Amy Poehler and Carrie Brownstein Officiated the Greatest Spontaneous Wedding of All Time

And some wonderful person filmed the entire thing.


In case there's any doubt in your mind as to how cool Amy Poehler is after her decision to wear a hoodie at the Emmy's, know this: She just officiated an impromptu wedding with Carrie Brownstein.

The Portlandia actress was doing a reading of her new memoir, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, when a lesbian couple asked if she'd be willing to marry them. Like, right then and there.

So, where does Amy Poehler come in? She was facilitating the reading's Q&A, and convinced Brownstein to get her officiant on. "Amy was visibly excited and shocked, and turned to Carrie [and said] 'You gotta do it!'" a witness said. "The crowd cheered and applauded wildly."

The ceremony lasted just 10 minutes, Poehler was in charge of flowers and music (she *attempted* to play "Greensleeves"), and Brownstein wrote a custom speech. In other words, perfection. Watch the ceremony below.


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