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by Scott Johnson

Photo Credit – @modernweddingcakes

There’s been a bunch of wild wedding news over the past few weeks (Sophie Turner getting hitched to Joe Jonas in a Vegas chapel, Royal Baby alert, and ScarJo and Colin Jost getting engaged) on top of the conclusion to Game of Thrones and Avengers: Endgame, so we have been pretty emotionally drained! Nevertheless, we will persist through the sadness and continue to bring you weird, wacky news! This week we’ve got some dresses, bridesmaid advice, and some cake with a woefully sad ending! Let’s get down to it!

https://www.eonline.com/news/1016599/lil-xan-s-fiancee-dishes-on-their-wedding-plans-and-baby-news

I don’t know much about the modern rap scene, so if you can fill me in a little more about who Lil Xan is that would be great. Either way, he is about to start a family with his fiance Annie Smith. He broke the news on Instagram, in which he announced that “it’s official, I’m going to be a father.”

Alas, there is no ring yet as Smith explains they are “very unconventional.” Ring, no ring, there’s still an engagement which means we will be covering their wedding when it finally happens! Smith had a few thoughts about their wedding, which is likely to be “super, super intimate.” They haven’t ruled out the idea for a large reception, but the wedding will be without too many glaring details for the time being!

https://www.whowhatwear.com/champagne-wedding-dresses/slide3

Though it has taken quite some time, the wedding dress is finally seeing some modern updates and breaks from tradition. White is no longer the go-to color for a growing number of brides, and now we have an entire article dedicated to Champagne Wedding Dresses. Over at Who What Wear, they break down some lovely dresses featuring the peachy-keen color!

Whether you are going for a strapless gown, something a little more sleek or even something closer to a ball gown, the delightful color can be found any dress suited for your body type. Check out the article for all the wonderful designs!

https://www.brides.com/story/make-your-bridesmaids-feel-more-comfortable-on-your-big-day?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190228.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

While the role of Maid of Honor ultimately takes the brunt of the extra responsibility for the bride, the bridesmaids often also have their fair share of work. This article really digs into some little (but major) changes a bride can make to ensure their bridesmaids have a grand ol’ time.

For instance, two minor adjustments to the wardrobe can allow for emergency prep and comfy feet. Opting for dresses with pockets can allow bridesmaids to carry band aids, extra make up, or the quintessential tissues for when the tears start to flow. And instead of heels, go for some flats, especially if the dress goes all the way to the ankles! Be sure to read the article for even more tips and tricks!

https://yen.com.gh/123391-ghanaian-man-dumped-by-fiancee-t-afford-wedding-cake-choice.html?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190226.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign#123391

Cake is the best…which is why I always try to cap off the week with a tasty, fresh-baked story about it. Alas, this one is rather upsetting for the groom in question. This is a double first for us: on one hand this is the first wedding story we’ve received out of Ghana. On the other, this appears to be the first time a wedding has been ruined because of the cake.

Supposedly the friend of the slighted groom, a Twitter user detailed the breakup. In his tweets, he explains the bride thought her fiance’s budget was too small, which meant she could not have the cake she desired. In the end, he summed it up by essentially saying his buddy dodged a huge bullet. We can’t help but agree!

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by Scott Johnson

Welcome back to another weird, wild and wonderful edition of Bizarre Wedding News. The sun is now peaking out more and more, and soon Target and Walmart will be entirely sold out of fans in the Pacific Northwest. We take this as a good sign, because that means everyone is outside ready to get married! This week doesn’t feature any tragic stories, and unfortunately no cake, but we hope we have some fun ones to make up for that!

https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/miranda-lamberts-wedding-dress-details-revealed

Well wouldn’t you know it, Miranda Lambert is married again! After a brief fling with Evan Felker that ended in August, it has now only been about 6 months and she is officially married again.

The wedding was a secret (one of the few secrets we would be ok with) as she and her beau got hitched right around Valentines Day. Her husband is a 27-year-old NYPD cop, though it isn’t exactly clear when she even began dating him. Nevertheless, the two are officially married. Be sure to check out the article if you want details on her gorgeous dress!

https://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/from-viral-video-to-the-wedding-of-a-lifetime/article_7ac48456-38ae-11e9-85b9-a7e62ad9f407.html

Viral videos, depending on their subject matter, can engross millions of people from around the world in the story and subjects behind them. So it wouldn’t be surprising that this story actually made its way to a nationwide reality show.

Back in October 2017, Jennifer and Rob Ronnenberg were yet to be married as Jennifer was battling cystic fibrosis. Over the course of several videos, we see her eventual lung transplant surgery and the results: she can finally breathe on her own.

