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Nick Lachey And Vanessa Minnillo's Wedding To Be Televised - Will You Watch?

June 21st, 2011 10:41pm EDT
Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo
Singer Nick Lachey and fiancee Vanessa Minnillo's wedding will be televised.

The former 98 Degrees star and his bride-to-be have teamed up with bosses at TV network TLC for a new project, tentatively titled Nick & Vanessa's Dream Wedding.

The show will give fans an intimate look into their special day.

In a statement released to, the couple says, "We're lucky to have such passionate and loving fans, and we thought partnering with TLC on this special would be the best way to share the exciting journey we're on with all the people that support us and our relationship."

It is no...

Interview/Review: Filmmaker Edward Burns Inspires With 'Nice Guy Johnny'

June 13th, 2011 12:15pm EDT
Nice Guy photo
For someone who has worked with the likes of Steven Spielberg and Robert De Niro, actor/filmmaker Edward Burns is a guy who’s never forgotten his roots. Continuing to match his big budget acting gigs with small passionate independent filmmaking fare, Burns has been busy ever since his debut smash "The Brothers McMullen" back in 1995. His latest foray into the low budget movie world is a romantic comedy called "Nice Guy Johnny" (on Special Edition DVD June 7 from FilmBuff – check out the review below!) and tells a tale of a young man about to get married who meets a gal that gives him seco...

Jessica Simpson Gets Engaged Just Days After Ex-Husband Nick Lachey Does

November 14th, 2010 9:54am EST
Jessica Simpson
Sources confirm to that Jessica Simpson, 30, became engaged to beau Eric Johnson on Thursday, just days after Us broke the news that her ex-husband, Nick Lachey, popped the question to Vanessa Minnillo, his love of nearly five years. Simpson and Lachey, 37, split in 2005, after three years of marriage.

On Saturday, Simpson flashed a sizable ring on her left hand during an appearance at Dillard's at Oak Park Mall in Kansas City.

The Texas native began dating the former NFL player in May while he was estranged from his first wife, stylist Keri Johnson; their divorce was final...

Jessica Simpson & Nick Lachey Avoid Awkward Dinner Encounter

October 23rd, 2010 4:50pm EDT
Jessica Simpson
Former pop sweethearts Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey narrowly avoided an awkward dinner encounter on Thursday when they both showed up at the same Hollywood restaurant with their new partners.

The blonde beauty stepped out with new beau Eric Johnson and her mother for a meal at The Red O, and the paparazzi was sent into a spin when Lachey arrived at the venue moments later with his girlfriend, Vanessa Minnillo.

But the "Newlyweds" stars, who divorced in 2006, managed to steer clear of any drama and were seated far away from one another as they dined.

A source tells, "They di...

Oops! Jessica Simpson Farts During Business Meeting

January 28th, 2010 10:48am EST
Jessica Simpson Farts During Business Meeting
A source tells Us Weekly that Jessica Simpson had a, ahem, windy moment during a business meeting for her denim line in late January. "While one of the executives was speaking in a room full of five people, Jessica let out a very loud fart," says the insider.

"Her mother [Tina Simpson] was there, and it prompted her to turn around and yell, 'Jessica!' The tension was extreme. No one knew what to say."

It wasn't Simpson's first brush with public flatulence: She famously cut loose on an episode of Newlyweds, telling then-husband Nick Lachey, "You love my stinky ass," and professed her...

Who Should Jessica Simpson Date Next?

August 5th, 2009 1:33pm EDT
Robert Pattinson, Jessica Simpson & Bradley Cooper
As we all know, a few weeks ago Dallas Cowboy Pro Bowl quaterback Tony Romo dumped Jessica Simpson on the eve of her 29th birthday. Romo reportedly dumped Simpson because she was receiving and saving ex-boyfriend and musician John Mayer's text messages.

"Tony dumped her right then. He walked out and that was it," a source told RadarOnline.

Tony could not have picked a worse time to dump the buxom blonde. Jess is almost thirty and has been irrelevant since her "Newlyweds" reality show stopped filming five years ago. Her movies and albums are critically bashed, and she just started f...

Jessica Simpson Wants Nick Lachey Back

August 5th, 2009 10:59am EDT
Jessica Simpson
According to reports, the recently-dumped Jessica Simpson is working hard to woo ex-husband Nick Lachey. Is it possible that the couple that bared their matrimony on MTV's Newlyweds could be getting back together?

OK! magazine's cover story reveals that while Jessica Simpson has been publicly canoodling with on again/off again boyfriend John Mayer and partying hard with sister Ashlee, it's simply a ruse to get Nick Lachey interested in her again.

"Nick is the guy Jess knew she should be with, but they were too young and their lives catapulted so quickly into fame that they never seeme...

