John Cleese’s fourth marriage in HELLO! Magazine

PUBLISHED: 09:07 15 August 2012

John Cleese and his girlfriend jewellry designer Jennifer Wade at the Axentis Michael Black and White Memorial Ball on the Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare.

John Cleese and his girlfriend jewellry designer Jennifer Wade at the Axentis Michael Black and White Memorial Ball on the Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare.

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WESTON-BORN actor and Fawlty Towers funnyman John Cleese has tied the knot for the fourth time - marrying a bride three decades his junior.

The 72 year-old, who was born in the resort, married jewellery designer Jennifer Wade, aged 41, on the island of Mustique.

He said of his new bride: “She is an extraordinary one off.”

The Monty Python and Fawlty Towers star, who fought back tears as he wed Jennifer in Mustique, added: “I knew from the first moment I met her that this could be something very serious.”

The ceremony was conducted by a Methodist minister on the island’s most exclusive villa and HELLO! Magazine was present to capture all its emotional glory in its edition on sale this week.

Jennifer added: “We’re kindred spirits. When people see us together, they immediately get it.”

The wedding comes four years after Cleese’s acrimonious divorce from his third wife Alyce Faye Eischelberger, which cost him a huge chunk of his fortunes.

John told HELLO!: “I never felt there was anything wrong with the institution of marriage – the only thing wrong was my ability to chose the right person.

“I couldn’t imagine being with anyone other than Jenny now. And with my record, that’s a pretty remarkable thing to say.”

At 41 years old she is 31 years younger than the 72-year-old comedian, but she says the age difference never bothered them.

The full story is in the edition of HELLO! that is on sale now


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