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Emma Willis shares emotional photos from her best friend's wedding

The Voice star Emma played an important role in the big day

On Sunday, Emma Willis revealed that she had played a very important role for her best friend the previous day – she was the "best woman" at his wedding! The star posted a series of photos from the big day to Instagram. In one picture, she and her close friend Richard sat in the back seat of his wedding car. Emma wore a red maxi dress, her blonde hair tied back in a bun, while her bestie rocked a smart suit and tie and held a bouquet of white flowers. Another snap showed Emma smiling as she stood next to Richard and his new husband Josh, and in a third, the star looked on as her friend gave his speech at the reception.

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The star captioned the photos: "Yesterday I had the honour of being ‘best woman’ for my best friend @chardsmith78, well done Richie of finding an absolute gem in @joshruddagentscout. A beautiful day, for a beautiful pair [rainbow emoji]." Fans loved the behind-the-scenes glimpse of Emma's life, as well as the sweet sentiment, with comments including: "So lovely, couple of dreamboats," and: "That's just too beautiful."

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Emma shared the sweet photos to Instagram

But that wasn't all – in her Stories, Emma revealed that on the way to the ceremony, the pair had shared an emotional interlude. The former Big Brother presenter shared a selfie from the car which showed her and Richard smiling at the camera. She captioned it: "Yesterday, my best friend got married and I was honoured to be his best woman…" She then shared another picture of Richard with his glasses on his forehead and his eyes screwed up, which she captioned: "He cried before he even got to the ceremony," adding a red heart emoji.

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The special occasion clearly meant a lot to Emma, who has been married over a decade herself. The former model started dating McBusted star Matt Willis in 2005 and the couple married three years later at Rushton Hall in Northamptonshire. They now share three children: ten-year-old Isabelle, eight-year-old Ace, and Trixie, two. Emma is also great friends with vlogger, author and mum-of-three Giovanna Fletcher, who is married to Matt's bandmate Tom Fletcher, and the two families went on holiday to Walt Disney World last April.

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