'Idol' widower Danny Gokey remarries
By April MacIntyre Jan 30, 2012, 16:08 GMT
Danny Gokey - "American Idol" favorite Danny Gokey married Leyicet Peralta. © Jill Bednar / PR Photos
"American Idol" favorite Danny Gokey married Leyicet Peralta.
People reports that Gokey has married model Leyicet Peralta in Florida on Sunday.
"We are so thankful to have found each other and now be able to spend the rest of our lives together," the newlyweds told PEOPLE in a statement. "We pray our gratitude grows more every day because there is so much for us to do now."
Fan favorite Gokey, 31, lost his first wife Sophia in 2008 after a heart surgery.
Gokey and Peralta, 25, honored the memory of his dead first wife by asking attendees to gift donation to Sophia's Heart, the children's charity founded by Gokey.
"We wanted a smaller, more intimate wedding of just friends and family," the couple tell People. "The theme of the wedding was romance and love."
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