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November 17, 2006
TomKat marriage patrol

Associated Press

Well, I'm officially on TomKat watch - from afar, that is. An entire continent and multiple time zones. But, if I can't be in Rome, I can roam the wires for the goings-on in Italy.

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise are set to tie the knot Saturday, reportedly at the 15th-century Odescalchi Castle in the small town of Bracciano, just north of Rome.

And over the past two days, air traffic has been busy hauling in the celebs who are said to be attending. Couples such as: Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, David and Victoria Beckham, and Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. And, get this, Oprah apparently didn't get an invite (maybe he broke her couch), but - surprise, surprise! - Brooke Shields (Cruise's postpartum nemesis) did. She reportedly arrived with hubby Chris Henchy.

Everyone seems to be ensconced in a fancy hotel in Rome, where, Thursday night, the happy couple hosted an "intimate" dinner. Even baby Suri was on hand for the festivities (as shown above).

As of this posting, I'm hoping the lovebirds haven't sold the exclusive rights to their wedding photos to oh, say, Vanity Fair or People, because then the rest of us won't get to see anything until they're published.

If the wedding is open for all to see, check back here at 21Q to see Holmes in what is sure to be a fabulous Armani gown! FYI: We hear he's wearing Armani, too.

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