Six seasons into Grey's Anatomy and Patrick Dempsey—aka Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd—still makes fans' hearts skip a little as he performs brain surgery within the walls of the show's Seattle Grace Hospital. The actor, 44, dons a dashing doctor's coat again in the movie Valentine's Day, a comic homage to amore that stars an ensemble cast, including Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway. Without the stethoscope, though, McDreamy is more McDude, a family man (he and his wife, makeup artist Jillian Dempsey, have a daughter, Talula, eight, and three-year-old twin sons, Darby and Sullivan) with a low-key approach to romance and a serious passion for … auto racing? Luckily, that's only one of the things that rev his engine. Here, he confides a few more.
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While we're all for the occasional evening on the couch—paired with some great takeout and a glass or two of wine—relying on this every night can quickly lead to a serious dating rut (and a major case of the stir-crazies). So take some tips from this year's winter Olympics, and try out these cold-weather activities. Because a bit of friendly competition, plus the accompanying adrenaline rush, can lead to one winning date...even if neither of you are Olympics material.
So Shaun White freakin' killed it last night with his twists and turns. And, in the end, the Olympics beat out American Idol in ratings. But forget the Olympics. Just for a moment. We know what you really want to know about Canada: Is there love across the border? And, if so, what does it look like? We dove into the dating and mating habits of the exotic Canadian species (translation: talked to youngsters who've lived in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec) and dug up a few anthropological gems.
According to the condom retailer Condomania, men in New Orleans have the largest penises. Penis measurements were culled from a particular service called 'TheyFit' condoms, where men use a customized "FitKit" to find their true length/girth size.
Let me tell you, hot stuff, getting dumped is truly a win-win situation. Sure, most people think the dumper has it easy, but they've got it all wrong! In actuality the dumper has to be the bad guy, because they can't admit to feeling sad since it's their fault and they have to agonize over their decision, plan it out, and bear the brunt of the guilt. Yikes! As if those weren't enough, here are nine more reasons it's better to be the dumpee.
Seven years ago, I was a young widow, trying to date again after a 23-year hiatus. I was disillusioned about love. Divorce and death took the two men I'd married, so I started dating again.
Sports and love, as evidenced by Zhao Hongbo and Shen Xu's gold medal in pairs figure skating last night, are closely related. The discipline, dedication, and disappointments athletes experience for the love of a sport can easily apply to how they love another person. That being said, check out what these Olympians have to say about sports—you might never learn how to speed skate ordo the skeleton bob, but you might learn a thing or two about love:
The torch has been passed, and the flame has been lit—the Olympic Games have officially begun. Beyond the usual feats of strength, speed and agility, the Olympics have a lot to teach us. For one thing, the games can show us what love is all about.
This week, bachelor Jake took his remaining three ladies—Tenley, Gia and Vienna—to St. Lucia for the most amazing romantic getaway ever. Monday's promos promised a shocking twist, with past contestant Ali calling Jake and saying she'd made a huge mistake. As you might remember, the San Francisco girl was issued an ultimatum by her employer: come back now or lose your job.