Barbara Bush marries Craig Louis Coyne in private ceremony

Former president George H. W. Bush and his granddaughter Barbara Bush at her Oct. 7 wedding

Former president George H. W. Bush and his granddaughter Barbara Bush at her Oct. 7 wedding

"Poppy realized that the box was empty so she ran to the front and she kept holding it open, like 'This is fake, this is fake, ' " Jenna said while talking with her TODAY show colleagues on October 8. Only 20 members of Barbara's family witnessed her simple yet romantic ceremony, according to PEOPLE, but the guest list contained some major political icons.

The daughter of former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush Wednesday screenwriter Craig Coyne, The Associated Press reports. "And at one point we were all praying and Poppy ran and nearly tackled Barbara and gave her a huge hug". The bride wore an ivory silk crepe gown by Vera Wang, according to a statement from the office of George W. Bush.

The bride is the daughter of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H.W. Bush. "Laura and I are so proud of our compassionate, daring, fierce, kind, intelligent, loving daughter".

Family attendees included the twins' mom, Laura Bush, and dad, former President George W. Bush. She added in another post, "My heart exploded last night as I watched my dearest sissy get married in Maine".

Bush Hager served as matron of honor, and her daughters, Margaret, 5, and Poppy, 3, were flower girls along with Coyne's niece, Emma, 5.

Dorothy Bush Koch, the bride's aunt, officiated the wedding.

According to the Internet Movie Database, Coyne has also dabbled in acting, appearing in a number of small films going back to 2005.

Barbara Pierce Bush walks down the aisle with her father George W. Bush, Oct. 7, 2018. By New Year's, they made their relationship official and became engaged just five weeks ago when Coyne, a screenwriter, moved from Los Angeles to live with Barbara in New York City.

"I just told her and everybody how much she means to me".

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.