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Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas’ quickie wedding was just to ‘make it legal’ and pair will wed in France

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner and singer Joe Jonas surprised fans when they eloped in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

When the news hit that the celebrity couple tied the knot, many were wondering what happened to their earlier plans to wed in France.

A source says that the duo tied the knot to make things official in the United States but will still be moving forward with a bigger wedding in France over the summer, according to People Magazine.

Lots of questions: When Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner eloped in Las Vegas on Wednesday fans were wondering what happened to plans for their summer wedding in France and now a source tells People that the European nuptials are still on

Lots of questions: When Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner eloped in Las Vegas on Wednesday fans were wondering what happened to plans for their summer wedding in France and now a source tells People that the European nuptials are still on

‘They had to get married in the States to make it legal, but the wedding is still in Europe,’ the insider said.

The source added that the couple needed to make it legitimate in America but are going full steam ahead with a larger event in France. 

Joe previously joked that after the venue ran out of beer at Nick and Priyanka’s wedding, they were planning on flying in a lot of Coors to France.

‘I mean, we are getting married in France, so a lot of Coors Light is necessary,’ he said in an interview on the Zach Sang Show.

'They had to get married in the States to make it legal, but the wedding is still in Europe,' the insider said.

Previously: Both Joe and Sophie had originally planned to have a small wedding in Europe and it seems that those plans are still on despite elopement

‘They had to get married in the States to make it legal, but the wedding is still in Europe,’ the insider said. 

Making a splash: DJ Diplo took to his Instagram Story to share videos from the Vegas nuptials where the couple said 'I do'

Making a splash: DJ Diplo took to his Instagram Story to share videos from the Vegas nuptials where the couple said ‘I do’ 

Adding: ‘Not hard, really, to get that, but we needed to make sure that was going to happen.’ 

It was a big surprise this weekend the couple eloped in a famous Vegas wedding chapel at a ceremony which cost just $600 and was officiated by an Elvis Presley impersonator.

DJ Diplo, 40, took to his Instagram Story to share videos of the nuptials which took place hours after the 2019 Billboard Music Awards were held in the same city and saw the Jonas brothers perform. 

Earlier! Just a few hours before tying the knot with Elvis, the couple attended the Billboard Music Awards together

Earlier! Just a few hours before tying the knot with Elvis, the couple attended the Billboard Music Awards together

Dressed for the occasion: Sophie wore a white jumpsuit and long veil while Joe had on a suit with a white rose in the lapel

Dressed for the occasion: Sophie wore a white jumpsuit and long veil while Joe had on a suit with a white rose in the lapel

Sisters-in-law: Priyanka Chopra, who wed Joe's brother Nick last December in a four-day extravaganza in India, served as Sophie's maid of honor

Sisters-in-law: Priyanka Chopra, who wed Joe’s brother Nick last December in a four-day extravaganza in India, served as Sophie’s maid of honor

In the clips, Joe is seen waiting at the altar before Sophie, 23, enters and walks down the aisle in a white veil and jumpsuit and gold Gucci mules.

His brother Nick served as best man for the occasion and his wife Priyanka Chopra stood in as the matron of honor.

Fans were particularly upset that Sophie’s on-screen sister and off-screen best friend Maisie Williams wasn’t in attendance, as she had previously shared that she was a bridesmaid.

Love me tender: The ceremony in the Vegas chapel was presided over by an Elvis impersonator

Love me tender: The ceremony in the Vegas chapel was presided over by an Elvis impersonator

Vows: In one clip, Sophie repeats the words: 'I thee wed.... and I love you... and I thank God He gave me you'

Vows: In one clip, Sophie repeats the words: ‘I thee wed…. and I love you… and I thank God He gave me you’

Thankfully their bigger wedding that is planned for France this summer will likely include the actress, who plays Arya Stark. 

The celebrity couple, who started dating in 2016, and announced their engagement in October 2017.

Their ceremony in the Vegas chapel was presided over by an Elvis impersonator. In one clip, Sophie repeats  the words: ‘I thee wed…. and I love you… and I thank God He gave me you.’

Then the couple, at Elvis’s direction, repeated to each other in unison: ‘I promise you, I will never leave you. I will love and trust you all the days of my life.’ 

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jonas: Photos of the newlyweds posing on the hood of the pink Caddy wearing pink tinted glasses were shared via social media

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jonas: Photos of the newlyweds posing on the hood of the pink Caddy wearing pink tinted glasses were shared via social media

Elvis then instructed Sophie to kiss the ring, but as it was a candy ring, she decided to give it a big lick, which amused Joe immensely. 

