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Shaun Ryder Marries Long-Term Girlfriend At Secret Ceremony

March 10, 2010
Shaun Ryder Marries Long-Term Girlfriend At Secret CeremonyBlack Grape singer Shaun Ryder has married his girlfriend of six years Joanne.

The 47-year-old invited their family and friends to the St Charles RC Church in Swinton for the christening of their daughter Lulu, however, they sprung a surprise on guests by getting married after the ceremony.

Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, Shaun's manager Warren Askew said: “Congratulations to Shaun and Joanne on their wedding. It was a surprise to everyone after the baptism of Lulu, but was a really lovely day.”

The priest, Father Paul Smith, told the paper: “The baptism was a nice family affair. They headed from here to their wedding at The Court House.”

Black Grape perform at Get Loaded In The Dark at The Coronet Theatre in London on April 1st and follow this with a show at Peter Hook's new club The Factory on April 4th.

(by Scott Colothan)

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