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Ocasio-Cortez Is Engaged to Onetime Debate Foe

Riley Roberts and lawmaker haven't planned wedding yet

(Newser) - Reporters often ask officeholders to confirm or deny preliminary information, but this request wasn't about politics. Asked Thursday if she's engaged, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn't hedge. "Yep! It's true," she told Insider . Ocasio-Cortez also tweeted the confirmation, after a Hill photo showed an addition...

Jennifer Lopez Details How Ben Affleck Proposed

She was taking a bubble bath when he popped the question

(Newser) - If you're wondering how Ben Affleck popped the question to Jennifer Lopez the second time around, wonder no more. USA Today reports the singer spilled the details of her proposal Tuesday in her "On the JLo" fan newsletter. Here's her opening line: "Did you ever imagine...

They Were Set to Wed in June. Then, 2 Cancer Diagnoses
First She Got the Doctor's
Call. Then Her Fiance Did
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First She Got the Doctor's Call. Then Her Fiance Did

Mariah Nelesen, Clay Slenk move up wedding date after cancer diagnoses within 8 days of each other

(Newser) - Mariah Nelesen and Clay Slenk's wedding on June 10 was supposed to be a grand affair, with every detail meticulously planned out. Now they've moved the date up to April 9, and they're planning on a reception meal of "burgers and brats on the grill,"...

Simone Biles Got Engaged on Valentine's Day

NFL player Jonathan Owens popped the question

(Newser) - Simone Biles isn't sure if her future holds another Olympics—but it will definitely include a wedding. The four-time Olympic gold medal gymnast announced on Instagram Tuesday that her boyfriend, Houston Texans player Jonathan Owens, had proposed to her on Valentine's Day and it had been the "...

Trump, Guilfoyle Reveal Engagement
A Trump Is Engaged

A Trump Is Engaged

Trump, Guilfoyle kept the news under wraps for a year

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle became engaged on New Year's Eve—not the one last weekend, the one a year ago. The secret emerged after Guilfoyle posted an Instagram photo on Saturday of the couple in front of a Christmas tree, with a diamond on her ring finger...

As Pandemic Wanes, a New Hot Commodity

Engagement rings, wedding bands are seeing a spike in sales across US

(Newser) - As pushback on the pandemic continues and more businesses reopen, one industry is seeing a noticeable boom. CNN Business reports that, as people start to resume some sense of normalcy, getting hitched has once more become a priority—meaning jewelry for the special occasion is now in high demand. "...

'Lord of the Rings' Brings 5 Rings to Proposal

'You can try all five or pick one,' he told bride-to-be

(Newser) - Most proposals involve popping just one question, but Atlanta man William Hunn had a follow-up question for Brittney Miller. In a proposal that went viral after it was posted on Instagram , Hunn asked Miller to marry him and presented her with five rings, WSB-TV reports. "You can try all...

He Was Giving the COVID Shot When He Saw the Ring

Paramedic Robby Vargas-Cortes proposes to nurse inoculating him: his boyfriend, Eric Vander Lee

(Newser) - Good news: Your fiance snagged an appointment to get the coronavirus vaccine. Better news: You're the nurse who has the honor of administering it to him. Best news of all: He proposes to you right before you stick the needle in his arm. That's the sweet story out...

'Greatest Woman' on Earth Gets a Celebrity Fiance

'Friends' star Matthew Perry to marry girlfriend Molly Hurwitz

(Newser) - Matthew Perry's girlfriend is about to get a title promotion. "I decided to get engaged," the 51-year-old Friends star tells People . "Luckily, I happened to be dating the greatest woman on the face of the planet at this time." That woman is 29-year-old literary manager...

After 7-Year Engagement and 2 Kids, a Celebrity Split

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis are calling it quits

(Newser) - After two children and seven years as an engaged couple, Booksmart director Olivia Wilde and Saturday Night Live alum Jason Sudeikis are no longer together. "The split happened at the beginning of the year," a source said to be close to the pair tells People , calling the breakup...

