Dennis Quaid is a married man! The 66-year-old actor and Laura Savoie eloped to Santa Barbara, California, on June 2, where they were married at a seaside resort, People reports. While the couple was alleged to have an April wedding in Hawaii and reception in Nashville, that they had to return up with a replacement plan thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. rather than their destination wedding and celebratory party Quaid and Savoie got married to only their pastor as a witness.
“It was beautiful,” Quaid tells the outlet of his day, with Savoie adding that she was moved by the pastor’s message “of what it really means to bring your lives together, to place another person before yourself.” The actor, 66, and therefore the doctoral student, 27, exchanged vows with only their pastor as a witness, People reports, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
Savoie told the magazine that she was moved by the officiant’s message “of what it really means to bring your lives together.” Savoie also shared her love for her husband, telling the publication she’s “never met someone who is so crazy with life. It’s like nothing can bring him down.”
“Just going to do life with someone who lives that way is inspiring on behalf of me,” she continued. “It changes my perspective and it brings such a lot of joy to each day.”
Back in October, Quaid and Savoie announced their engagement — and were met with criticism over their 39-year wage gap. In response, Quaid addressed the backlash, saying he isn’t bothered by what people think when it involves his relationship. “That was really amusing,” he told The Guardian of the press attention he and Savoie received after he popped the question. “I thought it had been wonderful, actually.”
When asked if he’s bothered by society’s general hesitation to simply accept couples thus far apart in age, Quaid said, “No, it really doesn’t bother us. Everyone comes from the attitude of their own life then I can not discuss the way they feel; I can not even get angry.” The groom wore a Hugo Boss suit for the occasion, while 27-year-old Savoie, a doctoral student, opted for a selected by at some point gown for the ceremony, which featured traditional vows and Bulgari rings.