TV Reality Romances That Ended In Divorce

July 24th, 2009 11:58am EDT
Jon and Kate Gosselin
When you open the doors to your world and let television cameras capture your daily routine, it's hard to maintain a normal life. Especially if you are a celebrity couple broadcasting your relationship for the public to scrutinize. It seems that more often than not, couples that appear on reality shows together end up splitting up by the time their series is released on DVD. Is it inevitable that the couple will split up? Are they taking a risk when they sign on the dotted line?

Not all couples fall victim to the reality show curse, Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed and Ozzy and Sharon Os...

Nick Lachey On Jessica Simpson: 'I Haven't Talked To Her In Two Years'

July 20th, 2009 8:35am EDT
Nick Lachey
Nick Lachey has brushed off rumors he and ex-wife Jessica Simpson are planning to reunite after the pair recently found themselves single - insisting they haven't spoken "in probably two years."

The ex couple, which became a pop culture phenomenon as a result of its hit reality TV show Newlyweds, divorced in 2006.

But Lachey insists it's pure coincidence he split from his girlfriend of three years, Vanessa Minnillo, just weeks before Simpson's American football star ex Tony Romo called off their 20-month relationship earlier this month.

Lachey tells, "I think it's fun st...

Stars Haunted By Past Relationships

May 27th, 2009 9:43am EDT
Jessica Simpson &  Nick Lachey
In the recent film Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Matthew McConaughey's character is visited by three ghosts: past, present, and future. In the process, he sees how he has treated past girlfriends, checks out how he is treating his current girlfriend, and sees what might happen if he continues his foolish ways. McConaughey isn't the only one who has been haunted by relationships; in fact, we've all been haunted by an ex at some point in our lives. Lucky for us, though, we don't have the entire world watching us as we continuously morn over the one who got away, or as we bump into situations...

Jessica Simpson Doesn't Blame 'Newlyweds' For Split

May 4th, 2009 3:44pm EDT
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson has no regrets over her reality TV show Newlyweds: Nick And Jessica, insisting the doomed program is not to blame for her divorce from husband and co-star Nick Lachey.

The couple put their love and arguments on display for all to see when they signed up for the MTV show in 2003, which documented their life as husband and wife. The show aired for four seasons and wrapped in early 2005 - just months before the singers split.

However, Simpson is refusing to blame the invasive show for contributing to her and Lachey's divorce, insisting she only has fond memories of ...

Pete Wentz Tempted To Quit Music And Disappear

January 28th, 2009 9:06am EST
Pete Wentz
Pete Wentz finds fame so stressful, he's often tempted to ditch his music career and disappear with his wife Ashlee Simpson and their baby son Bronx.

The Fall Out Boy star admits he'd even consider following in the footsteps of Simpson's sister Jessica - and sign up for a Newlyweds-style reality show, just so he could make enough money to retire.

He tells Blender magazine, "Sometimes I think Ashlee and I should do Newlyweds 2, take that f**k-you money and move to an island somewhere. Just disappear."

But Wentz admits he could never disappear for real "partly because ...

Tony Romo And Jessica Simpson: Love Or Lust?

July 8th, 2008 9:18am EDT
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson may be blonde and have big breasts, but apparently she is one needy girl! So needy that she may be too much for any guy to handle. She's only 28 and she's already been divorced! Good looks can only get you so far, right? There have been many speculations that her current boyfriend, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, may only be putting up with her antics for the amazing sex the couple has. It has also been rumored that she may only be putting up with him for his fame.

Recently, Jessica hasn't had all the luck in the world regarding her career. Her 2006 album, A Publ...

Ashlee Simpson Denies Reality Show Reports

April 30th, 2008 2:47pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Ashlee Simpson has hit out at reports she and fiance Pete Wentz are planning to follow in the footsteps of her sister Jessica Simpson and star in a spin-off of reality TV show Newlyweds.

The 23-year-old Boyfriend hitmaker's father/manager Joe Simpson is reportedly in talks with MTV to create a copycat show for his younger daughter, to cash in on the pair's upcoming nuptials.

Jessica Simpson's 2003 show Newlyweds was a huge ratings winner - credited with reigniting the singer's flailing music career and prompting the demise of her marriage to former husband Nick Lachey.

A sour...

Second Reality Show For Jessica Simpson?

February 15th, 2008 2:34pm EST
Jessica Simpson
Singer Jessica Simpson is in talks to star in a new reality TV show that will document the recording of her next LP. The 27-year-old has been in the studio recording her upcoming country LP - and her father/manager Joe Simpson insists she is eager to share the process with Country Music Television (CMT) viewers.

