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The Anonymous Officiant: TOP SECRET Superstar Wedding Ceremony

Published Friday, Aug. 4th, 2023

Illustrations by Jessica Levey

This super-secret celebrity wedding ceremony was an instant hit



"Last year, a personal friend called and asked, 'Hey, I'm getting married, will you officiate our wedding?'


Because it was a friend, I immediately said yes. But as we talked about the particulars, I noticed he was holding some things back -- in particular, information about where the event will be…


stylized illustration of a woman's eyes, looking off to the side mysteriously


My friend just gave me the address and said, 'You'll understand,' and because I knew him, I took him at his word. 


Long story short, my friend was marrying the daughter of a music legend in a secret exclusive ceremony, and the wedding was at the legend's home! 


After I realized where I was, I pulled myself together and performed a great ceremony...


So much so that the superstar mother was so moved by it, that she jumped on the piano and began to play and sing one of her greatest hits! 


It was amazing!” 


– Anonymous 



Stylized illustration of a woman with red fingernails playing a piano keyboard, close up on the hands and keys

Illustrations by Jessica Levey


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Are you the next Anonymous Officiant?


Tell your real wedding story in AMM’s The Anonymous Officiant


Hey, Wedding Officiants! Share your real wedding story, rant, or advice anonymously in The Anonymous Officiant.  


We’re accepting submissions of true stories, confessions, rants, and other revelations from the wild world of officiating. Do you have a secret, a cautionary tale, a wedding day disaster story, or exciting gossip? A true tale that's funny, heartwarming, scandalous, surprising, or informative? Something you want to confess, or get off your chest? 


Your secret’s safe with us! Submit a story or advice in 500 words or less to [email protected] or use the anonymous submission form linked below. 


Read our Submission Guidelines



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