British model Agyness Deyn and actor Giovanni Ribisi have surprisingly wed in Los Angeles, although they never took their relationship public. The news was broken by writer Tami DeVine who happened to spot the couple at L.A. County Registrar’s Office in East LA last Friday and conversed with both, before taking a photograph of the soon-to-be newly weds. Tami wrote about the encounter:
[Ribis] was passionately kissing a young blond-haired woman with an English accent. They must have kissed passionately at least 3 times in line, not seeming to care who was watching. When I realized who he was, I asked him if he was Giovanni Ribisi. He was very friendly, and said yes he was, and I told him I enjoyed his work. He thanked me and then asked me if I was getting married today, and I said no, we had waited too long and that it was finally time to get our child’s birth certificate. I asked him and the blond woman if they were getting married today and they quietly said yes, in a shy kind of way.
We chatted for a little bit and I told him what I do as General Manager of Crown City Media, LLC. ... He seemed impressed and said that was really great. I then asked him what work he was doing currently and he told me he was in the movie TED, and asked if I’d seen anything about that. I told him yes, I see it everywhere, and that it seems to be on ALL the buses.
He smiled. I asked if the two had been together for a while, and they looked at each other and kind of smiled, and he vaguely said “A while.” ... I then asked if the two of them would let me take their picture together, and they went back and forth with each other for a while.
I told her that if she wasn’t comfortable with it, then I wouldn’t. She still seemed unsure, and he stepped up and said yes, let’s do it. I said ok, and took a great shot of them. I’m sure she’s a famous actress and I missed an opportunity to get to know her, but at this point, I was feeling extremely intrusive, so I didn’t ask her name. At this point, I’m really embarrassed that I don’t know who she is and that I didn’t ask. Mama taught me better than that as a regular person, and as a journalist, I broke the number one rule.
Agyness Deyn or Giovanni Ribisi have yet to confirm their romance - you can read Tami's full account here.