Photo of Keanu Reeves, Sonoma County couple on their wedding day goes viral
Actor Keanu Reeves helped a Sonoma County couple go viral on Reddit when they snagged him for a pre-wedding photo before their Santa Cruz ceremony over the weekend.
Santa Rosa's Jarrod Camara and Leslie Walker, big fans of "The Matrix" actor, spotted Reeves at the bar of the Dream Inn just seconds before their Saturday ceremony.
The groom's mother, Darlette Hayman, snapped the photo on her iPhone.
“He was totally awesome. He shook everybody's hand and did a crazy pose. They were stoked!” said the groom's brother and best man, Jordan Camara.
The picture was discovered by Reddit user @u/unknown_human and shared onto Reddit thread “KeanuBeingAwesome” on Monday with caption “Keanu crashed this couple's wedding.” It has 21,100 upvotes and 357 comments from users as of Wednesday afternoon.
User ConstantGradStudent loved the image, and commented “Probably took away the nerves too. Nice job Keanu.”
Jordan Camara, found the viral Reddit post and was quick to correct the caption: “Brother of the groom here. We actually approached him while he was minding his own business at the bar and asked to meet and take a picture. […] He was awesome and shook our hands and took the pic with the bride and groom and we didn't see him again for the rest of the wedding. No ‘crashing' involved at all.”
Other wedding guests jumped in to share the experience.
“Keanu was super cool and seemed generally pumped about it. Our friends who got married minutes later were definitely pumped! Source: I was right behind the camera when this was taken,” commented user TheWord707.
“My bf also got to shake his hand and thank him for all the hard work he puts into his movies. Needless to say these two will be married forever,” added TracyTorque14.
Jarrod and Leslie Camara are currently honeymooning on Maui. The picture was a great warm-up to the ceremony for the two, according to Jordan.
“You can't buy memories like that,” he said.
The timing couldn't have been more perfect for Reeves who is promoting his newest movie, "Destination Wedding,” which hit theaters Aug. 24.