George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Make Marriage Official

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George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin in Venice

The two completed some paperwork at Venice's municipal hall on Monday

George Clooney, wearing a gray suit, and his bride, Amal Alamuddin, dressed in a stunning white pantsuit and oversized hat, entered Venice's municipal hall at Ca'Farsetti Monday around 1:30 p.m. to make their nuptials official.

After 14 minutes of paperwork, the couple came out, smiling and waving at photographers. They were both sporting platinum bands on their left ring fingers. Alamuddin wore her $750,000 ethically-mined seven-carat diamond engagement ring on her right hand. 

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The government building is housed in a 14th century palace on the canal. The city had shut down traffic around the hall for the afternoon to avoid any mob scenes.

Clooney and Alamuddin had a lavish wedding over the weekend at the seven-star Grande Aman Canal Venice hotel Saturday night with celebrity guests, including Matt Damon, Bono, Cindy Crawford and Bill Murray.

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Clooney's publicist sent out a statement confirming the marriage, and with that the world's most eligible bachelor was off the market. But under Italian law, the ceremony was not legal until the two registered with the city today. 

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