Monday 14 October 2019

'Ultimately marriage is like business' - Emily Ratajkowski explains cynical take on matrimony while reflecting on secret wedding

Emily Ratajkowski and Sebastian Bear-McClard. The actress has shared an image of her engagement ring for the first time (PA Wire/PA Images)
Emily Ratajkowski and Sebastian Bear-McClard. The actress has shared an image of her engagement ring for the first time (PA Wire/PA Images)
Emily Ratajkowski attends "Welcome Home" Premiere at The London West Hollywood on November 04, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)
Emily Ratajkowski attends "Welcome Home" Premiere at The London West Hollywood on November 04, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)
Emily Ratajkowski attends TheWrap's Power Women Summit-Day 2 at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on November 01, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images,)
Emily Ratajkowski attends the What Goes Around Comes Around 25th Anniversary Party at Gitano on September 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Amber De Vos/Getty Images for What Goes Around Comes Around)
Emily Ratajkowski and Sebastian Bear-McClard visit the Grey Goose suite at Arthur Ashe Stadium during the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images for Grey Goose)

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Emily Ratajkowski has referred to marriage as 'a joke' while explaining how her secret 'quickie' wedding was just for her and her husband.

The 'We Are Your Friends' actress and her spouse Sebastian Bear-McClard tied the knot in secret earlier this year at a courthouse in New York and she really liked how low key it was.

Emily Ratajkowski was arrested at the protest (Ian West/PA)
Emily Ratajkowski was arrested at the protest (Ian West/PA)
Emily Ratajkowski attends "Welcome Home" Premiere at The London West Hollywood on November 04, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)
Emily Ratajkowski attends "Welcome Home" Premiere at The London West Hollywood on November 04, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)

Speaking on Busy Tonight, she said: "We knew each other for a longtime before and he likes to joke like, 'Yeah, everyone thinks we got married quickly but you vetted me for two years.'

"Women always know... I was always like 'Okay, I probably shouldn't hang out with that guy alone' ... and then next thing you know I'm at the courthouse getting married. It was secret for four hours.

"Weddings are amazing, I want to party, I want to celebrate love and relationships, but this was just for us and it was very nice."

Meanwhile, the 27-year-old model and actress previously revealed she sees marriage as a "business" and she believes there are no expectations on the institution because its history is a "joke".

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She said: "You know, ultimately marriage is like business. Marriage is really to me what you want to take from it, because the history of it is like a joke."

Emily wanted to keep her nuptials a secret for as long as possible so shunned a traditional white wedding dress for a tailored suit.

She revealed: "I was not a Pinterest bride! I do so much glam, I do fittings once a week so for me it was just so nice to throw on a Zara suit that I loved, do my own hair and make-up. I always feel the most confident when I do it myself - and not have to have the fussiness of being a bride."

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