But some producers took notice and just this past February, the two got married live on television on My Great Big Live Wedding with David Tutera (hey, we’ve heard of him before!)

Check the full article for the utterly heartwarming story.

https://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/akash-ambani-s-star-studded-pre-wedding-bash-is-set-in-a-winter-wonderland-see-pics-and-video/story-eLpaLOOAX5pzDeqb4YtEmM.html

In the dead of winter, us Washingtonians imagine the warmer days of Spring and Summer for outdoor weddings. For those in warmer climates, the trend seems to be the opposite—at least for some Bollywood stars!

Back in February, Akash Ambani and Shloka Menta got married in Switzerland in what was being referred to as a Winter Wonderland. Their three-day pre-wedding bash in St. Moritz featured a ferris wheel, a carriage that looks like it was plucked from Cinderella, and fireworks to cap it all off. Now this is a winter wedding we can get behind!

https://www.bollywoodshaadis.com/articles/bipasha-basu-sister-vijayeta-basu-in-nandimukh-puja-11870

One last Bollywood story to tide us over for the week, this one is about Bipasha Basu’s sister, Vijayeta Basu. Back in February, they got the wedding celebration off in Bengali tradition with the Nandi Mukh. This is where the elders of “the house and bride offer their prayers to the ancestors asking them to bless the bride and also seek permission for marriage.”

If that wasn’t enough, the article contains quite a few photos pertaining to the weekend before, as well as Basu’s thoughts on dating and marriage in general!

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by Scott Johnson

Photo Credit – NBC / Courtesy: Everett Collection

Welcome everyone to another installment of Bizarre Wedding News! I hope everyone had a wonderful and reflective Memorial Day weekend. This week we have a few fun stories including some new forms of bridezillas, catching up with a handful of celebrities, and some tragic news about missing wedding videos. Get ready, here we go!

https://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/investigates/send-ben-jacksonville-area-bride-fights-to-get-wedding-video/923381157

Another horrendous story of a production company failing to deliver the goods, this time in Florida. IT has now been over a year since Melissa got married in St. Augustine, and the only taste of her big day she’s received is a three-minute teaser trailer. She paid $800 for that, as well as the rest of the footage, but Kevin Remington of Collab-Creation Films has yet to hear back from him.

Spamming him with emails over the course of a few months, she has never heard back from him. Action News Jax also got in on the investigation and discovered that the company is indeed closed and that several reviews on theknot.com have all but confirmed what was suspected: this guy was a no-good fraud. But they also started contacting Kevin’s family…which is where things get crazy. Read the article for the shocking conclusion!

https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/vegan-bride-slammed-after-banning-meat-eating-guests-mom-from-wedding-we-dont-want-to-host-murderers

Bridezillas run rampant all the time. Not all brides end up turning into one, however the ones who do usually end up with quite the tale about their demeanor. This week will definitely ruffle some feathers and might make you question your own ethics and morality.

In the ever-heated subject of veganism, many people just try to keep to themselves about their eating habits and not force them upon others. One bride, however, posted to a vegan Facebook group about how she was going to require all of her wedding guests to eat from a vegan menu at her wedding. Normally, this may not be a huge issue. There are plenty of delicious vegan foods (many of which people like me can’t eat because I’m allergic to soy, nuts and legumes, but that’s neither here nor there), but it’s how she doubled-down on the claim that made her an enemy,

In an attempt to give contect, she claimed “some family members were told they are not invited to my wedding because we don’t want to host murderers. Our wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days of our lives.” Her mother and two cousins were then barred from the wedding. Vegans and vegetarians out there, do you share this sentiment? Or do you want your guests to eat meat and other animal products at your wedding?

https://www.brides.com/story/brides-share-why-they-invited-an-ex-to-their-wedding?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190227.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

Most people really don’t want their exes around in general. There is probably a good reason you broke up, after all, but if you can stand each other’s presences, then more power to you!

But a wedding is the one place you typically don’t want anyone around with romantic history. Brides.com surveyed several people whose exes actually ended up at their weddings and the reasons will surprise you.

Sometimes people get lucky, like Tami, who claims that “you don’t have to hate an ex when the relationship is over.” Her ex was always a better friend than a lover, so they just stayed that way without any bumps or pain!

Another one was more pre-emptive than anything, Raquel claims that “I just felt like if my ex was going to be at my wedding, I didn’t want to have anxiety about him showing up unexpectedly or crashing the party.” So she invited him, and he respectfully declined! Sometimes things do work out ok!

https://www.wmagazine.com/story/jennifer-lawrence-engagement-ring-dior?

After her spree of Oscar-nominated movies, Jennifer Lawrence hasn’t quite been making the same waves as before. But that’s about to change as she got engaged back at the beginning of February. After a brief fling with director Darren Aronofsky, Lawrence is now engaged to art dealer Cooke Maroney. The engagement is news in itself, but the ring on her finger should be sending the Breaking News alerts out.

