Russell Brand and Katy Perry wed in India
October 25th, 2010
09:29 AM ET

Russell Brand and Katy Perry wed in India

He kissed a girl - and made it official. Comedian Russell Brand and singer Katy Perry became man and wife in a traditional Indian-themed wedding over the weekend.

The quirky duo exchanged vows on Saturday night at the Aman-i-Khas luxury resort in Rajastan, India, where Brand, 35, proposed to Perry - who was born Katy Hudson and turns 26 today - last New Year's Eve.

A rep for the couple confirms to CNN, "The very private and spiritual ceremony, attended by the couples' closest family and friends, was performed by a Christian minister and longtime friend of the Hudson Family. The backdrop was the inspirational and majestic countryside of Northern India."

In keeping with tradition, Brand arrived via elephant to the wedding site, where he greeted his bride, who, Us Weekly reports, wore a dove gray Elie Saab gown.

After the newlyweds sealed the deal, cheering, chanting, and Rajasthani folk music could be heard throughout the resort, according to People.

soundoff (81 Responses)
  1. Carol

    I don't know why I even get on these sites. Talk about a bunch of idiots. Thank God at least someone knew sarcasm when they heard it. Literate people like to hear opposing views. I guess that leaves most of you out.

    October 26, 2010 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  2. yumman davidson

    now they are in maldives for honeymoon

    October 26, 2010 at 6:50 am | Report abuse |
  3. Christa

    I wish them the best. However, I'm a little envious that she got brand before i had the chance.

    October 26, 2010 at 2:40 am | Report abuse |
  4. Andy

    Well I met Russel Brand a couple of years ago and he was a really nice bloke. Good luck to the pair of them!!

    October 26, 2010 at 12:33 am | Report abuse |
  5. Jo

    Hmm, why am I not suprised that it's about 99.2% of totally rude obnoxious people here? You make me hate the human race.

    October 26, 2010 at 12:20 am | Report abuse |
  6. Al Gore's therapist

    No name meet no talent.

    October 26, 2010 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  7. Al Herman

    I can't think of anything I care less about.

    October 25, 2010 at 10:07 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Frank

    What the hell did Carol say that p!ssed everyone off?

    October 25, 2010 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Frank

    Two trashy people in a marriage that won't last.

    October 25, 2010 at 9:34 pm | Report abuse |
  10. me

    Holy Bongo has the emotional maturity of a sixth-grader. U R an A$$HAT!

    October 25, 2010 at 7:09 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Guru

    Best wishes to the Bride & Groom. Who is to say they are not normal. If you listen to their
    conversation they are both very intelligent. I would love the opportunity to sit down with them and have
    a intelligent conversation over lunch with out the media blitz.

    October 25, 2010 at 6:52 pm | Report abuse |
  12. HolyBongoBongo

    Those bazongo-bongos of hers musta been bouncin round like crazy on them elefants...

    October 25, 2010 at 6:52 pm | Report abuse |
  13. likki

    Is this the girl she kissed :0

    October 25, 2010 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse |
  14. the_dude

    This must be what they mean by "gay marriage".

    October 25, 2010 at 5:30 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Jessica Murdoch

    How can you have a "traditional" "indian-themed" wedding with a Christian minister? Nonsense!

    October 25, 2010 at 5:24 pm | Report abuse |
  16. joe

    Dumb and Dumber

    October 25, 2010 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
  17. evos

    Can I hear a shout out for the Atheists? Wooo Hooo!

    October 25, 2010 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
  18. QUAY

    BWAHAHAHA look how angry you morons get after someone makes an inaccurate reference to religion. You've all been trolled.

    October 25, 2010 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Annie

    I think instead of a "Report Abuse" link under comments, they should have a "Report Stupidity" one. It would come in handy for when the idiots like Carol comment.

    October 25, 2010 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  20. The Baroness

    EXCUSE YOU #22, my coment was directed at 'Z' #14, I said nothing specifically criticizing the newlyweds, do not include me in your list of 22. I don't have an opinion on their marriage. I was simpliy lamenting today's society you moron.

    October 25, 2010 at 2:31 pm | Report abuse |
  21. amyc

    I vote for idiot and moron for carol.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |
  22. amyc

    I vote for idiot and moron.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  23. mommajam

    I think the fact that they had a normal, private wedding without all the Hollywood trappings shows that they are going into the marriage as two level-headed people with realistic expectations. I hope they make it in the long run. The press is undoubtedly going to be hounding them.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Bobby

    Carol, Its a well known fact that Gays in the US are committing suicide at an alarming rate, and that all Muslims are terrorists, all Blacks are criminals, and all Hispanics are either gardeners or drug mules.
    The only perplexing matter at hand is whether you are an idiot or a moron.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  25. scribble

    I think he is very funny. I don't like her voice. She sounds like she is screeching not singing. Very hard for me to listen to. But they love each other and that's all that matters. I wish them well!

    October 25, 2010 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Carol

    Raj: It's a well known fact in Christian circles that Christians have often been killed in India. This just seems to be one of those stories that isn't talked about in the media because they are also antichristian.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • AK

      U are an idiot.

      October 25, 2010 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • P Arora

      Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs- all die in India when times are bad. This does not make India anti christian. India is the only country where the minorities are pampered and majority is sidelined.

      October 25, 2010 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • YoMohmad

      Yeah right. Heard of Mother Terasa.

      October 25, 2010 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • irationalist

      80% of media in India is owned by christians !

      Have you ever met an Indian who hates christians?

