So as you may have heard, George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin got married over the weekend in a star-studded ceremony in Venice.
Naturally, most of the press coverage has focused on how "lucky" Amal is to have landed one of Hollywood's hottest bachelors.
Makes sense, but there's been a disturbing lack of discussion about Amal herself. After all, this is a brilliant, beautiful, highly successful civil rights attorney who could've had her pick of any dude in London (if she wanted a dude at all).
What made her choose to settle down with an aging commitment-phobe and notorious playboy?
Well, if you believe article about Amal in the latest People magazine, the previous 36 years of her life were just practice, and getting engaged to Clooney is, like, totally the bestest thing that ever happened to her: