Desperate times call for desperate measures. As the COVID-19 outbreak is wreaking havoc worldwide, even the rich and famous are not above the pandemic and some couples with upcoming weddings had to move out their dates.
Emma Stone and Dave McCary
Oscar-winning actress Emma Stone and partner Dave McCary, who were supposed to tie the knot this past weekend, have postponed their wedding. They have not announced a new date yet, according to Fox News.
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom
Power couple Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, who are expecting their first child together, were also planning on getting hitched soon. The pair has now postponed their Japan wedding until it would be safe to reschedule, according to Metro UK.
Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi
Finally, in what seems like a wedding overshadowed by bad luck, Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi’s royal nuptials at Buckingham Palace have been called off,a ccoridng to Sky News. The wedding reception was supposed to take place on 29 May in the Buckingham Palace Gardens. A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said to Sky News that Beatrice and her fiancé are thinking about a private marriage. The pair are taking government advice into consideration before making a decision.
Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung
Our very own Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung had to postpone their third wedding which was meant to take place in Italy this year.
On Instagram, the Idols judge wrote, “We have decided to cancel our wedding in Italy due to the Corona virus epidemic……. however we gonna look for another destination but the dress code will include @louisvuitton masks……just like the red bottoms were compulsory at our white wedding so is the LV mask”.
Taraji P Henson and Kelvin Hayden
Award-winning actress Taraji P Henson and her fiancé, former NFL player, Kelvin Hayden postponed their April 4 nuptials on account of the social distancing encouraged by the World Health Organisation. The wedding will now take place in July this year.
“It’s probably going to be more like July. We have to see what this will be like at the other end,” said Henson to Access Hollywood.