The ring made its first public appearance at Dior’s Paris Fashion Show (Lawrence herself is signed by Dior) and boy is the thing is massive. When you look at the giant emerald-cut diamond, you’ll notice it’s hardly being supported by the tiny band around her finger. No word has been announced about the date for the wedding, but you can bet we will be covering it when it happens!

https://www.purewow.com/news/lea-michele-most-looking-forward-to-for-wedding?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190227.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

Glee star Lea Michele has been engaged for over a year now to AYR president Zandy Reich, and you can bet the musical actress is ecstatic for just about every aspect of the wedding…but particularly the food. She was quoted in PureWow as saying, “On Sunday, I requested for a bagel bar with every kind of bagel and every kind of spread and Bloody Marys.” Her hubbie-to-be, a Philadelphia-native, had some food ideas for himself, asking for a Philly cheesesteak bar.

She then corrected herself saying that she really is excited to being around “everyone I love. All together, everyone that’s there with me and Zandy.” Either way, we’re excited to see this wedding happen! Check back in later to when it happens for more coverage!

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There you have it for this week! We hope you enjoy the incoming warm weather as well as all of the other weddings we are going to cover! Check back in each week for more coverage of the biggest celebrity weddings and Bizarre Wedding News! As always, if you have a question or concern, leave it below!

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by Scott Johnson

Welcome everyone it’s time to get happy and excited with bizarre wedding news! This week won’t have nearly as many twists as everything else going on in pop culture, but hopefully it’s enough to keep you satiated until the final Game of Thrones episode or new Spider-Man movie with potential villains, throwbacks and more!

https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/couple-slam-backlash-crowdfunding-wedding-money-grabbing-people

Crowdfunding has become quite popular in recent days. Whether it is for a dream come true, helping out with medical costs or, yes, by trying to get funds to build that Mexico wall…you can assist hundreds of people with your wallet. So it would make sense that people are now using it for their weddings…with some unexpected consequences.

A little while ago, a British couple discovered they were well short of their desired budget for their big wedding. After saving for over a year, they still needed $5,800. So they made a GoFundMe page and started asking for donations instead of presents. In three weeks, they put a decent dent in their goal…but then they got publicized by local media which sent things into a tailspin resulting in online criticisms and backlash. But you’ll have to check the article to see what really happens!

https://www.brides.com/story/miley-cyrus-wanted-wear-hoodie-wedding?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190212.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

https://www.theknotnews.com/miley-cyrus-liam-hemsworth-last-name-37382?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190209.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

Some celebrity weddings just don’t seem to die down, and this week we’re back focusing on the Cyrus/Hemsworth event back in December! We have two stories about the wedding to go over, so let’s start with the attire. Knowing Miley, we know she isn’t the most conventional person, so it would make sense that her original wedding did not feature a Vivienne Westwood gown and all that other fanciness. Rather, she wanted some of life’s simple pleasures: to wear a hoodie and leggings down the aisle, and to grub on vegan chicken and dumplings. Alas, they opted for the fancy route and I think they chose quite nicely!

Next up: the name! When it comes to celebrity weddings, for the sake of recognizability or otherwise, most celebs don’t take the name of their spouse. Miley Cyrus, however, is now Miley Ray Hemsworth. Hubby Liam Hemsworth explained in an interview that Miley came up with the idea on her own, and suggested it to Liam before their wedding. Check out the article for some more married-life updates!

https://www.theknotnews.com/katie-couric-daughter-ellie-engaged-37400?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190212.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

Katie Couric had quite the breaking news story back in February: her daughter Ellie Monahan got engaged! The 27-year-old is now engaged to Mark, and the proposal even comes with some sentimentality. When Mark dropped to the knee, he used the ring that Ellie’s late father had used to propose to Katie back in the 90s. Obviously very excited, Katie’s Instagram post is mostly composed of a dozen “OMGs.” We can’t wait for the wedding!

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6676595/Groom-lies-wedding-vendors-saying-reception-party-make-cheaper.html?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190209.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

This next article is going to call for some judgement on your part, so buckle in! We all know weddings cost a pretty penny. Especially the venues. And especially for weddings. One guy in Australia recognized that venues up the charge for an event if it is indeed a wedding. So, he simply told venues and caterers that he was having a “party.” Not the most grave lie to be told before a wedding, but a lie nonetheless.

The first mistake this guy made was lying, his second mistake was telling all of this to his ex-girlfriend, who had texted him to check on the updates for his big day. What did she do with this information? She screenshotted the texts and posted them to Facebook. Like with anything hitting the internet that causes even the most minor controversy, people voiced their angry opinions. The article does not give any updates on if the guy got to go through with his “party,” but we have to imagine all of his vendors were none too pleased.

