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Julia Roberts Marries Cameraman in New Mexico
Reuters ^ | July 4th, 2002 | By David Bennett

Posted on 07/04/2002 6:22:56 PM PDT by Drew68

TAOS, New Mexico (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts began her Fourth of July celebration with fireworks, marrying movie cameraman Daniel Moder on Thursday in a star-studded midnight ceremony at her sprawling ranch in New Mexico.

"I'm confirming that Julia Roberts has married Daniel Molder, but that's all we're saying for now," Roberts' publicist, Marcy Engleman, told Reuters.

The 34-year-old Roberts, who has been married once before to offbeat country singer Lyle Lovett, fell for the married Moder after meeting him two years ago on the set of The Mexican, released last year and co-starring Brad Pitt.

Last month Moder, 33, left his wife of five years -- make-up artist Vera Steinberg -- to be with Roberts.

An invitation was intercepted by reporters on Wednesday stating that an annual barbecue at Roberts' ranch was planned. All invited guests, including actors George Clooney and Brad Pitt, were asked to wear white linen.

Engleman said the wedding was attended by "close friends and family."

MIDNIGHT WEDDING

The wedding took place shortly after midnight, possibly to avoid the prying eyes of news media camping outside the $2 million, 40-acre estate in the tiny community of Arroyo Seco just outside the trendy mountain town of Taos in northern New Mexico.

A large white tent could be seen on the property, but bride, groom, and guests remained out of sight.

Roberts and Moder sparked rumors in April when both made their first public appearance together during the Taos Talking Picture Festival.

Residents of Taos treat the star like a normal neighbor and have repeatedly asked media to leave Roberts' alone.

Roberts married Texas singer Lyle Lovett in 1993, but they divorced two years later.

"Runaway Bride" star Roberts has bolted from several high-profile romances and her love life has been the subject of celebrity gossip reports for over a decade.

Roberts left fellow actor Kiefer Sutherland three days before their planned wedding in 1991 and ran off with Jason Patric. She has also been linked to Dylan McDermott and Liam Neeson, and last year ended a four-year relationship with actor Benjamin Bratt, who married actress Talisa Soto in April.

Roberts, one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, won the best actress Academy Award for her role as a crusading legal aide in Erin Brockovich (2000). Roberts and her toothy grin have shone in numerous romantic comedies including My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) and Notting Hill (1999).

She cemented her position as a top star after appearing opposite Richard Gere in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990) and later rejoined him in the movie Runaway Bride (1999) where she played the part of a woman with a long history of leaving men waiting at the altar.


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KEYWORDS: biguglyteeth; hollywood; homewrecker; juliaroberts; matrimony; overpaid; untalented
Let's see. She makes $20mil/picture and he makes union scale. He works probably 10 times as many hours per year as she does.

I give the marriage until 2004 tops.

1 posted on 07/04/2002 6:22:56 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Kalashnikov_68
Roberts can be found in the dictionary between roadkill and rodent.
2 posted on 07/04/2002 6:29:39 PM PDT by liberalism=failure
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To: Kalashnikov_68
I hope WHEN the marriage ends she ends up paying out her clymer in spousal support. She just about tops my list of annoying Hollywood whiners who are incredibly stupid. Babs will always be number one, though.
3 posted on 07/04/2002 6:32:04 PM PDT by small voice in the wilderness
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To: Kalashnikov_68
Wonder if she took the time to braid the hair in her pits for the special occasion.
4 posted on 07/04/2002 6:34:36 PM PDT by SMEDLEYBUTLER
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To: Kalashnikov_68
Ten months.
5 posted on 07/04/2002 6:40:57 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: Kalashnikov_68
I wonder if she has to tell Daniel that 'they're boobs?'
Other than that, who gives a rats @$$?
6 posted on 07/04/2002 6:57:14 PM PDT by rockfish59
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To: Kalashnikov_68
Last month Moder, 33, left his wife of five years -- make-up artist Vera Steinberg -- to be with Roberts.

Fine, upstanding example of male morality, isn't he?

