Wedding: Walking Dead edition
Walking Dead fans have truly outdone themselves this time.
The Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams took his fandom to a whole new level on Saturday, July 23, when he had a Walking Dead–themed wedding at the Peabody in Memphis, Tennessee.
“I’m a huge Walking Dead fan,” The NFL pro, 33, explained in a video shot by ESPN.
“I wanted to do engagement photos of us being chased by zombies and we didn’t have time because it was during season and we didn’t have the opportunity, so [my wife, Risalyn] was like, ‘How are you going to pull that off?’”
Williams explained he hired professional makeup artists to transform his wedding guests and the couple into zombies from the popular AMC series.
“It’s a time for us to laugh and … say, ‘Ha, you look goofy,’” he told ESPN. “It gives us a chance to step outside our comfort zone and put on our acting skills, whether we possess them or not.”
Risalyn, his wife, was just excited as he was, wearing her gorgeous wedding gown and drenching herself in fake blood.
“He didn’t have to convince me.
“He really had to convince the bridesmaids, and then he said they had to do it because they’re bridesmaids,” she said.
Williams added: “What makes it even more magical is not only did I become a walker, I became a husband.”