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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard wed - report

Oct 17, 2013 | 10:50pm EDT

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have reportedly tied the knot in a small courtroom ceremony. The actors have been engaged since 2010 and they finally made their romance official on Thursday (16Oct13), according to Bell and Shepard were hoping to just obtain a marriage license at the Beverly Hills County Clerk Office , but when a court employee offered to marry them on the spot, the couple agreed, and the ceremony was held in a nearby courtroom. The website also reports that a photographer was present to capture the nuptials, during which Bell wept tears of joy. She previously stated that the couple did not want to wed until same-sex marriage was legal in America; gay unions are now recognised by the federal government. The actress recently stated she wasn't keen on a a big, lavish affair, explaining, "It's not a desire of either of ours to have any sort of day of celebration for us. I feel like we get enough attention in our daily lives and we just want something sort of private that involves pen and paper." She added, "Honestly, I could go home and we could do it today, there's no forethought really going into it." Bell and Shepard welcomed a baby daughter in May (13).

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