11/04/2012 10:55 BST | Updated 11/06/2012 06:12 BST

Go Ricki! Ricki Lake elopes and how lovely is her wedding dress?

Ricki Lake (who we've loved ever since becoming hideously addicted to her talk show in the mid-nineties) has thrown us a good old-fashioned curve ball and gotten married in secret to her fiance Christian Evans.