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Former Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole married British model Zoe Hobbs on June 26, 2010. The couple have since welcomed two children together. See the full story here …
Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes aren’t the only celebrity couple celebrate a big anniversary on Saturday; they are too Brendan Cole and his wife Zoe Hobbs. The couple laid out on June 26, 2010 in a ceremony exclusively held by HELLO! Magazine and celebrate their 11th anniversary in their holiday home on Mallorca, where they spent the last year during the pandemic with their children Dante and Aurelia.
Brendan and Zoe’s wedding Zo took place in St Nicholas Parish Church, a 13th century building in Nether Winchendon, Buckinghamshire. The previous one Strict pro was accompanied by other stars from the show, including Anton Du Beke, Karen Hardy and the late Sir Bruce Forsyth.
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WATCH: Brendan Cole reveals romantic details about his wedding
Upon seeing his stunning bride, New Zealand-born Brendan revealed: “Zoe just looked like an angel. It takes my breath away. “
“Brendan and I just looked at each other and grinned all day,” added Zoe, who looked sensational in a floor-length, bespoke Peter Langner dress and veil with tach jewelry. “Seeing Brendan there was amazing. As soon as I saw him, I felt incredibly calm. He looked so good in his morning suit.”
Brendan Cole married Zoe Hobbs on June 26, 2010
As Brendan and Zoe exchanged vows, they met each other’s eyes and shared a sweet moment. “I was afraid that I would break down during the vows,” said Zoe. “But my strongest feeling was pure joy. It was just amazing to look into Brendan’s eyes in front of all our friends and families in this beautiful church and to know that I can keep him forever and that the bond of marriage makes us stronger . “
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The wedding party then moved on to the picturesque grounds of Nether Winchendon House, a medieval mansion that has featured in several films and TV shows, including Tomorrow Never Dies and Inspector Morse. “The great weather helped a lot and created a wonderful, relaxed atmosphere,” says the new bride HELLO!. The stars of Strictly took the opportunity to catch up. Host Bruce remembered the moment Brendan, who started dating Zoe in 2007, first introduced Zoe. “I immediately said to him, ‘She looks pretty. You have a good one here. Take care of her.'”
Brendan and Zoe shared their wedding day with HELLO!
During the emotional speech it was clear that Brendan was close to tears. He turned to Zoe and said, “You are a generous, loving, adorable person who makes me feel really good every day. I love you down to the last detail and I want to make your life as good as possible. Thank you for marrying me. “Zoe couldn’t hold back her tears.” It’s a very nice thing to hear the person you love telling a room full of people how much she loves you, “she said.
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After the speeches, the couple had their first dance, to Everything by Canadian singer Michael Bublé. “If Zoe ever left me, it would be because of Michael Bublé,” joked Brendan. They hadn’t prepared a routine and Zoe hadn’t liked the idea of dancing in front of professionals. “It’s quite a bit of pressure,” Brendan laughed, at which point Zoe quipped, “Looking around and your friends and family are smiling, laughing, dancing and having a wonderful day is just the best feeling.”
After their top-class celebrations, Brendan and Zoe went on their honeymoon in the Seychelles and looked forward to a new chapter in their lives. “The exciting thing is that we’ve found someone we want to spend the rest of our lives with,” said Zoe, who has modeled for brands like Burberry and Hugo Boss and worked with Olay. “We achieved what we wanted in our careers and have traveled the world. This is a new era.” Brendan concluded, “We’re both resolute, but we have the same morals.”
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