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Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer are officially wife and wife. The couple got married yesterday at Blitzer's aunt's home in Connecticut.

Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer Kiss

It May 2010, Wright came out as gay, an admission that resulted in death threats and thoughts of suicide. Just two weeks later, though, the country singer met Blitzer, a GLBT Civil Rights activist, and eventually fell in love.

Both brides wore a white gown for the wedding because, as Wright joked to People, "we like our hair too much!" We wish this pair a long, happy marriage.

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

She received death threats when she first came out, but now it's all worth it for country singer Chely Wright. That's because she's found the love of her life.

"Out country singer Chely Wright and her fiancée, Lauren Blitzer, a GLBT Civil Rights activist have set a date and plan to be married in Connecticut Aug. 20," reads a statement. "They met through their youth advocacy work, and say that their passion for Scrabble holds them together."

Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer

Sounds like a triple word score - of happiness! - to us.

Says Wright to People: "The freedom of being out and open about who I am allowed me to find and fall in love with Lauren, the most amazing woman I've ever known."

We wish this couple nothing but the best.

Chely Wright Biography

Like Me Cover Chely Wright is a country singer. The 39-year-old earned a number-one single back in 1999 with "Single White Female" and was named... More »
Born
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Kansas City, Missouri
Full Name
Chely Wright
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