Elvis then told Joe: ‘You may kiss the bride’, which he did as the guests whooped and hollered.   

In the couple’s marriage certificate, obtained by TMZ, the Game Of Thrones actress will now be going by the name, Sophie Belinda Jonas.

After the happy event, the newlyweds celebrated with their friends by jumping into their hotel hot tub fully-clothed, keeping the party going late into the night.

Splash: The couple headed straight to their hotel jacuzzi after their wedding, jumping in in their wedding outfits

Happy ever after: They had big smiles on their faces as they had a fun-filled night

Splash: The couple headed straight to their hotel jacuzzi after their wedding, jumping in in their wedding outfits 

Going for it: The couple's choice of wedding shows their carefree sense of personality

Going for it: The couple’s choice of wedding shows their carefree sense of personality 

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner: A timeline of their relationship

5 November 2016 

The first sighting: The couple were first seen together at the MTV EMAs

The first sighting: The couple were first seen together at the MTV EMAs

Joe was pictured with his arm around Sophie in the audience at the MTV EMAs leading people to wonder if they were dating

28 November 2016 

Here they are: Sophie and Joe were pictured at a pal's wedding as their romance heats up

Here they are: Sophie and Joe were pictured at a pal’s wedding as their romance heats up

Sophie joined Joe in an photobooth picture at a pal’s wedding, alongside Joe’s brother Nick

1 January 2017 

Her man: Sophie shared this first picture of Joe on Instagram back in 2016

Her man: Sophie shared this first picture of Joe on Instagram back in 2016

Sophie appears to confirm the romance when she shares a picture of Joe smoking a cigar on a boat to her Instagram

10 January 2017 

Sophie is left red-faced when host Mario Lopez asked her about the romance and she simply responded: ‘I’m not saying anything… I’m very happy’

14 February 2017

Joe makes his first romantic and public declaration when he comments on one of Sophie’s Instagram pictures with a flame emoji

2 May 2017

The couple both attend the Met Gala together – it’s their first public red carpet event but they choose to arrive separately and are not pictured together 

5 September 2017 

Their baby: Sophie and Joe's puppy

Their baby: Sophie and Joe’s puppy 

Things are getting serious as they adopt a husky puppy together – they are now the proud owners of two dogs 

15 October 2017

Engaged! The couple shared a picture of Sophie's diamond spoiler after Joe proposed

Engaged! The couple shared a picture of Sophie’s diamond spoiler after Joe proposed

The couple got engaged to one another and share a picture of their hands with rings on Instagram – Sophie wrote: ‘I said yes!’

1 March 2018

Sucker for him: Sophie appeared in the Jonas Brothers' Sucker music video

Sucker for him: Sophie appeared in the Jonas Brothers’ Sucker music video

Sophie joins Nick’s wife Priyanka Chopra and Kevin’s wife Danielle Jonas on the music video for the Jonas Brothers’ new single, Sucker 

1 May 2019 

The couple tie the knot in a surprise $600 ceremony in Las Vegas with an Elvis impersonator officiating the ceremony 

Still single: Just hours before getting hitched, Joe and Sophie were snapped sitting next to each other at the MGM Grand Garden Arena where the Billboard Music Awards were held

Still single: Just hours before getting hitched, Joe and Sophie were snapped sitting next to each other at the MGM Grand Garden Arena where the Billboard Music Awards were held

On fire: The Jonas Brothers did their first awards show live performance in 10 years during the show that aired live on NBC

On fire: The Jonas Brothers did their first awards show live performance in 10 years during the show that aired live on NBC

It had already been a momentous night for Joe who, with brothers Nick and Kevin, had performed for the first time in 10 years as the Jonas Brothers at a live awards show.

The trio performed a medley of hits including their recent Billboard Hot 100 number one Sucker to the delight of the crowd. 

They were cheered on by their ladies – Sophie, who wore a stunning colourful metallic jumpsuit by Louis Vuitton, as well as Priyanka and Kevin’s wife Danielle.

The band are due to perform at London’s Capital Summertime Ball at London’s Wembley stadium on June 8.  

Nick said last month that he was delighted at how well the ladies all get along with one another and said that it gives him a ‘great feeling.’ 

He told Entertainment Tonight: ‘It’s kind of the dream where, as close as we are as brothers, that our wives [and then Joe’s fiancée] are so connected, as well.  

‘It’s obviously a huge adjustment for everybody, talking about us getting back together as a band and then working together so much again.

‘These incredible women have handled it so well and for each of us, individually and as a group. To get to share that with them is a really amazing thing.