7 posted on 07/04/2002 7:01:20 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: Kalashnikov_68
From today's Rush and Molloy gossip column:

Is Julia Roberts celebrating America's independence by giving up her own? The Pretty Woman's rep firmly denied rumors that she and cameraman Danny Moder are hitching up today at her ranch in Taos, N.M. But editors at the National Enquirer, which comes out tomorrow, are standing by their cover story forecasting a sunset wedding.

It looks like the Enquirer was right about the wedding, although it wasn't at sunset.

8 posted on 07/04/2002 7:12:34 PM PDT by NYCVirago
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To: Kalashnikov_68
Who really cares??? I mean who really gives a flying **** that she got married???

This cult celebrity cult is going to be the end of our civilization as we know it.

A red haired, hairy arm pit, horse lipped numbskull with extra large and white teeth got married to some doofus who thinks he's just hit the lottery.

He's just a tool to be used and tossed away when no longer needed.

9 posted on 07/04/2002 7:13:08 PM PDT by JZoback
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To: JZoback
I think I once fed an apple to something like her through a fence one time.........
10 posted on 07/04/2002 7:15:10 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse
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To: Kalashnikov_68
I give them till about January 2003.
11 posted on 07/04/2002 7:20:56 PM PDT by buffyt
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To: Kalashnikov_68
Last month Moder, 33, left his wife of five years -- make-up artist Vera Steinberg -- to be with Roberts.

Interesting phrasing. I guess his divorce was finalized last month. Most likely he left his wife a bit earlier than that. Of course, maybe he just walked out last month and is now a bigamist.

12 posted on 07/04/2002 7:25:54 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: He Rides A White Horse
I think I once fed an apple to something like her through a fence one time.........

Probably was smarter than Julio too!!!

13 posted on 07/04/2002 7:26:24 PM PDT by JZoback
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To: Kalashnikov_68
"The wedding took place shortly after midnight, possibly to avoid the prying eyes of news media..."

...or possibly because of the bride's penchant for the witching hour.

(No mirrors or crucifixes were allowed at the celebration.)

14 posted on 07/04/2002 7:35:12 PM PDT by Savage Beast
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To: Savage Beast
Do you think the chip did had garlic??
15 posted on 07/04/2002 7:43:48 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave
did=dip
16 posted on 07/04/2002 7:45:05 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave
Last month Moder, 33, left his wife of five years -- make-up artist Vera Steinberg -- to be with Roberts.

Fine, upstanding example of male morality, isn't he?

Well, clearly he is not afraid to commit. He'll commit as often as necessary. I'm sure Julia takes a great deal of satisfaction in knowing how commited he is.

17 posted on 07/04/2002 7:57:59 PM PDT by Starwind
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To: CedarDave
LOL!
18 posted on 07/04/2002 7:59:56 PM PDT by Savage Beast
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To: Kalashnikov_68
Boy is this guy gonna be sorry.
19 posted on 07/04/2002 8:15:26 PM PDT by Canticle_of_Deborah
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To: Kalashnikov_68
That long?
20 posted on 07/04/2002 8:22:08 PM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Kalashnikov_68
The guy has to be a loser, but it sounds like Miss Potato Head has a bit of the Jerry Seinfeld syndrome..........date 'em while they're married.

Would you expect anything rational from a person with her empty-headed political views?

I give the marriage 180 days.......to match the total number of brain cells (functional and non-functional) possessed by Jilting Julia.
21 posted on 07/04/2002 8:27:56 PM PDT by EODGUY
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To: Kalashnikov_68
yawn.