He explains, "With Newlyweds, she let everyone into her world. Then she had to shut the world out.

"Now she can open it up again so people can see, here's a girl struggling with self-esteem and finding her way. Country music is about storytelling, after all."

But a re...

New Year, New You Part 1: Jessica Simpson... Long Term Singleton

January 1st, 2008 11:00am EST
Jessica Simpson
Everyone has their problems - even celebrities! Life has been tricky for many A-listers and it is all too easy to relate to many of their issues. So we enlisted the help of a panel of experts to give their opinions on the stars' problems and give their advice on how you can get your life back on track if you find yourself in a similar situation... In Part 1 we'll take a look at Jessica Simpson

Since splitting from her husband, former 98 Degrees singer Nick Lachey, in 2002, Jessica Simpson has rarely been linked to other men. And all of the short-term relationships she has managed to su...

Did Vanessa Minnillo & Nick Lachey Secretly Wed?

December 9th, 2007 9:19am EST
Vanessa Minnillo
Pop singer Nick Lachey and girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo are getting married this weekend in the Bahamas, according to reports. The pair - who have been dating since April 2006 - is said to be exchanging vows in a secret ceremony at one of the Carlyle Hotels on the tropical island.

Minnillo's entourage arrived at the luxury residence on Friday afternoon, according to Fox News.

Lachey, 34, who moved in to Minnillo's New York apartment in April, was previously married to Jessica Simpson, and starred with her in the hit MTV reality show Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica.

Representatives f...

Philosophical Jessica Simpson Baffles Fans With Fansite Musings

May 26th, 2007 9:45am EDT
Jessica Simpson
Pop star Jessica Simpson has baffled fans with a wordy new Internet missive in which she rambles on about artist Michelangelo. The singer/actress, who is best known for mistaking Chicken of The Sea tuna for chicken on her reality show Newlyweds, appears to have developed a love for culture during her recent trips to Italy and France.

In a new message on her fansite, she writes, "I visited many museums, and have been reading about different artists. I have also been writing a lot in my journal recently. I was reading a book about Michelangelo and there were 2 quotes tha...

MTV's New Thursday Block To Premiere April 5

March 22nd, 2007 6:00pm EDT
Nick Cannon
-Sketch Comedy Goes Haywire As MTV & Nick Cannon Team Up On Dynamic New Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz"

MTV has again teamed up with comedic mastermind Nick Cannon for a new project, Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz. The series, created, executive produced and starring Nick Cannon himself offers a fresh new blend of sketch comedy that skewers pop culture with a hip-hop edge. With the help of some of the hottest comedy players, viewers will enjoy topical sketches, dead-on impersonations of beloved celebrities, notables and laugh-out-loud hi-jinx as only Nick and M...

Carmen Electra Says A Reality Show Curse Didn't Cause Her Divorce

March 6th, 2007 10:13am EST
Carmen Electra
Actress Carmen Electra has laughed off reports her divorce from rocker Dave Navarro was caused by their MTV reality show 'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave.

Electra - real name Tara Patrick - finalized her divorce from The Panic Channel guitarist last month after two and a half years of marriage, but she refuses to blame the alleged 'MTV curse' for her failed relationship, insisting there is no such thing.

She says, "I don't believe so, though many people have been put off (reality TV shows). Just look at Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne. Those two are totally happy and they had the cam...

No More Reality TV For Jessica Simpson

February 7th, 2007 12:07pm EST
Jessica Simpson
Pop star Jessica Simpson refuses to blame media attention for the breakdown of her marriage to Nick Lachey, but insists she won't take part in another reality TV show.

Simpson married Lachey in October 2002, and they invited a TV crew to follow their marriage for four seasons of MTV reality series Newlyweds soon afterwards, before the pair announced their separation in November 2005.

However, Simpson insists she enjoyed being filmed until the last season of Newlyweds, when the cameras started to make her paranoid.

Discussing whether the cameras contributed to her divorce, she...

Bam Margera Marries Childhood Friend

February 6th, 2007 8:26am EST
Bam Margera
Jackass star Bam Margera married childhood friend Missy Rothstein in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania last Saturday. Margera, a professional skateboarder and star of the MTV shows Jackass and Viva La Bam, married Rothstein, 26, in front of 350 guests.

The couple filmed the wedding as part of their new nine-part MTV reality series "Bam's Unholy Union." The show debuted in the U.S. last Tuesday and the wedding will be shown in the final episode in early April.

The celebration included a performance by rocker Iggy Pop, as well as appearances by skateboard legend Tony Hawk and James Iha, ...

Nick Lachey And Vanessa Minnillo Tying The Knot In April

January 26th, 2007 10:34am EST
Nick Lachey
Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo are planning to marry in April. The former The Newlyweds star - who divorced Jessica Simpson last year - has proposed to the MTV presenter and she is telling friends to keep April free.

