‘How I Met Your Mother’ season 9: Neil Patrick Harris prepares for real-life wedding

Neil Patrick Harris, Cobie SmuldersMrs. Carter: Weddings really are going to be a theme for Neil Patrick Harris over the course of the next year!

As any “How I Met Your Mother” fan clearly knows already, season 9 is going to be when we have the opportunity to actually watch the actor’s character of Barney Stinson prepare for his wedding to Robin, which is sure to come with all sorts of craziness and bumps in the road. It’s been a long journey that has left fans nonetheless very excited every step of the way, and we imagine that the elation will only be tenfold when the wedding actually happens, whether that be in the series finale or the episode or two before that.

Meanwhile, Neil’s journey to get married in real life has been at times just as dramatic, with his desire to marry longtime fiance David Burtka being marred by rules banning him from tying the knot. However, the recent Supreme Court decision on the Defense of Marriage act and Proposition 8 changes things, leading to the actor saying the following to E! News about if he would like to be married now very soon:

“Certainly, we have children and marriage is an appropriate thing to do [as] a part of their well being, so I’m sure it will be inevitable—and awesome!”

Neil said he was unsure at the moment whether or not the wedding would take place in either Los Angeles or in New York, with the reasoning for that being that he and Burtka are planning to move to the Big Apple once his time on the sitcom is over in around April. It does take some time to plan the right wedding, after all!

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