Some couples have spent moths, even years planning their wedding day. They imagine it to be absolutely perfect, surrounded by their family and friends. The Coronavirus pandemic is throwing a wrench in many couples’ big day. This can be said for Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late Steve Irwin. She just married to professional wake-boarder, Chandler Powell. The couple decided to go ahead and get married at Australia Zoo after Prime Minister Scott Morrison enforced new restrictions on weddings, which would only allow five people to attend.
Bindi’s little brother Robert, who is 16 years old, walked her down the aisle. The bride and groom lit a candle in memory of Bindi’s father, who passed away in 2006. Bindi shared her big news via Instagram, and she revealed there were no guests at her wedding. She said “This was a very difficult decision, but important to keep everyone safe.” Check out her post below, and my GOSH, she looks GORGEOUS!
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March 25th 2020 ❤️ We held a small ceremony and I married my best friend. There are no words to describe the amount of love and light in my heart right now. We’ve planned this beautiful day for nearly a year and had to change everything, as we didn’t have guests at our wedding. This was a very difficult decision but important to keep everyone safe. We wish all of our friends and family could have been there with us, however it’s lovely that we will be able to share photos and videos. Right now we’re encouraging the world to hold onto hope and love, which will carry us forward during this profound time in history. Today we celebrated life and revelled in every beautiful moment we shared together in our Australia Zoo gardens. Mum helped me get ready, Robert walked me down the aisle, Chandler became my husband and together we lit a candle in Dad’s memory. We shared tears and smiles and love. Thankfully, since we all live at Australia Zoo as a family, we could be there for each other. To everyone reading this – stay safe, social distance and remember LOVE WINS!
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