What a thoughtful wedding gift! Part of a horse!

July 24, 2008

Folks, we got a wedding to plan! Who’s giving away the bride? The proud father?

No, Salvatore’s in prison.

toto-couple-2-200.jpgHow about the bride’s Uncle Leoluca or her brother Gianni?

Prison.

Um, her brother Giuseppe?

Prison. No, wait! I think Giuseppe got out! HE can give her away!

Welcome to the tribulations of planning a wedding in Sicily for the daughter of a former “boss of bosses.” And it only gets worse.

Now, what town are they getting married in?

Corleone.

Corleone? You’re freakin’ kidding me, right? Why don’t you just shoot me now?

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toto-couple-360.jpgLucia Riina, daughter of the most feared Sicilian Mafia boss Salvatore “Toto” Riina, marries Vincenzo Bellomo in Corleone, Sicily, July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

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Wow… That’s… that’s quite a post… with jokes about getting shot and everything…. Was your being allowed to write this a favor you requested from her father on her wedding day?

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

Bandage – yeah…you’re not funny. At al.

Posted by Whitecup | Report as abusive

She’s a pretty lady, but the groom looks like he just graduated with honors from Mafioso University…

Posted by Dee T | Report as abusive

Whitecup – As Joe Pesci said in “Good Fellas”: “Am I here to amuse you?”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rW1oVdOxK ko&feature=related
YouTube – Goodfellas Peanuts: Funny, How?

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

You are a racist pig. This young women is not a criminal nor her husband, but because of their race, they are degraded and defamed and labeled criminals by yourself and other members of your race. This is virulent racist bigotry.

Posted by mike | Report as abusive

Who said anything about her or her husband being a criminal?

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

Rule number 1: Don’t comment anything…

Posted by marcello | Report as abusive

Rule number 2: Don’t forget that any sensible person would follow Rule number 1

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

Hey Mike – since when is “Sicilian” or even “Italian” a race? Time to go back to school for you?

Posted by Fortunalee | Report as abusive

Nice blog and good photos..thanks for posting this.

Posted by Maui Wedding | Report as abusive