Ellen Pompeo & Chris Ivery: Married in New York City

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It looks like Ellen Pompeo had a lot more to celebrate last weekend than her 38th birthday! And we wondered what they were doing in New York.

The star of Grey's Anatomy and her longtime boyfriend/fiance, music producer Chris Ivery, quietly got married on Friday at New York's City Hall, where none other than Mayor Michael Bloomberg served as their witness.

Appropriately, Pompeo and Ivery got engaged almost exactly a year ago while celebrating the actress' 37th birthday. Ellen Pompeo, an Everett, Mass., native, repeatedly professed that she and Chris Ivery would prefer a quiet wedding.

And how low-key it was.

A city clerk performed the minutes-long ceremony with only Michael Bloomberg - like Pompeo and Ivery, a Boston-area native (he grew up in Medford, Mass.) - and First Deputy Mayor Patti Harris accompanying the couple.

Ellen Pompeo, Chris Ivery Married

Congratulations to Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery from all of us!

"They are over the moon," Ellen Pompeo's spokeswoman, Jennifer Allen, told the Boston Globe yesterday. The discreet newlyweds were spotted courtside at the New York Knicks game Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.

Ellen Pompeo was back in Hollywood yesterday filming Grey's Anatomy, which is expected to shut down production soon because of the writers' strike.

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What a skanky whore. Nothing says sleazy, rotten STD invested slut like a white woman with a nigger. Nasty.


From Stockholm Sweden - a huge bunch of congratulations to Ellen & Chris for getting married, an for what it seems, to be a really humble and down-to-earth-couple! Congrats! Best of luck and hapiness!


I can't believe you just said that MP...Get real and Grow up
Congrats for Ellen and Chris...thank god for some down-to-earth celebs :-)


aww Good for them.


Maybe he could run for President next.... kind of looks like Obama.


I used to think she was cute until she married a colored boy.


Congratulations! They are such a good looking couple. I wish them all the best in their future together.


Congrats to Ellen and Chris on being married. Heres to them staying together forever. I was wondering what in the world they were doing in New York City this past weekend, but I am glad that they got to have their wedding to themselves! Congratulations again to the newlyweds.


We are very happy for Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery. They found each other forever.


"Ellen Pompeo was back in Hollywood yesterday filming Grey's Anatomy, which is expected to shut down production soon because of the writers' strike." Can anybody explain to me about the production shutdown ?


Grey's Anatomy Quotes

Did you say it? 'I love you. I don't ever want to live without you. You changed my life.' Did you say it? Make a plan. Set a goal. Work toward it, but every now and then, look around; Drink it in 'cause this is it. It might all be gone tomorrow."

Meredith (closing voiceover)

Burke was- He took something from me. He took little pieces of me, little pieces over time, so small I didn't even notice, you know? He wanted me to be something I wasn't, and I made myself into what he wanted. One day I was me Cristina Yang, and then suddenly I was lying for him, and jeopardizing my career, and agreeing to be married and wearing a ring, and being a bride. Until I was standing there in a wedding dress with no eyebrows, and I wasn't Cristina Yang anymore. And even then, I would've married him. I would have. I lost myself for a long time. And now that I'm finally me again, I can't. I love you. I love you more than I loved Burke. I love you. And that scares the crap out of me because when you asked me to ignore Teddy's page, you took a piece of me, and I let you. And that will never happen again.