‘And the family’s just getting bigger and bigger, and that’s a beautiful thing. We love including our loved ones, our family, in everything we do … our house is for everyone, our doors are always open. That is, in my opinion, how it should be.’ 

Hours earlier, the musicians had announced their first tour in a decade together in support of a new album Happy Beginnings that will drop on June 7. 

The 40-date North American tour kicks off August 7 in Miami, Florida, and wraps up October 20 at the Hollywood Bowl in LA. 

Fan fave: The Jonas Brothers wowed the audience at the Billboard music Awards with a medley of hits including their most recent Billboard Hot 100 number one Sucker

Fan fave: The Jonas Brothers wowed the audience at the Billboard music Awards with a medley of hits including their most recent Billboard Hot 100 number one Sucker

Fans: Sophie was seen cheering on her man alongside Priyanka and Kevin Jonas's wife Danielle

Fans: Sophie was seen cheering on her man alongside Priyanka and Kevin Jonas’s wife Danielle

Loving life: Sophie appeared extremely animated as she called out to support her man from the audience

Happy: No doubt she was excited as she knew what was coming later this evening

Loving life: Sophie appeared extremely animated as she called out to support her man from the audience

Close: It's fair to say that Sophie, Danielle (left) and Priyanka (right) have built up a strong friendship

Close: It’s fair to say that Sophie, Danielle (left) and Priyanka (right) have built up a strong friendship

So how does Joe and Sophie’s $600 wedding compare to his brothers’ extravagant nuptials? 

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner caught their fans by surprise by getting married Wednesday night in Las Vegas after the Billboard Music Awards.

Diplo posted video to his Insta Stories of the low-key affair, which was attended by the groom’s brothers Kevin Jonas and Nick Jonas.

So how do Joe and Sophie’s nuptials compare to those of the other Jonas Brothers?

Happiest day: Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner got married Wednesday night in Las Vegas after the Billboard Music Awards - so how do his nuptials compare to his brothers'?

Happiest day: Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner got married Wednesday night in Las Vegas after the Billboard Music Awards – so how do his nuptials compare to his brothers’?

Nick Jonas had a lavish three-day extravaganza when he married Bollywood icon Priyanka Chopra in December in her native India.

The pair had both a Christian ceremony officiated by the Jonas Brothers’ pastor father and two days of Hindu wedding functions.

Their weddings ran from Friday through Sunday at Umaid Bhawan, a formerly royal palace-turned-hotel in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Blushing bride: Nick Jonas had a lavish three-day extravaganza when he married Bollywood icon Priyanka Chopra in December in her native India

Blushing bride: Nick Jonas had a lavish three-day extravaganza when he married Bollywood icon Priyanka Chopra in December in her native India

Priyanka’s bridal gown at her Christian wedding featured a 75-foot train, and the party reportedly played host to an 18-foot-high cake.

The next night, she had a party called a Sangeet where she danced to her own Hindi film songs, and where her movie star cousin Parineeti Chopra joined her friends to reenact the story of the Priyanka-Nick romance.

PC, as she is known to her fans in India, had an elephant at her Hindu wedding, as well as a Baaraat – a tradition where the bridegroom arrives at the ceremony on horseback surrounded by his dancing loved ones.

All together: The festivities included a party called a Sangeet where Priyanka danced to her own film songs with her friends and family

All together: The festivities included a party called a Sangeet where Priyanka danced to her own film songs with her friends and family 

Lap of luxury: Their weddings ran from Friday through Sunday at Umaid Bhawan, a formerly royal palace-turned-hotel in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Lap of luxury: Their weddings ran from Friday through Sunday at Umaid Bhawan, a formerly royal palace-turned-hotel in Jodhpur, Rajasthan 

Her Hindu bridal ensemble was designed by the highly regarded fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherji, the Bollywood wedding couturier du jour.

After their weddings, Nick and Priyanka had four wedding receptions – one in New Delhi, two in Bombay and another in Charlotte.

The Delhi reception took place in the capital’s diplomatic enclave and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose gift to the newlyweds was two red roses.

Family time: After their weddings, Nick and Priyanka had four wedding receptions, starting with one in New Delhi where Joe and Sophie are pictured

Family time: After their weddings, Nick and Priyanka had four wedding receptions, starting with one in New Delhi where Joe and Sophie are pictured

Star power: The Delhi reception took place in the capital's diplomatic enclave and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Star power: The Delhi reception took place in the capital’s diplomatic enclave and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

In Bombay, PC and Nick had one reception for the press and another that served as a red carpet event for her fellow Bollywood stars.

