Network Nuptials: The 14 Most Publicized Celebrity Weddings
In the world of Hollywood, it seems that nothing is left sacred, and for some couples, it was decided that their nuptials would be said on national television for everyone to see and hear. For these celebrity couples, an intimate wedding was simply out of the question. Here are 14 couples who got married on T.V., making their weddings some of the of the most highly publicized ceremonies around.
Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries
We all know the saga and drama-filled relationship that was the marriage between Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries. The two were married in a televised wedding that took place in Montecito on August 20, 2011. The couple’s entire wedding was aired during two different episodes entitled “Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event, Part 1” and “Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event, Part 2”. The wedding was also aired on various other television channels besides E!.
La La Vazquez & Carmelo Anthony
La La Vazquez and Carmelo Anthony tied the knot on July 11, 2010. Months later in October, the couple decided to air their wedding on as an episode on their VH1 reality t.v. show. The episode, entitled “La La’s Full Court Wedding,” portrayed from beginning to end the couple’s beautiful wedding, which was long awaited after the couple were engaged for so long!
Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom
Clearly the Kardashian sisters just love sharing every bit of their lives! Just like her sister, Khloe Kardashian also decided to get married in a really publicized way. The couple said their “I dos” in front of friends, family, and of course, E! cameras that were recording the whole ceremony. Their wedding took place on September 27, 2009 and was soon after aired on an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
Kate Middleton & Prince William
Kate Middleton and Prince Williams were married at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. The couple’s wedding was watched worldwide, bringing in millions of viewers across the world. The royal wedding became a widely talked about subject, long after it was over, from Kate’s dress, the flower girl, and of course, Pippa Middleton who took a lot of the spotlight. Nowadays the royal couple remains in the news with the soon-to-be royal child!
Princess Diana & Prince Charles
Princess Diana and Prince Charles had one of the biggest and most memorable royal weddings of all times, though her son’s wedding comes in a close second. On July 29, 1981, Princess Diana and Prince Charles were married at the St. Paul’s Cathedral. Apart from the hundreds of wedding attendees, the wedding was also watched by more than 750 million people across the globe.
Niecy Nash & Jay Tucker
Niecy Nash, known as one of the contestants on the show Dancing with the Stars, decided that her wedding was worth televising. TLC chronicled every detail of her wedding on the series Niecy Nash’s Wedding Bash. The series gave viewers a sneak peek inside the planning and decision phases of the wedding, with the final June 4, 2011 episode featuring the couple’s vows.
Vanessa Minnillo & Nick Lachey
Despite the failure of his first televised wedding, Nick Lachey and his second wife Vanessa Minnillo decided to air their wedding on T.V., despite what the past had to offer. The couple’s wedding premiered on TLC on July 30, 2011 on a T.V. special entitled Nick & Vanessa’s Dream Wedding. So far, the couple seems to be going strong and have since become parents.
Carmen Electra & Dave Navarro
Back when MTV was still really popular, Carmen Electra and Dave Navarro decided to give the public an inside look of their wedding planning as well as their special day. On the MTV series Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave, the couple decided to televised their wedding in 2004. Sadly, their series was merely just a name, as the couple divorced in June 2006.
Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt
It came as no surprise that these two were ready and willing to say their vows in front of dozens of cameras. Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt from the show The Hills were married in April 2009, but since that day the couple has been nothing but pure drama. In July 2010 Heidi filed for divorce but soon after decided to call off her decision and work on her marriage with Spencer. Since their wedding, the couple has been infamously known as “Speidi.”
Lauri Waring & George Peterson
During Season 3 of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Lauri Waring had confessed that she had found her prince charming. Her long-time boyfriend, George Peterson, soon became Lauri’s husband. But, this couple married with a bang as their entire wedding was shown on an episode of Real Housewives.
Courtney Mazza & Mario Lopez
Courtney Mazza and her T.V. host husband Mario Lopez are one of the most recent couples to get married and air their ceremony on television. The couple tied the knot on December 1, 2011, with their daughter Gia at their side. The wedding aired on December 8, 2012 in a two-hour special on TLC and was entitled Mario & Courtney’s Wedding Fiesta.
Ashley Hebert & J.P. Rosenbaum
For Ashley Hebert & J.P. Rosenbaum, it truly only made sense to get married on T.V. The two were married after Ashley choose J.P. on the show The Bachelorette. Crazily, the reality T.V. couple has managed to last! The two were married on December 1, 2012, and were married in front of 200 guests, and the rest of the world! Their wedding aired on ABC’s The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.’s Wedding.
Bethenny Frankel & Jason Hoppy
Skinny Girl founder Bethenny Frankel and her now ex-husband decided to air their wedding on Bravo’s show Bethenny Getting Married?, which is now called Bethenny Ever After. The couple have since had a rocky relationship and a divorce seems to be all but certain. Though, rumor has it that Jason still wears his wedding ring.
Jessica Simpson & Nick Lachey
As a couple, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey were best known for their reality T.V. show, Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica, in which clips, photos, and videos from their wedding were often played. The couple were married on October 26, 2002 in front of 350 guests and soon after their newlywed life hit the small screen.