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There you have it for this week! If you have any stories you are itching to share, leave them below and we will gladly feature them!

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By Scott Johnson

Welcome back everyone to another scrumptious edition of Bizarre Wedding news! This week we have a quick, tasty treat for you as this article has entirely to do with dessert…but most importantly cake. That’s right, folks, we are dedicating a whole edition to cake (and its many alternatives!) So buckle in (or loosen your pants up) and grab a fork, because it’s eating time!

https://www.popsugar.com/love/Modern-Wedding-Cakes-2019-45762280?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190208.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

Let’s get this started off with the State of Cakes in 2019. Thanks to Popsugar, there are seventeen photos of amazing, wonderful cakes for you to, well, feast your eyes on. Like everything else when it comes to weddings, cakes have undergone a number of transformations–especially with the millenials now getting hitched.

Though I won’t be able to describe all of these in one fell swoop in order to save my stomach, a few really stand out. Like Gothic Chocolate, with its painstakingly detailed skulls and flowers, it’s absurd that all of this will be devoured all-too quickly. Or take a look at Artistic Brushstrokes from Simon’s Bakery which looks like someone had some fun with a paintbrush all on one side of the cake. It’s about time y’all check out the article for yourself, I’m getting hungry!

https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Family/ways-sweeten-wedding-cotton-candy/story?id=60884545

Have you been to a wedding recently where you saw some fluffy goodness around? I’m not talking about snow (oh please, no more snow), but rather Cotton Candy. According to Lollipuff Gourmet Cotton Candy, located in Provo, Utah, the delicious treat is making more and more waves at weddings as they years go by. Not just for eating, but for decoration as well, the owner of Lollipuff describes it as “the new cupcake.”

Take a seat, because they have over thirty flavors. If you’re mouth isn’t salivating just yet, you should know they have everything from the classics to some wild ideas like Mango Chili, Limi Ricky and Lavender. I don’t know about you, but I definitely want some Cotton Candy..and not just at my wedding!

https://www.delish.com/food/g4090/alternative-wedding-cake-ideas/?src=socialflowTW

If you’ve been reading this article and find yourself thinking, “gosh, I really hate cake.” For one, I’m sorry. And two, here is what you have been waiting for. So what do you serve at your wedding? Let me tell you, cake is only the tip of the iceberg.

Did you think cinnamon rolls were just for breakfast? WRONG! They’re for weddings too: picture a lovely little brown tower gooped up with that white frosting as it cascades down to the other layers. While we’re on that subject, try some cereal and milk with some of your childhood favorites and all the toppings your mom never gave you to put on it! The last one I’ll mention is a no-go from me, but all you pizza nuts out there should know you can get a ranch dressing fountain to go along with your cheesy goodness! Did you have something other than cake at your wedding? Let us know below!

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There you have it! I hope your stomachs are doing alright, because I for sure am starving! Check back in next time for some more bizarre wedding news and be sure to leave any comments below!

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by Scott Johnson

Welcome back everyone. I apologize to pull you away from any Game of Thrones-related activity, whether it be fan theories or picking through each scene for clues as to how it will end. We’ll make this a quick one for you this time so you can get back to Westeros for the last few episodes. This week we’ve got fashion choices, silly bridal invites, some more Jonas Brother wedding news, and lastly…no Game of Thrones. So if that’s a deal breaker, this is your exit!

https://www.brides.com/story/couple-encouraged-guests-re-wear-wedding-dresses?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190206.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

You can certainly put this first story in a special category of “absolutely wonderful ideas.” Jesse and Audrey got married a few months ago, but their big day has some great lasting ramifications. What made their wedding so special has to do with the dress code they laid out for their guests, particularly the ladies, as explained by Jesse, “We thought it was sad that most women only get to wear their wedding dress once, so we invited all the women coming to our non-traditional wedding to wear their old wedding dresses again.”

Single ladies were invited to wear wedding dresses of relatives, or black and white, or even a costume. The bride herself wore a blue dress, so as to stand out from the dozen other wedding dresses. Be sure to check the article for all the pics!

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/bride-slammed-sending-stupid-offensive-13955153?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190206.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

It seems like each week there’s a story or two about brides who have made some questionable decisions. Often times these lead to the harsh label, “bridezilla.” This story probably won’t, but you will have to be the judge of that! Back in February, the Mirror posted an article about a rather weird bridesmaid proposal.

A picture shows a pregnancy test box with the words “I’m Late” across the top, and at the bottom, “asking…” Once it was opened a scroll reveals the words, “To be my bridesmaid.”

