The only thing left to chance, actually, was the vows, Chmerkovskiy having made the risky decision to kind of wing it. “People were telling me, ‘You’re going to see her walk down and you’re going to know exactly what to say,'” he explained to Us Weekly. “What they didn’t say is, ‘You’re going to see her, freeze up and forget what you wanted to say.'”
Still, “It was beautiful,” Murgatroyd insisted. “He made me cry.” Then came the sealed with a kiss moment, followed by the rainbow that felt as if it had been commissioned just for them. As Chmerkovskiy put it, “People lost their s–t!”
That’s one way to get a party started. Though, admittedly the couple’s crew, some 300 strong, had been celebrating for months.
There was the initial February 2016 masquerade-themed fete that forced the duo to reconsider their original plan for a destination wedding like the one they’d attended the previous summer.