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British pop star Rita Ora is a married woman. The 31-year-old singer married New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi, 47.

They reportedly tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in her native London, England.

Rita will not take her husband's last name. She will go by Rita Waititi-Ora.

A source told The Sun, Rita is planning "A big, showbiz-style bash to celebrate."

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"Rita's already back in the studio working on her third album, with her latest session being with Ava Max and Noah Cyrus' writer Rollo," the source said.

The marriage surprised Rita's fans since she and Waititi became engaged in September 2021 after dating less than 6 months. They announced their engagement 2 months ago.


Fans are concerned about the age difference, and they fear Rita is moving too quickly into marriage with a much older man.

Waititi finalized his divorce from his wife of 11 years, Chelsea Winstanley, a few months ago. They share two daughters.

Waititi also dated New Zealand actress and writer Loren Horsley for 10 years until 2011.

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Actor Jay Ellis turned off the comments under his wedding photos on Instagram, days after he tied the knot with Nina Senicar.

Jay's interracial marriage angered his fans who are still upset after Jay and Nina went Instagram official last year.

The "Top Gun: Maverick" star, 40, and Nina, 36, said "I do" during a romantic ceremony in Italy, Vogue reports.

Nina stunned in a custom Dolce & Gabbana off-white, silk gown. The couple's 2-year-old daughter, Nora, was the flower girl. The pandemic forced them to push back their nuptials twice.

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According to Black Enterprise, Jay popped the question in Bali in January 2019.

"We come from two completely different sides of the world, different cultures, and backgrounds, and it was magical to see how all of that got mixed together in such a beautiful and spontaneous way with the people we love the most," Nina said of her wedding day.

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Jay Ellis and Serbian actress Nina Senicar tied the knot on July 9 in Tuscany, Italy, Vogue reports.

The "Top Gun: Maverick" star, 40, and Senicar, 36, said "I do" in front of family and friends after postponing their wedding three times due to the pandemic.
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Among the invited guests were Ellis' "Top Gun: Maverick" co-stars Greg Tarzan Davis and Glen Powell, as well as his "Insecure" castmate Issa Rae.

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Senicar, 36, stunned in a custom Dolce & Gabbana off-white, silk gown. The couple's 2-year-old daughter, Nora, was the flower girl.

The "Insecure" star revealed he felt a moment of panic, but it soon passed when he saw his bride-to-be.

"There was a moment when I was standing there in front of everyone waiting for the giant wrought iron gates to open and to see Nina but the moment kept going and going," the nervous groom told Vogue.

"So I yelled out 'Baby, you coming?' There was another beat or two after where Nina didn’t answer, so I turned to the crowd and said 'I guess that’s a no, there's a space up here if anybody wants to get married today,'" he joked.

"And in perfect timing as everyone laughed Nina yelled out, 'I'm coming baby!' Everyone laughed at us and then the gate opened and I was in awe when I saw Nina in her dress for the first time."

Ellis was called out last year for dating a Caucasian woman (Nina), whom he kept secret from his mostly Black female fans.

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Ben and Jennifer Affleck, a.k.a. Bennifer, plan a 400-person wedding ceremony after eloping on Sunday.

The power couple said "I do" at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas, a source tells Us Weekly.

Jennifer announced the impromptu nuptials on her "On The JLo" newsletter on Sunday.

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"Last night we flew to Vegas, stood in line for a license with four other couples, all making the same journey to the wedding capital of the world ... all of us wanting the same thing — for the world to recognize us as partners and to declare our love to the world through the ancient and nearly universal symbol of marriage."

But that was just the first wedding.

The insider emphasized that "there is still a plan of a celebration coming this year."

"Jen and Ben want to celebrate their love with a bigger ceremony for friends and family," the insider exclusively tells Us Weekly.

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The couple planned to elope for months. They got engaged two months ago after dating for about a year.

