Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman married in Montecito on Saturday (update)

All of last week, I kept seeing photos of Drew Barrymore and her fiancé, Will Kopelman, out and about – they were doing fittings and engagement parties and rehearsals and stuff. But in my increasingly senile mind (I’m having a bad week, y’all), I really thought “Hunh – I wonder when they’ll actually have the wedding? I bet it’s further away than people think.” Nope. They got married yesterday in Montecito. The bride wore Chanel – I’m including some photos of Drew, Cameron Diaz (maid of honor?) and Will leaving the LA Chanel store. Did you know Will’s father used to be the CEO of Chanel? Yes. Drew is marrying into “family money”. But I have my doubts as to whether Will Kopelman has much money on his own:

Here comes the bride!

A beaming Drew Barrymore, 37, tied the knot Saturday with her fiancé of five months, art dealer Will Kopelman, at her Montecito, Calif., home.

Designed by celebrity wedding planners Yifat Oren and and Stefanie Cove – who handled Reese Witherspoon’s country chic nuptials last March – the intimate ceremony was “a classic, simple, very pretty, garden-inspired wedding,” a source tells PEOPLE. A rabbi officiated.

Guests included Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy Juvonen, Busy Philipps and her husband, and Cameron Diaz, who were also present Friday night for rehearsal dinner at the San Ysidro Ranch.

The actress, who is pregnant with her first child, was spotted trying on wedding veils at a New York City bridal shop in May, donned a Chanel gown for her big day – not surprisingly, as her new husband’s father, Arie Kopelman, is a former Chanel CEO.

As the newlyweds look ahead to impending parenthood, friends say the former Hollywood wild child – who was twice married before – is eager to begin her life as a mom.

“She’s telling people that she’s finally ready for a quieter, more family-oriented life,” an insider tells PEOPLE.

[From People]

Well… congratulations to the happy couple. I think Drew is very far along in her pregnancy, so this really was a good ol’ fashioned shotgun wedding. It’s interesting to me that Drew has remade herself into a quieter, more conservative bride/mother-to-be. Notice that a rabbi officiated the ceremony – I also suspect that Will asked Drew to convert for him, and that might have been what held up the wedding plans? Just a theory. Also: Drew and Will have already given/sold the exclusive wedding photos to People Magazine, so I’m guessing we already know People’s cover next week. Mazel tov, y’all.

UPDATE: Some just-released photos of Drew & Will leaving their wedding:

Photos courtesy of Fame/Flynet.

 

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  1. LizZie Liz says:

    Is it just me or he really seems to be “over it” … Lately in all the shots he seems like he’d rather be somewhere else… Can it be that he’s just annoyed by the paps? Drew seems to get guys, have them stay with her for a while, but then flee… I mean, why did her and Justin Long break up? Or Moretti from the strokes?

  2. Cherry says:

    I can’t get over how much Drew’s guy looks like Jessica Simpson’s baby daddy.

  3. someone says:

    congrats to them! I still think he looks like Jessica Simpson’s baby daddy, but more handsome.

  4. Rhea says:

    Well, whatever the future holds, I must say congrats for them first…

  5. Amy says:

    I’m happy for her! I don’t remember her turbulent childhood because I wasn’t born yet. But I’ve read all about it and her relationship with her parents wasn’t the best one. She really was able to rise past all those challenges and grow into a mature, successful adult (Lindsay Lohan, take notes!). And this seems like her most serious relationship to date (the back and forth with Justin Long drove me nuts!). This dude looks like he’s a nice guy. Hopefully this one will stick (unlike her 2 previous marriages).

  6. samira677 says:

    Is Drew even pregnant? In the photos I’ve seen it’s hard to tell. She’s never been stick thin and has always been a loose clothing person. I don’t recall what her husband does but he’s not poor.

  7. Sabrine says:

    She does seem more mature, finally, and this seems like a real good guy. Maybe there’s actually a chance this marriage will last for a while.

  8. tru tru says:

    remember her and Tom Green?? hahaha

  9. Jackson says:

    Congrats to them. And I had no idea she was pregnant.

  10. Ravensdaughter says:

    What difference does it make whether he has his share of the “family money” if they are happy? I hope that will be the case…

  11. the original bellaluna says:

    Congrats. I hope this time it sticks.

    Kaiser, I think she’s already converted – I think I’ve read about her “undergoing the process” (or whatever it’s called) in US awhile back. We’ll know for sure (I think) when we see the wedding pix.

