I know that no one liked him but I say, good for them!'The Bachelor' couple Molly Malaney and Jason Mesnick get married
After eight years and fourteen seasons, a The Bachelor
couple has finally walked down the aisle.
Thirteenth-season The Bachelor
couple Jason Mesnick
and Molly Malaney
were married on a grassy bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA on Saturday, People reported
Mesnick and Malaney's ceremony will air
as part of ABC's previously announced two-hour The Bachelor: Jason and Molly's Wedding
special on Monday, March 8 at 8PM ET/PT.
About 300 guests reportedly attended the rain-interrupted afternoon ceremony. Original The Bachelorette
couple Trista and Ryan Sutter -- only The Bachelor
or The Bachelorette
couple to have previously married -- and The Bachelorette
fifth-season couple Jillian Harris
and Ed Swiderski
couple, who are considering
their own televised wedding, both attended the ceremony.
In addition, fourth-season The Bachelorette
star DeAnna Pappas
(who rejected Mesnick when he appeared on her season), Jesse Csinsak (the now-former
fiance Pappas selected over Mesnick
at the end of her season) and fifth-season The Bachelorette
bachelorette Kiptyn Locke
(who Harris rejected in favor of Swiderski
at her final Rose Ceremony) were also among the guests, according to People
. Melissa Rycroft
-- whom Mesnick chose at his final The Bachelor
Rose Ceremony before dumping her on-air
in favor of Malaney during the subsequent After the Final Rose special.-- did not attend the ceremony despite a previous report that ABC had been pressuring
Mesnick and Malaney to include her on the guest list.
with former boyfriend Ty Strickland after she was dumped by Mesnick. The couple got engaged
in June and wed in December.
The 25-year-old Malaney wore $45,000, strapless Monique Lhuillier gown and Neil Lane jewelry and walked down the 200-foot aisle as former American Idol
finalist Jason Castro
sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," People
reported. The 33-year-old previously divorced Mesnick wore a dark suit and a black tie for the 15-minute ceremony, which ended with white doves being released into raining skies.
The couple -- who had gotten engaged
in October -- exchanged their vows under a driftwood-covered arbor that was decorated with white orchids, pieces of driftwood, and antique butterfly cages, according to People
Pouring rain interrupted the exchange, according to Us Weekly
The reception followed indoors in a resort ballroom and was proceeded by Castro singing "That's What I'm Here For" as Mesnick and Malaney left the ceremony, Us Weekly
The couple plans to continue living in Seattle, where they have lived together since Malaney moved there in September, following a tropical honeymoon, according to People