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  • Planning a Catholic wedding? Read this...(very humorous)

    04/26/2011 2:30:37 PM PDT · by NYer · 37 replies
    Renew America ^ | November 1, 2009 | Matt C. Abbott
    I got some good laughs from the following column (slightly edited) that appeared in the Oct. 4 bulletin of St. Lambert Parish in Skokie, Ill., whose pastor is the staunchly pro-life Father Richard Simon. Humorous, but true! Warning: This episode of the Rev. Know-it-all is extremely offensive. It is not about you or anyone you know. Please read the whole article. The Rev. Know-it-all is not opposed to all wedding celebrations. He is not talking about your wedding, which was a triumph of personal sanctity and good taste. He is probably just having a bad day. Dear Rev. Know-it-all, I...
  • Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show! Uniting the Races with Truth Instead of Dividing them with Lies!

    04/26/2011 8:54:36 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 7 replies
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  • Very 'odd': No Royal invites for Blair, Brown .. or Obama (OBAMA = BANNED IN BRITAIN !!!)

    04/26/2011 10:49:05 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 59 replies
    Yahoo!News ^ | Apr 26, 2011 2:55 PM | Zach Roth
    Didn't get an invitation to Friday's big event? Well, don't feel too bad--you're in pretty good company. In a snub that's raised some eyebrows in Britain, neither of the country's two most recent former prime ministers received an invite. Also left out are President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. There's no place for either Tony Blair or Gordon Brown among the 1,900-member congregation, even though the other two living former British leaders, Baroness Margaret Thatcher and Sir John Major, were invited. (Thatcher, 85, has declined, citing her health, but Major will be there.) Adding to the awkwardness, when Prince...
  • Vote For Young Conservative Couple To Win Dream Wedding (My Nephew) Please

    04/24/2011 7:19:52 PM PDT · by katnip · 39 replies
    My nephew and his fiance have entered a contest with Crate & Barrel to try to win the Ultimate Wedding. They are a wonderful young couple and could really use Freepers help. Would you please click on the link and vote for them? Thanks very much!
  • Who's going to the royal wedding? Check out the guest list!

    04/23/2011 10:09:40 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 37 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | April 23, 2011 | Linnie Rawlinson
    Buckingham Palace today released an edited guest list for Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton. A glittering list? Not quite -- this royal wedding is no Oscars red carpet. But for celebrity spotters, there will be a few famous names or, as the Palace prefers to call them, people "who may be recognizable to television viewers," to look out for on April 29. As expected, top of the list is singer and musician Elton John, who sang a moving rendition of "Candle in the Wind" at Diana, Princess of Wales's funeral in 1997. Likely to be accompanied by his civil...
  • Why the Obsession with the British Monarchy?

    04/18/2011 3:14:00 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 42 replies
    Conclub ^ | 04-18-11 | The Rat
    A WALT DISNEY FAIRY TALE IN A NON-FAIRY TALE WORLD - The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is nearly upon us. Cable news channels are ramping up for 24×7 coverage. Brits of all shapes and sizes are busting at the seams, and people around the world who yearn for the days of Princess Diana are coming out of the woodwork like crazy. Why? Think about it: On April 29, millions upon millions of people the world over will watch the wedding of a woman who is only famous because she is marrying a man who is only...
  • The 'Royals' Get Spoofed.

    04/16/2011 8:34:48 AM PDT · by chickadee · 23 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/15/2011 | Mike Krumboltz
    We'll be the first to admit that the oh-so-serious nature of the Royal Wedding can be a bit much. Credit T-Mobile for finding a fun way to poke fun at the hype. The impending nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton get spoofed in this two-minute ad featuring look-alikes for Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth, Camilla, and, of course, the happy couple. (Video at link)
  • The Royal Treatment

    04/11/2011 5:43:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | April 11, 2011 | Staff
    Diplomacy: Well, it's out — the invitation list to the biggest U.K. royal wedding in three decades. A Mustique bartender merited an invite, but it seems the Obamas did not. It's pretty obvious the Brits are sending a message. Sure, the royal wedding is a ceremonial affair, and news that the U.S. president and first lady weren't invited to the nuptials of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on April 30 won't rupture normal diplomatic relations. Still, it's eyebrow-arching, given that U.S. presidents have always been invited up till now. And the slowly leaking list of people who did get invited...
  • Anarchists 'plan to target royal wedding'

