Chely Wright and fiancee Lauren Blitzer wed
Kim Kardshian is not the only celebrity who exchanged vows on Saturday.
Country music singer Chely Wright married fiancée Lauren Blitzer in Connecticut on Saturday, according to People magazine.
The 40-year-old singer married Blitzer, a 30-year-old gay rights activist, at the home of Blitzer's aunt. Both brides wore white wedding gowns, according to the magazine. Both a reverend and a rabbi presided over the ceremony as Wright is Christian and Blitzer is Jewish.
At the reception, over 200 guests were served barbecue from New York's blue Smoke restaurant while a DJ spun music. Wright told People she didn't have a traditional wedding band play because, "Bands at weddings make me nervous."
The couple announced their engagement in April, almost a year after Wright came out of the closet.
The two met through their youth advocacy work and Wright says they plan on having kids, telling E! News: "The benefit of being out is I get to have everything that everyone else has. I do want a family and I do want traditional things. I just had no idea it would happen so quickly. I feel like it was a blessing from God."
Wright had said in media interviews that she grew up in a community in the South where homosexuality was shunned and that she hid her sexuality for the sake of her music.
Wright released her new album, "Lifted Off the Ground," in May 2010, after she came out. The singer said in January of this year that her country music career has suffered and that her life has been threatened since she came out publicly.