Obama not invited to Chelsea Clinton’s wedding

‘I was not invited to the wedding because I think Hillary and Bill, properly, want to keep this thing for Chelsea and her soon-to-be husband,’ Obama told the ladies of ABC’s ‘The View’ Wednesday.

Obama started out by joking, ‘You don’t want two presidents at one wedding! All the secret service, guests going through (metal detectors), all the gifts being torn apart …’

Then host Barbara Walters asked directly if former president Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had invited him to the nuptials, the president said no.

‘I was not invited to the wedding,’ he said. ‘because I think Hillary and Bill, properly, want to keep this thing for Chelsea and her soon-to-be husband.’

Obama said he agreed with the sentiment and told the hosts and the audience, ‘Sorry, ya’ll probably will not be getting invited to Sasha’s wedding or Malia’s wedding, either.’

Clintons are guarding the details of the upcoming nuptials like state secrets, and haven’t released any information. Hillary Clinton recently said she’s ‘under very strict orders’ not to talk about it. But count on pesky reporters to scoop out some.

Chelsea, 30, rumour has it, is all set to wed her investment-banker boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky, 32, Saturday at a posh private estate 90 miles north of Manhattan.

Built as a Beaux Arts style playground for John Jacob Astor IV more than a century ago, the estate features the sort of commanding view that once inspired Hudson River School painters, as well as 50 acres of buffer space to shield the party from prying eyes.

The guest list is suspected to number between 400-500 invitees, many of whom will likely stay at Rhinebeck’s Beekman Arms & Delamater Inn, which boasts a plaque that Bill and Hillary Clinton have eaten there.

The Hudson Valley News reported that attendees may include Oprah Winfrey, Barbara Streisand, Steven Spielberg, former Clinton adviser Harold Ickes, media mogul Ted Turner, former British prime minister John Major and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Speculation is rife on what dress Chelsea will wear. No confirmation on this yet, said Politico.

But after weeks of reports that the dress was either a design by Oscar de la Renta or Vera Wang, Chelsea’s visit to Wang’s store in New York Tuesday makes it likely she is going with the latter.

Three companies are said to be catering the event: Blue Ribbon Restaurants, The St. Regis Hotel and Olivier Cheng Catering.

TMZ reported this week that they had a copy of the playlist Clinton and her fiance gave to the live band playing at the wedding. The songs are a mix of oldies and pop hits, including several Michael Jackson songs – ‘Billie Jean’, ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’, ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’ and ‘Rock With You’.

One element of the welcome package waiting for guests at their hotels will be a bottle of wine from a nearby vineyard called, quite appropriately, ‘Clinton Vineyards and Winery’, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

Floral arrangements will be supplied by Boston-based Winston Flowers and the floral designer is Jeff Leatham – who counts the Four Seasons and Madonna as his clients.

And the deluxe portable toilets supposedly rented for the outdoor event cost an estimated $15,000, according to TMZ.

Aishwarya Rai Pregnant

Happiness has started knocking the doors of the Bachchan family and they are greeting it with open arms every moment. Legendary actor, Amitabh Bachchan has confirmed the news of Aishwarya’s pregnancy and is anxiously waiting for the baby to come into this world. Apparently both Aishwarya and Abhishek kept on denying the news of Aishwarya’s pregnancy for a long time.

Amitabh Bachchan however hasn’t disclosed many details about his daughter-in-law’s pregnancy and is a bit tight lipped about it. However there were numerous rumours about the blue eyed actresses’ pregnancy since the past two three years but now finally the Bachchan Bahu is expecting her first child. Aishwarya is in a hurry to wrap up her shooting for the upcoming film, ‘Heroine’, which even stars Arunoday Singh as Aishwarya’s love interest.

It was even said that for the past few months Aishwarya has been signing up few films for this year due to her pregnancy. The former Miss World had even expressed her desire to become a mother soon and experience motherhood in every way. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya had been married to each other for more than four years and Aishwarya’s pregnancy has come as a blessing to them.

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