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12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 8:32pm On Sep 25, 2014
#12 Catherine Zeta-Jones
and Michael Douglas
The bill was $1.5 million in 2005, or
$1.6 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was a movie star known
for Zorro, America Sweethearts and
Entrapment
The groom was a mvie star known
for Wall Street (pictured) and
producer known for One Flew Over
The Cuckoo's Nest
The wedding, right out of a spy film,
featured invitations written
invisible ink and holograms -- sent to
guests including Sean Connery, Jack
Nicholson, and Michael Caine. The
ceremony at New York's Plaza Hotel
was guarded by over 50 rent-a-cops.
The bride's diamond tiara cost
$300,000 and her Christian Lacroix
gown cost $140,000.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Missmossy(f): 8:37pm On Sep 25, 2014
Interestingcheesy the bride looks like Elena of Vampires Diary. The couple don't look too excited anyway.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 8:40pm On Sep 25, 2014
#11 Tom Cruise and Katie
Holmes
The bill was $2 million in 2006, or
$2.2 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was an actress known for
Dawson's Creek and Batman Begins
The groom was a movie star known
for Top Gun, Jerry Maguire and
Mission Impossible
The wedding at the 15th century
Odescalchi Castle outside Rome
featured a five-tiered white
chocolate cake decorated with
marzipan roses. Cruise actually
performed "You've Got That Loving
Feeling." They were joined by Will
Smith, Jennifer Lopez, David
Beckham, and others. Costs included
$900,000 for guest airfare and
accommodations and $180,000 for
300 bottles of wine.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 8:53pm On Sep 25, 2014
#10 Christina Aguilera and
Jordan Bratman
The bill was $2 million in 2005, or
$2.2 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was a pop star
The groom was a music producer
The wedding featured 150 guests
including Sharon Stone at the Napa
Valley's Staglin Family Vineyard.
Christina paid $80,000 for a Spanish-
style Christian Lacroix gown.
Decorations included a winter-
themed tent with white roses, silver
and crystals.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 9:00pm On Sep 25, 2014
#9 Elizabeth Hurley and
Arun Nayar
The bill was $2.5 million in 2007, or
$2.6 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The Bride: Supermodel and movie
star
The Groom: Senior VP of Tyco
The Nupitals: A double ceremony
over eight days kicked off at Suderly
Castle in Gloucestershire and then
moved to Umaid Bhawan Palace in
Jodhpur. They paid $300,000 for
private jets and over $100,000 for
accommodations, including the
$10,000-a-night bridal suite in India.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 9:11pm On Sep 25, 2014
#8 Paul McCartney and
Heather Mills
The bill was $3 million in 2002, or
$3.6 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was a PETA activist and
former model
The groom was the most successful
songwriter in history
The wedding was an Indian-themed
wedding at St. Salvador's church in
Monaghan, Ireland, featuring Indian
dancers, a vegetarian feast,
$145,000 worth of flowers, and
$150,000 fireworks. Paul, George,
and Ringo played a new song,
"Heather." The party took place at a
rented castle ($40,000)

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 9:20pm On Sep 25, 2014
#7 Elizabeth Taylor and
Larry Fortensky
The bill was $2.5 million in 1991, or
$4 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was an iconic movie star
The groom was a construction
worker
The wedding was a notorious event
featuring Michael Jackson as father
of the bride at his Neverland Ranch.
Liza Minnelli, Eddie Murphy, and
Nancy Reagan (!) were in
attendance. The marriage lasted an
impressive five years.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 9:28pm On Sep 25, 2014
The bill was $3.5 million in 2002, or
$4.2 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was a Broadway star and
the daughter of Judy Garland
The groom was a music producer
The wedding featured best man
Michael Jackson and maid of honor
Elizabeth Taylor, perhaps the
biggest celebrity wedding ever.
Entertainment included a 60-piece
orchestra, Tony Bennett, Stevie
Wonder, and Natalie Cole. The
couple spent an estimated $700,000
on flowers and $40,000 on cake.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 9:41pm On Sep 25, 2014
#5 Chelsea Clinton and
Marc Mezvinsky
The bill was around $5 million in
2010.
The bride was the daughter of
President Bill Clinton
The groom was an investment
banker (Goldman Sachs and then
G3) and childhood friend
The wedding costs included
$600,000 air-conditioned tents, a
$11,000 cake, Vera Wang wedding
gown, and the attendance of Oprah.
The rest went to delux pamper and
security costs for 500 guests.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 9:51pm On Sep 25, 2014
#4 Wayne Rooney and
Coleen McLoughlin
The bill was $8 million in 2008.
The bride was a working-class
British girl who started dating
Rooney at age 16, reportedly going
to see Austin Powers 2 on their first
date.
The groom was perhaps the highest
paid footballer ever.
The wedding featured a chartered
flight for 65 Brits to fly to Genoa for
a masked ball on a $120-million
yacht. Guests divided several days
between the expensive yacht and a
five-star hotel. The wedding took
place at a 17th century villa and
reception at a medieval abbey high
above Portofino.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 10:07pm On Sep 25, 2014
#3 Prince William and Kate
Middleton
The bill will be an estimated $34
million, most of it going to security.
The bride is a 29-year-old
commoner who has become a
worldwide celebrity.
The groom is the oldest son of
Prince Charles and the second in
line to the throne of England.
The wedding will feature $800,000
in flowers, a $80,000 wedding cake,
countless royals and nobles and a
global TV audience in the hundreds
of millions.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 10:13pm On Sep 25, 2014
#2 Vanisha Mittal and
Amit Bhatia
The bill was $60 million in 2005, or
$66 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was the beautiful
daughter of billionaire steel-
magnate Lakshmi Mittal.
The groom was a London-born i-
banker, owner of Swordfish
Investments.
The wedding featured invitations
mailed in silver boxes, including
plane tickets and rooms at a five-
star Paris hotel. Five-day festivities
at a 16th-century chateau and
Versailles and a temporary wooden
castle. Performances by Kylie
Minogue, complementary Mouton
Rothschild, and designer gift bags
filled with jewels.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Symphony007: 10:18pm On Sep 25, 2014
#1 Prince Charles and Lady
Diana
The bill was $48 million in 1981, or
$110 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was a stunning blonde
pre-school teacher, who
immediately became a global icon.
The groom was the oldest son of
Queen Elizabeth II.
The wedding at St Paul's Cathedral
was attended by dozens of royals;
two million spectators; and a global
TV audience of 750 million. Diana
wore a puff ball meringue wedding
dress with a 25-foot train of ivory
taffeta and antique lace. The 27
wedding cakes and five-foot-tall
main cake supposedly took 14 weeks
to prepare, with a duplicate cake
made in case of accidents.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by merieam16(f): 11:33pm On Sep 25, 2014
Intrestin
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by adrainuche(m): 2:19am On Sep 26, 2014
shocked shocked shocked Am quite sure 50% of dem ends up in divorce ...

