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Bridesmaids Brave Mud for Bride Killed in Crash

Friends and family wear dresses in Wisconsin 'Udder Mudder'

(Newser) - A group of would-be bridesmaids took part in a mud run on Saturday and wore their bridesmaid dresses through every inch of muck. It was all to honor the bride-to-be, Shannon Hall, who died in a car accident earlier this month. "We thought it would be a good '... More »

Bride-to-Be Pummels Bridesmaid at 30K Feet

Ryanair staff break up fight as passenger gets it on video

(Newser) - Here comes the bride ... so watch out. A bride-to-be flying from England to Barcelona last week was caught on video pummeling a bridesmaid with a friend's help—until Ryanair staff broke up the fight, the Manchester Evening News reports. "All of a sudden I heard it all kicking... More »

Bridesmaids 'Effing Hilarious'

Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph star in Paul Feig's Film

(Newser) - Critics are swooning over Bridesmaids, which stars co-writer Kristen Wiig as an inept maid of honor in a delightfully crude film that’s earned 91% at Rotten Tomatoes .
  • “Hallelujah and praise the Lord for Paul Feig's Bridesmaids,” writes Dana Stevens in Slate . “At long last, we
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How to Plan a Wedding Without Losing Your Mind

(Newser) - Heidi Kurpiela was never big on weddings. “I never paged through bridal magazines in line at the grocery store. I never ached to be a bride.” But even a no-frills attitude didn't save her from the maelstrom of wedding planning, she writes on The Stimulist. Herewith some lessons... More »

Here Comes the Botox

More brides are demanding bridesmaid makeovers

(Newser) - The latest trend among brides-to-be is to set up matching beauty procedures for the wedding party, the New York Times reports. With more women getting married in their 30s and photos more immediately accessible online, many brides are eschewing traditional thank-you gifts of matching bracelets in favor of matching Botox... More »

Fat Bridesmaids Are Bad Friends

One in five brides-to-be favors a 'pre-nuptial' contract with bridesmaids

(Newser) - Bridesmaids may be watching more than their weight if pre-wedding contracts become standard fare. One bride-to-be in five recently told pollsters that she favored a contract to make sure bridesmaids stay thin and don't get pregnant; other clauses would include limiting their alcohol intake and flirtation with "inappropriate male... More »

No White House Nups for Jenna

Bushes' Texas ranch to stage May 10 wedding to Henry Hager

(Newser) - It turns out May 10 isn't a nice day for a White House wedding: Jenna Bush and fiancé Henry Hager will marry that day in Crawford, Texas, at the family's 1,600-acre ranch, quashing speculation the ceremony would be an in-the-spotlight DC affair. "It's going to be a small... More »

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