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    Anna Faris Explained Why She Didn't Want A Big Wedding When She Married Michael Barrett This Summer

    "You don’t necessarily need the whole thing."

    Anna Faris wanted to keep things simple when she tied the knot with Michael Barrett.

    Anna smiles while wearing a strapless black gown
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    During a recent episode of her podcast, the actor revealed that she and her cinematographer beau eloped over the summer.

    While she didn't go into too much detail, Anna did share that the couple tied the knot at a courthouse in Washington state.

    Anna wears a strapless pink shimmering gown
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    "Yes, we eloped. It was awesome; yeah, it was great...I just blurted that out, but it just feels like I can’t say 'fiancé' anymore…it was awesome. It feels great. It was at a local courthouse up in Washington state,” Anna explained.

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    Now Anna is explaining why they chose to forgo a lavish wedding in favor of the tiny ceremony — and it turns out it was all her idea.

    Anna wears a strapless pink shimmering gown
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    "I think with a little bit of age, you don’t necessarily need the whole thing," Anna said in a video obtained by Page Six.

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    She added that the ceremony was "just" them and that no family or friends were present.

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    And even though they skipped an elaborate affair, Anna says the couple are happy with their decision.

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    "It's been awesome. We're really happy," Anna gushed.

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