Zeke Smith and Nico Santos Got Gay Married and It Sure Was Cute!
Groundbreaking trans Survivor contestant Zeke Smith (who once appeared on To L and Back) and his boyfriend Nico Santos (actor, Superstore, Crazy Rich Asians) got married this weekend in Palm Springs at my favorite hotel, The Parker, in what they called a “silly bougie wedding.” The celebration was covered by a People Magazine exclusive and it’s so cute!
Nico Santos and Zeke Smith Are Married! Inside Their 'Silly, Bougie' Wedding in Palm Springs (Exclusive) https://t.co/3GfAtMSpuD
— People (@people) November 5, 2023
Here is a brief summary of how incredible this wedding was:
- It was accidentally scheduled the same weekend as Palm Springs Pride
- They kicked off their celebration with a “Cheeky Tiki Kiki Party” in the Gene Autry suite at The Parker using decor from Amazon and Party City
- The wedding was officiated by actor Mark McKinney (Kids in the Hall, Superstore)
- Readings incorporated into the nuptials included: Shakespeare, “nods to each of their cultures,” a veil and cord ceremony and “the reading of iconic lines from romantic comedies.”
- Nico Santos wore a “sassified version of a traditional Filipino barong,” while “Smith rocked black lizard cowboy boots”
- There was a surprise appearance by a drag Dolly Parton performing Nicole Kidman’s AMC Theatres “We Make Movies Better” speech
- Everyone sang “The Greatest Love of All” Together
- Surprise performance by a drag queen lineup organized by Ongina
- “Looking forward, they also hope to adopt a bernedoodle and name it Nathan Lane.”
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