My parents never wanted me to get married: Keira Knightley

  • IANS, Los Angeles
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  • Updated: Jul 09, 2014 20:17 IST

Actor Keira Knightley grew up in a family that believed marriage was pointless, but has found it a "fun" experience so far.

The Begin Again actor walked down the aisle with The Klaxons keyboardist James Righton in an intimate ceremony in the south of France last year, and no one was more surprised than Knightley herself because she had never dreamt of tying the knot while growing up, reports

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Asked whether it was always part of her plan, she replied to Time Out magazine: "Never! My parents are deeply hippy. They got married because it was the only way they could get a mortgage. I grew up with them going, 'Don't know why you'd ever get married.' And then we did. But it's been fun."


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