  12. Boo says:

    Aww, they got married on my wedding anniversary! My husband and I were married June 2, 1990…I hope that Drew and her new husband will live happily ever after, too. <3

  13. moja31 says:

    I’m surprised she sold the photos, she doesn’t really seem like the type. but then again she hasn’t really been up to anything lately career wise, & a check’s a check.

  14. Jackie says:

    let’s hope 3rd time is the charm!

  15. lover says:

    lets hope this one will last, whats this 3rd hubby, hmmmm

  16. palermo says:

    well let’s hope this third marriage is the one that will stick

  17. Bellabumbum says:

    Ok…he looks like a hostage in the backseat of that car! So funny, most likely due to the cameras, she looks dreamy and ecstatic.

    Wishing them a long and happy life together. May their baby arrive safe and sound. She deserves love and joy–who cares if it took her a couple tries to find the right guy and find her way? Her heart is in the right place and she’s never out to harm anyone else.

  18. Marjalane says:

    Warning: Incoming judgy comment. It’s all a matter of choice, but I personally do not think a third time bride needs to go with a white dress.

    • WOM says:

      ME, TOO!!! A pregnant, twice-divorced bride in white makes me giggle.

    • MW says:

      I was kind of surprised/disappointed by, from what I can see anyway, of the “primness” of the “up to here neck and frilly collar and long sleeves”. I wasn’t expecting half-naked, but I thought it was a little fuddy-duddy-looking, pregnant or not. And it was by no means cold here yesterday, either.

    • Dash says:

      personally, I think it’s fine. The meaning behind the “white dress =virginal” thing doesn’t really apply to hardly anyone in society anymore. I think it’s more about wanting your traditional “bridal” moment where the person you love gets to see you walking down the aisle in the white wedding gown. It makes it all feel official.

      • SamiHami says:

        Actually, a white wedding gown has never been symbolic of the purity of the bride. I still don’t know where that nonsense came from.

        It was simply that Queen Victoria happened to choose a white gown for her wedding, and it caught on. Since then the white gown has become the traditional color of choice for brides.

        It has always been a fashion choice, not a testament to the bride’s virginity.

    • Lukie says:

      I agree but in her defense, I think she had spur of the moment weddings in her early and mid 20′s. Now she is pushing 40 and decided she wants the fairy tale, though if he comes from money, a wedding-wedding may not have been much of a choice…

    • Reece says:

      And pregnant. lol

      @MW Yeah but every other wedding dress today is strapless, trumpet, mermaid, blah blah blah, and now sleeved lace overlay. It’s nice to not see a cookie cutter dress.

    • ZenB!tch says:

      White doesn’t mean virginal to me anymore (anyone who was a virgin at the time of her wedding raise her hand) but white does mean first wedding to me.

      • WOM says:

        I agree. For me the “white dress” is part and parcel of the “happily ever after” fairytale that a woman on her third marriage, in her late 30s, with a career, and fetus on board should be OVER.

        And please note, I am NOT raising my hand for your Virgin Bride Poll. Lest I be struck my lighting.

    • justalark says:

      The white dress does not bother me because it also symbolizes a fresh beginning and a new life together, but I really can’t get past the distracting two-toned hair! I know Drew is known to be a quirky free spirit, but those long roots just look so sloppy to me. If I made millions of dollars, I would have my hair stylist (and my massage therapist LOL) on speed-dial!

      • WOM says:

        Someone women don’t dye their hair while pregnant for fear of exposing their bodies (and their babies) to the chemicals in the bleach and dye. Don’t know if this is the case, but I thought I’d put it out there.

        Regardless, I agree that it looks sloppy.

  19. Jordan says:

    Congratulations to them both. I don’t know much about him but the fact he’s not jumping into interviews, like Clooney’s girlfriends, to get some fame for himself, tells me he is a decent guy. I hope it works out for them and their baby is born healthy and happy.

  20. lucy2 says:

    Congrats to them!
    She seems to be in a good place now, I hope it all works out well for them and their soon to be expanding family.

  21. Kelly says:

    Personally I do not think one should have to convert their religion for another to be married, but her choice if that was the case.

    • the original bellaluna says:

      Kelly, I understand that, and while I agree, I believe it comes down to the child(ren).

      The little I know about Judaism comes from having dated a Jewish guy for a couple of years, and having a couple of close Jewish friends.

