Article featured in the May 22, 2011 LA Times “Together” Section
Having pets at your wedding isn’t all that unusual. Most of us have seen at least one furry, four-legged ring bearer at a dog-lover’s wedding. However, some couples are cranking it up a notch by including animals of a more exotic nature.
Take singer Katy Perry and comedian/actor Russell Brand. When they wed in India last October at the Aman-e-Khas resort outside the Ranthambhore Tiger Sanctuary, their nuptials featured camels, elephants, horses and — according to Indian press — at least one tiger. Brand’s reported gift to his bride? A Bengal tiger named Machli.
But what kind of bride wants a wild animal at her wedding?
“A self-confident bride,” said Marley Majcher, owner of The Party Goddess, an eventplanning company in Los Angeles. “Someone who sees her wedding as more of a party and wants to do something different.”
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