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Florence Welch suffered nerves ahead of Blake Lively wedding

Florence Welch suffered a crippling bout of nerves before performing at her friend Blake Lively's wedding to Ryan Reynolds over the weekend (08-09Sep12), according to her make-up artist.

The Gossip Girl actress married her Green Lantern co-star on Sunday (09Sep12) at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, almost a year after they first started dating.


Lively enlisted her friend Welch to perform three songs at the reception, but the British singer struggled to contain her nerves ahead of the show, according to Kacie Faulling, the make-up artist who created Welch's look for the wedding.


Faulling tells People.com, "(Welch was) very nervous... Florence said (she was singing) for a good friend and this was her wedding gift for the bride and groom... She said she performs all the time, but she was performing at the wedding and she got nervous because it was for a friend."


Faulling posted pictures of Welch on her Facebook.com page, revealing the look the singer sported for Lively's wedding.