Yeah…pretty awkward. It didn’t exactly blow over well with the internet, but you’ll have to check the article to find out why!

https://www.thisisinsider.com/bridesmaids-in-blue-tuxedos-photos-2019-2?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190206.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

Another fun fashion article! This one was the wedding of Aaisha Thomas and Eureke Jones where Aaisha had her bridesmaids shed the traditional dress for something different and much, much sleeker. Instead of dresses, the four bridesmaids rocked royal blue tuxedos and heels for an eye-popping look! They matched up with the rest of the bridal party as well, so everyone was looking primo! Click the link to see the awesome photos!

https://www.lifeandstylemag.com/posts/priyanka-chopras-bridesmaid-nearly-missed-her-wedding/?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190205.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

The Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra already has made a number of headlines, and so will the wedding of Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner (we will get to that when it happens, don’t you worry), but even more news is coming out about their remarkable wedding. This one is in regards to bridesmaid Elizabeth Chambers, who almost missed the big day!

Apparently, Elizabeth got to the airport only to realize she didn’t have the required travel visa to fly to India for the wedding. While the other bridesmaids found themselves a little irked, Priyanka kept her head and they were all able to get the right documents to Elizabeth in time for her to fly!

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by Scott Johnson

Photo Credit – Cannabis Wedding Expo

Welcome back everyone to another exciting week of weird wedding news! The flowers are starting to bloom, the pollen is caking cars and the sun is staying out even longer…which means it’s definitely time for everyone to start getting hitched! While we wait for some more love-birds to tie the knot, we want to keep you all entertained with some fresh updates on the wedding world! This week, we’ve got Meghan Trainor, the Duggars, weed, and Donald Trump (don’t worry, it’s about cake.) Let’s get down to it!

https://www.thisisinsider.com/daryl-sabara-meghan-trainor-dance-routine-wedding-video-2019-2

“All About That Bass” singer, Meghan Trainor, and Spy Kid Daryl Sabara got married back in December. There’s a whole lot to digest with that once sentence (Juni got married?! Did “Dear Future Husband” predict their marriage?) but for the sake of time we will keep our focus limited.

While Meghan is really the performer here, Daryl decided to give her a special show during their wedding. So he choreographed a dance, featuring three key songs “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “Pop! Goes My Heart,” and “Suit and Tie.” Be sure to check out the video in the article to see the wonderfully charming performance.

https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/the-real-reason-the-duggars-wait-to-have-their-first-kiss-until-their-wedding-day.html/

The dating world changes on almost a daily basis. Dozens of apps can set you up with your soulmate. Another dozen others can find you something a little shorter-term. But for those who remember the Duggar family of 19 Kids and Counting, then you might recall that they don’t do things like most people anymore. Meaning: they do not kiss until the wedding day.

The Duggars don’t “date,” they “court.” Now, some may those two things are identical, but the Duggars explain, “courtship is really waiting for the one God has for you and praying through the whole process.” The kids of the Duggars also must have a chaperone with their “potential spouse,” and all texts between them are monitored. On top of kissing there is no “hand holding or frontal hugging,” believing that this will “set a high standard and create a lasting partnership.”

So, what do you all think about this? Leave a thought in the comments below!

https://www.boston25news.com/news/looking-for-green-wedding-ideas-try-the-cannabis-wedding-expo/911483017

With more and more states legalizing recreational marijuana, it’s only natural that weed is making its way into your wedding day. Though the dates have already passed for any of this year’s expos, you can still be on the lookout for the Cannabis Wedding Expo in 2020. This year, the organization tried to make their way to Boston but has yet to have luck.

Yet for the pot connoisseurs or simply the hemp-lovers who love the material for their wedding dresses, there are so many reasons to check out the expo. Did you know you could get your own “marijuana floral arrangements,” or find a list of cannabis-friendly venues?” Well now you do! So much so in the past has alcohol been a key component of any wedding, so why not weed?

http://celebrityinsider.org/toni-braxton-reveals-she-and-birdman-almost-eloped-266720/

Singer Toni Braxton, star of Braxton Family Values, and rapper Birdman have had somewhat of a complicated relationship. Back in January, there were rumors that they had gotten secretly married after an Instagram post. However, just a few days ago, they both confirmed that they aren’t married but had indeed come close to being eloped.

A wedding is still in the works, though, as the couple is still engaged. Rumors had emerged that they had also broken up, but a source told Hollywood Life that, “they don’t know how the rumors started but embraced them because it adds the the drama of the show.” So, while we wait for them to actually tie the knot, we can hope that they are happy and are working towards their big day!

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6664905/A-professional-bridesmaid-lifted-lid-craziest-bridezilla-requests-shes-received.html?

