Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at the stars who found love, suffered heartbreak or experienced some other major event in their love lives in early February 2019, starting with one of our favorite leading ladies… Jennifer Lawrence and her live-in love, art gallery director Cooke Maroney, are engaged! Page Six reported on Feb. 5 that the Oscar winner "has been sharing the news with those closest to her." (Her rep also confirmed the engagement.) J.Law and her beau of less than a year sparked rumors that they'd gotten engaged when the actress was spotted sporting a "massive ring" during a recent dinner at Raoul's in New York City. "It was a giant rock. They seemed like they were celebrating and people were talking about it. The ring was very noticeable," said a spy. "They were sitting back in a corner. She was wearing a cute black dress with white polka dots." Now keep reading for more of the week's biggest celeb love life updates!
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Kate Beckinsale and Pete Davidson — who made headlines in early January when multiple media outlets spied them flirting at a Golden Globes afterparty — were photographed holding hands outside his comedy show at the Coronet Theater in West Hollywood on Feb. 1. According to TMZ, the pair left the comedy venue in the same car and headed to the 25-year-old "Saturday Night Live" star's hotel in Santa Monica. On Feb. 4, People magazine reported that, according to a source, the 45-year-old actress is "not looking to get serious with someone" because she "was really hurt after her marriage" with director Len Wiseman came to an end. "She wants to have fun with guys and date around. She loves the attention from the younger men she dates," continued the source. "It makes her feel good about herself too. … She doesn't care what people think."
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Is a reconciliation in the works for Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus? People magazine reported on Feb. 4 that, according to a source, the duo "struck up a friendship again and are spending time together." The A-list actor, who lives in Los Angeles, and the New York-based "Saturday Night Live" producer parted ways in mid-2018 — just before he checked into rehab for alcohol issues. "He really enjoys spending time with her but his focus will remain his kids and family," said a second source. "I think he's always been interested in seeing where his relationship with Lindsay could go, but these are two people who are very focused on their families and that distance between New York and L.A. is difficult sometimes." Meanwhile, an Us Weekly source said that it was Lindsay who "reached out" to reconnect with her ex-boyfriend after he got sober. "They've been talking and have seen each other again. Ben is in a much better place health-wise and is a lot happier," said the insider, adding that the pair "always really liked each other and that hasn't changed." Continued the source, "They will keep talking and see what happens. … It wouldn't be surprising if they got back together, but with the distance and living on different coasts, it's difficult."
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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin opened up about their marriage — which the model described as "very hard" and "really effing hard" — during an interview for the cover of the March 2019 issue of Vogue, which hit the Internet on Feb. 7. Here are some more of the biggest revelations from their joint interview… Justin has trouble trusting people, including his wife: "I've made some bad decisions personally, and in relationships. Those mistakes have affected my confidence in my judgment. It's been difficult for me even to trust Hailey," he said, adding that they've "been working through stuff" with the help of a marriage therapist. Hailey wasn't a diehard Belieber when they first met — as she's often been characterized in the press — and they didn't truly connect util a few years later through their church: "I was never a superfan, of him or of anyone. It was never that crazed, screaming thing. I didn't think about it in any kind of way except for the fact that he was cute. Everybody had a crush on him. But for the first few years we had a weird age gap," she said. "One day Justin walked into Hillsong and was like, 'Hey, you got older.' I was like, 'Yeah, what's up?' Over time he became my best guy friend. I was running around with him as his homie, but we weren't hanging out [romantically]." When they finally dated for the first time, things did not end well: "Negative things happened that we still need to talk about and work through. … Fizzled would not be the right word — it was more like a very dramatic excommunication. There was a period where if I walked into a room, he would walk out," said Hailey. They reconnected at Vous church in June 2018: "The common denominator, I promise you, is always church. By then we were past the drama. I just gave him a hug. By the end of the conference, he was like, 'We're not going to be friends.' I was like, 'We're not?'" recalled the model. The duo believe that they work because they're opposites — she's super-rational while he's incredibly emotional: "He'll say, 'I feel,' and I'll say, 'I think,'" said Hailey. "I have to really dive deep and struggle to be in touch with my emotions. He gets there immediately." Chimed in Justin, "I'm the emotionally unstable one. … I struggle with finding peace. I just feel like I care so much and I want things to be so good and I want people to like me. Hailey's very logical and structured, which I need. I've always wanted security — with my dad being gone sometimes when I was a kid, with being on the road. With the lifestyle I live, everything is so uncertain. I need one thing that's certain. And that is my baby boo." Justin is ashamed of his history with other women: "I found myself doing things that I was so ashamed of, being super-promiscuous and stuff, and I think I used Xanax because I was so ashamed. My mom always said to treat women with respect. For me that was always in my head while I was doing it, so I could never enjoy it," he said. They don't always see eye to eye: "Fighting is good. … Doesn't the Bible talk about righteous anger? We don't want to lose each other. We don't want to say the wrong thing, and so we've been struggling with not expressing our emotions, which has been driving me absolutely crazy because I just need to express myself, and it's been really difficult to get her to say what she feels," said Justin. Hailey felt lonely after they first tied the knot: "I prayed to feel peace about the decision, and that's where I landed," she said. "I love him very much. I have loved him for a long time." Justin was celibate for more than a year when he and Hailey reconnected in mid-2018 due to what he describes as "a legitimate problem with sex." He abstained in order to feel closer to God: "He doesn't ask us not to have sex for him because he wants rules and stuff," the pop star explained. "He's like, I'm trying to protect you from hurt and pain. I think sex can cause a lot of pain. Sometimes people have sex because they don't feel good enough. Because they lack self-worth. Women do that, and guys do that. I wanted to rededicate myself to God in that way because I really felt it was better for the condition of my soul. And I believe that God blessed me with Hailey as a result. There are perks. You get rewarded for good behavior. … When I saw her last June, I just forgot how much I loved her and how much I missed her and how much of a positive impact she made on my life. I was like, 'Holy cow, this is what I've been looking for.'" Justin wishes Hailey would relax a little bit, though: "She's trying to be this grown-up. … I think we can be married and still have fun and enjoy our adolescence. That's something we're talking about," he said. "It's just that I'm fighting to do this the right way, to build a healthy relationship," chimed in Hailey. "I want people to know that. We're coming from a really genuine place. But we're two young people who are learning as we go. I'm not going to sit here and lie and say it's all a magical fantasy. It's always going to be hard. It's a choice. You don't feel it every single day. You don't wake up every day saying, 'I'm absolutely so in love and you are perfect.' That's not what being married is. But there's something beautiful about it anyway — about wanting to fight for something, commit to building with someone. We're really young, and that's a scary aspect. We're going to change a lot. But we're committed to growing together and supporting each other in those changes. That's how I look at it. At the end of the day, too, he's my best friend. I never get sick of him."
