WNBA Stars Brittney Griner And Glory Johnson Wed
Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson, who both play in the WNBA, married in Arizona last week.
Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson Wed
Griner and Johnson married Friday, May 8 on a mountaintop in Phoenix in front of 75 friends and family members, according to People magazine. The wedding, held at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, featured bouquets of white, coral and peach flowers. The newly married couple’s first dance was to “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran.
While Griner wore a beige suit for the nuptials, Johnson donned the Matthew Christopher strapless champagne gown that she chose on Say Yes to the Dress.
“I don’t care if the the world was ending at this moment! Nothing could of kept me from my wife,” Griner captioned a photo from the day on Instagram. “I think I cried the whole day until I saw her walking down that isle. Then in a instant I was calm and full of love and all the tears turned into huge smiles and a joy that no one can explain unless you have found and married your soulmate. I love you so much my beautiful Wife.”
Just two weeks prior to their wedding date, Griner and Johnson made headlines due to a domestic dispute. Both athletes were arrested for assault and disorderly conduct for the incident. In a court appearance on April 28, Griner accepted a plea deal. Johnson, voluntarily entered counseling.
“It is never OK for an argument to turn physical,” Griner said in a statement released through her attorney. “This will never happen again, and I take my relationship and my responsibility as a role model seriously.”
“I am committed to making positive changes and I plan to use what I have learned to set a good example and help make a difference in the world around me,” Griner said in a statement.