Former ‘Bachelor’ Contestant Ashley Spivey Marries Steven Hunsberger

Marrying this babe today! Can't believe the day is finally here! #spibergermerger

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Congratulations! Former Bachelor contestant Ashley Spivey married her fiancé, Steven Hunsberger, in a romantic ceremony on Saturday, May 14.

The pair, who met at a bar in NYC shortly after she appeared on season 15 of the hit ABC dating series with Brad Womack in 2011, tied the knot in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

“Marrying this babe today!” Spivey, 31, captioned a sweet shot with her new hubby on Instagram earlier on Saturday. “Can’t believe the day is finally here!”

The reality star also posted a photo with her mom, writing, “So thankful for my gorgeous Mom who has gone above and beyond this week! I love you sooooo much.”

The Hunsbergers! #SPIBERGERMERGER

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The happy couple shared their love story with fans on their wedding website.

“Once upon a time, Ashley decided to go on a reality show that most men don’t watch,” they wrote. “Luckily for her, Steve loved watching The Bachelor and he decided that Ashley was his favorite and she definitely shouldn’t have been sent home on that two-on-one date. A couple of months later, Steve saw Ashley at Brother Jimmy’s and he decided to buy her a shot, but sadly she was dating someone else. Undeterred, Steve pressured Rakesh and Kristin (mutual friends) to hook the two of them up.”

They continued, “A year later, Rakesh and Kristin hosted a going away party at Bounce and Kristin promised Steve that she would get Ashley there. Ashley arrived really late and Steve was a little inebriated but somehow convinced Ashley to go on a date later in the week. The couple had their first date at Rose Bar, on a Wednesday, where they took one too many tequila shots and have been together ever since. They still love Wednesday date nights and still take a tequila shot on every date.”

Spivey, who was eliminated by Womack, 43, in the fifth week of season 15 of The Bachelor, announced her engagement to Hunsberger on Instagram in December 2014.

The prelude #spibergermerger #wrightsvillebeach

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