Courtesy of Jet Nightclub
How does the guest list for a big celebrity wedding—like Fergie and Josh Duhamel's—work? Is it like the red carpet, where publicists work to get guests an invite?
—Anna, Portland, Ore.
Most of the time, thankfully, no. "I'm not saying that's never happened," veteran personal publicist Howard Bragman tells me. "But that's a little unseemly, even for Hollywood—a little creepy, OK?"
Instead, I am told, celebrity brides and grooms keep their guest lists very close to the tuxedo vest, right up until they're ready to hand them over to their simpering planners, much like any other wedding.
For the 200-person Ferghamel affair, the guests reportedly included Molly Sims—a Duhamel castmate—and Mario Lopez, a childhood friend of Fergie's. As for exactly how many famous people get to come to a star wedding, the deciding factor is pretty crass...