George Lucas, Mellody Hobson Throw Huge Wedding Party In Chicago

Celebrity News Jun. 30, 2013 AT 4:40PM
"Star Wars" creator George Lucas celebrated his June 22 nuptials to businesswoman Mellody Hobson with another star-studded party on Saturday, June 29 at the Promontory Point in Chicago, Ill. "Star Wars" creator George Lucas celebrated his June 22 nuptials to businesswoman Mellody Hobson with another star-studded party on Saturday, June 29 at the Promontory Point in Chicago, Ill. Credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Double the party! Star Wars creator George Lucas celebrated his June 22 nuptials to businesswoman Mellody Hobson with another star-studded party on Saturday, June 29 at the Promontory Point in Chicago, Ill

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, guests including Prince, Robin Williams, Mark Hamill, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Al Roker, Gayle King, Jesse Jackson, Hayden Christensen, Rachel Bilson and Ne-Yo were among those in attendance for the once-in-a-lifetime bash. 

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The site reports that Prince performed with a 22-piece band under a huge tent, which was set up in the Hyde Park neighborhood. In a previous report by DNAInfo Chicago, crews reportedly built the 100,000 air-conditioned tent to cover a newly-constructed platform, as well as a $60,000 lighting rig. The platform was reportedly going to be torn down July 4, and the couple's lavish affair required special permits to raise the temporary structure at the park.

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As Us Weekly reported on June 25, Lucas, 69 and Hobson, 44, a Chicago native, wed at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, Calif. on Saturday, June 22. According to a source, 200 guests including Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro, Glenn Close, Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart, Quincy Jones and Rashida Jones were all present.

The pair announced their engagement in January following a seven-year courtship. The Indiana Jones creator was previously wed to film editor Marcia Griffin from 1969 to 1983. 

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