• NICOLE & JOEL photo | Joel Madden, Nicole Richie

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Published: Monday September 16, 2013 13:45 PM EDT



Wedding style: Over-the-(Big) Top
Nicole Richie is all for dealing with an elephant in the room. Her December 2010 Beverly Hills wedding to Joel Madden drew upon historical royal extravagance – they were inspired by the French palace of Versailles – but it was the pachyderm that greeted their 155 guests that made a lasting impression. "Nicole getting an elephant and not telling me is typical of our relationship," Madden said of his wife's whimsical good-luck charm. "But if there's one time I want her to have the craziest thing she wants, it's the day we marry."

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