When we heard that Sean Parker, one of the Internet masterminds behind Napster and Facebook, married singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas in a lavish ceremony in Big Sur, CA, in June, our curiosity was instantly piqued — and once we saw photos of the over-the-top affair, it was clear that we were looking at one of the biggest, craziest, most far-fetched theme weddings we'd ever seen. The event, which Sean revealed was "a performance-art project” set in a modern-day enchanted forest, cost over $4.5 million and featured a nine-foot tiered wedding cake, a pen of bunnies, and famous guests like Emma Watson, Olivia Munn, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, and the founders of Twitter, Facebook, and MTV, all dressed in Tolkien-esque garb by Lord of the Rings costume designer Ngila Dickson.
It got us thinking: what other celebrities have tied the knot in elaborate theme weddings? From David and Victoria Beckham's woodland-themed affair to Katy Perry and Russell Brand's traditional Indian ceremony, we've rounded up some star weddings that will have you swooning — and scratching your head. To see them all, just keep reading.