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Designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent marry

Designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent were married Saturday at the New York Public Library, People reports. They became the first same-sex couple to wed at the NYC landmark.

The ceremony was officiated by Sheri Salata, the president of OWN and Harpo Studios. Among the 220 guests in attendance were famous friends Oprah Winfrey, Rachael Ray, Katie Lee, Rebecca Minkoff, Irene Neuwirth, Busy Philipps, and Elizabeth Hendrickson.

Estelle gave a special performance of “American Boy” at the reception, and Marjorie Gubelman, aka DJ Mad Marj, provided the music.

Berkus, 42, and Brent, 29, got engaged a year ago in Peru.

Nate Berkus gets engaged

Nate Berkus, the interior designer discovered by Oprah in 2002, is engaged to Jeremiah Brent, his boyfriend of nearly a year.

People reports that the star of The Nate Berkus Show, which aired from 2010 to 2012, proposed to Brent on Monday. The couple then celebrated with friends in Peru.

Berkus’ book, The Things That Matter, is out now.

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Nate Berkus to Oprah: 'Being gay is the way that I was born.'

In a special interview with Oprah, Nate Berkus discussed how he approached his sexuality with his father. 

Berkus asked his dad if he respected him and thought he was smart and his dad said yes. “And I said ‘Dad why would I choose to make my life more difficult — why would anyone choose to make their life more difficult?'” Berkus said. “The truth of the matter is that being gay is the way that I was born. I believe this to the core of my being.”

People has the full clip here. The special airs Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 on OWN.

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