She's only two and a half months deep into married life, but Emily Ratajkowski is already completely over people speculating about the state of her marriage to Sebastian Bear-McClard. In her cover interview for the June 2018 issue of Marie Claire, which was conducted by activist Janet Mock just one week after EmRata's wedding, the model and actress clapped back at the haters who say her and Bear-McClard's union won't last.
"People came after my marriage, like, 'Wow. I give it three weeks.' I'm like, 'What?' No one can take women seriously on any choices that they make, especially if they're unique to them and they don't play into the way we think women should get married. It's a constant writing-off," Ratajkowski said. Her choice was to tie the knot with Bear-McClard on a Friday afternoon at New York's City Hall, with only a handful of friends there to witness the ceremony, while wearing a $199 mustard yellow pantsuit from Zara and a black floppy hat with veil attached.
"When you don't have a real wedding, it's for you," she told Marie Claire. "I wore what I wanted to wear. It really felt like the outfit that was most me, and that made me feel good."
The 26-year-old also admitted to Mock that, at first, she "actually thought there was a chance that no one would find out" about the wedding, adding with a laugh, "I am still getting used to fame. I forget, you know." Though it was inevitable that the news would get out eventually, Ratajkowski did do a pretty good job of keeping her and Bear-McClard's plans under wraps up until the moment she made the decision to share the news herself, via Instagram Story. "It felt very 'heist movie,' because all of my girlfriends were in suits, too, and I wasn't wearing white, so I kept passing the bouquet of flowers to them, like, 'Decoy, decoy!'" she told Vanity Fair in April, adding that even her parents didn't know about the plan until she called them after the ceremony.
"I had to FaceTime to my parents [and by then] I had several glasses of champagne. I was like, 'Here we go!'"