Italian soccer player Luca Ceccarelli and his fiancée, Irene Lanforti, made history when they were married under the very same balcony where legend has it the woman who served as inspiration for Shakespeare's Juliet revealed her love for her real-life Romeo so many centuries ago. The wedding marks the first to take place in this historic location.
Weddings are inspirational: they rouse us to meditate on our own love stories, to feel our hearts swell as our friends find their life partners, and to wonder "When do we start drinking?" If thought bubbles could appear above the heads of wedding guests, here's what they might say.
June is upon us. You know what that means: Wedding bells are ringing. But not in all cases. As if there was any shortage of reality television shows, one more has been added to the list. We recently stumbled onto the premier episode of "Hitched or Ditched," a new reality TV show from The CW, the network that brings us Gossip Girl and America's Next Top Model.
Although a rep for the actor denies these reports, we're not surprised that Vaughn hasn't modified his bad boy behavior. But seriously Vince? Sabotaging your own engagement for the sake a few night's out with the boys? You can do better. After all, do you really think Justin Long can do as much for your social life as a pretty fiancé ?
Although there's still a certain inexplicable stigma attached to it, I am a huge proponent of online dating. I met my long-term boyfriend that way and the majority of weddings I've been to over the past couple years have been for couples who've met via the internet. So whenever I hear a friend whine about how they never meet anyone, I give them the online spiel. Heck, Nerve.com should be paying me a commission because I've talked so many people into joining. But as awesome as online dating is for expanding your dating pool, there are also some negatives. The biggest being that it can bring out the worst in people. And by people, I mean you.
The officials of Wisconsin Memorial Park cemetery in Brookfield, Wisconsin have decided that it's time to expand their business. With five chapels, a reception hall, and kitchen, they've realized that their facilities are suitable for far more than funerals. In fact, they can't imagine a better place to hold a baptism. Or Bar Mitzvah. Or for that matter, a wedding.
Madonna hopes to marry her 22 year-old boyfriend, Jesus Luz, in a Kabbalah style ceremony in the next few weeks. At 50 years old, Madonna is almost 30 years older than her newest squeeze and three years older than Jesus’ dad, Luis Heitor Pinto da Luz.
Give your friends a gift that doesn't have an obvious monetary value. In other words, resist the urge to write them a check in the amount of $54.25 even if it shows you're down to your last dollar. Instead, seek out registry items that pack a good punch. A miniature crystal vase doesn't carry as much weight as say, an oversized overnight bag. Luggage is a great gift for guests on a budget and if you can find it on sale, even better.
Poll: How Long Did You Know Your Significant Other Before Getting Engaged?: Fewer than 6 months 6 months - 1 year 1-2 years 3-4 years More than 5 years
Poll: How Much Did You Spend On Your Wedding Dress?: Less than $100 $101 - $500 $501 - $1,000 $1,001 - $2,500 More than $2,500
The Samantha Who? star revealed to the magazine that she's hoping her relationship with Dutch bass player Martyn Lenoble will "last forever." "I'm very grateful to Martyn for coming along at a time that he did because he's been my rock through all of this," Applegate said referring to her recent battle with breast cancer.