The soon-to-be-wedding of the year between Pippa Middleton and James Matthews has its fair share of rumors as the latest rumor suggests that the bride-to-be’s mother, Carole Middleton, is reportedly at odds with the soon-to-be son-in-law over his miserly attitude on the wedding ceremony and reception.
The Duchess of Cambridge’s mother is allegedly trying to get Matthews, who is a hedge fund manager, contribute to the wedding that is poised to be the social event of the year. According to the Daily Mail UK, Pippa and James’ wedding will take place in the village church of St Mark’s in Englefield, Berkshire with the reception to be held at the Middleton’s Bucklebury manor.
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The outlet reports that compared to the 2011 wedding between Kate and Prince William which was held in the 1900-strong Westminster Abbey, Pippa’s wedding will take place at a countryside rather than a fancy hotel.
Since the Matthews family is well endowed with a lot of wealth as James is a managing director and heir to the 10,000 acre Glen Affric estate and his family owning a resort in Eden Rock, St. Barths in the Caribbean, shifting the wedding in the countryside may be due to James not willing to pay for a luxury hotel in London, according to Headlines & Global News.
The outlet further claims that “Pippa’s wedding is a great platform for Carole to show off their prosperity” as she must be “secretly wishing” for the 41-year-old groom-to-be to take more part in the wedding, financially.
However, there is no confirmation whether the rumor is true as it has no basis at all. Pippa and James’ nuptials are still scheduled for May 2017 and Prince George and Princess Charlotte will have roles as the page boy and flower girl, respectively.
Let us just wish for the couple to have a prosperous and happy married life as they tie the knot next year.
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