Tom Hanks poses with newlyweds after crashing beach wedding


A pair acquired love recommendation on the day of their wedding from Tom Hanks after the actor stopped by the beach ceremony to take photographs with the newlyweds.

Diciembre and Tashia Farries exchanged vows on the beach by the Santa Monica Pier in California on Friday 22 October, earlier than posing for photographs with their household and pals.

However, the brides and their friends have been stunned when Hanks, an uninvited visitor, confirmed up in a grey hoodie and shorts to affix within the photographs.

“He asked if he can take a picture with us and gave us a lot of positive words and good love advice,” Tashia instructed ABC7 of the candy encounter.

According to Diciembre, who spoke to Today in regards to the second, it took them a second to grasp that it was Hanks who had crashed the celebration.

“We were so in our own moment so for him to walk up, it was shocking and took a second for us to realise. It was the cherry on top for our big day,” she mentioned.

Tashia additionally revealed that the actor, who instructed the newlyweds that they appeared stunning, had knowledgeable them he had been watching the ceremony from afar.

In a video posted to social media of the interplay, the Oscar-winning actor might be seen introducing himself to the newlyweds earlier than fortunately posing for photographs.

However, Hanks did have a quick second of confusion when he requested the assembled group: “Is the groom around?” earlier than he was knowledgeable that the wedding had taken place between the 2 ladies, to which he replied: “Oh get out, my stock just exploded!” as the group laughed.

The assembled friends additionally appeared overjoyed by the wedding crasher, as many may very well be heard yelling: “That’s Woody!” in reference to Hanks’ Toy Story character.

While the expertise was notable in its personal proper, Diciembre instructed ABC7 it was much more significant as a result of her late brother, who died in 2017, and Hanks share a birthday, and so it felt like her sibling was “letting us know that he was there”.

This is just not the primary time that Hanks has crashed a wedding, because the 65-year-old Forrest Gump star beforehand posed for photographs throughout a wedding in Central Park in 2016.

At the time, the actor shared a selfie taken of himself and the bride and groom to Twitter, the place he’d captioned the picture: “Elizabeth and Ryan! Congrats and blessings! Hanx.”

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