A wedding is a happy and joyous occasion, but it's a serious and solemn one as well. The wedding ceremony is one of our most powerful representations of our hopes and dreams, so it is symbolically important that every aspect of the occasion be carefully planned and every last detail be perfect. All of which makes things especially traumatic and embarrassing when events go
Rice thrown at weddings is dangerous to birds.*
The 1867 wedding of a princess and a duke was marred by tragedy on an unprecedented scale.
Bride dies after wearing wedding gown once used to dress a corpse.*
Bride's inflamed eye is caused by body louse from a male stripper.
Bride kidnapped on her honeymoon turns up years later as a mutilated freak in a sex show.
Bride dies after being bitten by a snake while posing for wedding photos.*
The corpse of bride who disappeared on her wedding day is found in a locked trunk years later.
A vengeful Muslim wife does in her husband's new wife by hiding a scorpion in the bride's wig.
Groom is suffocated by a stripper's massive breasts.*
Swollen fingers caught in titanium wedding rings have to be amputated.