The celeb couple tie the knot in the most over-the-top ceremony in years.
The wedding of King Kyle Sandilands to his Queen, pop diva Tamara Jaber, was never destined to be a quiet, low-key affair. But the reality replete with crowns, thrones, belly dancers, celebs, crowds and street blockades surpassed all expectations, even for the bride and groom.
"It was the most over-the-top wedding I've ever seen!" laughed Princess Mary's chief bridesmaid, Amber Petty, who knows a bit about royal nuptials. "Obviously, Mary's wedding was very beautiful and emotional for me, but this was like a romantic circus!"
And that's exactly what the flamboyant couple had planned a show to celebrate their love, reflect Tamara's half-Lebanese heritage and rival Kyle's Australian Idol gig for razzamatazz.
The newlyweds were even carried into their reception on a double throne, accompanied by a Lebanese drum and pipe band, as a gigantic mirror ball sparkled overhead.
"We wanted everyone to be like, 'Wow!' because we are both a bit extravagant and like to make everything theatrical," explained the stunning bride, whose strapless white silk Joanne Panzarino gown featured 200 metres of fabric and a frilled, three-metre train…
For the full article, plus pictures of the big day, see this week's Woman's Day
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