LuAnn de Lesseps and Tom D’Agostino’s wedding was said to be a classy and sophisticated event over the New Year’s Eve weekend, except one request.
According to Page Six, guests were thrown when D’Agostino and de Lesseps changed their wedding gift request last minute.
Initially, the couple had asked that instead of wedding gifts, guests donate to one of two charities the couple had picked out. Then, just two days before the wedding, the two changed their minds and instead sent out a GoFundMe link to an account they set up asking for money to help with the medical bills of an unnamed relative who suffered from an unidentified ailment.
While it still seems like the intention was honorable, the outlet reports that guests were unimpressed, especially since de Lesseps and D’Agostino have enough money to afford a lavish wedding and help a sick relative.
“You’re going to spend a half-million-plus on a wedding, and then ask your friends to cough up for your relative’s Band-Aids?” A clearly unhappy source told Page Six. “LuAnn and Tom are both very rich — [they should] write a check to their relative and not hustle their wedding guests for cash.”
Despite the last-minute change in gift requests, it seems like the overall wedding was an absolute hit. D’Agostino and de Lesseps documented the festivities on social media.
“The wedding was such a blast! Everyone had a wonderful time,” an unnamed guest told Entertainment Tonight. “LuAnn and Tom looked so happy. They really got to have fun with all their guests. It was a New Year’s Eve to remember! You can really tell how much they love each other. Their friends couldn’t be happier for them!”
Congrats to the newlyweds!
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