Desperate Housewives: Ricardo Chavira Now Officially a Husband
Desperate Housewives:  Ricardo Chavira Now Officially a Husband
His love life may not be as publicized as his Desperate Housewives co-star and onscreen spouse, but Ricardo Chavira is just as happily spoken for as Eva Longoria.  The man who plays Carlos Solis on the ABC show finally swapped “I dos” with his longtime girlfriend last month in literally down to earth fashion, markedly contrasting the recent real life nuptials of his Desperate Housewives partner.

Chavira's wedding had been a nicely kept secret until the actor decided to confirm it to Entertainment Tonight last week.

According to Desperate Housewives publicist, Chandler Hayes, Chavira and his girlfriend of several years, Marcea Dietzel, tied the knot during a private ceremony which took place on September 22 in San Antonio, Texas.  Chavira and Dietzel, who are both 36 years of age, have a four-year old son, Tomas, who did double duty as best man and ring bearer for his parents union.

Unlike Eva Longoria, Chavira's former wife on Desperate Housewives, the part Mexican, German and Irish actor and his fiancé opted for a very simple and casual ceremony, without the usual high profile and extravagance of today's typical Hollywood wedding.  The event was so laid back that both bride and groom forewent the traditional suit and wedding dress in favor of pajamas.

Similarly, in lieu of the usual reception after the matrimonial ceremony, the couple chose instead to attend their son's soccer match.

Meanwhile, in other Desperate Housewives news, as a follow up to our previous article on the aftereffects of this season's premiere episode remark about Filipino medical practitioners, the Northern California chapter of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) has announced that it is filing a $500 million class-action lawsuit against ABC.  The said complaint is reportedly an effort to protect the credibility of Filipino doctors.

According to Filipino lawyer Rodel Rodis, “What's important here is that this is sending a message to the other producers, the other stations that if you do this, this is what's going to happen."

-Rosario Santiago, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: AP, ABS-CBN
(Image Courtesy of Access Hollywood)