Desperate Housewife Eva Longoria said ‘Oui’ to basketball star Tony Parker on Friday as the couple were married in a civil ceremony in Paris.
The Hollywood actress, 32, turned up at the city hall of the fashionable Marais district 10 minutes before 25-year-old Parker, seven years her junior but a foot taller.
Outfitted in a short pink Chanel haute couture dress, Eva Longoria was excited as she made her way to the afternoon ceremony in a white stretch limo.
Tony Parker, who plays for the San Antonio Spurs, said he considers himself to be “the luckiest guy in the world.”
He added: “I feel blessed, really lucky.”
Longoria gave a wave to large crowds before heading inside the ancient, gold stoned building to exchange vows before the city’s mayor, Bertrand Delanoe, and family members.
One-and-a-half hours later, the pair emerged as man and wife.
More than a 100 French policeman, including CRS riot squad officers, were on duty outside the town hall, and at least two roads were closed.
Because of fears about a possible terrorist threat, dogs were also used to sniff for explosives. See? We knew Paris Hilton had some redeeming worth.
A civil ceremony was required by French law – it is a secular country – and was a prelude to Saturday’s religious ceremony, held at Paris’s Église Saint-Germain l’Auxerrois.
Longoria and Parker said their vows again Saturday – this time in front of over 250 friends and family in a lavish church ceremony.
Longoria’s co-stars Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman and Nicolette Sheridan were also on hand to witness Eva and her basketball champion beau say, “I do.”Too bad Jesse Metcalfe couldn’t make it.
Longoria walked down the aisle in a couture Angel Sanchez mermaid gown made of silk wool with silk metallic embroidery, a scoop back and a long train. We have no idea what any of that means, but she’s hot.
Longoria and Parker got engaged in November of 2006, after two years of dating. Since their engagement, they’ve been plagued with rumors of a breakup, and even a sex-strike.
Now, those rumors are squashed for good. We now return to debating whether Nicole Richie will wed Joel Madden and if her being with child will keep her skinny ass out of jail.