Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are married!
O Morning, Joe co-hosts were married in a secret ceremony at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, according to Vanity Fair.
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"We wanted it to be very small and simple and not what you expected from Mika and Joe," Brzezinski, 51, said. "Everything we do is exposed, and everything is exposed every step of the way, so we want it to be private until it's over. We wanted to recognize him more peacefully and have the most important people around us. And you know, our show is a cocktail party every morning.
The couple were interested in keeping the details of the ceremony a secret. According Vanity FairScarborough, 55, and Brzezinski "did not send any formal invitation; they made about 14 phone calls to their close family and friends, and none of the guests knew where dinner was until Saturday night.
For the ceremony, Brzezinski, who wore a white Milly dress with delicate lace sleeves created by designer Michelle Smith, while Scarborough opted for a traditional black suit and black tie.
While a string quartet played Handel's "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba," the couple entered each end of the roundabout to find themselves in the center of the main room, surrounded by inlays that said "history," "justice." and details the Ten Commandments, Vanity Fair reported.
"We did an event more than a year ago and were impressed, seeing all these documents and how we feel about seeing them," Brzezinski told the magazine. "It makes sense now more than ever, given what we stand for as a couple, what we do for a living and what we are concerned about as a country."
The ceremony was officiated by Representative Democrat Elijah Cummings of Maryland.
After Brzezinski, a mother of two, separated from her 22-year-old husband in 2016, rumors that the pair were dating were beginning to circulate. (Scarborough, who has three children, divorced his second wife in 2013.)
About a decade after they started organizing the morning show together, Brzezinski and Scarborough were engaged in May 2017.
A source told page six that Scarborough proposed during the couple's holiday to France and Monaco in commemoration of Brzezinski's 50th birthday.
"Joe knelt down and proposed an old-fashioned style with a ring. Of course, Mika accepted. They came back from the trip in the Cloud Nine, "the informant told the station. "There are no wedding plans yet, they are just telling their families the good news."
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During an August interview with SiriusXM's "Dialing Donny," Scarborough spoke about their relationship, saying, "I realized after a few years I sort of sneaked around my house and got depressed … I was being Bridget Jones."
"I realized she was the one and everything worked," he added.
Morning, Joe airs during the week at 6 AM ET on MSNBC.