Linda Perry, Sara Gilbert married; wedding held along ocean

April 1, 2014 3:42:32 AM PDT
Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry are married.

A spokeswoman for Gilbert says the actress wed the musician over the weekend. The spokeswoman, Melissa Kates, confirmed the nuptials Monday.

Gilbert is best known for her starring role on the long-running sitcom "Roseanne." She is also a creator and co-host of the CBS show "The Talk."

Fellow hosts Julie Chen and Aisha Tyler said Monday that they attended the oceanfront wedding. They say it was "beautiful" and "magical."

Perry is a singer, songwriter, producer and former front woman of the rock band 4 Non Blondes.

The 39-year-old Gilbert and 48-year-old Perry have been engaged since April 2013.

On ''The Talk" last April, Gilbert announced she and her girlfriend Linda Perry were planning to tie the knot.

Gilbert said Perry popped the question in a park. The elaborate proposal included a performance of "Missing You" by John Waite.

"I had always said that I thought "Missing You" should be our song, and she thought that's so weird, that's a break-up song that can't be the song," Gilbert said as she told the cameras on "The Talk" about the proposal. "So she's been saying for a while, 'I want to have this picnic with you, let's go have this picnic.' And I'm at a park, why does she want to have a picnic? OK, let's go have a picnic."

Gilbert said a nearby guitarist, who she thought was just a street musician, started playing a song the couple likes.

"She goes, 'I'm going to ask him to play this other song.' But it's really obscure and this guy wouldn't know it, but magically he knows it," Gilbert said. "I'm kind of, like, daydreaming and I'm thinking 'God, you know, if I ever proposed to her, this would be an amazing way to do it, but I would maybe have like string instruments and do, like, this whole production.' And I'm going, 'But would I do it here?'"

Gilbert said just then a group of nearby picnickers, who were really a hired string group, joined the guitarist in a song.

"Then she goes to her backpack, and she pulls out some t-shirts. And the first t-shirt says 'Will,' and she puts on another t-shirt, she puts on another, says 'You,' 'Marry,' 'Me.' The last one is a question mark. She gets a ring and I'm like, 'Well yeah, if after that spectacle,' I'm like, yeah," Gilbert said.

Perry had also invited the couple's mothers and some friends to witness the proposal.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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