — or, in this case, “best droid.”
Stormtroopers and wookies stopped fighting to assist celebrate Caroline and Andrew. The bride wore a traditional white wedding dress, complimented with crystal X-Wing starfighters, in accordance with People. Andrew sported a sharp tux, and Jedi knights stood nearby, preparing for protect him in case of an attack by Adam Driver‘s Kylo Ren and the New Order.
“It was the theater’s idea,” Caroline told Mashable. “They asked if anyone was interested in getting married here on the premiere date.” They just had to travel from a galaxy far, far away — or a similar distance, as the Australian couple took a 15-hour flight to make it to their wedding on time. Have your own Star Wars wedding by getting this Millennium Falcon wedding cake topper on Amazon.
The flight from Down Under was nothing compared to how long the couple had to wait in line to see The Force Awakens. They started camping outside the cinema on Dec. 9, however their dedication helped a good cause! 100-plus fans joined the “Lining Up For Star Wars” promotion, according to Mashable. If a fan waits in line for 24 hours, they get a ticket to the opening showing. They also raise money for Starlight Children’s foundation.
Caroline and Andrew weren’t the only Star Wars fans going all-out with the new movie, as celebs everywhere lost their mind over The Force Awakens. Darren Criss, Josh Gad, Shonda Rhimes and more all tweeted their amazement and excitement for the movie. Furthermore, Joseph Gordon-Levitt showed his Star Wars pride by dressing up as Yoda! The Force is strong with him.
By the way, are you happy for Caroline and Andrew getting married, HollywoodLifers? Do you want to get a Star Wars wedding?