After honeymooning in the Caribbean, the couple had a more intimate party in Charlotte at the Jonas family’s restaurant Nellie’s Southern Kitchen. 

In 2009, Kevin married former hairdresser Danielle Deleasa at Oheka Castle, a sprawling Long Island mansion that provided inspiration for the title character’s home in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby.

Disgraced former congressman Anthony Wiener, erstwhile NSYNC member Joey Fatone and TV anchor Megyn Kelly all had their respective weddings at Oheka Castle, which was built in the 1910s for financier Otto Hermann Kahn.

Throwback: In 2009, Kevin married former hairdresser Danielle Deleasa at Oheka Castle, a sprawling century-old marriage on Long Island

Throwback: In 2009, Kevin married former hairdresser Danielle Deleasa at Oheka Castle, a sprawling century-old marriage on Long Island

Glamour: Built in the 1910s for financier Otto Hermann Kahn, the venue served as inspiration for the title character's home in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby

Glamour: Built in the 1910s for financier Otto Hermann Kahn, the venue served as inspiration for the title character’s home in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner’s VERY famous wedding venue

A Little White Wedding Chapel on the Vegas strip has hosted a string of celebrity weddings since it opened in 1951. 

The chapel has also featured on screen in The Hangover and is where Ross and Rachel drunkenly tied the knot in an episode of Friends. 

Britney Spears (2004)

The singer infamously married childhood friend Jason Allen Alexander at the Vegas chapel back in 2004 after a wild few days of partying. 

Shelling out $70 for a seven minute ceremony at 5am, Britney wore jeans and a baseball cap to exchange vows. The marriage lasted just 55 hours.

Bruce Willis & Demi Moore (1987)

The Hollywood couple wed at the chapel just four months after meeting in 1987 in a spur of the moment decision.  

Sinead O’Conner (2011)

The Nothing Compares 2 U singer wed therapist Barry Herridge on the evening of her 45th birthday back in 2011 after living together for seven days  

Judy Garland (1965)

The screen legend married actor and tour promoter Mark Herron in a Vegas ceremony in November 1965. The marriage was her fourth and lasted just five months.  

Joan Collins & Peter Holm (1985)

The actress married her fourth husband, singer Peter in 6 November 1985. Collins sought an annulment just over a year later.   

Michael Jordan (1989)

Basketball legend Michael wed Juanita Vanoy in Vegas in 1989. They divorced in 2006. 

Blushing bride: Britney infamously married childhood friend Jason Allen Alexander at the Vegas chapel in 2004. The marriage lasted just 55 hours

Blushing bride: Britney infamously married childhood friend Jason Allen Alexander at the Vegas chapel in 2004. The marriage lasted just 55 hours

Pamela Anderson (2007) 

The Baywatch beauty married Rick Salomon at the chapel in 2007, but annulled the marriage six months later. The couple married again in secret in 2014 but divorced the following year.

Eva Longoria (2002) 

Desperate Housewives star Eva opted for a quickie ceremony with General Hospital star Tyler Christopher in 2002. They divorced two years later.

Peaches Geldof (2008)

At just 19 years old, Bob Geldof’s daughter married musician Max Drummey, then 23, in a secret ceremony. The couple split six months later.

Charlie Brooker & Konnie Huq (2010)

The Black Mirror creator and former Blue Peter host tied the knot in Vegas after getting engaged following six months of dating.  

Newlyweds: Judy married actor Mark Herron in a Vegas ceremony in November 1965. The marriage was her fourth and lasted just five months

Newlyweds: Judy married actor Mark Herron in a Vegas ceremony in November 1965. The marriage was her fourth and lasted just five months

Christina Milian & The-Dream (2009) 

Christina and her rapper beau – real name Terius Nash – eloped in 2009 after seven months of dating, while Christina was pregnant. They separated three months later. 

Paul Newman (1958)

The Hollywood legend married actress Joanne Woodward in 1958. The couple remained married for 50 years until Newman’s death from lung cancer in 2008 

Joan Collins (1985)

Joan wed her fourth husband, Swedish singer Peter Holm, at the chapel in 1985.  They separated 13 months later.  

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas (2019)

Game Of Thrones star Sophie and her Jonas Brothers beau shocked fans when it was revealed they had married at the famous chapel in a surprise ceremony hours after the Billboard Music Awards. 

Surprise! Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas shocked fans when they married at the famous chapel in a surprise ceremony hours after the Billboard Music Awards

Surprise! Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas shocked fans when they married at the famous chapel in a surprise ceremony hours after the Billboard Music Awards

 

 

 

 

 

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