Bachelor in HeavenJoe Amabile and Serena Pete are officially married and married!
The newlyweds were spotted by people after they said “I do” at City Hall in New York City Thursday morning.
“We’ve always known that marriage was in our future, it just looked a little different than we expected,” Amabile, 36, and Pete, 25, told People exclusively.
They add, “We’re still having a big wedding next fall that we’re already planning, but with everything being so public in our relationship, we just had a special moment, we felt so special and intimate.” “Natasha Parker was our witness, someone who saw our relationship from the beginning.”
They continue, “We can’t wait to celebrate with all our family and friends next year at our wedding, because who wouldn’t want to marry the love of their life twice?”
The couple also shared their happy news on their Instagram and YouTube pages, with the caption: “JUST MARRIED!!”
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The couple got engaged in the seventh season of Bachelor in Heaven. After the show wrapped, Amabile and Pitt maintained a long-distance relationship for months before moving in together in New York City in March 2022. In August 2022, they celebrated another relationship milestone: their engagement party in Pitt’s hometown of Toronto.
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“I think my parents originally brought the idea to us for an engagement party, just because we obviously had a funky engagement,” Pitt told PEOPLE at the time. “We’ve been engaged and this has been a secret for a while. So it was a good idea to get some of our close family and friends together to celebrate a year out.”
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Amabile, 36, explained, “It all happened so quickly, but now it’s a year on the road and we realize that our parents haven’t met in person yet. It was a good way to meet our parents, relatives, friends, to meet each other’s close friends.”
“We’re glad it finally happened, although there’s been some delay,” Pete added.
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