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Rules of Engagement

Will Trista and Ryan wed June 7? The ''Bachelorette'' couple may be heading for summer nuptials

Ryan Sutter, Trista Rehn | FULL STEAM AHEAD Have Trista and Ryan already set a date?
Image credit: Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter: Craig Sjodin
FULL STEAM AHEAD Have Trista and Ryan already set a date?

Who says you can't find true love on reality TV? It appears that ''Bachelorette'' soul mates Trista Rehn and Ryan ''Shamu'' Sutter have already started planning their wedding. EW.com has found multiple wedding-site Web pages and registries for the couple, indicating they will tie the knot on June 7 in Sutter's hometown of Vail, Colo.

A page (although not yet a registry) for the pair is posted on theknot.com, a leading one-stop-shopping site for brides-to-be. Actually, make that TWO pages. It seems fans of the show have also created a fake registry for the couple (wishful thinking, perhaps?). ''We can confirm two pages exist, though we can't confirm whether either one is legitimate or not,'' says a Knot spokesperson.

But there's more: A registry for the couple has also turned up at Weddingchannel.com, which features Bloomingdale's as one of its partners. The listing comes the day after the New York Post reported Trista and Ryan were seen signing up for matching dishware at the Century City, Calif., branch of Bloomingdale's with a camera crew following their every move. ''That's quite possibly true,'' admits an ABC spokesperson, who suggests that the camera crew is most likely tailing the couple for ''Where Are They Now,'' a TV special airing on the network March 19.

A Bloomingdale's rep declined comment, but noted that Trista will be hosting a publicity event at one of the company's stores in the weeks to come. The Bloomingdale's online registry -- as well as the more legitimate-seeming page of the two on theknot.com -- lists a June 7 wedding to take place in Vail.

But ''Bachelorette'' fans hungry to find out about Trista's taste in dishware will be disappointed: Unlike most online bridal registries, both the Bloomingdale's and The Knot page for the couple are password-protected, so no looky-loos will find driving directions to the reception or see what nifty items the happy couple has selected. Personally, we're betting on a whale theme.

Originally posted Feb 27, 2003