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After a whirlwind 2013 in which she had a high-profile fling with Superman, met her future husband, got engaged, and got married (all within six months!), Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has been having a relatively quiet year so far. Until now, that is.
The Big Bang Theory star just landed her first Cosmopolitan cover for its May issue, and the newlywed happily gushes about her husband, tennis pro Ryan Sweeting, and their wedding.
"I admit it happened fast, but that's who I am," she says of her lightning-speed courtship. "When we met, I knew [Ryan] was the one. [At my wedding], I felt like a rock star and a badass."
And though we saw some Instagram photos from their New Year's Eve wedding at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in California, the magic went beyond just her petal pink Vera Wang wedding dress and upside-down chandelier wedding cake. "What was amazing in that room, it was so full of love," she says. "It was like nothing I'd ever been to before, and it was exactly what we wanted it to be. It was the eighth wonder of the world, the greatest wedding of all time."
The actress also opened up about one of her famous exes: Cuoco-Sweeting secretly dated her Big Bang Theory co-star Johnny Galecki for two years before breaking up in 2009. And though there was a "bit of awkwardness" at first, they eventually became "best buddies and moved on in such an elegant way." In fact, they're so close that he was front-and-center at her wedding. "(He's) one of my closest friends," she said. "He was in the front row at my wedding with a huge smile on his face."
Cuoco-Sweeting obviously lives life by her own rules, and in the most fabulous way. We're thrilled that it's led to newlywed bliss.