Eddino Abdul Hadi
The Straits Times
December 17, 2016
Radio DJs Glenn Ong and Jean Danker were married in a seaside solemnisation ceremony at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa on Friday (Dec 16).
Ong, 46, is from SPH Radio's One FM 91.3, while Danker, 37, is a presenter on Mediacorp's Class 95 FM.
Ong, who hosts One FM's #1 Breakfast Show, walked down the aisle with the couple's five-year-old Jack Russell terrier, Biscuit. Danker was given away by her father, Mr Stephen Danker, 70.
As the sun set behind them, Ong promised in his self-written vows to look after Danker and stand by her side when she needs him the most.
"I promise to love you and protect you, especially from all the creepy crawlies that you're so afraid of," he joked.
He also poked fun at the difference in their ages, mentioning that she was 16 and he 24 when they first knew each other. The couple formerly worked together at Mediacorp.
"I've always found you adorable but I'm glad we didn't fall for each other back then, because if we did, I would have gone to jail for being involved with a minor," he said.
Danker also slipped in some humour in her vows. "I promise to love you and respect you. I will also comfort you, especially when Manchester United loses, but I will be cheering beside you when they win," she said referring to Ong's favourite football team.
She also joked about putting up with his snoring and that she will let him "play as much golf" as he wants.
About 80 guests, comprising family members, colleagues and close friends, attended the solemnisation. Several members of the media and entertainment community, including One FM producer/presenter Andre Hoeden and comedian Hossan Leong, were also present.
Danker wore a custom white gown by Berta Bridal. According to local wedding gown company Belle & Tulle, which distributes the brand in Singapore, she is the first bride in Singapore to wear a gown by the Israeli-based fashion house.
Ong wore a tailored tuxedo by local company The Bespoke Club.
This article was first published on Dec 16, 2016.
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