A source told the National Enquirer magazine: "They're moving forward with plans for an April wedding. Since they both love Baja in Mexico it will probably happen south of the border, where they first fell in love. When he married Jessica, Nick had a big splashy Texas wedding with all the trimmings.

"It kicked off their highly rated MTV reality series Newlyweds and ...

Tori Spelling Calls Her New Show 'Newlyweds Part Deux'

January 23rd, 2007 9:59am EST
Tori Spelling
Tori Spelling insists her new reality show with husband Dean McDermott will be better than Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson's MTV show Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica. Although they are starring in the reality series "Tori & Dean: Inn Love," where they run a real bed and breakfast, she says they won't be copying Simpson and Lachey's infamous antics.

Spelling explains, "We think of it as 'Newlyweds' at the next level. We are still newlyweds, but we have a baby on the way and our careers and a new business, so it's kind of like 'Newlyweds, Part Deux.'"

- Tori Spelling pictures

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Jamie-Lynn Sigler Thanks Jessica Simpson for Supporting Her During Divorce

January 15th, 2007 1:26pm EST
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Jamie-Lynn Sigler has thanked Jessica Simpson for supporting her during her separation from husband AJ DiScala. After Sigler and DiScala appeared with Simpson and her then-husband Nick Lachey on their MTV reality series Newlyweds, both couples began to experience marital difficulties. Sigler and DiScala split in September 2005, while Simpson and Lachey went their separate ways two months later.

And Sigler found it comforting to discuss the breakdown of her marriage with Simpson, but she insists the pair weren't able to offer each other unlimited sympathy.

She says, "We did go th...

Jessica Simpson & Nick Lachey Split Assets

December 30th, 2006 1:00pm EST
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson and ex-husband Nick Lachey have finally resolved the splitting of their assets, which officially brings their divorce to a complete close. Simpson, 26, and Lachey, 33, were married in 2002 and starred together in the MTV reality TV series Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica.

They separated in November 2005 and filed for divorce the following month. The couple were free to legally marry others in June. According to People, details of the settlement are undisclosed.

Simpson is currently filming "Blonde Ambition" in Louisiana, while Lachey has been touring the US to promote h...

'Newlyweds' Contributed to Divorce, Says Nick Lachey

October 13th, 2006 9:46am EDT
Nick Lachey
Nick Lachey has slammed his reality show Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica as a "dumb idea," insisting it was partly responsible for breaking up his marriage to Jessica Simpson. Lachey appeared on The Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday, and the talk show host quizzed him about the demise of his marriage.

Letterman said he thought taping the show would actually make the marriage stronger to which Lachey replied, "About that. Not so much. I don't think so... it was among the dumber ideas I think I've ever seen executed in history."

Lachey claimed it seemed like a good idea at the...

Co-Stars Helped Jessica Simpson Be Happy Again

September 21st, 2006 12:44pm EDT
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson credits her Employee Of The Month co-stars Dane Cook and Dax Shepard with helping her get over ex-husband Nick Lachey. The star, who divorced Lachey in June, was extremely depressed following their split earlier this year. But she insists filming "Employee Of The Month" taught her how to be happy again.

And Simpson, whose lack of cooking skills were made famous in reality TV show Newlyweds, even learned to bake so she could treat the cast and crew.

She says, "I was going through a pretty rough time. So all these guys really lightened my day. They made it bright. ...

Nick Lachey Not Entirely Sure Why Marriage Failed

September 13th, 2006 9:25am EDT
Nick Lachey
Singer Nick Lachey is still confused about why his marriage to singer Jessica Simpson fell apart, two months after the couple finally broke up. The former Newlyweds reality TV show stars divorced on June 30, putting an end to almost four years of marriage.

The 32-year-old, who is now dating TV presenter Vanessa Minnillo, says of his marriage, "I still don't think I have clarity on that. There are many factors that could be blamed, but I'm not sure I completely understand what they were."

- Jessica Simpson pictures

- Pics of Vanessa Minnillo

- Nick Lachey gallery

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Nick Lachey To Keep His Personal Life Private

September 12th, 2006 9:12am EDT
Nick Lachey
Nick Lachey refuses to discuss his relationship with new flame Vanessa Minnillo because he doesn't want his new love to become public property. The singer accepts part of the blame for the failure of his marriage to Jessica Simpson lies with their decision to open their home to TV cameras for reality show Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica.

And the 32-year-old insists he will keep his personal life private from now on because he only wants to be famous for his music.

He tells British magazine Star, "I'm not making that mistake again. There's a real danger, in allowing your personal life ...

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