Sorry, ladies! R2-D2 just tied the knot

There was a disturbance in the force as a thousand female voices cried out as one. Why? Well, it looks like Star Wars superstar R2-D2 is settling down like an astromech droid into an X-Wing. That's right, folks — everyone's favorite droid just got married.

So, who's the lucky lady? Well, she's the perfect Star Wars match actually — StarWars.com editor Bonnie Burton. Curiously, Darth Maul brought his own two halves together to unite the pair. Sith Lord Darth Vader and, um, "Elvis Trooper" were also rumored to be in attendance.

You can watch the ceremony for yourself here. Oh, and here's the moment the galaxy will remember forever (force-click to see a larger image):

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io9, via Laughing Squid

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