Big Brother wedding takes place
- Bang Showbiz
- 8 June 2008
Mario and Steph have 'married' live on Big Brother.
The housemates were provided with suits and dresses and given an hour to get ready before the 'wedding' of Mario and Steph. The men wore dark blue suits while the women were in a variety of dresses provided by Big Brother.
Big Brother then summoned the guests to the garden. The bride emerged to wedding music before a rendition of Celine Dion's 'My Heart Will Go On', and the nuptials began. The minister's role was taken by the voice of Big Brother.
When the point in the ceremony was reached asking if anyone knew of any reason to object the marriage, Alexandra spoke up, saying: "I think we all know how I feel, I object."
She continued: "I think that it has been given to them as a task, or their relationship is not strong enough to marry on UK TV. I think it's a sham."
Alexandra was then asked by Big Brother to sit down and all present laughed before the wedding continued. The bride and groom exchanged vows with Steph whispering under her breath before repeating her lines after Big Brother.
Mikey acted as best man and fitted the rings onto Steph and Mario's fingers. The pair then signed the 'official register' together.
Mario raised a toast, getting everyone to repeat: "No ones above you no ones below you you're all the same to my lovely wife." He then thanked everybody for coming to the wedding.
The wedding is part of a challenge whereby Mario has swapped his real life girlfriend Lisa to pretend he is a couple with Steph, who is 23 years his junior.
Mario and Steph had to convince the other housemates that they were a real couple to win the challenge. It is not clear after Alex's protestations whether the challenge has been won or lost.
If they succeed in convincing the housemates of their 'relationship', Mario and Steph, along with Luke and Lisa, will be exempt from eviction next week. If they fail, all four will face the public vote.
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