‘Thank you for letting us all bask in the beauty of your love’: Charlie McDowell and Lily Collins’ wedding is branded ‘a dream’ by his actress mom Mary Steenburgen… after their famous families gathered for the big day
Stepbrothers star Mary Steenburgen delightedly described her son Charlie McDowell’s wedding to Lily Collins’ as a ‘dream’.
The actress, 68, penned a heartwarming message to her son and new daughter-in-law after they got married over the weekend in Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado, where her famous father Phil Collins was also in attendance.
Alongside a photo of the newlyweds, Mary, who shares Charlie with ex actor Malcolm McDowell, wrote on Instagram: ‘Charlie, my son, and Lily, my daughter-in-law!!! Thank you for letting us all bask in the sheer beauty of your love for each other.
Lily and Charlie have famous parents in common; Lily is the daughter of British star Phil and his ex-wife Jill Tavelman while Charlie is the son of Mary and Macolm.
Stunning: Stepbrothers star Mary Steenburgen delightedly described her son Charlie McDowell’s wedding to Lily Collins’ as a ‘dream’
‘My heart is overflowing and it almost feels like the last few days were some sort of beautiful dream. But it is all real, and I feel like the luckiest mother in the world.’
The star – who has also appeared in the likes of Elf and Back To The Future Part III – got teased by her son after posting screenshots of the wedding photos.
He joked: ‘Mom, next time I get married just ask for the photo instead of posting a screenshot with the tags showing. Also I love you.’
Lily, 32, revealed on Tuesday that she and Charlie, 38, had tied the knot in a romantic ceremony.
Newlyweds: The actress, 68, penned a heartwarming message to her son and new daughter-in-law after they got married over the weekend in Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado, where her famous father Phil Collins was also in attendance
Daddy dearest: Charlie’s famous mum Mary Steenburgen (left, Mary with Charlie in June) shared insights into the day, Lily’s famous father Phil attended the nuptials (right, Phil with Lily in 2012)
She wrote alongside a snap of them sharing a kiss on their wedding day, Lily wrote: ‘I’ve never wanted to be someone’s someone more than I do yours, and now I get to be your wife…
‘On September 4th, 2021 we officially became each other’s forever. I love you beyond @charliemcdowell… (sic)’
In another behind-the-scenes snap from their wedding, Charlie is seen lovingly embracing the ‘Emily in Paris’ star.
Lily – who is wearing a white wedding dress and smiling broadly in the photo – captioned the sweet image: ‘Never been happier… (sic)’
Congrats! The Emily In Paris star, and daughter of rocker Phil Collins, shared the news on Instagram on Tuesday with a stunning snap from the big day
In a separate photo, Lily described their romance as a fairytale that’s been turned into her ‘forever reality’.
The actress wrote on the photo-sharing platform: ‘What started as a fairytale, is now my forever reality…
‘I’ll never be able to properly describe how otherworldly this past weekend was, but magical is a pretty good place to start… (sic)’
Charlie – who got engaged to the actress in September last year – has also posted the same images on his own Instagram account.
The director wrote: ‘I married the most generous, thoughtful, and beautiful person I’ve ever known. I love you @lilyjcollins (sic)’
Stunning: The dress featured a high neck and long sleeves, and she was seen standing with her tuxedo-clad husband under a magical-looking waterfall
Official: ‘On September 4th, 2021 we officially became each other’s forever. I love you beyond @charliemcdowell. Never been happier…’