Leann Rimes Weds Eddie Cibrian!

Celebrity News Apr. 22, 2011 AT 10:20PM
Leann Rimes Weds Eddie Cibrian! Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/WireImage.com

Eddie Cibrian made an honest woman out of LeAnn Rimes!

After a long, long road, one of Hollywood's most talked-about, controversial couples married Friday evening in a intimate ceremony at a private estate in Malibu, Calif., Us Weekly has confirmed.

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It's the second marriage for both the CSI: Miami actor, 37, and the Grammy-winning country singer, 28. Sparks famously flew between the pair on the 2008 set of their Lifetime movie Northern Lights. At the time the costars were married to other people: Cibrian to makeup artist Brandi Glanville, mother to his sons Mason, 7, and Jake, 4; Rimes to backup dancer turned chef Dean Sheremet

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In March 2009, Us broke news of Cibrian and Rimes' ongoing extramarital affair. As both of their marriages crumbled, the two finally went public with their romance in August 2009.

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"I know I didn't do it the right way," Rimes admitted of the affair in the Great American Country special Backstory: LeAnn Rimes, airing Sunday. "I didn't have the tools to know how to do it the right way, how to let go the right way. I'd never been taught that... I have the strength [now] but I didn't at the time... So, it got really messy, but I have learned a lot from that. And I'm not glad it happened, but I know why it did."

Rimes and Sheremet's divorce was finalized in June 2010 after eight years of marriage. Cibrian and Glanville--who sparred with Rimes and her ex via Twitter and the press before recently calling a truce--officially parted ways in September after nine years of marriage.

Meanwhile, Sheremet, 29, happily got engaged to his live-in love Sarah Silver in November.

In late December 2010, Cibrian and Rimes announced their own engagement. Cibrian popped the question with a huge 5-carat oval diamond engagement ring.

Rimes gushed to Us in February: "It's an exciting year and a lot to handle, but I've got a good man by my side, so he's helping... I'm looking to settle into our life. It really will be great. Eddie really is the most supportive, sweetest man."

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