"Jen and Ben have talked about eloping for months now and it felt right for them," the source said. "Jen and Ben have both already had big weddings beforehand, so the pageantry isn't as important to them as it once was."

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Ben and Jen have been down this road before. They called off their 400-person wedding in September 2003 due to "excessive media attention" — which caused Ben to have cold feet.

"Jen and Ben are both the happiest they've ever been," the insider exclusively tells Us Weekly.

"Friends and family are beyond thrilled for the couple."

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Jennifer Affleck took husband Ben Affleck's last name after their quickie wedding in Las Vegas on Saturday.

"We did it. Love is beautiful. Love is kind. And it turns out love is patient. Twenty years patient," she wrote in her "On The JLo" newsletter on Sunday. "We barely made it to the little white wedding chapel by midnight."

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Today's modern women are appalled that Jennifer dropped her famous last name for the actor's name.

According to The Independent's writer Victoria Richards: "No woman should be changing her name after marriage in 2022."

Richards cited a law firm poll that shows the number of women who keep their surname alongside their husband's name rose 30 percent between 2021 and 2022.

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"It's 2022," Richards wrote, "no woman should be giving up her own identity for that of her husband. We are not chattel."

Richards said she changed her last name when she got married in 2009. "But it never felt right. It never felt like "me". And how could it? I'd had my name, my identity, for 30 years. Yet overnight, I was expected to become someone else."

"It made no real sense at all: I was already a part of my (then) husband's family, so why did I need to give up the name that had carried me since birth? And so, I put it right (or, as I see it: righted a wrong). I changed my name back by deed poll for the paltry sum of £36 – and immediately felt like "me" again. I would urge every woman to do the same."

Dropping her husband's last name didn't affect Richards' marriage. They're still going strong.

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Jennifer Lopez officially changed her last name to Affleck on a Nevada marriage license after tying the knot with actor Ben Affleck.

The power couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas on Saturday, Jennifer confirmed in an Instagram post.

She shared a post-coital photo of herself in bed looking satisfied with a smile on her face.

Bennifer were married just three months after becoming engaged, and nearly 20 years after Ben, 49, proposed to Jen, 52, for the first time in 2002.

The marriage license identifies Jennifer Affleck and Benjamin Geza Affleck as a married couple, NBC News reported.

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"It was the best possible wedding we could have imagined," J-Lo wrote on her personal website, On The JLo, and in her newsletter, according to PEOPLE. She shared photos and videos of herself and her new husband.

This is the fourth marriage for Jennifer, who shares 14-year-old twins, Emme and Maximillian, with her third husband Marc Anthony. They were married in 2004 and divorced in 2014.

She was also married to Ojani Noa from 1997 to 1998 and Cris Judd from 2001 to 2002.

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In 2019 Jennifer got engaged to baseball great Alex Rodriguez, but they broke up in 2021 because he was taking too long to agree on a wedding date.

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J-Lo also dated rapper Sean Combs (pictured) and background dancer Casper Smart.

The singer, actress and dancer is best known for playing Selena Quintanilla in the 1997 biopic Selena. Her acting roles include Maid in Manhattan, The Wedding Planner and Hustlers. She was also a judge on American Idol in season 11 in 2011.

Affleck is an actor and director best known for his roles in the movies Dazed and Confused, Mallrats, and Chasing Amy.

Ben and his first wife, actress Jennifer Garner share three children: Samuel, Violet and Seraphina. Ben and Jennifer Garner were married from 2005 to 2015.

Ben also dated actress Ana de Armas from 2020 to 2021.

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Sam Asghari married Britney Spears for Love, not money. They tied the knot on June 9 at her California home after dating for 5 years.

Invited guests included Paris Hilton, Drew Barrymore, Selena Gomez, and Madonna, as well as Donatella Versace, who designed Britney's white wedding dress.

None of Britney's family members attended the wedding. Britney’s brother Bryan was reportedly invited, but he didn't bother to show up. Her sons didn't attend either.

