History-Making Dancer Gets Married

Misty Copeland weds Olu Evans
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 1, 2016 5:58 PM CDT
History-Making Dancer Gets Married
Misty Copeland and Olu Evans?ride at a 2016 Cycle for Survival event?at Equinox Bryant?Park on Sunday, March 13, 2016, in?New York.?   (Diane?Bondareff/AP Images for Cycle for Survival)

Make history as the American Ballet Theatre's first black female principal dancer: check. Be named one of the most influential and one of the most fascinating people in the world: check and check. Have a Barbie modeled after you: check. Get married: check. Ballerina Misty Copeland wed her longtime partner, attorney Olu Evans, Sunday in Laguna Beach, Calif., Us reports. The couple, who got engaged last August, got married at a hotel overlooking the ocean in front of about 100 guests. (More Misty Copeland stories.)

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