Carrie Brownstein & Amy Poehler Spontaneously Married a Couple at Book Signing

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Carrie Brownstein arrives at Amazon Video's 67th Primetime Emmy Celebration at The Standard Hotel on Sept. 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

A Pasadena book signing got surprisingly romantic when a couple asked Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein, who's currently promoting her new book Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir, to officiate an impromptu wedding. Even better, Amy Poehler was on hand to man the organ.

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Kendall Oshiro, 23, and Genevieve Hernandez, 25, told the Portlandia star during the Q&A portion that they heard through a friend she had just been ordained (the actress and musician is supposed to marry another couple in a few weeks), according to a report from Us Weekly. They brought their marriage license to the Pasadena Presbyterian Church, where the signing was held, and conveniently, Brownstein had her ministry papers handy as well.

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After Brownstein took some time to compose a speech, she married the couple in a short ceremony as Poehler serenaded them (though as she told the crowd, "I only know the first part of 'Greensleeves'") -- watch the full ceremony below:


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