Perez Hilton says that Kim Kardashian raked in nearly $18 million dollars for her wedding with Kris Humpries. She’s expected to pull in anywhere between $12 million to $15 million for her E! special “Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event”, which will air in October. Between selling her exclusive wedding pics to People magazine, bridal shower pics to OK! mag and her exclusive bachelorette party at Tao Las Vegas, Kim could retire for life! He says her wedding was practically paid for so she and Kris will be able to pocket almost all of that money.According to Perez, here’s a breakdown of what they got:
* $15 million plus profit for four-hour, two-part wedding special on E!
* $2.5 million for exclusive photos with People magazine
* $300,000 for exclusive engagement announcement with People
* $100,000 for exclusive rights to bridal shower with Britain’s OK! mag
* $50,000 to have bachelorette party at Tao in Las Vegas
* $15,000 to $20,000 Hansen’s Bakery wedding cake
* $20,000 Vera Wang wedding dress and fittings
* $40,000 for two more Vera Wang evening dresses
* $400,000 in Perrier Jouet Champagne
* $150,000 in hair and makeup for photo shoots and TV “home video”
* $10,000 in Lehr & Black wedding invitations
* $2 million 20.5-carat engagement ring and $1 million wedding bands by jeweler Lorraine Schwartz were deeply discounted for an undisclosed amount.
Among the 440 guests were Ryan Seacrest and his girlfriend Julianne Hough, her “Dancing With the Stars” partner Mark Ballas and his date Cheryl Burke, her stepbrother Brody Jenner and his girlfriend Avril Lavigne, dress designer Vera Wang, pop stars Demi Lovato and Ciara, NBA couples Carmelo Anthony and La La Vasquez and Scottie and Larsa Pippen and Dina, Ali and Lindsay Lohan.
People actually applauded when Kim walked down the aisle. The ceremony lasted about 30 minutes says E! Online.
The groom changed into a traditional black tuxedo for the reception. (He wore a white tux for the ceremony) The bride had two more dress changes, both Vera Wang gowns. People Magzine’s Kim Kardashian wedding issue is expected to hit news stands Friday.
A two-part special, “Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event”, will air October 9th and 10th. on E! (two hours each day)
The menu by Wolfgang Puck:
Santa Barbara Heirloom tomatoes
Buffalo Mozzarella, Tomato chips
Basil, Salad leaves
Hand formed pasta
sweet corn, marscapone, summer truffles
Roasted chicken, Yukon Gold potato puree
Caramelized brussel sprouts
Summer truffles, Rosemary
Kim’s older sisters Kourtney and Khloe served as maids of honor, while younger sisters Kylie and Kendall were bridesmaids. The ring bearer was Kim’s nephew, Mason Disick.
Bruce Jenner walked Kim down the aisle.
Kim says she will still use the name Kardashian as her work name, but she’ll be “Mrs. Humphries” she said, when she’s home.
Kardashian has enlisted the help of “Dancing With The Stars” professional Mark Ballas to help choreograph her moves for the reception. Earth, Wind & Fire played “September” to get the party rolling then a DJ tookover for the rest of the party.
Donald Trump is reportedly creating a TV drama based on a group of ultra wealthy and eccentric New Yorkers who live in his premiere property, Trump Tower. Although with all the international personalities who live in the building it could be a reality show, the characters will be fictitious. Trump Tower, which is a 68 story building, has housed Steven Spielberg, screen legend Sophia Loren, TV host Johnny Carson, Michael Jackson and tennis superstar Martina Navratilova. No network has bought the series yet, but word is a number of them are in talks with Trump.
Charlie Sheen sprung for a trip to Mexico over the weekend for his ex, Brooke Mueller for her birthday. The two looked cozy but according to TMZ, Charlie says they’re still just “good friends trying to be great parents.”
Burger King is dumping it’s creepy King mascot. You know, that creepy big plastic head with no expression that actually looks like it’s from some horror movie….The company has totally changed advertising agencies, so the King will be no more. Their new ads will instead tout the freshness of Burger King’s food. Burger King’s ‘King’ mascot is being retired, mainly because revenues are lagging, and they want new ad campaigns to actually highlight the food. But here’s a report about how the King is being retired because people thought it was too creepy
Sarah Jessica Parker has confirmed to Parade magazine, that a storyline for a third “Sex In The City” movie does indeed exist. Parker appears to be on board, but no word on whether other stars, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristen Davis. would consider another go around with the movie.
Lady Gaga will deliver the opening performance of the “2011 MTV Video Music Awards”. Gaga made the announcement via a banner in New York’s Times Square. Lady Gaga joins 2011 VMA performers Adele, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and Young The Giant. The “2011 MTV Video Music Awards” will air live from Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles on August 28th.
Donald Faison, who played Turk on “Scrubs” has become engaged to his girlfriend of several years, CaCee Cobb. If that name sounds familiar it’s because she used to be a close friend and personal assistant of Jessica Simpson and appeared with her on “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica” and the VH1 series “Jessica Simpson: The Price of Beauty”. The marriage will be the first for Cobb and second for Faison who has three children from a previous marriage. He also has a song from another past relationship.
ABC is denying that soap star, Susan Lucci will be joining the cast of “Desperate Housewives”. While “All My Children” fans know Lucci can stir uptrouble in town, the network says she will not be making an appearance on Wisteria Lane. It’s just that the last episode of “All My Children” airs two days before the season premiere of “Desperate Housewives” and Lucci did meet withshow creator, Mark Cherry…but, you know…
Saturday Night Live’s Molly Shannon will be guest starring on “The Middle” this season as Patricia Heaton’s sister, Janet. Shannon’s hiring follows news that Heaton’s “Everybody Loves Raymond” husband, Ray Romano will appear in the show’s September 21st premiere as a man from Frankie’s past.
American Idol’s first-ever blind finalist, Scott MacIntyre, got married Thursday to his girlfriend, Christina Teich. Over 200 people attended the ceremony that took place in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scott wrote and performed a song for his bride called,”Wanna Be There”. MacIntyre, 26, and Teich met in a community theater production of “The Music Man” in 2003. The couple are honeymooning in Kauai, Hawaii.
TOP OF THE BOX
Weekend of August 19-21, 2011
1. “The Help,” $20.5 million
2. “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” $16.3 million
3. “Spy Kids: All the Time in the World,” $12 million
4. “Conan the Barbarian,” $10 million
5. “Fright Night,” $8.3 million
6. “The Smurfs,” $8 million
7. “Final Destination 5,” $7.7 million
8. “30 Minutes or Less,” $6.3 million
9. “One Day,” $5.1 million
10. “Crazy, Stupid, Love,” $4.95 million