Another week and another Bridezilla story! This story comes with an interesting twist: this one has to do with a professional bridesmaid who has decided to dish on some of her favorite bridezilla stories. Earning $5k per client, this job already entails with putting up with quite a bit of weirdness. Weddings are chaotic as is, let alone when you have a bridezilla running rampant.

So you have to imagine she has some pretty wild stories, and she certainly does. On top of having to follow a bachelor party to Ibiza to spy on them, she has also been requested to help other bridesmaids lose weight and keep a diet. Not sure about you, but I would feel pretty rowdy if some random lady came in on a bridal party and started bossing everyone around.

It is an interesting prospect, though. She does get to play a sort of enforcer role, as well as be behind the scenes making sure everything goes just right. Could you do this job? Have any of your own bridezilla stories to tell? Let us know below!

https://www.bustle.com/p/donald-melania-trumps-wedding-cake-souvenir-is-apparently-up-for-auction-now-15924011?

We’ve seen a few wedding cakes hit the auction market over the last few months, especially with all the Royal Wedding hullabaloo we’ve been forced to endure, but now comes the cake of President Donald Trump. Dating back to 2005, the cake is old enough to be in high school now and has an estimated value of $1,500.

The original wedding cake was a “seven-tier behemoth” that cost a reported $50,000 and “weighed some 200 pounds.” It was also reported that “some people at the wedding weren’t able to eat the cake as it ‘contained too much wire for guests to consume.’” So on top of it being potentially inedible, it was also a huge cost. Which sounds about right for Mr. Trump. Still sound tasty?

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There you have it for another exciting week! I know we ask every time, but would love for some fan submissions by way of articles or your own personal story! Check back in next time for even more weird wedding news!

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By Scott Johnson

Photo Credit – Costco

Do you smell that in the air? That smell of flowers, pollen and the unforgettable scent of fresh rain on dry pavement. Spring is officially here and we are just so freaking happy about it. Warm weather means getting to go outside, see the pretty flowers…but most importantly it’s wedding season! Cue up the opening of Wedding Crashers and that’s pretty much how we’re feeling right now. Nevertheless, the weird world of wedding news still exists so we will continue to keep you informed while we go shoot some more weddings! Let’s get down to this week’s stories!

https://www.malaymail.com/news/life/2019/01/24/when-the-postman-crashes-a-wedding-to-deliver-a-package-video/1716047

Fasten your seatbelts everyone, we’re heading to Malaysia! Yeah, you heard that right (and yes, the weird world of weddings is this big!) We all are suckers for Amazon Prime free delivery. The thrill of getting any online delivery is up there with some the best things in life.

But what about literally during your wedding ceremony? Now, I’ve been excited for some packages before, but to have one interrupt a wedding might not go over so well. Peny, a Malaysian bride, was getting hitched when a postman arrived to make her sign for a package. Everyone turned a bright red, and they even invited him for some photos! Watch the video for the full hilarity!

https://www.dothaneagle.com/news/local/photographer-from-dothan-shoots-viral-wedding-video-that-sends-couple/article_c404fe2e-1ff5-11e9-805f-374ecac9358b.html

This one will hopefully thaw out the rest of those frozen hearts leftover from winter. An Alabama photographer shot a wedding with Mary Bourne Butts and her husband Jim a few months ago. What made it so special is the photographer was able to capture a poignant moment when Mary danced with her father who is wheelchair-bound.

The video garnered so much attention, that even Ellen DeGeneres caught wind of it and invited the newlyweds to the show where they received a $25,000 check from Cheerios. For more of the emotional details, click the link above…but be sure to bring tissues!

https://thebuzz.iheart.com/featured/the-rod-ryan-show/content/2019-02-01-podcast-crazy-bride-makes-bridesmaids-take-a-lie-detector-test/?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190202.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

This one is quite the tale, and is described by the host of the podcast as “next-level crazy.” Referring to a Facebook post leaked by a bridesmaid, this is just another one of those wonderful bridezilla stories. In it, the bride outlines a dress code for her bridesmaids, including specific colors for specific sized girls. Also, they had to spend at least $1,000 on their dresses.

But then once this post got out, the bride made all of her bridesmaids take a polygraph test. Not kidding whatsoever. For the full story, be sure to listen to the whole podcast!

https://www.myrecipes.com/news/costco-cheese-wedding-cake?utm_medium=40digest.7days3.20190202.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

You may remember an article from another Bizarre Wedding News that dug into some deals you can score by doing part of your wedding shopping at Costco. Well, I hate to say it…I mean, I really hate to say this: this article really takes…the cake.