    03/27/2011 6:44:41 PM PDT · by Immerito · 17 replies ^ | March 27, 2011 | Steven Swinford and Tom Whitehead
    Scotland Yard officers are working urgently to identify the extremists who clashed with police and attacked landmarks on Saturday before they can strike again. Commander Bob Broadhurst, the head of public order for the Metropolitan Police, warned that the anarchists would be "deliberately targeting" the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29. "The concern for me is that they do what they did yesterday in central London and divert resources away from my security plan and take our eye off the ball security wise," he said. Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, was under fire last night for...
  • What a Lovely Wedding Picture~

    03/23/2011 3:24:51 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 41 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 23, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    <p>Recent Muslim mass wedding at Enfield, England...</p>
  • Arizona bride arrested at wedding reception

    03/22/2011 3:01:43 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 21, 2011 | Associated Press
    GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) -- Police say a bride was arrested at her own wedding reception near Phoenix after she kicked a police officer. Police spokesman Hugh White said Monday that officers had to restrain 28-year-old Angela Davito around 9:30 p.m. Saturday after she became disorderly at the suburban Gilbert home where her reception was held.
  • Hillary Clinton gives royal wedding advice

    03/09/2011 6:07:43 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo! News ^ | March 9, 2011 | by Michael Holden
    LONDON (Reuters Life!) – Don't get stressed and enjoy your big day is U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's advice to Prince William, fiancee Kate Middleton and their families ahead of the royal wedding next month. "My advice is just enjoy it, enjoy it because it's (the) most extraordinary experience to see your daughter marrying someone who loves her, who wants to take care of her and you just want to be part of their happiness." Asked if she would be watching William and Kate tie the knot the April 29 ceremony in London on TV, she said: "Of course,...
  • No invite for the Obamas as the Queen personally asks 40 other heads of state to attend ...

    02/21/2011 6:52:18 AM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    (London) Daily Mail ^ | February 20, 2011
    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle have not been invited to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding. The Queen personally invited 40 heads of state, who received the gold-embossed invitations over the weekend to the April 29 wedding of the future king. The Obamas, however, were not among them. But they can take solace in the knowledge that they will be the guests of their very own state visit to the UK in May. There have been suggestions that the state visit – the first for a US President since 2003 – was set up in return for...
  • 'Love each other and have fun': Michelle Obama gives Kate and William tips on wedded bliss

    01/28/2011 3:12:55 PM PST · by Zakeet · 34 replies
    (London) Daily Mail ^ | January 28, 2011
    Having been happily married for 20 years, Michelle Obama is in a pretty good position to hand out marriage advice. And today, she gave Royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton the benefit of her wisdom on how to achieve wedded bliss. 'Enjoy! Love each other, have fun - and go on a great honeymoon!' she said in an interview with Good Morning America.
  • Man shoots bride, best man, then himself at wedding party after announcing a 'surprise'

    12/22/2010 5:51:28 AM PST · by inflorida · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | December 20, 2010 | AP
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A bridegroom fatally shot his new wife, his best man and then himself after announcing to horrified guests that he had a "surprise" for them, authorities said Monday. Witnesses reported that 29-year-old Rogerio Damascena, a sales manager in Camaragibe, outside the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife, did not give any previous indication that anything was wrong at his wedding reception, police investigator Joao Brito said. Brito would not speculate on a possible motive, saying family members were in shock and he had not interviewed them yet.
  • Snub for Obamas as Royal sources reveal they will not be invited to Prince William's wedding

    12/17/2010 7:10:41 PM PST · by RummyChick · 80 replies · 1+ views
    daily mail ^ | 12.17 | Fay Schlesinger
    # American President left off the guest list as it is not a 'state occasion' # Royal couple eager to ask ordinary citizens to attend rather than VIPs # Heads of State who may attend include Nicolas Sarkozy and wife Carla Brun Read more:
  • Obamas not invited to UK royal wedding: report

