Comedy great Lily Tomlin is ready to make it legal with Jane Wagner, her partner of more than four decades and jokes the couple may dress as chickens when they exchange vows, reports E!’s Marc Malkin
Tomlin, who’ll turn 74 on September 1, told Malkin that she and her longtime partner and collaborator Wagner, 78, never expected same-sex marriage to become legal in their lifetimes. Now that the Supreme Court has struck down Prop. 8, the couple who resides in California, are considering their options.
“You don’t really need to get married, but marriage is awfully nice,” Tomlin said. “Everybody I know who got married, they say it really makes a difference. They feel very very happy about it.”
Being the iconic funny lady she is, don’t expect the woman who’s made us laugh in films such as Nine to Five and Big Business to have a traditional wedding.
“No rings, no bridal dresses,” she added. “Maybe we’ll be dressed like chickens.”
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