Megan Rapinoe Puts Ring on Sue Bird's Finger

Soccer and basketball stars are engaged

(Newser) - It's been a gloomy year, but a sports power couple just brought a little light to it. Soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe and WNBA player Sue Bird are engaged, as revealed in a photo on Bird's Instagram , reports People . The Friday pic, which was posted captionless, shows the 40-year-old...

Demi Lovato to Wed Her Quarantine Beau

Singer announces engagement to actor Max Ehrich

(Newser) - Six months after ending a relationship with a male model, Demi Lovato says she'll tie the knot with a new beau. The 27-year-old singer-actress announced her engagement to actor Max Ehrich on Instagram late Wednesday, sharing photos of the couple embracing on a beach in Malibu, Calif., a huge...

Sheryl Sandberg Is Engaged
Sheryl Sandberg
Finds Love Again

Sheryl Sandberg Finds Love Again

5 years after husband's sudden death, Facebook COO is engaged to Tom Bernthal

(Newser) - Sheryl Sandberg has found love again after going through the " completely unexpected hell " of husband Dave Goldberg's sudden death five years ago. The Facebook COO has announced her engagement to Tom Bernthal, founder of a strategic consulting agency, the New York Times reports. Sandberg, 50, has two...

Michelle Williams Finds a Permanent +1—or Is It a +2?

Star said to be pregnant, engaged to 'Hamilton' director Thomas Kail

(Newser) - It's been a busy year for Michelle Williams. First she split from husband Phil Elverum in the spring, after a surprise marriage the summer before. Then she started earning accolades for her star turn in Fosse/Verdon, the FX miniseries in which she plays singer and actress Gwen Verdon. Now...

Lindsey Vonn Just Made 'Non- Traditional' Move for 'Equality'

Olympic skier gave engagement ring to fiance PK Subban for Christmas

(Newser) - Who says you can't get engaged twice? It may be a "non-traditional" move, but that didn't scare Lindsey Vonn from making it on Christmas Day. USA Today reports the Olympic skier proposed to her already-fiance PK Subban on Wednesday, which also happened to be their two-year anniversary,...

Hoda Is Getting Hitched
Happy News for Hoda Kotb

Happy News for Hoda Kotb

'Today' co-host engaged to Joel Schiffman

(Newser) - It's been a banner year for Hoda Kotb: The Today co-host adopted her second daughter in April, and now she's engaged. Kotb, 55, announced Monday on the morning show that she and financier Joel Schiffman, 61, who've been together for six years, are getting hitched. "My...

'State of Grace' for Ryan, Mellencamp Is Now Over

Actress and singer have ended their engagement

(Newser) - Looks like John Mellencamp won't be walking down the aisle for a fourth time. After a back-and-forth relationship with Meg Ryan dating back to 2011—they broke up three years after that, reconciled shortly after, broke up in 2015 , got back together in 2017, then got engaged last year...

Dennis Quaid Is Engaged, and Former Co-Star Has Great Joke

Elaine Hendrix of The Parent Trap weighs in after Quaid proposes to 26-year-old Laura Savoie

(Newser) - After a photo from Hawaii prompted engagement rumors , Dennis Quaid confirms: He's getting hitched. Extra got first verification from the 65-year-old actor not long after he asked 26-year-old girlfriend Laura Savoie to be his wife on the island of Oahu, where Quaid is helping spread the word about his...

Ronan Farrow's Catch and Kill Also Caught Him a Fiance

Journalist popped the question to now-fiance Jon Lovett in a draft of his new book

(Newser) - Ronan Farrow has been making headlines again surrounding the release of his new book, Catch and Kill, and its allegations on Harvey Weinstein and NBC News . But the 31-year-old investigative journalist is garnering buzz for another reason, though Catch and Kill is peripherally involved: He's engaged, and he proposed...

Princess Beatrice to Wed a Property Tycoon

She'll marry Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi next year

(Newser) - A royal wedding is coming in 2020. Princess Beatrice, ninth in line for the British throne, will marry multi-millionaire businessman Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi following their engagement in Italy earlier this month, Buckingham Palace announced Thursday. The 31-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, is believed to have...

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