Jack White Gets Married Onstage During His Live performance in Detroit


Jack White shocked supporters – and, we’re assuming, his then-girlfriend Olivia Jean – when he proposed on stage all through his April 8 live performance at the Masonic Temple in Detroit.

According to ABC tv affiliate WXYZ, the proposal took place towards the conclusion of White’s set. The rocker was in the midst of undertaking the White Stripes’ 2001 single “Hotel Yorba” when he proposed to Jean, whose band experienced opened the clearly show before in the evening.

“Hotel Yorba” accomplished the preliminary established, but when White returned for the encore, Jean accompanied him. The few have been joined by White’s mother, Jean’s father and 3rd Man Data co-founder Ben Swank, who served as officiant. The few was then married on phase, with their respective bassists serving as very best man and maid of honor.

The proposal and relationship capped a whirlwind 24 hours for White. The rocker’s new album, Concern of the Dawn, was also unveiled April 8, and earlier in the day the Detroit native sent the nationwide anthem at Tigers’ opening day.

When you’d traditionally expect social media to be ablaze with pictures from White’s engagement and relationship, the musician famously does not allow mobile telephones at his reveals. Nonetheless, that hasn’t stopped several of White admirers from sharing their congratulations (see beneath).

This marks the 3rd marriage for the musician born John Gillis. From 1996 to 2000 he was married to his White Stripes bandmate Meg White (he took her very last name). Five years later he married model and musician Karen Elson. The couple introduced their breakup in 2011 and officially divorced in 2013.

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