You expect BIG things when you hear the names "Kim Kardashian" and "Kanye West." Tack on the words "wedding of the year," and you may be picturing an enormous Parisian banquet hall filled to capacity with hundreds of the couple's friends and acquaintances.

But if we've learned one lesson in recent weeks about K&K it's this: they're not seeking attention. Okay, that's a lie. What I mean is: they're really not seeking attention when it comes to their May 24 nuptials. In fact, they're being as low-key as this pair possibly can be, and that extends to their wedding guest list. Some people are going to be shocked to learn they are NOT invited to the bash.

A few months ago, we discovered that Kim and Kanye were planning a huge reception that included Oprah, Ryan Seacrest, Sugar Ray Leonard, and about a million more famous people. We were told it would be a televised event and we believed it because Kim and Kanye aren't exactly the types who shy away from publicity.

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Well, either this gossip was never true or the couple has had a serious change of heart because now we hear guests have been snipped from their list. The couple has reportedly only invited their closest family members and friends to their wedding. So, while buddy Serena Williams will be there -- and possibly even Beyonce and Jay-Z -- a whole slew of celebs we expected to see have not received invitations.

Some stars who attended Kim's 2011 wedding to Kris Humphris, but who will not be flying to Paris next weekend, include Ryan Seacrest, Eva Longoria, Lindsay Lohan, and Demi Lovato.

I'm a big fan of intimate weddings and love that Kim and Kanye are keeping things small, but I wonder how some of these celebs feel about not making the cut. I can understand why Lindsay and Demi wouldn't be invited because, well, why should they be? But Ryan is the executive producer of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. It seems odd to keep him off of the list -- but I guess they really aren't mixing business with pleasure this time around.

Good for them. T-minus 6 days until we learn all of the details about the most secretive wedding of the year.

Are you surpised that Kim and Kanye are having a small, intimate wedding?

 

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