Mena Suvari plans Italian wedding

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 3 February 2010
Mena Suvari

Mena Suvari plans Italian wedding

'American Beauty' star Mena Suvari is to marry her fiance, music promoter Simone Sestito, in Rome this summer

Mena Suvari is to marry her fiance in Rome this summer.

The 'American Beauty' actress - who got engaged to music promoter Simone Sestito in July 2008 - are now finalising details for their Italian ceremony, though no specific wedding date has yet been given.

A source said: "They can't wait to get married and Mena is so excited because she's just had her dress fitting with Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet. The wedding will be a stunning affair."

Last year, Mena revealed she was desperate to find a wedding dress which will cover her tattoos as she wants to respect her fiance's religious family.

She said: "I think it would be considerate to Simone's family to have my tattoos covered, since there are two Catholic nuns on his mother's side of the family."

The 30-year-old star also said finding love with Simone gave her hope after ending her six-year marriage to cinematographer Robert Brinkmann in 2006.

She explained: "I think you just know when you have found 'The One'. It's a feeling. Relationships are challenging, but I love him and he's very good to me. I think you know when you know.

"After a divorce, I think it's most important for people to get in touch with themselves and really get to know who they are and what they want and establish goals."

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