Monica and Shannon Brown in Costa Rica

R&B Diva Monica Brown shared pictures and videos of her and buff hubby Shannon Brown‘s Christmas vacation in bucolic Costa Rica.

In one photo, Monica showed off her early Christmas gift: a $24,000 Hermès Birkin 40cm handbag. Hermès bags are pricey because the fashion house limits the number of bags they sell by order only.

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Ludacris proposes to Eudoxie

Hip hop mogul Chris “Ludacris” Bridges is officially off the market. The 37-year-old rapper popped the question to his girlfriend of 5 years, Eudoxie Agnan, while on Christmas vacation in Costa Rica.

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Ebony Steele and Shirley Strawberry

Radio personalities Ebony Steele (former Rickey Smiley Morning Show co-host) and Shirley Strawberry (Steve Harvey co-host) have a lot in common. Not only do they look alike, but, as it turns out, they recently shared the same man.

Apparently the playboy has a thing for female radio hosts with Halle Berry haircuts.

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Beyonce Knowles Is A Lady In Red Kelly Rowland X factor Judge smiles as she arrives back to her London hotel, England, UK

Just days after confirming her upcoming nuptials to longtime boyfriend and manager, Tim Witherspoon, Kelly Rowland plans to go the same route as singer Monica Brown, who exchanged wedding vows with Shannon Brown at a small private ceremony in her home.

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Kelly Rowland and fiance Tim Witherspoon hold hands as they leave the Jay Z concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday night

After years of dating on the low, singer Kelly Rowland’s boyfriend/manager Tim Witherspoon popped the question during a Skype session while Kelly was on tour in Bulgaria, the singer revealed in an interview airing Wednesday on The Queen Latifah Show, reports E! News.

“He put a ring on it,” she says. “It’s been a while. We’ve kept it very, very low – for years, to be completely honest.”

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Engagement ring

A Georgia man who cheated on his fiancée must pay her $50,000 for breach of promise, Courthousenews.com reports..

Melissa Cooper and Christopher Ned Kelley had a child together in 2000. In 2004, Kelley proposed and gave Cooper a ring valued at approximately $10,000.

Cooper then discovered that Kelley cheated on her with a woman he was seeing before he proposed to her. Cooper took Kelley back when he promised he would be faithful to her.

But Cooper was forced to face reality when she learned Kelley was seeing another woman in 2011.

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Will Packer

Film producer, and friend of the blog, Will Packer proposed to his longtime love, Heather, in a major way over the weekend. Packer, who is currently producing Think Like a Man Too in Vegas, surprised Heather by dropping to one knee in front of 40,000 at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.

“We actually met four years ago, here at ESSENCE. I need y’all to help me out,” Will asked the crowd as he brought his girlfriend out onstage. “Heather, you’ve changed my life. I love you so much. You make me happier than words can express,” said Will as the audience roared.

Will presented Heather with a custom 10K diamond ring as she wiped the tears from her eyes. “She said yes ya’ll!!” said Will after Heather stopped jumping up and down.

Congrats to the happy couple! 4 years is surely long enough for the Dopamine to wear off. Read the full text of Packer’s heartfelt proposal to Heather after the break.

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