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Dear Gossips,

Would love to know how it works when it comes to wedding photo negotiations. Like does George Clooney tell PEOPLE and HELLO! that "I won't take anything less than what Brad got"? Or does he say "If you give me x percent more, I'll give you x percent more - more photos, more quotes, more access"?

And is there a photo checklist from the publication that has to be satisfied? Like do PEOPLE and HELLO! specify that they want:

- The Dress, front and back
- The Cake
- Bride and Groom together, must be touching
- $100k bonus if you give us a kiss
- $100k bonus if you give us a photo of celebrity guests
- at least one group family shot
- at least one sappy quote

Who has the power here? The seller or the buyer? The buyer ended up getting shafted for the Timberlake wedding when all the pictures came back low quality and not all that impressive.  Read Full Intro

Question Mark/Exclamation Point

April 4, 2012 14:35:36 Posted at April 4, 2012 14:35:36
Lainey Posted by Lainey

PEOPLE Magazine has been getting its ass kicked since the beginning of the year by Us Weekly on exclusives: Justin Timberlake’s engagement, Drew Barrymore’s pregnancy, Michelle Williams/Jason Segel first photos as a couple, to name a few. Each time, PEOPLE follows with a story half a day, sometimes a full day, later with “sources” of their own confirming what Us Weekly scooped earlier. Full Story