Bates, 29, confirmed the pair exchanged vows on Friday, Could 13, by way of his Instagram Story.
Us Weekly confirmed in October 2021 that the Bringing Up Bates alum proposed throughout a visit to Italy. The couple took their romance public in February 2021 and collaborated on the fact star’s music video for his music “The Method I See You.” Bates gushed over working with Espensen in a love Instagram publish that summer time.
“Once I first had the thought to put in writing this music, my aim was to seize a real and heartfelt message of empowerment, hope, and validation to somebody who could also be feeling overwhelmed, missed, and below appreciated,” he wrote in July 2021. “I needed to ensure I had a broad perspective on issues within the writing session, so I reached out to 2 of my favourite co-writers @janellearthur & @thejordanrainer. After an unbelievable 3 hour session, it began coming to life!”
Gil and Kelly Jo Bates‘ son continued, “Little did I do know earlier than this music launched that the lady of my goals could be in my life and I’d be singing it for her 🤍.”
Forward of their large day, the “Loopy Love” performer and Espensen answered fans’ burning questions about their marriage ceremony plans in a prolonged YouTube vlog. The couple defined why they selected to trade vows on the West Coast regardless of the singer’s southern roots.
“For me, I’m tremendous straightforward, I might have been like, ‘Let’s go to the courthouse,’” the previous actress stated within the April video. “We simply form of blended … and stated, ‘OK, we’ll have it in San Diego.’”
Lawson chimed in, including, “Nicely, there’s a number of causes. A, historically, you all the time have the marriage within the lady’s hometown. … However the whole lot’s not conventional, and that’s positive. Tiff stated, ‘Let’s go to the courthouse,’ which might have been cool too. However I additionally thought that [San Diego] could be cool as a result of there’s simply a lot magnificence right here. That is the place I met Tiffany in particular person [and] fell in love along with her, so I feel it simply made sense to have it right here.”
The former UPtv personality stated that the marriage’s location factored into the celebration “being on the smaller facet,” explaining, “We need to maintain it form of [to] simply our actually shut family and friends. Proper now that’s placing us [at] about 200 people, which is ideal.”
Lawson is the fourth of 19 Bates children, all of whom had been featured on Bringing Up Bates before it was canceled earlier this 12 months. Final month, the songwriter teased that he had one thing particular up his sleeve for his bride on as they ready to stroll down the aisle.
“I did write a music for the marriage,” he stated throughout their pre-wedding YouTube Q&A. “I like love songs now. Numerous you guys who take heed to my albums know that I actually love heartbreak songs, however I’m positively on the love pattern proper now. … This isn’t like something I’ve ever performed earlier than. I really feel prefer it matches Tiffany’s persona greater than something that I’ve written for her.”