With that all said and done, there is some real concern to be had here. Costco is now selling a wedding cake made entirely of cheese. Known as the Sid Wainer & Son Cheese Lover Artisan Wedding Cake…you can get it for the price of $440. What you get is approximately 24 lbs of cheese that can serve at least 100 people (maybe less depending on who you invite) and comes with, “Danish Blue, Murcia al Vino, Tuscan Sheep’s Cheese, and Brillat Savarin Triple Cream Brie.” If you hadn’t heard of most of those you aren’t alone…but for almost $500 you can taste them all yourself!

https://www.brides.com/story/david-tutera-wedding-dresses

The name Tutera might sound familiar to you, and if you’ve been reading our Bizarre Wedding News over the last few weeks, that’s exactly where you heard it. Being a celebrity wedding planner, he usually always makes our lists. Last time was because he welcomed a new daughter with his partner. But now he is also launching his own bridal collection.

Called “David Tutera Bridal,” the line of “custom wedding dresses” was launched at the end of January. The already prolific designer and planner has detailed the pricing, and before you have a heart attack, note that these are all “custom and couture.” You can pick up one of these gowns for as low as $4,800 or as much as close to $10k. Wedding dresses are utterly important, so would you pull the trigger on one of these?

https://www.thisisinsider.com/celebrity-wedding-dresses-2019-1#gwen-stefani-went-for-hot-pink-dip-dye-2

Celebrities are always doing something crazy when it comes to weddings. Swords, animals, week-long celebrations and more have dotted our Bizarre Wedding News dozens of times. This article from Insider goes in-depth with all of the crazy wedding dresses celebrities have rocked on their wedding day. And some of them really are crazy.

A long, long time ago, Shakespeare fanboy and Harry Potter star Kenneth Branagh was married to another Harry Potter legend, Emma Thompson. Her dress, though, is a sight to behold. Dropping just past the knee and chock-full of a bevy of colors, she looked utterly adorable in their 1989 wedding.

On the complete opposite side of the spectrum, you have Baywatch alum Pamela Anderson who got married in pretty much the exact manner you would expect her to. In a white string bikini. Oh, and she did it twice.

Of course you also have the amazing Vivienne Westwood dress for Dita Von Teese’s wedding to Marilyn Manson. The “iridescent violet” gown is described as, “the 18th century and the 22nd century had a baby.” From the looks of it, that sounds pretty darn accurate.

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There you have it for this week, folks! Be sure to check back in for plenty more bizarre wedding news, wedding posts and more! If you have any suggestions, don’t be shy! We’d love to hear from you so drop a link or comment below! See you all next time.

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By Scott Johnson

Photo Credit – Wikimedia Commons

Welcome everyone to another edition of Bizarre Wedding News! Wedding season is almost here and we are so very excited. We’ve got for great stories coming to you this week, and one in particular is going to be of interest to all of you Costco shoppers out there hoping to cut costs on weddings! Without any further ado, let’s get cracking!

https://5newsonline.com/2019/01/29/oklahoma-man-finds-lost-wedding-ring-during-run/?utm_medium=40digest.7days2.20190130.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

We see so many stories about people losing wedding rings and it just breaks out hearts! This week is a little different: we found one where a ring has been found but the owner is still at large! While on a jog around his neighborhood, Oklahoma man John Daum noticed something shiny on the ground. It wasn’t gold or anything, but black and metallic. It was a wedding band.

Doing his due diligence, Daum posted about it to social media but came up with zero leads. His next step? Turning to the local news to help try and track it down. He described it as having “two cuts in it. This is roughed up, not shiny in the center, but just two rings around it.” There is also an inscription on the inside that will be used to test and make sure the claimant is actually the true owner! Best of luck!

https://www.southernliving.com/news/costco-shopping-tips-wedding?utm_medium=40digest.7days2.20190129.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

Who doesn’t love Costco? From the free samples, to the pizza, chicken, booze, meats and bulk-sized toilet paper, it has it all. Southern Living realized this and wondered what you could get for your wedding day on the cheap and plentiful. The answer is quite a bit.

First and foremost: Wine. From their own name-brand wine to some of the more fancy European and Oceanic blends, there’s hundreds of bottles to choose from. With wine, then natural next step is snacks. If you’ve ever perused their snack section, you know it to be utterly overwhelming, especially when they always happen to have stuff you’ve never heard of!

They close off the list with a healthy tip for your feet: buy your insoles at Costco! Be sure to check out the article for the other purchases you should make in bulk!

https://www.news4jax.com/consumer/months-later-bride-still-without-wedding-video

We have to transition to some more upsetting news, now. Sandra Pryor, a Jacksonville bride, got married about a year ago at this point. Congratulations, right? Definitely! But she’s been desperately waiting for one key item: the video she paid thousands of dollars for. That’s right, Pryor does not have the video from her wedding day.

