Katy Perry, Russell Brand ‘overjoyed to be wed’

Washington: Katy Perry and Russell Brand are thrilled to announce they are now husband and wife, says their representative.

"Russell Brand and Katy Perry are overjoyed to confirm that they were pronounced Mr. and Mrs. Brand on Saturday, October 23,” TMZ.com quoted their rep as telling UsMagazine.com.

“The very private and spiritual ceremony, attended by the couples`` closest family and friends was performed by a Christian minister and longtime friend of the Hudson Family.

“The backdrop was the inspirational and majestic countryside of Northern India," the rep said.