August 20, 2011 15:54:52 GMT
People magazine has won the bidding war to publish the exclusive photos of her wedding to basketball ace Kris Humphries this weekend.
Being a Kardashian has its perks. Kim Kardashian who is set to marry Kris Humphries on Saturday, August 20 night has scored a huge deal with People to give exclusive photos of her wedding to the magazine.
The weekly publication previously scored the couple's engagement news in May for a $300,000 price tag. OK! magazine then won the exclusive bridal shower coverage for $100,000. People had to shell out $1.5 million in a bidding war to acquire the ceremony pictures.
The number actually could cover the expenses of her wedding which reportedly has cost at least half a million dollars. Kim also gets free wedding gown, worth $20,000, from Vera Wang as well as lucrative deal with E! to air the wedding on TV.
Security has been tightened at the venue to prevent shutterbugs from taking a snap. Reports said that the celebration will take place either indoors or under the tent. Beside land force, the police will also sent its air support.
Kim, who spent her last day as bachelorette by getting manicure an pedicure, is due to hold a second wedding reception on August 31. Niche Media founder and president Jason Binn and celebrity wedding planner Colin Cowie organized the wedding which venue is yet determined.