Diana Ross Speaks Fondly About Son Evan’s “Perfect” Wedding To Ashlee Simpson, Which She Sang At And Officiated
Diana Ross was hands-on when it came to planning and executing her son Evan’s wedding to Ashlee Simpson. Not only did the musical legend sing “Endless Love” at the couple’s reception,which was a surprise to the couple, but according to Us Weekly, she also officiated the service for her Evan, 26 and Ashlee, 29, which took place at her home in Connecticut. In an exclusive chat with the magazine, Ross said that the wedding was “perfect,” and that she wishes nothing but love and happiness for her son and his new bride.
“The wedding went perfectly. We had a beautiful rainbow surrounding us, loving family and friends, great music, and great speeches from loving and caring friends, and joyful children dancing the night away.
I thank everyone who supported us on the spectacular day and our neighbors who were kind enough to let us have fun. We had great friends that traveled from Norway, London, Switzerland, and from all over the world. Wishing Evan and Ashlee congratulations. I want only love, happiness, and joy for my son and his bride.”
The wedding was attended by 200 guests, and the women in the ceremony wore white while men donned white tuxedo jackets and black pants. A source told People that when Ross performed, it was actually a surprise to the guests.
“When Diana got up to sing at the reception, she surprised everyone, even her kids! She was the only one on the dance floor and everyone rushed to see her.”
It makes sense that Ross went all out for Evan’s nuptials, he is her last born! Congrats again to the couple! Check out first pics from their big day over at The Daily Mail.