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Talk show host Ricki Lake secretly eloped this past weekend.The former “Dancing with the Stars” contestant wed fiancé Christian Evans Sunday in southern California, according to People.
She’s not the first star to quietly tie the knot, and certainly won’t be the last.
“It was a beautiful moment I will never forget,” Lake told People. “I wasn’t anxious or nervous. I was really relaxed and excited.”
Although some weren’t meant to last (see Britney Spears, Angelina Jolie), many of the stars’ quickie marriages turn out quite successful, just ask Bette Midler.
Maybe the stars are onto something.
Eloped: March 15, 2010
Where: Paris with a few relatives.
Status: Still together
The couple was engaged six years prior.
'We did it -- we're married! It was the absolute best day of my life and in so many beautiful moments I missed you all so much. I thought of you as everything was happening, but Sacha and I wanted no fuss -- just us!' Fisher told OK magazine.
Eloped: January 3, 2004
Where: Las Vegas, Little White Wedding Chapel on the Strip
Status: The two were married for 55 hours.
'It was me being silly, being rebellious, and not really taking the responsibility of what I was doing,' Spears told E! a few months after the annulment.
Eloped: The couple met on the set of ABC's long-lived soap All My Children in 1995 and eloped one year later in Las Vegas.
Status: The couple have three children, Michael, Joaquin and Lola and are still married.
'It just happened. The next thing you know, we're married, and then four months later we were pregnant,' Consuelos told Redbook.
Eloped: Midler wed the artist in 1984 after knowing each other for a few weeks
Where: The Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas by an Elvis impersonator
Status: Together; 24 years after her abrupt marriage, the chapel sent Midler photos from the wedding.
'…The guy closed the chapel and sent us the pictures,' Midler told People.
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