Sell 135mm F/2 to get 16-35mm f/4 and use 100mm l in place for portraits/weddings?

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Sell 135mm F/2 to get 16-35mm f/4 and use 100mm l in place for portraits/weddings?

So I have a conundrum on my hands I'm needing some advice with- whether I should sell my 135mm l to afford a 16-35mm f/4 and have a wide angle lens in my kit.  I'm hesitant, however, as my thread title alludes to, because I use my 135mm F/2 to shoot portraits and occasional events/ weddings, and I'm looking for feedback from others on maybe using my 100mm L to fill that gap if I do buy the 16-35mm F/4. I've used both the 135mm l and 100mm l for portraits, and while the 135m has better bokeh, the 100mm certainty isn't a bad option, either. So which would you choose? The 100mm seems to be more flexible, as well as lighter. I'm also wondering if it would be a good idea to use the 100mm in place of the 135mm (I also use with a 1.4x extender with the 135mm) at weddings. Most of my shots come at between 24-70mm with my 24-70mm II, so I don't think I'll miss the loss of the reach of the 135mm too much. I could also use the macro mode and is of the 100mm l for more detail shots, too. Would this be a possible worthwhile solution if I gave up the added reach of the 135mm?

There is also the consideration that I won't be using the 16-35mm f/4 for paid gigs- it's mostly to expand my range using a true WA lens, and not just the 24-35mm on my 24-70mm ii. Or, lastly, should I perhaps just save up and try to buy the 16-35mm f/4 at another time and not sacrifice the use of the 135mm L? Inevitably, I know someone will ask why I don't just have the 70-200mm f/2.8, and the answer is this-- first, the issue of weight, and, second, outside of the portraits/ events, I would never use f/2.8 for general shooting.

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Canon EOS Rebel T6s Canon 6D Mark II Canon EF 135mm F2L USM Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM +3 more
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