Somebody remind me why we should care.
22 posted on 07/04/2002 8:49:02 PM PDT by TC Rider
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To: Kalashnikov_68
I though Julia Roberts seemed a genuine, likeable person back when she did the first picture with Richard Gere (the good hearted prostitute one). Now I think she's a completely self-indulgent twit. I had the great misfortune to rent "the Mexican". It is AWFUL, and Julia's role is particularly awful in a self-indulgent PC ambisexual way. She didn't have to take that script unless she liked it. She was rich and famous. It tells you a lot about her.
23 posted on 07/04/2002 9:04:25 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Kalashnikov_68
40 acre RANCH??? Shoot...her mouth is bigger than that.
24 posted on 07/04/2002 9:17:21 PM PDT by E=MC<sup>2</sup>
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To: Kalashnikov_68
At her sprawling ranch in New Mexico

Why is it always 'sprawling'?

sprawl
Pronunciation Key (sprôl)
v. sprawled, sprawl·ing, sprawls

To sit or lie with the body and limbs spread out awkwardly.
To spread out in a straggling or disordered fashion: untidy tenements sprawling toward the river.

25 posted on 07/04/2002 9:26:38 PM PDT by vikingchick
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To: ClearCase_guy
Actually, the divorce was finalized at 11:59 pm last night, thus the midnight wedding. Love can't wait.
26 posted on 07/04/2002 9:29:52 PM PDT by Hillary's Lovely Legs
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To: Kalashnikov_68
I LOVE MY LIFE.....!

Because I live far away from her.

27 posted on 07/04/2002 9:46:15 PM PDT by bigjoesaddle
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To: bigjoesaddle
LOL. After the ceremony, she probably forced her groom to cry out:

"I love my wife!"

28 posted on 07/04/2002 9:49:12 PM PDT by vikingchick
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To: Hillary's Lovely Legs
If it was final at 11:59 p.m. and the divorce was in California or Nevada, that would have been 12:59 a.m New Mexico time. If they got married at 12:01 a.m. New Mexico time, it was only 11:01 p.m. California time and that would have made him a bigamist, if only for an hour!!
29 posted on 07/04/2002 9:49:48 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: yomama_214; MeekOneGOP; Zavien Doombringer

Welcome to FR. This sure is an old thread to post on to start with!


31 posted on 01/08/2005 8:21:51 PM PST by eyespysomething (And a happy new year!)
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To: yomama_214

Uh, hello? We talk about public figures here.

And by the way, she DID attack us.


32 posted on 01/08/2005 8:25:44 PM PST by DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet (Christine Fraudoire is not my governoire.)
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To: yomama_214
Dang, y'all are acting as if Julia Roberts personally attacked y'all. What did she ever do to you?

Ah, if my memorey serves me correctly, I think she said something like, "I found Republican in the dictionary between 'reptile' and 'repulsive'."

But, hey, how could anyone take that as a personal attack?

33 posted on 01/08/2005 8:27:14 PM PST by Tuscaloosa Goldfinch (THANK YOU LORD -- John Kerry is still just a senator.)
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To: Tuscaloosa Goldfinch

memorey = memory


34 posted on 01/08/2005 8:28:04 PM PST by Tuscaloosa Goldfinch (THANK YOU LORD -- John Kerry is still just a senator.)
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To: CedarDave
Fine, upstanding example of male morality, isn't he?

Every such male sinner requires a female partner in crime. Julia Roberts is a homewrecker - a fine example of female morality, if you will.

35 posted on 01/08/2005 8:34:31 PM PST by Rytwyng (we're here, we're Huguenots, get used to us)
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To: Rytwyng

Holy crap! A thread resurrected from 2002! LOL


36 posted on 01/08/2005 8:36:58 PM PST by cyborg (http://mentalmumblings.blogspot.com/)
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To: DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet

Sheesh. Here I thought I was the only person without a date on Saturday night. At least I don't dig up three year old threads :O)


37 posted on 01/08/2005 8:37:37 PM PST by cyborg (http://mentalmumblings.blogspot.com/)
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To: eyespysomething; yomama_214
Bye!

He/she/it's dead, Jim!


38 posted on 01/09/2005 3:26:13 AM PST by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: cyborg
Holy crap! A thread resurrected from 2002! LOL

That explains why there is no mention of the twins. I was wondering about that.

39 posted on 01/09/2005 11:07:13 AM PST by Rytwyng (we're here, we're Huguenots, get used to us)
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