06/24/2013 11:28 am ET Updated Jun 24, 2013

Controversial Marriage: The 8 Most Scandalous Weddings

Weddings are supposed to be joyful occasions -- there's a reason many brides say it's the best day of their lives. But as the recent backlash against tech mogul Sean Parker's wedding has shown, some newlyweds find themselves defending their controversial nuptials after getting hitched, instead of celebrating.

Whether it was because of their outfits, pre-wedding demands or choice of spouse, some couples landed in the hotseat after (or just before) tying the knot. We rounded up eight weddings that have caused some intense debates. Read about them in the slideshow below, and weigh in on the divisive nuptials in the comments.

Most Controversial Weddings

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