George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin to Have an Autumn Wedding in London

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin to Have an Autumn Wedding in London
Thu 01-05-2014

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are planning to wed in a London venue this September, sources close to the couple told The Daily Star.

The Lebanese-British Amal Alamuddin has become a source of pride and fascination in her home country after news broke of her engagement to George Clooney.

The Lebanese media has been whipped into a frenzy, with news crews and reporters descending on Alamuddin's ancestoral Chouf village of Baakline.

Amal Alamuddin has also become a source of many self-depricating jokes among Lebanese at home and abroad. Blogger Amer Zahr wrote an open letter to Clooney about marrying an Arab woman that went viral on social media, warning the movie star to "strap in for the ride."

"Oh, and we have to talk about the wedding. You may have hoped for a small, tactful affair. I wouldn't be too optimistic," Zahr advised.

The satirical website the Pan-Arabia Enquirer ran a standalone picture suggesting Clooney had ditched his Nespresso sponsorship for Najjar, a popular Lebanese brand of Arabic coffee.

Source: Daily Star

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