    12/17/2010 11:12:19 AM PST · by FromLori · 62 replies · 2+ views
    NY Post ^ | 12/17/2010
    US President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will not be invited to the London wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Britain's the Daily Mail reported Friday. Since Prince William is "neither the sovereign or the heir to the throne," according to a spokesman from St. James' Palace, his April 29 wedding is not classified as a "state occasion" and escapes the more formal trappings of such events -- including the high profile guest list. The royal couple reportedly wants to fill the 2,000 seats of Westminster Abbey with charity workers and citizens deserving of special recognition as opposed...
  • Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Duchess of X !

    11/20/2010 7:59:59 AM PST · by Thurifer the Censer · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Candle, Chant, & Chalice ^ | 11/16/2010 | Thurifer the Censer
    One question is how this soon-to-be newest member of the Royal Family will be styled. The simplest form would be 'HRH Catherine of Wales'. She would NOT be 'Princess Catherine' (no matter how much you see this term in the papers) Prince William has a courtesy title, in other words, he has no title of his own, he is a Prince merely by virtue of being the grandson of the Monarch.(William's father Charles had his own title 'Prince of Wales' when he wed and thus his wife became Princess) Because of this the closest that Kate could get to the...
  • When Brides Have No Budget (Or Taste) (Bizarre wedding cake)

    11/05/2010 9:01:06 PM PDT · by tlb · 42 replies · 1+ views
    Cakewrecks ^ | May 31, 2008 | Jen
    Obviously someone needed to rein in this woman during the wedding planning. What kind of ego does it require to commission a life-sized replica of yourself in cake? But what really baffles me is this: the details are exact right down to the hair clip, so what the heck is UP with that tacky red rick-rack down the skirt of the cake? "Sure, we hand-painted a matching bodice-design, copied the make-up and hairstyle, and have identical veils - but then we thought this giant rick-rack would add just the right extra touch!" ?!? Obviously Bridezilla shares my opinion: she's eying...
  • So, about the foul-mouthed wedding ceremony video ...

    11/04/2010 7:14:49 AM PDT · by subcorpus · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Hello. It is all over the internet. I am sure you would have already seen the amateur video of the foul-mouthed wedding ceremony by now. The video shows celebrants of a muslim wedding ceremony reading some nasty stuff in local language in a prayer like fashion to the unsuspecting foreign couple in a tourist resort. Foreigners cannot get officially married in the Maldives, this was a celebration to renew vows. Nevertheless, it was a shameful and a derogatory act by the celebrants. It should not have happened. A lot have happened in the week following the release of the amateur...

    10/28/2010 3:58:02 PM PDT · by managusta · 21 replies
    Daily Express ^ | October 28 2010 | Emily Fox
    A COUPLE who spent a fortune getting married in the Maldives were called 'swines' and 'infidels' by the staff member conducting their wedding ceremony. "You are a swine" and "the children that you bear from this marriage will all be bastard swines" are just some of the comments made during the 'traditional' Maldivian ceremony. Conducted at the Vilu Reef Beach and Spa Resort, the wedding ceremony - carried out in Arabic - leaves the western couple clueless while the 'celebrant' leading their vows announces: "Your marriage is not a valid one. You are not the kind of people who can...
  • Hawaii Man Arrested on Terrorism-Related Charge

    10/25/2010 10:31:28 PM PDT · by Cindy · 26 replies · 1+ views ^ | ctober 26, 2010 12:09 a.m. EDT | n/a
    (CNN) -- SNIPPET: "The charge centers around a one-way ticket that authorities allege Abdel Hameed Shehadeh purchased from Queens, New York, to Islamabad, Pakistan. Shehadeh originally told investigators that the purpose of his trip was to visit an Islamic university and attend a friend's engagement party. But he later admitted to FBI agents in Hawaii that he bought the ticket in order to join a fighting group such as the Taliban, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in New York Monday."
  • Russian Wedding Photographers

