HOLLYWOOD—Can you keep a secret? When it comes to fabulous celebrity weddings they usually keep it very quiet. From flashy Parisian parties to secret soirees, there have been an endless number of celebrity weddings in the news as some of the world’s most famous faces say ‘I do.’
The wedding of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. The couple said ‘I do’ in an intimate ceremony at their estate and vineyard, Chateau Miraval, in Correns, France in 2014. The news was a shocker, despite the fact that they’ve been together for nine years and engaged for two of them. They exhibited no tell-tale signs that a wedding was imminent; plus, no one heard about it until five fays after it actually happened. They really caught us off-guard with their nuptial news.
Once one of the most eligible bachelors in the world, George Clooney was finally taken off the market by glamorous attorney, Amal Alamuddin. It was a surprise, indeed. The couple exchanged vows at the Aman Canal Grande hotel in Venice, Italy on September 27, 2014. Everyone was hoping he would get cold feet.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds had been hush-hush about their romance from the beginning, so it came as a surprise when the couple of less than a year secretly tied the knot at Boone Hall Plantation in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., in July 2012.The couple enlisted the help of Martha Stewart and her wedding team.
But when it comes to secrecy, it had to be the wedding of Beyonce and Jay-Z. The couple who dated since 2001, quietly tied the knot in his penthouse apartment in New York City in 2008. The couple’s wedding was on April 4. Although they never released any photos of the wedding, the couple gave us a glimpse into the lavish and private affair with some family videos that they played on stage during their On the Run tour.
Hollywood star Cameron Diaz was the first this year to surprise us with her marriage to rocker Benji Madden, in an “intimate” ceremony at their home on January 5. Diaz, 42, and the Good Charlotte musician, 35, had been dating for eight months and was seen wearing an engagement ring over Christmas. According to published reports,the couple got ready in separate rooms, Diaz and her bridesmaids Nicole Richie (her new sister-in-law), Drew Barrymore, her older sister Chimene Cain, and Diaz’s assistant Jesse Lutz, got their makeup done by Lona Vigi.
The groom and his groomsmen Josh and Joel Madden changed into their black tuxes. The event a Jewish ceremony was planned by Yifat Oren and Stefanie Cove, the bridesmaids wore black dresses and carried white bouquets, entering the room to a Ryan Adams song. The ring bearer was Benji’s nephew Sparrow Madden, the 5-year-old son of Nicole Richie and Joel Madden.
Richie, who is married to Madden’s twin brother Joel, played cupid in the romance. Some of the guests included, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samantha Ronson, Lionel Richie, Toni Collette, Nancy Juvonen, Judd Apatow, Leslie Mann, Reese Witherspoon and Robin Antin who enjoyed a lavish cocktail hour. Diaz’s former partners include, Justin Timberlake, Jared Leto and baseball star Alex Rodriquez.
Rose’s Scoop: Ludacris, 37, the multi-platinum rapper/actor, whose real name is Christopher Brian Bridges, married his longtime love Eudoxie Mbouguiengue during the holidays.