      If the father is Jewish and the mother is not, the children are not considered Jewish. If the mother is Jewish and the father is not, the children are considered Jewish, as the children came from her body. (This is based on the Orthodox, not Reform movement.)

    • ZenB!tch says:

      I agree. I broke up with a man over this. If he wanted to marry a Jewess then he should have dated one. It made me feel like my religion or lack thereof, was not as important as his (or in this case his mothers). I change my religion (or lack thereof) for no one. I don’t want kids but if I did I would be even more adamant. Like @the original bellaluna said, it’s the woman’s body and her religion.

      For the record I have Jewish blood but in the male line.

    • jc126 says:

      Did she convert? I know it said a rabbi did the ceremony, but I also read elsewhere they served lobster from Lucques for the reception.

      I would NEVER convert for anyone. i’m a heathen now, but I was raised Catholic (though never very devout), and I would never change my belief system for someone else – or expect someone else to change theirs for me.

      I find any notion that someone else can deem me Catholic forever even if I become an atheist (or forever Jewish if my mom was), incredibly offensive. People have the right to decide what they are, not traditions.

  22. Gossip Hound says:

    Here is my bitchy take. I really like Drew Barrymore as an actress and she seems likable in real life. However, she looks so flippin’ frumpy all the time. I really hope she had her roots done for the wedding. Ombre hair looks awful on everyone. Her hair looks like she cuts it herself. Clothes are baggy and unflattering, even before pregnancy. She could do with some decent hair color, cut, blow dry, makeup, styling. She looks horrible. From what I can see of these wedding pics she looks bad and frumpy on her wedding day too. She looked great in the mid-90′s with the blonde pixie cut! What happened?
    Fin.

  23. ZenB!tch says:

    How long will she stay married this time. She’s been married 45 times (at least 2) and always lasted longer with her BFs. I don’t see a baby changing this. Then again, I never thought Drew would be the shotgun wedding type. She always seemed like a free spirit who would get pregnant if it suited her.

    Unlike the Simpson who was once a virgin and a Christian then turned into the oversexed TMI monster who probably got “knocked up” (my term for Christians who get pregnant out of wedlock) to trap that man of hers like buying him wasn’t enough and yet…. she’s still a dishonest woman.

    Yes, I have a problem with virginal Christian hypocrites. I love that Drew got the ring and Simpson didn’t.

  24. Patricia says:

    I love Drew and am so happy for her! I am so excited she’ll be a mom soon too :) I remember well all her struggles in the 80s and am so glad she came out happy and healthy.

    And… I think women should be encouraged to wear ANY color dress they want to for their wedding. Reserving white for first marriages is archaic. No comment should be made about a womans “purity” – ever – much less on her wedding day – and much much less by other women. That is not tradition but judgement.

    Why don’t we just go back to hanging out the bed sheet after their wedding night as well?

  25. Snowpea says:

    Ummmm, am I the only one who thinks that Drew’s hubby is COMPLETELY FREAKIN’ HOT?!

    He’s just the right mixture of preppy, rugged, clean and intelligent looking.

    • TheOriginalKitten says:

      I don’t remember thinking he was hot before but he’s doing it for me in these pics. I don’t see the resemblance to Jess Simpson’s hubby, who looks like a young Chevy Chase to me. But yeah, this guy is looking damn good. Wish he’d smile more..

  26. Zainil says:

    I really like the pics that you add in all your posts.. With all the pics, your post automatically turns out to be infographic! :-)

  27. JewishMamaTX says:

    You can’t ask your fiancee to convert to Judaism. You have to convert out of free will. I would also agree that she was following the rules of dress for conservative Jewish brides – cover the shoulders and also cover the arms until the elbows.

    Mazel tov, Drew & Will!

    • Maria says:

      I think you’re absolutely right, it’s just that it seems more and more women are converting for the husbands. Or at least that’s how it’s put out there by the media and the way people talk. I hear less and less about interfaith marriages and more about people converting to Judaism for example so that the kids will be Jewish but not educating the children in two faiths or even choosing one faith for the kids and keeping your own for you.

      It’s interesting that this is how it’s being done is all.

  28. Nev says:

    I really like her, original hippy girl!!!

    hope she is realllly happy!!!

  29. Kim says:

    She looks so happy! She definitely has the pregnancy glow. Congrats to them!

  30. riri says:

    He is very handsome and definitely the best looking guy she ever dated.

    I like drew a lot, so I’m happy for her and hope she would finally get the stability and mature form of love that she deserves.

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