“Initially, we planned on postponing a year,” Gillies told Vogue in a recently published interview. “Then, as time went on, we decided a big wedding was no longer something that made sense for us. The virus really put things into perspective. That being said, we did want to get married as long as it could be done in a safe and intimate setting with a group that we trusted.”
The wedding ceremony itself happened with a small guest list of ten people, close to where Gillies' family lives in Chesterfield, New Jersey.
“We got tested before we left and quarantined with my family for two weeks before the wedding,” the Dynasty star gushed. “With everything going on, it felt so nice to be in my childhood home with nothing to do but relax leading up to the big day. We cooked and took the dogs for long walks and really just enjoyed each other’s company. It felt good to slow down. Overall, we were very fortunate to be able to safely spend this time with family. It was incredibly special.”
Some of Gillies' former Nickelodeon co-stars took to the comments of her post to congratulate her. “OMG LIZ! Congrats. So beautiful,” Victoria Justice wrote. Daniella Monet chimed in too, “So damn happy for you guys.” Matt Bennett also joined in congratulating Gillies, “My babies are all grown up.”
The longtime couple dated for six years before getting engaged, just after buying a house in Atlanta together. "I had no idea what he was doing. All of a sudden he got down on one knee and proposed to me right there,” she revealed. “I was totally surprised. It was a perfect proposal.”
Congrats to these sweethearts!