BEN & JEN'S WEDDING

Published on: July 7, 2005
BEN & JEN'S WEDDING

It was the wedding the world was waiting for between two of Hollywood's biggest stars. And The National Enquirer was right there to see Ben Affleck finally tie the knot with his five months pregnant bride Jennifer Garner.

We scooped every other newspaper, magazine and TV station in the world to be the only ones present at the fairytale ceremony on the sand at the tiny paradise resort of Parrot Cay in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Our world exclusive photographs capture Ben and Jen's most intimate moments as they start out on their new life together as a married couple.

We weren't fooled by Ben's ruse to book into the resort under the name of Ralph Kramden — better known as Jackie Gleason's character in The Honeymooners!

Looking radiant in a white dress with a green sash around the waist, Jen laughed and joked with a cream-suited Ben on the coral sand beach that is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the movie world.

The couple exchanged vows June 29 in a simple ceremony attended by a few friends — including Jen's friend and Alias co-star Victor Garber — at around 7:30 pm as a beautiful orange sun set over the palm-fringed isle.

"Ben and Jen were in a playful, romantic mood throughout the short ceremony and wedding picture shoot," said an observer. "He continually swept his bride up into his arms and at one point they acted out a torrid love scene from the film Here To Eternity down by the water's edge.

"Victor Garber looked like he was officiating as the couple said their vows in front of the the latest developments throughout the couple's 11-month-long romance.

From their engagement to the moment they said "I do," we have been with Ben, 32, and Jen, 33, all the way.

For more on Jen and Ben's wedding, including 17 exclusive photos, pick up this week's issue of The National Enquirer on newsstands now.