Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Amelle Berrabah's vows leave husband in tears

  • Amelle Berrabah's vows leave husband in tears

    Amelle Berrabah's vows leave husband in tears

    Amelle Berrabah told her new husband he was the ''egg in [her] yolk'' and the ''jam on [her] toast'' in her self-written wedding vows.
    The 30-year-old singer tied the knot with Marcio Sousa Rosa in Mauritius last month, just days after they got engaged, and she admitted the couple's personalised words to each other left the ''alpha-male'' record label executive in tears because they were so touching.
    She said: ''They were very romantic and emotional. Marcio never cries and nothing fazes him, he's so laid-back, but he had to grab a tissue and cover his face because he was crying at one point.
    ''There were a couple of funny bits in mine, too. I said, 'You're the egg in my yolk, the jam on my toast. Marcio, without you, there is no me.'
    ''It was lovely to be able to say what I feel about him. I knew I'd fallen in love with him within a couple of weeks of us meeting.
    ''I loved that he was very mysterious, very alpha-male and he doesn't feel the need to brag.''
    While Amelle's mother and five siblings were not invited to their whirlwind wedding due to the pair's wish to have an intimate affair, the former Sugababes star is planning a second ceremony in her parents' native Morocco in which she is going to wear seven dresses.
    She added to HELLO! magazine: ''It'll be a big Muslim ceremony and I'll have seven dresses. Well, I might bring it down to three.
    ''But it's like a three-day party and I'll have henna up my arms and everything. It'll be lovely for my family to be part of it.''
    The couple will then embark on a honeymoon to Thailand in the new year, and Amelle admitted Marcio had originally planned for the newlyweds to celebrate their nuptials in the south east Asian country after their Mauritius wedding but he had to scrap those plans because it is monsoon season there.
    Amelle and Marcio have already talked about starting a family and she is hoping they will welcome their first child together in around a year.
    She said: ''We're thinking maybe in a year, a year and a half - two years tops.
    ''I'm just so excited knowing this man is mine now, forever. We're very blessed.''

Sugababes singer Amelle Berrabah and Marcio Sousa Rosa's wedding: exclusive photos in HELLO!

Sugababes singer Amelle Berrabah and Marcio Sousa Rosa's wedding: exclusive photos in HELLO!

03 NOVEMBER 2014
Amelle Berrabah tied the knot with Marcio Sousa Rosa in a wedding that came as a surprise to many, including the bride herself.

"It was a perfect, perfect day," Amelle, 30, told HELLO! in an exclusive interview about their intimate ceremony in Mauritius – which her record executive love had secretly planned, down to the last detail.

The couple's beautiful wedding album accompanies the special report, which appears this week in the new issue of HELLO!, out now.

'I was blown away when I saw her,' said Marcio Sousa Rosa of his pop star bride Amelle Berrabah

Waking up one morning last month, the singer had no idea she was going on holiday to the Indian Ocean island, let alone that Marcio, 28, would propose to her and make the union official all in one trip.

The Madeira-born romantic had organised the whole affair, picking out Amelle's wedding dressin a UK bridal boutique with the help of her sister Laila, and packing it in secret in his suitcase.

Three days after their arrival, Marcio proposed with a cushion-cut diamond ring – a larger version of one that he and Amelle had seen months before.

Pick up this week's issue of HELLO! magazine, out now, for more exclusive photos

"I was just so excited when, later on that evening, he told me we were getting married, too," said the singer. "You know they just say that you just 'know'? Well, it's completely right. Marcio is the other half to me. We're very similar but so different – we complement each other's personalities."

The groom had arranged everything, keeping in mind his love's requirements for her dream nuptials. "I always said I wanted a private wedding away with no stress," said the bride. "I just wanted it to be in a hot country."

At their beach wedding, the Tumble finalist stunned in a fishtail wedding dress that featured beaded embellishments and a romantic scooped back.

Marcio Sousa Rosa proposed in Mauritius and six days later the couple married

"I was blown away when I saw her," said Marcio. "I got very emotional when I saw her walk towards me and I thought, 'Oh my God, that's my wife and she's so beautiful.' There was so much emotion and so much relief – relief that there were no hiccups and everything had gone so well."

Although Amelle's mother and her five siblings were not at the wedding, the bride revealed that her family had known Marcio's intentions from the start and had given him their blessing.

The couple are planning a second wedding in Amelle's native Morocco in March. "It'll belovely for my family to be part of it," she said.
Read the full interview and see more exclusive photos in this week's issue of HELLO! magazine out now.

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