    10/22/2010 1:58:18 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 20 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | Oct 22, 2020 | swampsniper
    The great Canon vs Nikon debate rages on! An easy way to trash 2 cameras.
  • Dozens Report UFO Over New York City

    10/14/2010 4:14:29 PM PDT · by FromLori · 29 replies · 1+ views
    Fox ^ | 10/14/10 | FRANK ROSARIO
    <p>Has Chelsea become so trendy even Martians are scouting for co-ops?</p> <p>A silvery vision of a dozen balloon-like dots hovering in yesterday's clear-blue sky over West 23rd Street in Manhattan had thousands speculating the mysterious objects might be UFOs.</p> <p>Callers began phoning the NYPD and Federal Aviation Administration at 1:30 p.m. with reports of the strange, silver objects high in the sky.</p>
  • [CATHOLIC/ORTHODOX CAUCUS] 2nd Luminous Mystery: The Wedding at Cana (Patristic Rosary)

    10/07/2010 2:12:49 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | 10/7/2006 | Fr John Zuhlsdorf
    We continue our Patristic Rosary Project today with the:2nd Luminous Mystery: The Wedding at CanaThe late great John Paul II wrote in his letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae wrote: 24. The Rosary is at the service of this ideal; it offers the “secret” which leads easily to a profound and inward knowledge of Christ. We might call it Mary’s way. It is the way of the example of the Virgin of Nazareth, a woman of faith, of silence, of attentive listening. It is also the way of a Marian devotion inspired by knowledge of the inseparable bond between Christ and his...
  • A toast for my Daughter's Wedding

    09/08/2010 1:07:24 PM PDT · by Bean Counter · 26 replies · 1+ views
    9/8/10 | Self
    Well my Freeper friends, we are finally down to where the rubber meets the road, and I think it's time to have a bit of cheer among all of the gloom. I have not been posting much here at Free Republic of late, and have been on a bit of hiatus for about four months, or at least since my Daughter decided to marry her Soldier this coming Saturday. We are hosting the wedding here in our home at Noon, reception to follow for about 80 invited guests. It looks like it may be showery, so we have canopies ordered...
  • Germany: Man Who Knew 9/11 Hijacker Blasts Bush

    06/21/2002 6:18:59 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies · 239+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | June 21 2002 | AP
    BERLIN- A Syrian-born businessman who knew Sept. 11 ringleader Mohamed Atta and has been accused of operating an al-Qaida front lashed out at President Bush on Thursday and denied any connection to terrorism. Mamoun Darkazanli, described by the FBI as a well-connected agent of Osama bin Laden, was questioned by German police shortly after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. But he was freed for lack of evidence and continues to live in Hamburg, Germany, where Atta and two other hijackers had lived. Speaking to The Associated Press in a telephone interview, Darkazanli bristled when...
  • Germany’s Imam Mamoun Darkazanli: Al-Qaeda's Alleged Financier and Logistician

    08/28/2010 12:52:03 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 7 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 8/27/2010 | Derek Henry Flood
    Police in Hamburg shut down the notorious al-Quds mosque, renamed the Taiba mosque in 2008, led by German-Syrian national and voluntary imam Mamoun Darkazanli. Darkazanli (a.k.a. Abu Ilyas al-Suri) has been a suspected al-Qaeda operative, primarily as a financier and logistician, in the European Union for close to two decades. Long active in al-Qaeda circles, Darkazanli first surfaced on the radar of Western intelligence agencies when he purportedly helped procure a cargo ship named “Jennifer” for Osama bin Laden as early as 1993 (Hamburger Abendblatt, October 16, 2004). Germany’s Bundeskriminalamt (BKA- Federal Criminal Police Office) admitted that it had been...
  • Rush Limbaugh wedding pics

    08/11/2010 8:34:00 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 63 replies
    C L I C K Nice!
  • Report: Groom kills 3 guest in accidental shooting

    08/08/2010 10:58:20 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 56 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 8, 2010
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The state-run news agency says a groom has killed his father and two aunts after opening fire into the air with an automatic weapon to celebrate his wedding. The Anatolia news agency says eight other relatives were injured during Sunday's celebration in the southeastern province of Gaziantep.
  • Facts about Chelsea's new husband's father not being covered by the MSM......

