In the legendary Mean Girls film, Jonathan Bennet, who played Adam Samuels, the love interest of Cady Heron (played by Lindsey Lohan), opened up about discrimination he recently faced.
He recently graced the cover of wedding magazine The Knot alongside his fiancee Jaymes Vaughan, a host on Celebrity Page TV.
They are the first-ever LGBTQ+ couple to appear on the cover of The Knot, and in the interview Bennett said that they had originally planned on having their wedding ceremony at a resort in Mexico but were turned away for being gay.
Then Vaughan mentioned how the couple decided to hold their ceremony at the UNICO Hotel instead because staff there made them feel welcome.
“When we first started talking about having our wedding there, they were excited for us, which is what everyone’s wedding is supposed to be.”
“I want to make sure that through this whole process of our love and wedding, and building our family, that we are trailblazing for the LGBTQ+ community. I want everyone to realize that they are never too much, and they’re always enough... You just being you is enough,” said Bennet.
“Visibility is so doggone important. I always think about what could have saved me so much hurt and so much heartache, and it’s just visibility. I make a point to share our love a lot on Instagram, to show that we have this relationship full of love and support, and it’s healthy. People need to know that healthy love exists out there. And if you see it, you realize you too can have it”, said Vaughan.
Bennet and Vaughan are absolutely right. Weddings are celebrations of love, after all!
Read the full interview of the couple on The Knot’s website here.