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Before they exchanged vows, Sam signed an "ironclad" prenup that protects the 40-year-old singer's $60 million fortune.

A source close to Britney confirmed the prenup to HollywoodLife and TMZ.


Sam announced a prenup was being prepared soon after he proposed to Britney in 2021. He addressed concerns from Britney's fans that he only wanted her money.

"Thank you to everyone who is concerned about the prenup," he wrote on his Instagram Stories. "Of course, we're getting an ironclad prenup to protect my Jeep and shoe collection in case she dumps me one day," he wrote, along with two crying-laughing emojis.

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In April 2022, Britney announced that she was expecting her first child with Sam, 28. In May 2022, Britney and Sam announced that they suffered a miscarriage.

The "Oops!...I Did it Again" singer married her first husband, Jason Allen Alexander on January 3, 2004. She filed for an annulment 55 hours later. She married Kevin Federline on October 6, 2004. They share two sons, Jayden, 15, and Sean, 16. They divorced in 2007.

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Britney Spears and her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari tied the knot during a star-studded wedding ceremony at her Los Angles home on Thursday.

The ceremony was nearly ruined when Britney's first husband Jason Alexander tried to crash the wedding and was arrested for his troubles.

He live-streamed himself approaching the home. "She's my first wife, my only wife. I'm her first husband, I'm here to crash the wedding," he said.

Jason was charged with four misdemeanors and released on bond.

Britney and Jason were married for about 55 hours back in 2004. They grew up together in Kentwood, Louisiana.

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Both Britney and Sam wore bespoke Versace designs for their intimate wedding. Britney's gown was designed by wedding guest Donatella Versace. The crisp white dress featured a front leg-slit and a 10-foot train.

Atelier Versace tailors toiled for 700 hours to complete the intricate design.

Versace tells PEOPLE the dress was, "Crafted in a delicate white silk cady, the design features a portrait neckline that wraps around the shoulders and comes together with a stream of pearl buttons. The seamline of the bodice follows the corset boning that narrows at the waist. The column silhouette is cut with a front leg-slit, while the back pleats from the waist cascade into a three-meter train."

"Designing Britney and Sam's wedding outfits came naturally to me," Donatella tells PEOPLE. "A tremendous amount of love was poured into every detail. Together with our Atelier, we created a gown and tuxedo that exudes elegance and glamour. They look just perfect together!"

Britney walked down the aisle to Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love," sources tells PEOPLE. No one gave her away. Britney has been estranged from her father since before he stepped down as her conservator last year.

Other celebrity guests included Madonna, Paris Hilton, Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore, Maria Menounos, and more.

The wedding comes a month after Britney lost the couple's first child during a miscarriage.

They announced their engagement late last year.

See more pics from Britney and Sam's wedding day here.

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Shaunie O'Neal is officially off the market. The ex-wife of Shaquille O'Neal married her fiancé Pastor Keion Henderson at a destination ceremony in Anguilla on Saturday.

The couple got engaged in November 2021 after dating for 2 years.

The wedding was attended by 200 guests, including Shaunie's three sons, Myles, 25, Shareef, 22, and Shaqir, 19. The boys walked their mom down the aisle on a golf course at the Aurora resort. Shaunie's two daughters, Amirah, 20, and Me'arah, 16, also attended.

Gospel singer Yolanda Adams performed during the reception.

Shaunie Henderson, 47, told PEOPLE she leaned heavily on her sons for emotional support.

"I just lost my dad in February. So, I really struggled with how I was going to get down the aisle. Losing my dad in the midst of planning this wedding was a lot, so my sons handed me off."

Shaunie said Keion sealed the deal by stepping in and being a good father figure to her children.

"[Keion has] been amazing to just step into our lives and fill a void that's been there for a minute... 'cause I haven't had somebody. They love him, which makes me love him even more," she told PEOPLE.

The news comes as a relief to Shaquille O'Neal, who no longer owes substantial alimony to his ex-wife.