The company in question, CollabCreation Films, is rightfully sketchy. As of January, it was “permanently closed” according to Google. Apparently paying close to $3k for the video, she has never heard anything back a Mr. Kevin Remington. But the news station down there has, with an email supposedly from Remington himself claiming “we are working diligently to rectify any situation that is outstanding.”

Crazy, right? Here’s to hoping things get resolved!

https://www.brides.com/story/wedding-fail-tweets?utm_medium=40digest.7days2.20190130.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

Our final story will hopefully make up for the sadness of the last because it features a few hilarious tweets about weddings. Using the hashtag, WeddingFail, Brides.com tracked down some of the funniest tweets about…you guessed it…wedding fails. One was just a series of unfortunate events from Emily Winslow Sigler, “my wedding day was perfect…Except for the fact that I ripped my dress, stepped on broken glass and dislocated my knee at the reception.”

Another one, likely to happen to all of us who aren’t good at public speaking, comes from Kelly Thornhill, “My husband said, “to love, honor and PERISH” instead of cherish! The judge gave him a do over!” Luckily they got the mulligan!

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There you have it, folks! Be sure to check back in for more wedding news and weddings in general! Have a question or comment? Leave it below!

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by Scott Johnson

Welcome everyone! The weather is no longer so freaking frigid, the sun is peeking out more, and wouldn’t you know it, but wedding season is coming up! We’re feeling pretty excited about all that and so should you. After a dreadful winter, it’s about time for some fun in the sun and wedding celebrations! This week we’ve got a few quick stories to tide you over until we get really going with the new weddings! Get ready, here we go.

https://www.eonline.com/news/1005510/chris-pratt-and-katherine-schwarzenegger-have-already-started-planning-their-wedding

We were all saddened by the breakup of Anna Faris and Chris Pratt, one of the few Hollywood couples we rooted for to last (good thing there’s still Dax and Kristen,) but now Chris is engaged to the daughter of the Terminator himself: Katherine Schwarzenegger. Engaged for a few months now, the couple have moved fast and furiously, citing their faith as one of the reasons they have been so blissfully happy. So far, they have decided on a summer wedding, perhaps in California where Katherine’s father was the Governator as well.

Alas, we Washingtonians can be a little sad that Chris won’t be tying the knot up in Lake Stevens…but if they end up changing their minds, we’re throwing our hat into the ring to shoot it!

https://www.vogue.com/article/priyanka-chopra-and-nick-jonas-north-carolina-wedding-reception?utm_medium=40digest.7days2.20190129.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

If you think the partying doesn’t stop for the Jonas Brothers, you’re absolutely right. At least, that’s what this article goes on to state as Priyanka and Nick have had yet another reception, now stateside. What was one of the most storied weddings we’ve heard of in a while, just keeps on going. Holding it at Nellie’s Southern Kitchen (owned, by you guessed it, the Jonas family), they gorged on chicken and dumplings, fried catfish and more.

On top of already hitting up multiple honeymoon locations, these two are having quite the time as married couple. Who knows what’s in store for their six-month anniversary!?

https://www.popsugar.co.uk/love/Forgotten-Wedding-Expenses-45638486?utm_medium=40digest.7days2.20190129.carousel&utm_source=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=campaign

I hate to do this to you, but now we have to talk about money–particularly what you’re spending on things for your wedding that really add up without you realizing! Starting out with the small things: consider the stamp that goes on all your invitations (and thank-you cards), that’s going to add up quite fast depending on the size of wedding. Sure you could opt for emails, but this isn’t some office party you’re inviting everyone to!

Wedding cake tasting is also a sneaky cost, depending on your baker and how many samples you go through. Oh, and if you’re making your own website for your big day, don’t forget about having to buy a domain name for the duration of your engagement! Check out the article for even more hidden costs!

https://hellogiggles.com/news/justin-bieber-hailey-baldwin-wedding/

Justin Bieber has really ebbed and flowed in the eyes of the general public. Pop sensation, annoying teenager, silly shenanigans and now he is married! Remember the time we tried to deport him?

Justin and Haley Bieber got hitched way back in September in a simple courthouse wedding. But as of January, they were still thinking about hosting a big celebration for family and friends who didn’t get to celebrate the marriage itself. Except, it has been continually pushed back to as far as this month.

So far there hasn’t been much word, but just the other day Justin came out to announce that he is taking a bit of a break from producing music to focus on his marriage and (based on some pics from around the internet) a supposed baby on the way! Here’s to hoping they are both happy and enjoying married life!

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That’s it for this week, folks! Be sure to check back in as we start uploading this year’s wedding videos! As always, if you have a question or comment, leave it below!

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