As I was the first to report, Alan Cumming married his boyfriend of two years, Grant Shaffer, in London on Sunday. And now I'm the first to give you a photo from the big day. That's them in the big photo on the right in their custom-made wedding suits.
Cumming and Shaffer, an American illustrator, were hitched in a civil ceremony before 140 guests at England's Old Royal Naval College. Well-wishers included Sir Ian McKellen, Geri "Ginger Spice" Halliwell, Neve Campbell, Jason Isaacs, Rufus Wainwright, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Monica Lewinsky. Festivities included the couple's first skate on a rented ice rink. Cumming has said he would have preferred getting married in the U.S. "We really hope that soon gay people in America will be treated with the same respect as they are here in the U.K.," the X-Men actor said shortly after the wedding. "America is really missing out. You know, the gays really know how to throw a party."
I'm told the couple will honeymoon sometime in the spring.
Cumming is one busy man these days. He has several projects in the works, including voicing the character of Chuck Masters in the Logo Network's upcoming animated series Rick & Steve, the Happiest Gay Couple in the World. His costars include Wilson Cruz, Margaret Cho and Saturday Night Live alum Laraine Newman.