Vogue reported on the lavish wedding of Ivy Getty, great-granddaughter of oil billionaire J. Paul Getty. The event, which took place in San Francisco, featured a performance by Earth Wind & Fire, a dance floor led by actress Anya Taylor-Joy, and a ceremony officiated by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Popstar Olivia Rodrigo joined in on the festivities too.
The article uses over 2200 words and 100 pictures to display the event's lavish details, and while some praised the wedding for its beauty, others criticized its opulence. Journalist Philip Bump called the article "powerful editorial in support of a wealth tax."
Politicians including San Francisco Mayor London Breed and California governor Gavin Newsom attended the event, and the latter received attention for
Newsom attended the wedding after having not been seen at a public event in the 13 previous days. He had been scheduled to appear at the United Nations' COP26 Climate Conference in Scotland, but scratched it off his agenda at the end of October.
Some criticism was angled towards Newsom after various outlets documented the opulent nature of the wedding compared to the message being sent by COP26.Newsweek