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Swedish couple marry in Klingon ceremony


Posted on Sunday, 21 October, 2012 | Comment icon 15 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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Two die hard Star Trek fans have cemented their relationship in Britain's first ever Klingon wedding.

Josefin Sockertopp and Sonnie Gustavsson turned up on the day dressed in full Klingon prosthetics and attire, they tied the knot in traditional Klingon style to the sound of drums beating. The event is part of the first Star Trek convention to be held in the UK for a decade. "I've been a fan of Star Trek since I was little," said Sonnie. "The Klingons are strong characters and they bond together. Their ceremony was really fun."

"The ceremony was his idea," said his new wife. "I thought about it a lot and then I said - let's do it." During the ceremony the bride and groom were required to vow to fight alongside one another for life and to conclude proceedings the groom let out a terrific Klingon howl.

"Josefin Sockertopp, 23, and Sonnie Gustavsson, 29, tied the knot at London's ExCel Centre, where the first official Star Trek convention in the UK for more than ten years is being held."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #6 Posted by schizoidwoman on 22 October, 2012, 7:59
Brilliant!
Comment icon #7 Posted by wolfknight on 22 October, 2012, 11:27
well at leasse they didn't dress up like Pacman and Ms.Pacman like my friend did. That was terrible.
Comment icon #8 Posted by OverSword on 22 October, 2012, 15:33
Comment icon #9 Posted by coldethyl on 22 October, 2012, 15:50
Comment icon #10 Posted by Hilander on 22 October, 2012, 19:20
Shatner, slang word for mans girdle.
Comment icon #11 Posted by Harlequin Dreamer on 22 October, 2012, 21:06
Different
Comment icon #12 Posted by Eldorado on 22 October, 2012, 21:53
I've never heard of a klingon divorce. Is this because they are almost always impossible to physically seperate once they are joined together?
Comment icon #13 Posted by coldethyl on 23 October, 2012, 16:00
I've never heard of a klingon divorce. Is this because they are almost always impossible to physically seperate once they are joined together? Ew. Use a hose.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Eldorado on 23 October, 2012, 16:33
Ew. Use a hose. I've been clean-shaven ever since my first klingon encounter/trauma.
Comment icon #15 Posted by Ryu on 23 October, 2012, 16:36
Wow. That is actually pretty cool and quite out of the ordinary. Though based in fantasy it took a lot of research to get it the way they wanted. It also showed a great level of creativity too.


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