    08/01/2010 11:18:44 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 70 replies · 10+ views
    He comes from a crooked family. His father stole at least $10 Million from investors and still owes at least $9.4 Million. I guess birds of a feather......
  • Chelsea’s Wedding: First Look

    08/01/2010 5:20:26 AM PDT · by twister881 · 134 replies · 18+ views
    Mediaite ^ | July 31st, 2010 | Rachel Sklar
    The New York Times has published a few photos from Chelsea Clinton’s wedding to Marc Mezvinsky, held this evening at a private ceremony in Rhinebeck, New York.
  • Chelsea Clinton's wedding gifts arriving in upstate New York

    07/31/2010 9:57:32 AM PDT · by twister881 · 56 replies · 8+ views
    "...[Wedding] presents for Chelsea Clinton have been arriving at Astor Courts in Rhinebeck, New York, according to the Hudson Valley News. "...[P]resents that arrived at Astor Courts were accepted by security away from the house and the gifts that were okay were driven to the site."
  • Early Show Apologetic For Letting News Interfere With Coverage Of 'Royal' Clinton Wedding

    07/31/2010 7:43:59 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 43 replies · 4+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It's "royal." It's of "historic proportions." It's Chelsea Clinton's wedding, and CBS apologizes for letting actual news get in the way of its breathless coverage. Anchoring the coverage in Rhinebeck, Early Show weekend co-host Erica Hill, after referring to the event as "America's royal wedding," threw it back to a remorseful Chris Wragge in the studio, who promised to get back to Erica in "just a couple of minutes" after a couple of news items "we have to address." When she got the ball back, Hill described the wedding as being of "historic proportions. View video here.
  • Clinton Commotion Overruns Rhinebeck

    07/31/2010 4:01:08 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 58 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Freeman ^ | 7-30-10 | Kyle Wind & Paul Kirby
    RHINEBECK ­— The eagle has landed. The day before his daughter Chelsea’s wedding to investment banker Marc Mezvinsky in Rhinebeck, former President Bill Clinton strolled through and ate lunch in the Northern Dutchess village on Friday, drawing hundreds of excited spectators. The former president got out of a sport utility vehicle near the village’s main intersection, Montgomery and Market streets, around 1 p.m. and walked about a block north to the restaurant Gigi Trattoria with a throng of media types, security and excited onlookers in tow.
  • Breaking News on CBS 'Early Show': Chelsea Clinton's Wedding Will Have Porcelain Port-a-Potties!

    07/31/2010 12:24:51 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 62 replies · 8+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | July 30, 2010 | Kyle Drennen
    Friday's CBS Early Show devoted a six-minute segment in its 7:30AM ET half hour to the Saturday wedding of Chelsea Clinton. Correspondent Elaine Quijano reported on the event having "Eva Longoria's florist" and "presidential party planners." Entertainment Tonight correspondent Diane Dimond added: "...they have porcelain port-a-potties for all of the guests....with music piped in." Dimond went on to mention how the guest list would feature Hollywood liberals like Barbara Streisand and Steven Spielberg. Concluding her report, Quijano declared: "Now tonight the rehearsal dinner is reportedly set to take place nearby, at the 500-plus acre Grasmere estate. We are told,...
  • Insult by non invitation

    07/30/2010 5:51:09 AM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 2 replies · 2+ views
    Island Turtle ^ | July 31, 2009 | Corky Boyd
    It seems Democrats these days are expressing their anger by not inviting those one would normally expect to attend. What caught my attention was a piece on Jamie Dimon, the highly competent CEO and Chairman of JP Morgan Chase, and a former supporter of Obama. But he has become a major critic starting with the after-the-fact pay and dividend restrictions for accepting TARP funds, calling them a Scarlet Letter. For this and objecting to provisions of the financial reform bill, he was rewarded with a non invitation to Obama’s bill signing ceremony. To show insults can work both ways, Obama...
  • 7,000 for the cake at Chelsea Clinton's £3.2 MILLION wedding of the year

