Patrick Stewart wedding: Former 'X-Men' co-star Ian McKellan says he's planning to marry the couple. According to McKellan, the Patrick Stewart wedding could take place in Massachusetts or another area in America that lets a friend or family member officiate.
“The Hobbit” actor Ian McKellan recently announced that he will be officiating at the wedding of his “X-Men” co-star Patrick Stewart.
McKellan discussed the plan while appearing on the British TV show “The Jonathan Ross Program” over the weekend.
“I'm going to marry Patrick," the actor said at first, then added, "I am going to officiate at his wedding.”
Stewart is engaged to jazz singer Sunny Ozell.
Ross asked McKellan how he has the qualifications to perform the ceremony, and the “Hobbit” star said he wasn’t sure of the exact details.
“I don’t know,” he said. "But in Massachusetts, in the middle of America somewhere, you get a friend along, and I read out the words, and Sunny and Patrick will then be married.”