Benedict Cumberbatch has married his pregnant fiancée, Sophie Hunter, on the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day, and fans are in mourning.
It’s true, ladies. According to several news reports, the hunky British actor has already tied the knot and is now permanently out of the single’s market. Last year, Cumberbatch, 38, surprised everyone by announcing his engagement to theater and opera director, playwright, actress, and singer Sophie Hunter in the newspaper.
A source told People that the couple will tie the knot in front of family and close friends Saturday in England, before taking off for Los Angeles. Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child later this year.
The Sherlock star is one of the hottest names in Hollywood and adored my millions because of his talent and good looks. Benedict Cumberbatch made headlines with the manner in which he announced his impending nuptials and later on with the fact that Hunter was also pregnant.
The reclusive star was always being rumored to be dating this or that woman (or guy), but he never really volunteered any personal details. When it was revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch was getting married, one could literally hear millions of hearts breaking all over the world.
Now that the ceremony has taken place on the Isle of Wight, fans have a lot to say and are flocking to social media to express how they really feel about Benedict Cumberbatch’s marriage to Hunter. As it was the case with his engagement revelations, the thesp is once again shocking his fans by tying the knot on Valentine’s day after he said they would wait until after awards season back in January.
“One thing at a time!” Cumberbatch — who is nominated for an Oscar for his performance in The Imitation Game — teased at the Palm Springs Film Festival about the impending big day.
Cumberb****es stand down – Benedict Cumberbatch is getting married TODAY http://t.co/7wAiOMgUZd pic.twitter.com/5QUwqvLB0F
— Yahoo Celebrity UK (@YahooCelebUK) February 14, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch Is Getting Married Today, So Go Ahead And Have A Good Valentine’s Day Cry http://t.co/rUojpvXMPZ
— Beatrix Kiddo (@Btrixxkiddo) February 14, 2015
Roses are red, Violets are blue, Benedict Cumberbatch is getting married, Boo hoo hoo
— PerksOfBeingAFanGirl (@TimelordsWife) February 14, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch is getting married today and the Cumbercollective is like pic.twitter.com/kEpJv2TzYF
— alec hardy (@idracosapple) February 14, 2015
After the wedding, Benedict Cumberbatch and his new wife, Sophie Hunter, will spend a few relaxing days honeymooning in California before his next appearance at the Academy Awards ceremony on February 22.
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