    07/28/2010 6:08:05 PM PDT · by dselig · 58 replies · 8+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 12:24 PM on 28th July 2010
    When your father is a former U.S. President and your mother is the Secretary of State, having your wedding reception in the local pub isn’t an option. Chelsea Clinton’s big day in a country mansion on Saturday could cost up to £3.2million. No expense will be spared at what will be the American society event of the year, with the equivalent of £6,400 being spent on each of the 500 guests. Tents costing £400,000 have been set up, £70,000 is going on tables and crockery and a staggering £320,000 is being spent on flowers, thought to be Casablanca lillies and...
  • £7,000 for the cake at Chelsea Clinton's £3.2 MILLION wedding

    07/28/2010 8:12:56 AM PDT · by DontTreadOnMe2009 · 72 replies · 5+ views
    Daily Mail U.K. Online ^ | July 28th, 2010 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    Tents costing £400,000 have been set up, £70,000 is going on tables and crockery and a staggering £320,000 is being spent on flowers, thought to be Casablanca lillies and orchids. Miss Clinton’s dress, designed by Oscar de la Renta or Vera Wang, is rumoured to be a cool £16,000, and the jewellery she wears on the day is worth £160,000. The cake alone will cost £7,000 and security a further £130,000. Estimates put the cost at between £1.9million and £3.2million, far more than most celebrity weddings. When Liza Minnelli and David Gest tied the knot, it cost £1.6million, while Tom...
  • Resident To Clintons: Pay For Extra Wedding Cops

    07/27/2010 11:35:51 AM PDT · by greatdefender · 26 replies · 2+ views
    Wedding bell buzz is kicking into high gear in Rhinebeck, and as the town prepares for Chelsea Clinton's big day more details are emerging about the groom. Clinton's fiancé, investment banker Marc Mezvinsky, is about to become the man of the hour. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to marry Mezvinsky on a private estate on the river on Saturday. The two met as teenagers at a leadership retreat in 1993, both went to Stanford and, like Chelsea, Mezvinky has dealt with adversity -- his father, a former congressman, served...
  • Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky: religion and interfaith marriage

    07/25/2010 8:51:07 PM PDT · by yorkie · 46 replies · 23+ views
    Newsweek; Washington Post ^ | July 25, 2010 | Marion L. Usher, Ph.D.
    For many who work with interfaith couples and families, the big questions being asked about Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky's wedding are, who will perform the wedding ceremony? Will it be a religious ceremony? Will one or both religions be included in the service?
  • Miranda Kerr, Orlando Bloom Wed in Secret (Only for Movie Buffs)

    07/23/2010 5:10:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies · 4+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 07/23/2010
    Miranda Kerr’s grandmother found out about the supermodel’s wedding to Hollywood hunk Orlando Bloom on television, The (Sydney) Daily Telegraph reported Friday. Ann Kerr -- who lives in the tiny Australian town of Gunnedah, New South Wales, where her granddaughter grew up -- said she was not invited to the wedding. The 74-year-old said Kerr's parents John and Therese were also not present for the wedding, which were believed to have taken place at a private Los Angeles ceremony on Thursday. "No I didn't get invited to the wedding. We're all home every one of us. My daughter -in-law Therese...
  • Anthony and Huma Weiner

    07/10/2010 6:49:26 PM PDT · by esqreb2 · 46 replies · 1+ views
    Vanity | esqreb2
    Why was my posting pointing out Huma's married name pulled?
  • Clinton to Perform Weiner Wedding

    07/10/2010 12:26:48 AM PDT · by Cincinna · 126 replies · 2+ views
    The New York Times ^ | July 9, 2010 | staff
    Bill Clinton is not giving away his daughter Chelsea’s hand in marriage for another three weeks. But he is going to get a little practice at the altar on Saturday, when he officiates at the wedding of Representative Anthony D. Weiner and Huma Abedin, a longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. The ceremony will be at Oheka Castle in Huntington, N.Y., in the early evening. Matt McKenna, a Clinton spokesman, told The Associated Press that Mr. Clinton would conduct the ceremony and was authorized to do so, but did not elaborate. Aides to Mr. Weiner, who represents...
  • U.S. weddings at retail stores rising

