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Ice-T seemed again on his impulsive New 12 months’s Eve 2006 wedding ceremony to spouse Coco Austin in a revealing new interview! “We told everybody we were married, but we weren’t legally married,” he advised PEOPLE for an interview revealed on Sept. 15, noting that folks beforehand thought they had been married in 2002. After they went to get a license, the clerk in Vegas thought they had been already hitched, including a component of confusion. Nonetheless, she agreed to assist out, with a situation.

“She’s like, ‘Y’all getting no license unless you take a picture with me,’ ” he stated. “So, I had to take a picture with all the girls there and we came out and there’s a limo outside. They really want to get you married. You know, short and sweet across the street.”

Ice-T and Coco Austin
Ice-T and Coco Austin in 2002. (Richard Younger/Shutterstock)

He defined, “But I said, ‘We’re not just doing it in any chapel.’ So, we went back to Caesar’s Palace, where we were staying. It was New Year’s Eve and I said, ‘We got to get married tonight.’”

He recollects nearly hitting a brick wall when the long-lasting lodge’s chapel stated they had been closed — however a bit of title dropping mounted the state of affairs instantly.  “He’s like, ‘We’re closed for the night,’” the rapper remembers. “I never say my name but I said, ‘It’s Ice-T.’ He said, ‘Bulls***.’ So, I went down to the elevator to the fifth floor and walked in. The guy was like, ‘No f****** way.’”

It goes with out saying that the chapel stayed open for the star-studded nuptials. And when the couple went down within the elevator, with the blonde bombshell dressed up and able to go, he says some younger followers had been impressed. “Coco had the bouquet in her hands. The kids were like, ‘Ice-T, yo! Y’all just got married?’”

So, he advised the outlet, that they had an elevator reception. “So, they threw us a reception in the elevator,” he divulged. “They were partying and blowing horns and s***.”

With the formalities out of the way in which, the rapper, now 65, says they went out to have fun the New 12 months. “We never really told anybody about this because everyone thought we were already married,” he shared. “So, we never did a true celebration.” Nonetheless, they wound up renewing their vows in entrance of the world. “We did it in 10 years on Ice Loves Coco,” he stated. “We had a big thing in L.A. and it was better, because we had been married 10 years.”

Ice-T and Coco share daughter Chanel, now 7 years outdated. For the uninitiated, they’re recurrently criticized for his or her unconventional parenting strategies with their little woman, together with prolonged co-sleeping and prolonged breast feeding.