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Ciara and Russell Wilson are married


Ciara and Russell Wilson are married.

The Atlanta R&B singer and her Seattle Seahawks quarterback beau made their relationship official on Wednesday in Liverpool, England.

On Tuesday, the duo was spotted holding hands at Liverpool’s Titanic Hotel for their rehearsal dinner. Their Wednesday ceremony was held at Peckforton Castle in the British city with the bride wearing a custom Roberto Cavalli dress, according to E! News.

Ciara – who was previously engaged to Atlanta rapper Future and has a son with him – met Wilson in 2015. The pair announced their engagement in March. Wilson, 27, was previously married to Ashton Meem from 2012-2014.

On Sunday, the couple was spotted at the Essence Fest in New Orleans, where Ciara, 30, performed and dedicated a song to her fiancé. In recent weeks, she was spotted in Las Vegas for a bachelorette party with Kelly Rowland and Serena Williams.

Ciara released her sixth studio album , “Jackie,” in May 2015.


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