This bride-to-be said yes to the dress, but she should accept said no to the show.
Now Alexandra Godino is suing cable arrangement TLC’s absoluteness appearance “Say Yes to the Dress,” accusing producers of reneging on a affiance to adjournment airing the adventure until afterwards her May wedding.
“If I for one second, for one second, anticipation they would air this afore my bells I would never accept done it — ever, ever, ever,” Godino fumed to The Post on Thursday.
“Not assuming the apple my clothes afore the bells is actual important, and in particular, I do not appetite my fiancée to see the clothes afore the wedding,” she says in her Manhattan Supreme Cloister suit.
Godino, of Las Vegas, is set to ally pro hockey amateur Jeff May afore 300 guests at a abundant accident in Palm Springs, Calif., on May 14 — area her dress will be “one of the best important aspects of [her] absolute wedding,” according to cloister papers.
The gown, by Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad, “has an aspect of abruptness to it,” Godino confided, that will be broke if the adventure affectedness Friday night.
Godino, 27, was arcade in New York conjugal bazaar Kleinfeld’s with her mom back a appearance ambassador approached her.The featured helpmate had bailed and the ambassador begged Godino to footfall in.
“Of course, I said no,” she recalled, “then my mom puppy dog-eyed me into accomplishing it.”
Godino agreed to do it on the action that her adventure wouldn’t air until afterwards the wedding. The ambassador agreed, the clothing says, so Godino was abashed to acquisition her allotment would run on March 25.
“I assassin a advocate because, how abounding times accept they done this to brides? This is a appearance about weddings, how they’re absolutely aloof is apperception blowing,” Godino seethed.
An advocate for the show’s assembly aggregation accepted in cloister Thursday, “This is not he aboriginal time this affair has appear up.”
But Jon Hollis, Half Yard Production’s lawyer, said Godino was told “point bare it’s activity to air in the bounce and we … don’t ascendancy the advertisement company.”
TLC advocate Theodore Tsekerides said it couldn’t be pulled because, “we accept no abounding adventure in the can.”
Godino’s advocate Frank Taddeo, said his applicant spent $20,000 for her dream dress — and wasn’t compensated by the show.
She absent the emergency audition to block the adventure from airing but still affairs to sue Discovery Communications and Half Yard for money damages.
Manhattan Judge Nancy Bannon disqualified that while she understands the attitude of a helpmate not actuality apparent in her gown, Godino active abroad her rights in a contract.
“Things could be worse than actuality on a television appearance with a admirable dress on,” Bannon said.