      India has a thriving, secular, proud christian community. All chritian excesses (e.g. portuguese inquisition in goa, etc) are forgiven in the land of the mahatma.

      Here's hoping that you visit India.

      October 25, 2010 at 5:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • Soul

      Carol read history and you may feel ashamed on your own ancestors. And in most of the democracies, main stream media is anti majority, I don't know why.

      October 26, 2010 at 4:51 am | Report abuse |
    • jayzee

      Carol, have you heard of 'scorched earth' war tactics? These have been used against innocent people by Christians and Muslims throughout hte ages. India has one of the most peaceful historical heritages -despite being attached by the Kubla Khans and then ruled by the British for around 200 years (where by the way, incidents of General Dyer, a Christian ordering the massacre of a peaceful rally of women, children and men were far too common), the way India got her freedom from Britian is not through violence but non-violence. In very recent times, some people have done acts which are clearly not in line with Hinduism but then this is kali yug (the 4th and last stage of life on Earth) which is to be characterized by chaos, leadership and rule by fools and tyrants (Bush and Gadaffi?), normal human beings indulging in unimaginable cruelty (Concentration camps by Nazis and the British in the Boer wars)...

      December 30, 2011 at 10:27 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Becca

    Who knows?? The fact that they "wed" says alot :) I hope they last!! but the odds are definately against them...

    October 25, 2010 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  28. pyrosgirl

    I don't like either one of them! It won't last.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:14 pm | Report abuse |
  29. Thumper


    October 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | Report abuse |
  30. Shame on all of you

    Wow...21 comments and on 1 person just said Mazal Tov (or congrats) to the bride and groom. Whether they withstand the hollywood curse or not....I iwsh them both happiness and good heath.
    Shame on all of you for using a wedding to slam the bride and groom. I hope neither Katie nor Russell read these crappy posts.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Curlie Fry

      Totally agree.....what's wrong with this world that you can't simply be happy for two people. For the lot of you who made negative and somewhat childish comments – take a long look in the mirror and try to find the good in yourself and maybe you can find good in others.

      October 25, 2010 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  31. The Baroness

    Z #15 Like Where's Waldo, where praytell are all these alleged 'intellectuals'? We live in a country of 'sheep' who are more than happy being TOLD WHAT TO DO, rather than actually engaging the grey matter that still manages to reside in the head that sits on the shoulders. The only times ppl. seem to slightly use their heads is if it involves the realllllly little one, just barely dangling btw. their legs. (NO offense to actual sheep, sweet, gentle little loves, save for the rams).

    October 25, 2010 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
  32. Jerry

    I am still not sure what she sees in that guy.

    October 25, 2010 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  33. steeve-o

    Had to be a very private ceremony, you're not allowed to kiss in public in India.

    This guy looks like a tool, "I can't believe it's not hamburger".

    October 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • Really?

      Public displays of affection are considered impolite in lots of countries, not just in India. But what does this have to do with their marriage!?! Does the geographic location of a kiss determine the strength of a relationship? Just out of curiosity, what's the divorce rate in America? Not 100% sure but I think PDA is pretty big here...just saying.

      October 25, 2010 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • PB

      where did that come from? There is no law against that. However, Indians are very conservative about showing affection in public.

      And Carol, just visit India and then start to make comments. You make yourself look very stupid

      October 25, 2010 at 1:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • gavin

      thsr nothing like this in india,i v been thr more thn a couple of times.half knowledge s dangerous.

      October 25, 2010 at 11:49 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Z

    @ Carol,
    I do not understand why ignorant people like yourself make such comments on respected global websites. It makes me sad that in a great country filled with intellectual people who actually have an idea what they are talking about, there exists people like you.

    October 25, 2010 at 12:06 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Jim ( UK )

    I thought he was gay ?

    October 25, 2010 at 11:52 am | Report abuse |
    • isa

      According to the large number of girfriends and reported one night stands, probably yes but he is doing his best to hide it.

      October 28, 2010 at 6:40 pm | Report abuse |
  36. RickyLee

    What's going on in that guys hair anyway, could you imagine putting your hands on it, or through it, or anywhere near it, it looks dirty, and like there is something living inside of it.

    October 25, 2010 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
  37. Drazul

    WTH – no frontal shot showing off the sweater-meat?

    October 25, 2010 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
  38. NATHAN


    October 25, 2010 at 11:35 am | Report abuse |
    • ZeffJucker

      Wait a minute, didn't she just marry Elmo from Sesame Street a couple of months ago? And now she's married Bert in India?

      October 25, 2010 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  39. meh

    She's the worst singer ever. Her music is TERRIBLE. Why do people buy her music? Because she's hot. Watch her sales plummet now that she's married.

    Katy Perry > Lady Gaga
    Katy Perry < Lady Gaga

    October 25, 2010 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
    • Entertainment for The Masses

      Yo Yo Ma net worth = $12 million

      Britney Spears net worth = $155 million.

      October 25, 2010 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chris

      Goodness, she's wearing A LOT of make-up in that picture. Whenever singers get married or have children, their record sales usually drop significantly. Look at Christina Aguilera. She's trying to re-invent herself at the wrong time. Lady Gaga has already cornered the market on what Christina's trying to do. Actually, Gaga has made most pop stars completely irrelevant in terms of style and performance quality.

      October 25, 2010 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Ernie

    They may have been married in India, but this marriage won't last 2yrs. Lets wait and see.

    October 25, 2010 at 10:39 am | Report abuse |
  41. andy

    russell brand is a lucky, lucky man.

    October 25, 2010 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |

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