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Babyface weds longtime girlfriend

Musician Babyface is now a husband to longtime girlfriend Nikki Pantenberg, People reports.

The two, who have a five-year-old daughter together, wed May 17 in Southern California and have been dating since 2007. Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds announced their engagement back in February.

Debbie Matenopoulos reveals marriage and pregnancy

Home & Family host Debbie Matenopoulos is full of big news: She got married last summer and is now pregnant with her first child, People confirms.

Matenopoulos wed Jon Falcone in Greece in a secret ceremony and tells People, “I’ll do a proper wedding after I have the baby.”

The mom-to-be is one of the original hosts of The View and will be returning to the morning talk show April 21 as a guest and also in a special episode saying goodbye to current View co-host Barbara Walters May 16.

N Sync's Chris Kirkpatrick is married

N Sync’s Chris Kirkpatrick, 42, married his longtime girlfriend Karly Skladany in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, according to People.com.

Kirkpatrick’s former bandmates  Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Lance Bass attended the ceremony.

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard get married

Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell and Parenthood‘s Dax Shepard have officially tied the knot. Shepard and Bell were married Thursday in a small ceremony in Los Angeles, according to People.

Though the longtime couple welcomed a daughter in March and have been together since 2010, they always maintained that they wouldn’t wed until same-sex couples could legally do so as well in California.

Bell tweeted about the perks of being married following the news:
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Patrick Stewart tweets 'Yes, married'

Captain Picard is feeling playful!

Sir Patrick Stewart, 73, best known for portraying Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation, tweeted the words “Yes, married,” Sunday, with a photo of himself and his singer/songwriter girlfriend Sunny Ozell, 35, smiling in a ball pit.

No additional details were provided, but we do hope that Sir Ian McKellen did indeed officiate the wedding.

Report: Clint Eastwood and wife Dina split

Clint Eastwood and his wife of 17 years, Dina, have decided to separate according to People.

The couple, who starred in the E! reality show Mrs. Eastwood & Company, were married in 1996 and have a 16-year-old daughter named Morgan.

Tina Turner marries longtime beau Erwin Bach

Tina Turner tied the knot with her longtime partner, German music producer Erin Bach, in a private ceremony in Switzerland, People reports. After 27 years of dating and 15 years sharing a home in Zurich, the couple will celebrate their union with a Buddhist celebration Sunday on the banks of Lake Zurich.

Turner’s previous marriage to Ike Turner, who died of a cocaine overdose in 2007, ended after 14 years and high-profile domestic abuse. Now finally making her second long-term relationship official, it remains unclear as to why Turner, 73, tied the knot with her 57-year-old man. In 2000, the duo spoke to People regarding their matrimonial beliefs, with Turner saying, “We are married — we just haven’t walked down the aisle, and until there’s a need to, we probably won’t.” Whatever changed their minds, we wish them a lifetime of happiness, home-cooking, and bike rides through Zurich.

Former 'TRL' host Damien Fahey gets married

Former MTV VJ Damien Fahey married style blogger Grasie Mercedes on Friday in Camarillo, California.

Fahey is best known for his time as a host on Total Request Live, while Mercedes also has an MTV connection, as the style expert on Girl, Get Your Mind Right.

Mercedes took to Twitter and Instagram to share her wedded bliss with her more than 5,000 followers, including this picture of the newlyweds dancing with the caption “Just the most perfect day!”:
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Melissa Etheridge to marry Linda Wallem following Supreme Court rulings

Singer Melissa Etheridge, 52, announced in a CNN interview her intention to marry partner and Nurse Jackie creator Linda Wallem, 52, following the Supreme Court rulings in US v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry.

The Supreme Court deemed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional and the appeal regarding California’s Proposition 8 amendment to be without grounds. In celebration of the decisions, Etheridge tweeted, “I look forward to exercising my American civil liberties…and getting fully, completely and legally married this year to my true love of over three years, Linda Wallem.”
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Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act, dismisses Prop 8 appeal; celebs tweet responses

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has struck down a federal provision denying benefits to legally married gay couples, the Associated Press reports. The Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional as a deprivation of the equal liberty of persons protected by the Fifth Amendment: “DOMA singles out a class of persons deemed by a State entitled to recognition and protection to enhance their own liberty,” the Court’s 26-page opinion, written by Justice Kennedy, states in part. Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Scalia wrote dissenting opinions.

In another 5-4 decision, the Court has also dismissed an appeal regarding California’s Proposition 8, which ruled that only marriages between one man and one woman would be valid or recognized in the state. As a result of the dismissal, same-sex couples can now legally marry in California — though as CNN notes, the decision does not say whether same-sex marriage is a constitutionally-protected right in every state.

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