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Actor Bloom weds model Kerr in secret

Actor Orlando Bloom and model Miranda Kerr have married, with the news revealed by an Australian fashion chain she works for.

Upmarket store David Jones, which employs 27-year-old Australian model Kerr as a fashion ambassador, spilled the beans when it said said she would not attend a spring season launch on August 3 because she was honeymooning with the 33-year-old British star of Lord Of The Rings and Pirates Of The Caribbean.

"Given the exiting news that Miranda and Orlando have recently wed and will be enjoying their honeymoon together, Miranda will not be with us" for the launch, David Jones spokeswoman Colette Garnsey said in a statement.

The statement did not say where or when the couple had married and the store would not be commenting on personal aspects of the announcement, the statement said.


Kerr said she would continue to work for the store.

"I am enormously grateful to David Jones to have been given this time to enjoy such a special moment of my life," she said in the statement.

"I look forward to coming back to Australia in the near future to celebrate with family and friends.

"David Jones very graciously released me during this period so we could celebrate an intimate ceremony and honeymoon together."

Kerr first met Bloom backstage at a Victoria's Secret lingerie fashion show in New York in 2006.

They began dating in late 2007 and confirmed their engagement last month.