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Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill marries model Martha Patterson


Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill marries model Martha Patterson.



Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill, 25, married girlfriend Martha Patterson, 21, Saturday in Charlotte, Tennessee.

The couple married Saturday evening during a ceremony with friends and family at Front Porch Farms, located about 40 miles outside Nashville, reported the Associated Press. The marriage will be the last for the family band, as older brothers Nathan and Caleb, and cousin Matthew, have already married.

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"They had a great farm-to-table cuisine with all of their favorite things," a guest told the People magazine. "It was down home and very real. It was very much true to their style."

According to the New York Daily News, the couple has been engaged since April and they began dating in January. Patterson reportedly wore a white Monique Lhuillier gown, and Followill wore a black Gucci suit.

"Aaaaaand I'm married. Happiest man in the world," Followill tweeted late Saturday, linking to a picture of him and his bride.

"Marrying my best friend today. I'm the luckiest girl in the world. :)" Patterson also tweeted.

TV Guide noted that Followill is set to release his debut EP with his new side project, Smoke & Jackal, on October 16.