While guests are often surprised by the wedding favors, and sometimes caught off guard by a quirky theme or a unique first dance, those who attended Nicole Richie and Joel Madden's wedding were in for a much larger treat – an elephant! According to People magazine, a trained pachyderm was brought to Lionel Richie's Los Angeles home, where the ceremony took place.
Though it is not yet known what the elephant's role was, other details of the celebration have been revealed. The news source reports that Richie wore awedding dress by Marchesa and that a few celebrities were in attendance, including Joel's Good Charlotte bandmate and twin brother Benji Madden, DJ Sam Ronson, Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale.
The menu appeared to be as top notch as the guest list. The wedding party dined on a beet and red greens salad, homemade butternut squash ravioli and a choice of filet mignon with truffle risotto or seared Ahi tuna with wasabi cream.
While it sounds perfect, we're still scratching our heads about the elephant's involvement – perhaps it helped the couple pass out the wedding favors? Regardless, we wish the newlyweds, who already have two children together, nothing but happiness!