Donny Osmond’s son Josh weds in backyard ceremony in Utah following cancelation of original venue due to COVID-19 pandemic
Donny Osmond and his wife Debbie have now married off all five of their sons with the recent nuptials of the youngest in their brood.
In an intimate ceremony held at his family’s backyard in Utah on June 12, Josh Osmond, 22, tied-the-knot with Summer Felsted, 21, after their original plans were thwarted due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
And despite having a much smaller guest list due to the social distancing protocol, the couple gushed about how their big day ‘turned out perfect.’
Hitched! Donny Osmond’s youngest son Josh Osmond, 22, married Summer Felsted, 21, in a backyard ceremony on June 12 in Utah after their original plans were cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
‘It made the whole day more personal and special,’ Josh revealed in an interview with Closer Weekly.
‘The wedding turned out more beautiful than we could have even imagined. It was such a fun celebration of this new step we’re taking in life.’
In the days and weeks leading up to his youngest son’s wedding day, Donny took to Instagram and showered heavy doses of love and respect to the couple and their pending commitment.
‘Debbie and I have never seen Josh as happy as he is with Summer by his side. They make such a cute couple, and they compliment each other so well,’ he wrote in one post.
Proud papa: ‘Debbie and I have never seen Josh as happy as he is with Summer by his side. They make such a cute couple, and they compliment each other so well,’ the variety show legend wrote in an Instagram post
The Donny & Marie star then directed his thoughts to the bride and shared how ‘it’s such a great feeling for Debbie and me to know that our family will soon be complete.’
The 62-year-old dad added, ‘We were blessed with 5 wonderful sons, and are extremely lucky to have gained 4 (soon to be 5) phenomenal daughters-in-law. Each of them are such a great strength and blessing to our entire family.’
The variety show legend concluded by welcoming Summer to the family: ‘We love you and are so thrilled to call you one of our own.’
Josh and Summer had originally wanted to get married at the Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but that plan had to be canceled when the coronavirus outbreak swept across the US.
The couple took solace in having a more intimate celebration by focusing on the life they have in front of them.
‘I knew how lucky I was to be marrying her and how happy we would be spending our lives together,’ Josh said with obvious emotion.
The new couple have quite the roles models to learn from, Donny and Debbie Osmond celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary on May 8.
High bar: Josh and Summer can look to Donny and Debbie Osmond as role models considering they’ve been married over 42 years; couple are pictured in New York City in September 2013