    07/08/2010 11:05:28 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 18 replies · 1+ views
    upi ^ | July 8, 2010
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich.- U.S. experts said a planned wedding at a Michigan T.J. Maxx store is just the latest in a growing trend of retail weddings nationwide. Rebecca Dolgin, executive editor of wedding Web site, said the upcoming nuptials between Lisa Satayut and Drew Ellis at the Mount Pleasant, Mich., T.J. Maxx is the latest in a growing trend that has seen weddings held at locations including Home Depot, Taco Bell and other businesses, USA Today reported Thursday. "Brides are obsessed with making their wedding different from anyone else's," Dolgin said. "In some cases, too, I think the economy...
  • US officials: Al-Qaida operative tied to NY plot

    07/01/2010 3:50:41 AM PDT · by Cindy · 57 replies · 1+ views
    (AP) via ^ | June 30, 2010, 4:48 pm | Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo
    SNIPPET: "U.S. counterterrorism officials have linked one of the nation's most wanted terrorists to last year's thwarted plot to bomb the New York City subway system, authorities said Wednesday. Current and former counterterrorism officials said top al-Qaida operative Adnan Shukrijumah met with one of the would-be suicide bombers in a plot that Attorney General Eric Holder called one of the most dangerous since the 9/11 terror attacks."
  • Al And Tipper Gore To Skip Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding (looking like the new John Edwards?)

    07/03/2010 12:06:28 PM PDT · by Libloather · 45 replies · 1+ views ^ | 7/03/10 | Frances Martel
    Al And Tipper Gore To Skip Chelsea Clinton’s Weddingby Frances Martel | 10:43 am, July 3rd, 2010 More sad news from the Al Gore camp, who is starting to look more and more like the new John Edwards every day: Gore and his soon-to-be ex-wife, Tipper, will not be attending Chelsea Clinton’s wedding, and event they had reported been “looking forward to” a year ago, before the Gores hit this recent unfortunate patch of events. New York’s Daily Intel blog reports that a rep for the Gores announced the sad news, and added that “they both wish Chelsea well, believe...
  • Monaco's Prince Albert FINALLY to settle down as he proposes to girlfriend Charlene

    06/23/2010 9:05:14 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 51 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 3:28 PM on 23rd June 2010 | Unknown
    If she takes up swimming again, she won't be able to wear her engagement ring in the pool - she'd surely sink. Prince Albert of Monaco has proposed to South African former swimmer Charlene Wittstock - giving her a ring that more than makes up for his reputation as an eternal playboy. The royal palace said in a statement that the engagement was announced today between the 52-year-old prince and 32-year-old Wittstock.
  • Sweden celebrates royal wedding

    06/19/2010 6:19:23 AM PDT · by chickadee · 49 replies · 1,035+ views
    al jazeera ^ | June 19, 2010
    The Swedish Crown Princess Victoria is set to tie the knot with Daniel Westling, her former personal trainer, in the country's long-awaited royal wedding. More than 1,000 guests, including royalties from around the world, were expected to attend the ceremony in Stockholm Cathedral on Saturday. Security was tight in the capital, with 7,000 security personell deployed, the biggest security operation ever in the Scandinavian country. The future queen's relationship with Westling, a commoner from a small town, has been under close scrutiny since it got known to the public eight years ago.
  • Pop Wedding Singer Dances to the Beat of His Own Conscience

    06/18/2010 6:12:07 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 3 replies · 357+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-18-10 | Wordsmith
    In the world of self-righteous celebrity know-nothings and Hollywood learjet liberals who have never met a leftwing cause they didn't collectively embrace with the group-herd instinct, Elton John is a refreshing voice of independent thinking. Is he liberal? I'm sure he is. But he's not your typical Hollywood elitist: Fresh off a gig as Rush Limbaugh's wedding singer, the British icon performed Thursday in Tel Aviv, despite pressure from pro-Palestinian activists and fellow artists to boycott Israel following the flotilla debacle off the coast of Gaza. "Shalom, we are so happy to be back here! Ain't nothing gonna stop us...