…Or Magneto to marry Professor X would work as well I guess :)
There’s so much geekiness in this video, it’s almost unbelievable: Gandalf, Doctor Who, Tywin Lannister… and a big, big announcement. The whole thing is well worth watching, but if you want to skip to the “make it so” part of the video, be sure to start the player at around 7:40.
Sir Ian McKellen: Yes, I’m going to marry Patrick. Well, no. How else do you put that? I am going to officiate at his wedding.
Jonathan Ross: So how come you’re legally allowed to do that?
Sir Ian McKellen: Well I don’t know, 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. “I declare you man and wife.”
Jonathan Ross: Have you had this experience with this kind of thing?
Sir Ian McKellen:I’ve done it once before with two guys having a civil partnership. I was crying my eyes out.
Jonathan Ross: Here in the U.K.?
Sir Ian McKellen: Oh, I was crying my eyes out. But what do you wear when you officiate at a wedding?
Jonathan Ross: Well what did you go with [last time]?
Sir Ian McKellen: Well last time I went with a white gown, something I bought in India. It was rather fetching. You mustn’t upstage the bride.