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My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding: Better Than the Royal Wedding?

Sorry, but the royals don't have "grabbing."

Listen, I thought Kate (aka Princess Shiny Hair) looked brills. And in the interest of full disclosure, I will admit that I drooled a bit over Pippa's dress. Of course, my favorite part was looking at those crazy hats (and hat fails). But when it comes to sheer viewing hours, the royal nups have nothing on my obsession with MBFGW (that’s My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, for those of you who don’t watch). I know I'm not alone (as this recent Hairpin post clearly illustrates), but I sure am in my house. I tried to get Jack to watch with me, but he could only handle about three seconds of it before he left the room to go read (he's 100 percent burned out on reality TV, which I kind of get because he's in the business). But hey, he watched approximately zero seconds of the royal shenanigans. So again -- clear win for the gypsies. I think it's the seesaw mixture of religious commitment, hooker dresses, female subservience, respect for tradition, love of family, etc., that has me intensely loving, then intensely hating, the traveler lifestyle multiple times within a single episode. I'm hooked! And I may or may not also be using the show to plan my next Halloween costume.

So here are my questions for you:
1. What do you guys think of this show?
2. Are there husbands out there who dig watching televised weddings of ANY kind?

-- Holly

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