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Kim & Kanye Wed in Italy: Everything You Need to Know

6/17/2014

The long-awaited nuptials of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have finally transpired in a lavish ceremony in Florence, Italy, and we have all the juicy details.

All of Kris Jenner's grandchildren walked down the aisle for the wedding at the famed 16th-century Belvedere Fort, where walls protected the altar and dance floor from being viewed by outsiders. The couple spent $400,000 to rent out the wedding venue.

At least 80 rooms were booked for guests at the Westin Excelsior, and on Friday family members and guests were spotted strolling with fashion icon Valentino in the gardens of his 17th-century Chateau de Wideville west of Paris.

Even the bathrooms were planned with care, as ET learned that they featured gold faucets decorated in Versailles.

Last night, ET was on hand for the couple's pre-wedding event at the Chateau de Verailles.

Our source, a worker inside the palace, told us that the event, organized by Kanye, included 100 guests and 1,000 bottles of Ace of Spades rose champagne and some regular Ace of Spades champagne. Guests were allowed to run amok through any room they wanted in the palace. They were also able to go on a horse-drawn carriage around the palace.

Workers at the event dressed like they were from the days of Marie Antoinette and were not allowed to speak to guests.

Lana Del Ray was late to perform, but Kim and Kanye covered for her, taking the podium with speeches making light of her tardiness. The couple then announced that everyone was going to Italy. Sadly no one was surprised as it was already on the internet and Kim made a joke about that. Kanye said it was Florence and Kim said he was only supposed to say it was Italy. Kim got in a mini fight with Kanye over that.

When Lana arrived she performed three songs, including Young and Beautiful, as fireworks went off in the background.

Kim and Kanye came a long way from friends to lovers.

The two may have first been photographed together in 2007, but Kanye had his eye on Kim long before they first met. He told Kris Jenner that he remembered fawning over her with friends after seeing pictures of her with Paris Hilton.

Kanye had a few hurdles to get over before winning Kim over. After dating Reggie Bush in 2007, Kim famously married NBA player Kris Humphries in 2011 and split from him just 72 days later.

Kimye was first spotted together as a couple in 2012 while shopping in New York. Kim announced that she was pregnant with daughter North West later that same year.

"He's the best daddy," Kris Jenner told us in November 2013.

On October 21, 2013, Kim Kardashian accepted Kanye's wedding proposal on her 33rd birthday in front of her family and close friends at San Francisco's AT&T Park.

"It was so surreal," said Kim. "We ran and told [North] right away."

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