Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel celebrate their upcoming nuptials with friends in Italy on October 17, 2012. There was a royal wedding taking place in Puglia, Italy, an overwhelming amount of security in the area for Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel‘s wedding weekend.

Local newspaper reporting that the extensively-planned ceremonies are being staffed by numerous bodyguards and the newlyweds went to great lengths to keep prying eyes out of their special day.“Powerful spotlights are focused outward to discourage the paparazzi,” said a source. The couple said “I do” in front of approximately 80 loved ones before sunset on Friday.Guests enjoyed appetizers of Puglia’s local delicacies, including cheeses, fava beans, red wine, and a selection of artisan breads, before having a massive feast of the region’s freshest foods. The happy couple released a statement after they officially tied the knot: “It’s great to be married, the ceremony was beautiful and it was so special to be surrounded by our family and friends.”