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Maria Menounos Pulls Off Her New Year's Surprise And Gets Married On Live TV

Date January 3, 2018 16:49

Maria Menounos, a 39-year-old actress and TV host, finally married to her boyfriend, a producer and director, Keven Undergaro. The event took place live right on New Year's Eve!

Unusual wedding

The bride was hosting Fox’s New Year’s Eve broadcast, and the wedding was a surprise to not only the large street crowd but also Menounos’ parents.

She looked simply stunning in her gorgeous Pronovias white strapless wedding gown and a matching coat.

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By the way, the couple got engaged on air too when Keven came to shoot The Howard Stern Show. This was a long-expected proposal since the two had been together for almost 20 years!

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Wedding idea

Maria and Keven said they had only two weeks to prepare for the wedding, and the idea of broadcasting was inspired by a suggestion from the producer of the Fox New Year’s Eve special. She mentioned that they would like some couple to marry in Times Square unless Undergaro and Menounos wanted to.

I was nervous but I got in the car and kept thinking about it and I was like, Wait, this really is kind of perfect.

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Health issues

Menounos earlier revealed that she was fighting a serious illness. The star of the E! channel admitted that in April, she had been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Maria had recently undergone a seven-hour surgery, during which doctors removed the tumor. The mother of Maria, Litsa Menounos, is currently undergoing a difficult period and is fighting the same brain cancer – she was diagnosed with a stage 4 glioblastoma.

It’s so surreal and crazy and unbelievable that my mom has a brain tumor—and now I have one too?

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During her stay at the hospital, Keven did not leave Menounos and supported her in every possible way.

The doctors told Maria that there is 6-7% that the tumor will come back. But right now, everything is in order.

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