Wedding season is indeed underway. Hollywood, sports, music and political stars all had a busy week as quite a few couples decided on this week to get hitched. You probably know about Carrie Underwood’s wedding, and Lala Vasquez & Carmello Anthony’s vows, but you may have missed a few. For starters? The Office‘s Jim and Pam got married! – to other people, Bill Clinton played a role in a wedding – but not for Chelsea, and there’s all kinds of other wedding news ranging from shows of solidarity for gay and lesbian couples, to free Vera Wang and Taco Bell weddings.
The American Idol winner married her hockey player fiance in a ceremony that was top secret until hours before. She will undoubtedly cross over to the coveted Star Wars fan demographic as she becomes Carrie Fisher.
Location: Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, GA
The bride wore: a Chantilly lace Monique Lhuillier dress
The guests: 250 family and friends including Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul
NBA star Carmelo Anthony wed former MTV VJ Lala Vasquez 5 years after getting engaged. Their 3-year-old son Kiyan accompanied them down the aisle.
Location: Cipriani Restaurant, Manhattan, New York
The bride wore: a Vera Wang gown
The guests: 320 family and friends including Serena Williams, LeBron James and his girlfriend Savannah Brinson, rapper Ludacris, Kelly Rowland and Kim Kardashian
He’s a representative for New York’s 9th Congressional district (Queens), and she’s an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. That connection came in handy: Bill Clinton presided over the ceremony.
Location: Oheka Castle in Huntington, Long Island (New York)
The bride wore: a gold-embroidered Oscar de la Renta gown
The guests: family and friends, including Bill and Hillary Clinton
This one was kept pretty quiet, but Blunt and Krasinski have been staying at George Clooney’s Lake Como villa since July 4th in preparation for the big day.
Location: Villa D’este in Como, Italy
The bride wore: a draped chiffon Marchesa gown with sweetheart neckline and embroidered detail
The guests: George Clooney and his girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis, and we assume, more friends and family
He might not be as recognizable as some of the other grooms, but Kevin Liles is a music executive who has helped shape the careers of Jay-Z and Kanye West among other artists.
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
The guests: Family and friends including Brian McKnight, Russell Simmons, Gayle King (Oprah Winfrey’s best friend), gospel singer Yolanda Adams, Kelly Price and Trey Songz
Location: Malibu, CA
The guests: Friends and family including Office co-star Rainn Wilson. John Krasinski was understandably not able to attend