London — last week British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds send a friend a wedding note card in July 2022, according to several British newspapers. But last Saturday Mr Johnson and Symond were married in a stealth ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London. According to two newspapers, The Mail on Sunday and The Sun.
It’s a unique twist on a relationship that has deteriorated like crazy from the start.
Mr Johnson, 56, moved into his official residence on Downing Street. with Mr. Symond in 2019, before his divorce from second wife Marina Wheeler was finalized. Mr Symonds gave birth to a son named Wilfred last spring. Just weeks after Mr Johnson survived a near-fatal bout of COVID-19.
It was Mr Johnson’s third marriage. And a first for the 33-year-old Ms Symonds, who has just been reviewed for her role in renovating the prime minister’s expensive Downing Street official suite. which was initially funded by donors for Conservative Party.
Afternoon wedding in London’s main Roman Catholic cathedral. which is less than a mile from 10 Downing Street. It was kept secret, according to The Mail and The Sun. Even Mr Johnson’s close aide was not told before the ceremony, according to The Sun at around 1:30 p.m. the church. There was no sudden visitor. and Mr. Johnson and his bride got into a limousine.
Due to coronavirus restrictions, only 30 guests in the Byzantine-style church – including Mr Johnson’s father, Stanley – were all invited in a short time. Mrs. Symonds wore a long white dress. The couple’s one-year-old son, according to The Sun, was one of the witnesses, according to reports.
The wedding was not confirmed by Downing Street, but news reports on Saturday evening received congratulations from prominent political figures, including Northern Ireland’s first minister, Arlene Foster, who said on Twitter: “Congratulations to Boris. Johnson and Carrie Symonds at your wedding today.”
Mr Johnson was the first British Prime Minister to marry in office since Lord Liverpool married Mary Chester in 1822, his second marriage. But Mr. Johnson and Ms. Symond’s relationship seems unorthodox compared to the typical Downing Street standards.
Mr. Johnson was baptized Catholic by his mother. converted to Anglican religion while in boarding school He met Ms. Symonds. Catholic and former Conservative Party communications aide. while he was married to his second wife Marina Wheeler. with whom he had four children
Mr Johnson has never publicly confirmed how many children he has.
Mr Johnson and Ms Symond revealed they were engaged. And she is pregnant in February 2020, a month after Britain officially left the European Union. The happy news was quickly taken over by the plague. It claims Mr Johnson was the first victim when he fell ill and ended up in the intensive care unit.
Mr. Symonds, who works for animal rights groups. infected with coronavirus and wrote on Twitter about her fears back then.
Recently, she was furious about renovating the couple’s expensive apartment at 11 Downing Street. Conservative donor David Brownlow paid some of the money for the work. By adding £30,000 or $42,570 to the state budget for refurbishing apartments. Mr Johnson said he raised refurbishment costs when notified of the deal.
on friday An independent government-appointed ethics adviser announced that Mr Johnson had acted “unwise” to renovate the apartment. But he did not violate the minister’s code of conduct.