Jennifer Nettles is one-half of the country music duo Sugarland, and now, the 37-year-old singer is one-half of a married couple too!
With all of the mistletoe, roaring fireplaces, and hot chocolate for two, the holidays provide a perfect back-drop for a romantic engagement or wedding. So it's no wonder that the celebrity couples below decided to make their relationships official during the winter months!
He's a dreamy, "eco-carpenter" with his own TV show on HGTV. She's an actress who... drives a hybrid car. After having met at a green-charity event in 2010, the two Hollywood lovebirds-turned-newlyweds, Carter Oosterhouse and Amy Smart, were married this past weekend in what was likely an eco-friendly wedding ceremony in Michigan.
Not every woman is cut out for a big Kim Kardashian-style bash for her big day. Many would prefer a quick and discrete elopement, much like Tara Reid’s wedding. So, what’s a girl to do? And how do you decide what’s the right choice for you? Let’s take a look at things objectively for a minute. If you have a large family (and, wow, Kim K. does), then you have to examine how many people you’re comfortable inviting to your celebration. If you have dreams of being a princess, a big traditional ceremony is just the thing for you.
Sofia Coppola is planning on giving marriage another try! After divorcing Spike Jonze in 2003, the 40-year-old director/screenwriter/fashion designer/Coppola heir/and one-time actress is reportedly planning on making things official with her longtime boyfriend, French musician Thomas Mars of the band Phoenix. According to People Magazine, the couple, who have two children together—a 5-year-old daughter named Romy and a 2-year-old daughter named Cosima—are planning a small wedding at Sofia's family estate in Italy that will take place in a restored 19th century palazzo.
If you watched TLC this past weekend, you may have caught Nick and Vanessa's Dream Wedding, the reality show special documenting Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo's recent and super-secret nuptials on Necker Island. And while the couple went through the typical wedding process of picking out flowers and deciding on a location, there were times when 30-year-old Vanessa, a first-time bride and a first-time reality show subject, seemed like she was trying really, really hard to be entertaining.
The Hills villainness Kristin Cavallari isn't the only would-be bride that had her embarrassment splayed across magazine newsstands. She is only the latest in a slew of Hollywood starlets that called off their engagements and marriages way after the print deadlines.
Don't throw the rice just yet! Looks like wedding bells won't be ringing after all for Kristin Cavallari and Jay Butler and Kat Von D and Jesse James. The two couples announced the end of their engagements within the past two days leaving celeb-watchers either scratching or nodding their heads in agreement or disappointment.
Actress Heather Matarazzo (whom you may remember as Anne Hathaway's neurotic BFF in The Princess Diaries) is planning on making a honest woman out of her longtime musician girlfriend, Caroline Murphy. Although the couple has technically been engaged since 2008, now that New York has become the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage, Heather and her fiancée can't wait to say their "I do's." The couple originally had planned to marry in California, but that plan was nixed after Proposition 8 over-ruled their right. However, despite their long wait to walk down the aisle, don't expect to see them rushing to the nearest justice of the peace, claims Heather. "I always wanted a wedding," the 28-year-old actress told the Huffington Post. "Not a trip to City Hall."
If you're reading this somewhere besides a top-secret tropical island, chances are that you weren't one of the lucky guests that Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo invited to their super-private wedding this weekend. (Although, don't be sad, we're sure that your — and Jessica Simpson's — invites were just lost in the mail!) According to People Magazine, the couple flew their 35 friends and family members to an island location, without telling them where they were going!
Kate Moss, after years of drug binges, eating disorder rumors, and questionable boyfriends, has finally settled down and tied the knot. Well, settled down at least in the dating sense, as it seems controversy is still nipping at her heels. This past Fourth of July weekend, Moss, 37, married Jamie Hince, guitarist for the band The Kills.
Bad luck, ladies! James Bond is off the market. Daniel Craig, who plays the action star, and his actress girlfriend Rachel Weisz were married in a secret ceremony in upstate New York last week that was attended by only four people. "Daniel and Rachel insisted on having a small, quiet wedding. They are madly in love and couldn't wait to be husband and wife - but they wanted minimum fuss," said a source close to the British couple, reports the Daily Mail.
The wedding countdown has begun for Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo, who each said sayonara to singlehood last weekend—Nick was seen at LA's Supper Club, flanked by two female friends, and Vanessa did it up (where else?) in Vegas with her girl posse.
British singer Lily Allen had a lot to smile about this past weekend. Not only did she finally marry her beau, Sam Cooper, in a lovely ceremony in the English countryside, but the couple also revealed that they are expecting their first child. Lily is reportedly 12 weeks pregnant, and although she was seen at Chanel's offices in the months prior to her wedding, Lily actually walked down the aisle in a vintage-inspired Delphine Manivet dress that covered her growing baby bump. Following a church ceremoney and a "cricket tea" wedding reception at a 17th century estate, Sam announced to their family and friends that Lily was expecting during a wedding toast that brought down the house.