Liana Barrientos, do you take this man to be your lawfully wedded husband? What about his one? And this one? And this one? And these six others?
Barrientos, a 39-year-old Dominican woman from Manhattan, has walked down the aisle with 10 different men in an 11-year span. While that may raise some eyebrows with some more traditional marriage advocates, what caused a concern among law enforcement is that Barrientos never divorced any of her previous "husbands."
The serial spouse has been charged with filing a fraudulent marriage license application and a bogus marriage license, said the Bronx District Attorney's office, and she is due to appear in court on Friday to face two charges of filing a false instrument, a crime that carries a maximum sentence of four years for each count.
Now this bride is probably blushing for another reason.
Police say Barrientos walked down the aisle 10 times between 1999 and 2010 – including six times in a six-month stretch between 2001 and 2002. She was finally caught following a probe of her most recent nuptials in March 2010.
Despite her plea that it was her first trip down the aisle, cops say they saw right through her tale.
"The defendant ... stated in sum and substance that she did marry Mr. Keita and that was her first and only marriage," according to the complaint.
A New York City Police Department detective discovered nine previous marriage licenses for Barrientos on Long Island and Westchester County, but cops have so far been unable to explain the motive for the multiple marriages.
A man answering the door at Barrientos' old apartment told the New York Daily News that she had moved into a homeless shelter.
This is not Barrientos' first time running afoul of the law. In 1997 she was arrested for drug possession and loitering in Manhattan and she has a 2010 bust for jumping a turnstile and trespassing, and a 2012 arrest for drug possession.