Shaq, who didn't attend the wedding, took Shaunie's impending nuptials very personally. He blamed himself for the failure of his marriage to the former Va'Shaundya Karlette "Shaunie" Nelson.

"I was bad," the NBA legend said on "The Pivot Podcast" in April, adding, "She was awesome. She really was. It was all me."

Shaq, 50, admitted that he cheated on Shaunie and led a "double life" outside of their marriage. He said he was not "protecting those vows" he made to Shaunie.

The former NBA star said at the time, "She's about to marry a fine, young gentleman, and I'm happy for her, and we have a great relationship."

Shaq and Shaunie were married from 2002 to 2011. They share four children. Shaunie has a son, Myles, from a previous relationship, while Shaq has a daughter, Taahirah, with his ex-girlfriend Arnetta Yardbourgh.
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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are man and wife - for real this time.

Kourtney Barker, 43, and Travis, 46, tied the knot at a courthouse in Santa Barbara, California on Sunday, TMZ reports.

Kourtney's grandmother, Mary Jo "MJ" Campbell and Travis' father, Randy Barker, witnessed the nuptials.

None of the Kardashians or Jenners were there and none of the couple's children attended.

Kourtney and Travis drove off into the sunset in a classic black low rider convertible car. A sign tied to the grill read: "Just Married."


The couple fooled their fans by "marrying" in a fake wedding officiated by an Elvis Presley impersonator in Las Vegas after the Grammy Awards last month.

Courtney later confirmed the Las Vegas wedding wasn't real, as the couple did not have a marriage license.

Presumably they have a marriage license this time. They will have a third ceremony in Italy in the summer.

Kourtney has struggled with in vitro fertilization (IVF) issues while trying to have Barker's baby. She has paid a small fortune trying to get pregnant again at age 43.

Sources say she will settle for a surrogate like her sisters Kim, Khloe and Kylie did with their first children.

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Actress Tika Sumpter married her fiancé, actor Nicholas James, during an intimate wedding ceremony in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on Saturday, May 15.

According to Brides magazine, Tika, 42, wore a strapless wedding gown with a flowing veil by Gala Lahav, while Nicholas, 38, wore a light blue suit designed by Franc Milton.

Tika captioned her wedding photo on Instagram:

"I got to marry my best friend yesterday. My heart is so full. Friends and family are everything. All involved made a girl's dream come true. Excited to have @brides feature our story..."

The couple share 5-year-old daughter Ella-Loren. They first met as co-stars on the OWN Network TV drama The Haves and the Have Nots in 2015.

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"We're excited to be together and continue the journey," Tika told Brides. "We both walked down the aisle with clear eyes, knowing that the wedding wasn't just for the party. It was really for us."

Tika confirmed her engagement during an appearance on daytime talk show The Real in January 2017.

Without naming her fiancé at the time, Tika described how he proposed to her.

"He did all of these amazing things. I went on a little hunt in the house. And I was like, 'Oh, he's going to propose'... It was a Peloton bike he bought me. I was like, 'Oh, that's cool!' And then he had a letter behind Ella and he's like, 'Ella has something to say to you.' And it was just this letter of beauty. And then he proposed. It was just simple and just awesome."

In March, Tika wrote a tribute to Nicholas on Instagram:

"Y'all have no idea the amount of love, patience, kindness, care and understanding this guy has shown me. So grateful for you. Grateful for therapy. Grateful that you're my person."

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Actress Naturi Naughton is off the market. The "Power" star married fiancé Xavier Lewis in an intimate ceremony over the weekend.

The wedding was held at the 5-star St Regis Hotel in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, Ga. over the weekend.

According to, singer/Pastor Montell Jordan officiated the wedding.

They were introduced in 2019 through her former Power cast mate Omari Hardwick who also served as Xavier's best man.

This is the first marriage for Naturi, 37, who is mom to 4-year-old daughter Zuri.

