Friday 27 April 2018

10 things we know about George Clooney's wedding

George Clooney, right, is flanked by his fiancee Amal Alamuddin, Cindy Crawford, bottom right, and her husband Rande Gerber, left, upon their arrival in Venice
George Clooney, right, is flanked by his fiancee Amal Alamuddin, Cindy Crawford, bottom right, and her husband Rande Gerber, left, upon their arrival in Venice
U.S. Vogue editor Anna Wintour (R) arrives to take a taxi boat transporting guests to Venice
Amal Alamuddin is seen Venice
Matt Damon, left and his wife Luciana Barroso, arrive at Venice Lido, Italy
The entrance of the 7-star Aman hotel (L) on Venice's Grand Canal, where it is rumoured U.S. Hollywood star George Clooney will celebrate his wedding with his fiancee Amal Alamuddin
Amal Alamuddin and her mother Baria Alamuddin after last night's engagement dinner in Venice
GEORGE CLOONEY & MICHELLE PFEIFFER
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

George Clooney's Italian wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin is the showbiz event of the year.

While we wait to see Amal's couture gown and collectively mourn the fact that Hollywood's most eligible bachelor is finally off the market, here are 10 things to know before they walk up the aisle.

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1. Forget People, US Vogue has nabbed the exclusive rights to the wedding spread.

U.S. Vogue editor Anna Wintour (R) arrives to take a taxi boat transporting guests to Venice

2. He agreed to pay Michelle Pfeiffer €100k after betting her once that he'd never marry again.

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GEORGE CLOONEY & MICHELLE PFEIFFER

3. Rande Gerber (Cindy Crawford's husband) is the best man.

Read more: They've arrived! George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin bring Hollywood glamour to Venice 

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George Clooney, right, with Amal Clooney Cindy Crawford, bottom right, and her husband Rande Gerber, left, upon their arrival in Venice

4. Amal will wear Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen and George will wear Armani.

Amal Alamuddin is seen Venice

5. The entire festivities are believed to cost a whopping €2.5m.

The entrance of the 7-star Aman hotel (L) on Venice's Grand Canal, where it is rumoured U.S. Hollywood star George Clooney will celebrate his wedding with his fiancee Amal Alamuddin

6. Bono and Ali Hewson, Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Barroso, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are among the celebrity guests attending.

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Matt Damon, left and his wife Luciana Barroso, arrive at Venice Lido, Italy

7. They're celebrating their nuptials today with two parties at Belmond Cipriani and Aman Canal Grande, and will have a civil ceremony on Monday at the Cavalli Palace.

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The entrance of the 7-star Aman hotel (L) on Venice's Grand Canal, where it is rumoured U.S. Hollywood star George Clooney will celebrate his wedding with his fiancee Amal Alamuddin. Reuters/Manuel Silvestri

8. The couple chose Venice as their wedding destination as that's where they first met.

George Clooney (R) and fiance Amal Alamuddin

9. George's old friend and former Mayor of Rome Walter Veltron will officiate the ceremony.

The Look of Love: Amal Alamuddin and her husband-to-be George Clooney. Photo: Getty

10. Amal is sticking to tradition and her family will reportedly pay for their wedding ceremony today.

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Amal Alamuddin and her mother Baria Alamuddin after last night's engagement dinner in Venice

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