Wasting Money anyhow .... Anyway sha no be my money, no b say na poverty just that grin grin inshut i no go try am


Btw how does a topic gets to FP, because i dnt understand .... Only how many comment and this one is already here.
Mods we are watching you ...

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by talk2riel: 2:20am On Sep 26, 2014
At the end of it all? Na divorce.


Oh my crush cathrine zeta-jones and bad boy micheal douglas.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by msmon(m): 2:20am On Sep 26, 2014
Waiting to see the 'fruit' of the marriage
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by bobo65(m): 2:21am On Sep 26, 2014
my name is Charles
n I'm also a prince

my wedding is gonna b bigger than prince charles' own

u all are invited tho
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Lucario007(m): 2:21am On Sep 26, 2014
See my signature.

Even if you have a wedding worth a billion dollars, it doesn't change the fact it has no effect on the relationship.

Most of them end in divorce anyways. undecided

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Grinder: 2:21am On Sep 26, 2014
OP...be like sey u don smoke..Were my own wedding pictures dey... #LordGrinderIsBack
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by bobo65(m): 2:22am On Sep 26, 2014
talk2riel: At the end of it all? Na divorce.


Oh my crush zeta jones

u can say dat again

I feel sad for wiz n amber
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by LMAyedun(m): 2:24am On Sep 26, 2014
Amazing!

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Thorerah(f): 2:24am On Sep 26, 2014
They all sound ridiculous but in the end,it's their money and they're free to do whatever they like undecided
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by alaladakosta(f): 2:24am On Sep 26, 2014
For a wedding
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by pocohantas(f): 2:25am On Sep 26, 2014
Hmmmm...things are happening.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by bobo65(m): 2:25am On Sep 26, 2014
adrainuche: shocked shocked shocked Am quite sure 50% of dem ends up in divorce ...

Wasting Money anyhow .... Anyway sha no be my money, no b say na poverty just that grin grin inshut i no go try am


Btw how does a topic gets to FP, because i dnt understand .... Only how many comment and this one is already here.
Mods we are watching you ...

u must b very prayerful to make fp

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Nobody: 2:26am On Sep 26, 2014
God is in control angry
...Now I know some 'awon aye' will come and ask(say)...
I hope they are still married?
-All this extravagant wedding ends in divorce...
-It's not about the wedding, but the marriage...


Now, the question is...e concern you??Lmao

Abegi...if say I get that kind money- I for finish work!



P.S: I can see the late 'Miss Michael Jackson' looking beautiful...RIP to a legend

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by grandstar(m): 2:27am On Sep 26, 2014
talk2riel: At the end of it all? Na divorce.


Oh my crush cathrine zeta-jones and bad boy micheal douglas.

Na true talk! Expensive weddings and expensive divorce! I want half dats all!
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by SaintMykel108: 2:29am On Sep 26, 2014
Wow,such a waste of white wedding,whr most weddings last just a few years#traditional wedding keeping couples since 1563.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by blesszzy(m): 2:29am On Sep 26, 2014
Symphony007: #7 Elizabeth Taylor and
Larry Fortensky
The bill was $2.5 million in 1991, or
$4 million when adjusted for
inflation.
The bride was an iconic movie star
The groom was a construction
worker
The wedding was a notorious event
featuring Michael Jackson as father
of the bride at his Neverland Ranch.
Liza Minnelli, Eddie Murphy, and
Nancy Reagan (!) were in
attendance. The marriage lasted an
impressive five years.

What is impressive about ds nau? Marriage only lasted for five years and u term it impressive. Very sad after all d money spent marriage only lasted for five years. I don't see anything impressive abt it there.
Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Nobody: 2:32am On Sep 26, 2014
The power of money.

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Re: 12 Most Expensive Weddings In History by Nobody: 2:37am On Sep 26, 2014
Money well spent. What's the point hoarding the money if you have it. Life is too short and if you are rich and can't spend millions on the woman you love, then you are either stingy or cursed and its either one of ur wayward son steals it and spends it on drugs or the tax boys will tax the living daylight out of u.

When I'm getting married, all this weddings featured are small, the cake must tall be taller Eiffel tower, guests will be every homeless person in the country, let them at least taste some expensive food too, they deserve some love too and the food will be imported from tiffanys so expect the very best. Usher, boyz to men, john legend, beyonce, Mariah Carey, Ed sherran.... Etc will be on stage giving live music, no cheap-ass deejay and finally my beautiful wifes dress will be made from the very best edible fabric. Na to devour her dress first before I enter main course.

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