Robbie Williams weds
Robbie Williams and Ayda Field married in an intimate ceremony at their Beverly Hills home yesterday (07.08.10)
This article is from 2010.
Robbie Williams has got married.
The 36-year-old singer tied the knot with long-term partner Ayda Field in an intimate ceremony at the couple's Beverly Hills home at 5pm yesterday (07.08.10).
Robbie's delighted father Pete Conway said: "At last, Rob is happy. That's what you want for your kids and this is the happiest I've seen him. Ayda is so beautiful and so delightful and so lovely and just so right for him. They are brilliant together."
The wedding had been shrouded in mystery, with friends only told of the couple's wedding plans a few days ago and the venue changed at the last minute from the island of Catalina to their Los Angeles house amid security concerns.
A friend of the couple said: "The 'save-the-date' cards that went out two weeks ago only said it was a party to celebrate Robbie's 20 years in showbusiness.
"It was only in the last few days that news leaked out that it was going to be a wedding. Robbie is the happiest I have ever seen him.
"He says that until Ayda came along he didn't know what it was like to be truly happy. He credits her with teaching him how to learn to laugh and love again."
According to reports, the 30-minute ceremony was followed by a sit-down dinner and dancing, but it is believed alcohol was banned from the couple's big day at the request of Robbie, who has previously battled alcoholism and drug addiction.
Robbie's father Pete and mum Jan Williams flew out for the ceremony, while the 31-year-old actress' mother also attended, but not her estranged dad.
The singer's best friend Jonathan Wilkes was also a guest at the wedding, but his Take That bandmates - Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Jason Orange and Howard Donald - were not there as they had prior vacation commitments.