Naturi is best known as one-third of the R&B group 3LW. Her bridesmaids included Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Shamea Morton, former Power castmate LaLa Anthony, and radio personality Angela Yee.

Singer Tevin Campbell also performed at the reception.

See more photos from their extravagant wedding HERE!


Narcissists are known for rushing into marriage with unsuspecting partners who later find out what they've gotten themselves into.

Reality TV star Christina Haack, 42, reportedly tied the knot recently after dating her real estate boyfriend, Joshua Hall, for less than a year.

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Christina, whose maiden name is Haack, married "Flip or Flop" co-host Tarek El Moussa in 2009. They share two children, daughter Taylor and son Brayden. They divorced in 2016 amid cheating allegations.

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Christina married TV host Ant Anstead (pictured) in 2018 after dating less than a year. They had a son named Hudson in September 2019 and split in 2020.

She then got engaged to Joshua Hall in 2021 after dating a couple of months. They were spotted in public for the first time in July 2021 (see video).

TMZ discovered the apparent quickie nuptials after pulling Christina's real estate license and noting she changed her surname to Hall.

Experts say narcissists marry quickly because they crave a permanent source of narcissistic supply.

Their exaggerated sense of self-importance and total lack of empathy for the suffering of others results in many failed marriages.

According to, here are the 5 red flags to watch out for after marrying a narcissist:

  • 1. Zero compassion and sensitivity
  • 2. Your spouse will define the marriage
  • 3. You'll never win or resolve an argument
  • 4. You might never enjoy a birthday or celebration again
  • 5. You will find yourself walking on eggshells

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On Tuesday, February 22nd, Da Brat & Jesseca "Judy" Dupart, stars of WE tv's series "Brat Loves Judy," were married in a romantic wedding ceremony and reception in front of family and friends at Horse Mansion in Fairburn, Georgia.


In attendance at the nuptials were groomsman and longtime friend Jermaine Dupri, Eva Marcille & Michael Sterling, Porsha Williams, Kandi Burruss (pictured center), legendary comedian and radio personality Rickey Smiley, Supa Cent, and Brat's sister LisaRaye McCoy (also a bridesmaid).


Both brides wore dresses designed by Esé Azénabor and Jimmy Choo shoes (though Da Brat chose sneakers with her dress). The wedding was planned by EllyB Events (Eliana Baucicault) and Pomp Posh Event Decor.


The brides arrived at the ceremony in Cinderella-esque house-drawn carriages and were escorted down the aisle by their groomsmen Jermaine Dupri and Jesseca's brother Damon Dupart Sr., to the wedding anthem "Here and Now" by Luther Vandross.


The reception area was adorned with flowers of pink and purple hues, and the couple glided across the floor for their first dance, through a romantic mist. Rickey Smiley danced with Brat for the honorary "father-daughter dance" and there were special performances by Keith Sweat and Le'Andria Johnson.


The guests enjoyed food by Bold Catering & Design and a Buttered Almond cake from Cakes by La'Meeka (La'Meeka Edwards).


As the event came to an end, the happy couple danced out of the reception, accompanied by the Treme Sidewalk Steppers Second Line Band. Guests celebrated and cheered, waving their purple napkins in the air as the couple drove off in a blue Bentley with Jesseca behind the wheel. The newlyweds are heading to Turks & Caicos for their honeymoon.

The wedding will appear on a new season of "Brat Loves Judy," premiering this June on WE tv.

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Nicole Murphy is off the market. The 53-year-old beauty attended Monyetta Shaw's celebrity-studded wedding in Atlanta over the weekend.

A video from the wedding showed Nicole dancing with her new bew, who couldn't keep his hands off her ASSets.

No one seems to know who the man is -- which some suspect might be because he's married. One commenter on Instagram wrote: "Now who husband she hugging up on now..."

Someone else wrote: "[He's] one of her friends she known for years."

Which is another way of saying he's married and wifey doesn't know his hands are full with Nicole.

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