Celebrities got married and engaged in droves this summer. Natalie Portman, Drew Barrymore and others tied the knot, while Jennifer Aniston, Sofia Vergara and Avril Lavigne are just a few of the celebs sporting new ring-finger bling.
But sometimes, celebrity weddings aren't all shiny rocks and frilly frocks. With so many stars walking down the aisle, there are bound to be some bloopers and weird moments. Click through the slideshow to see five of the summer's strangest celebrity wedding happenings -- from goofy gifts to interesting invitations.
Alec Baldwin Given A Bull
Perhaps PETA received one of those text invites, as the animal rights group <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/03/alec-baldwin-wedding_n_1647136.html" target="_hplink">gifted a bull to Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas</a>. The animal, who lives in PETA's reserve in India, was renamed Baldwin Thomas after the couple.
Matthew McConaughey Receives Sword
Alec Baldwin's wedding gift may have been a bunch of bull, but Matthew McConaughey's weird wedding gift certainly takes the cake. Or, at least it can <em>slice</em> the cake. The actor and his wife Camila Alves <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/20/matthew-mcconaughey-weird-wedding-gifts-video_n_1611801.html" target="_hplink">received a sword</a> from Washington State University football coach Mike Leach in celebration of their June 9 wedding.
Taylor Swift Crashes Kennedy Wedding
Taylor Swift could be the next celeb <a href="http://www.okmagazine.com/photos/hot-shots/ring-alert-taylor-swift-engaged-conor-kennedy-see-photos" target="_hplink">to show off some bling</a>, so maybe she was just getting some ideas for her own possible wedding when she <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/taylor-swift-conor-kennedy-crash-wedding_n_1821761.html" target="_hplink">crashed the nuptials of Liam Kerr and Kyle Kennedy</a>, relatives of her boyfriend Conor Kennedy, on August 18. The mother of the bride told Taylor and Conor to leave, but Swift's rep says the singer was invited and was even thanked for attending. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/23/taylor-swift-crashed-kennedy-wedding-confirms-kathie-lee-gifford_n_1825621.html" target="_hplink">Kathie Lee Gifford</a>, however, confirmed that Swift did indeed crash the wedding.
Brad Pitt Buys Angelina Jolie Shooting Range
What do you get a wife who already has it all? If you're Brad Pitt, you buy her a shooting range. A-list actors Pitt and fiancée Angelina Jolie got engaged earlier this year, and are rumored to be getting married this summer (which technically doesn't end until September 22!) As a pre-nuptial present, Pitt is said to have <a href="http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/bizarre/4519514/Brad-Pitt-hits-the-bullseye-with-his-wedding-present-to-fiance-Angelina-Jolie.html" target="_hplink">purchased a shooting range and armory for his bride-to-be</a>.