Kate Pierson Marries Monica Coleman
Kate Pierson, co-founder of the popular band The B-52s, married her longtime partner Monica Coleman in Hawaii on Tuesday
Here come the brides!
Kate Pierson, one of the lead singers and co-founders of Georgia new wave band The B-52s, tied the knot with her longtime girlfriend Monica Coleman last weekend.
The 67-year-old New Jersey native and her new wife, who were married in Hawaii, broke the big news by posting photos from the special day on Facebook Tuesday.
“It’s official,” Pierson wrote, sharing a pic of the couple.
Coleman wore a silk gown in a dusty gold color and Pierson wore a pink silk and tulle dress. Both women opted to accessorize with traditional Hawaiian leis. Pierson also donned a flower crown.
The pair, who began dating in 2003, also posed for a close-up.
“Married now,” Pierson wrote.
The eccentric singer performed a special song written for the couple called “Crush Me with Your Love,” which is featured on Pierson’s first solo album, Guitars and Microphones, and was accompanied by Hawaiian music group the Lim Family, a rep for the new bride told E!.
Fred Schneider, the B-52s’ frontman, made the best man speech, E! reported.
Pierson’s new solo effort was just released in February. As a member of the B-52s, she performed hits like “Love Shack” and “Rock Lobster.”