TMZ reported on Jan. 31 that Cardi B and Offset are officially back together after calling time on their marriage in late 2018. According to the webloid, the "Bodak Yellow" chart-topper planned to move back to the Atlanta home that she and the Migos rapper shared until late last year, when they split amid a cheating scandal. But Cardi took to social media to shoot down the report: "TMZ why ya be lying. I haven't even been in Atl since Christmas," she commented on an Instagram post. It wasn't long before Cardi was back to fueling reconciliation rumors though: "We're working things out," she told a group of reporters in New York City on Jan. 31. She opened up about Offset again during an interview with ABC News' T.J. Holmes that hit the Internet on Feb. 4: "I think we're gonna be alright. You gotta take it slow," she said, adding that it's important to her that their daughter, Kulture, grows up with both parents in her life. "A lot of people are always telling me, 'Oh, you could date. You could find another man. Blah, blah, blah,'" she continued. "I can. I can find anybody I want. You don't know nowadays who wants you for you. Sometimes I feel like people want me for Cardi B. As soon as I said … that I'm not with [Offset] anymore, I got all these male celebs in my DMs like, 'Yeah, let's go to dinner! I'm in L.A.'" In spite of that, Cardi said, "It's not as easy as people think [to] find a man."
Ricki Lake is in a new relationship. "I found love again," the "The Masked Singer" contestant revealed at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, on Feb. 6, People magazine reported. The news comes nearly two years after the death of the filmmaker's second husband, Christian Evans. "My husband … passed from mental illness and suicide, it'll be two years on Feb. 11," RIcki said. "And I just recently found a brilliant new love." He's One Golden Thread clothing brand founder Jeff Scult and "he's making me really happy," Ricki confessed, adding that they met through mutual friends and have been dating for three and a half months. Ricki's confirmation comes several days after she shared a photo of them together in Las Vegas. She captioned it, "This is what happy looks like. ❤️."
Us Weekly reported on Feb. 5 that, according to a source, Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan's divorce has become "challenging and emotional" as they iron out a custody agreement for their daughter, Everly. The alleged insider says that the A-list actor wants the agreement "all in writing and for it to be very official."
The Sun reported on Feb. 2 that Naomi Campbell and Liam Payne, who first sparked romance rumors in mid-January, have been secretly dating for months. "He can't believe his luck," said a source of the 25-year-old former One Direction singer, who is said to be "head over heels" for the 48-year-old supermodel — even though his friends are worried that he'll be "eaten alive" by her. "People are worried Liam may have had his head turned — and end up heartbroken," a source told the British tabloid, which also published a photo of the age-mismatched pair sitting next to each other at a group dinner in Ghana in early January. "From Naomi's point of view, being with Liam helps keep her relevant and in the news. She could be seeing him as a plaything before moving on. She has a reputation for being tough and getting what she wants," continued the source. Said another insider, "Liam has been seeing Naomi for a while. He's mad keen on her. … They are definitely an item and have been seeing a lot of each other. Liam thinks she's amazing and beautiful, and has said their intimate time together has been mind-blowing. He seems really into her. … I had seen some Internet rumors but I was astounded when I found out it was a proper relationship. He obviously likes a beautiful older woman." (Liam's ex-partner Cheryl Cole, with whom he shares son Bear, is a decade older than him.)
Eric Dane and Dree Hemingway sparked romance rumors when they stepped out for a dressed-down coffee date in West Hollywood on Jan. 31. The "Grey's Anatomy" alum and Rebecca Gayheart called it quits after 14 years of marriage in early 2018.
Jesse Williams and "Hit the Floor" actress Taylour Paige sparked romance rumors after they attended several events together during the Sundance Film Festival and then traded flirty comments on Instagram. "…mile high… (bringing feathered back?)," the "Grey's Anatomy" star commented on a photo that Taylour posted of herself on Instagram in late January. Since then, she's also commented on several of his Instagram posts.
Page Six reported on Feb. 3 that, according to a source, Grace Hightower wants her divorce from Robert De Niro to be public — purportedly to make things extra-uncomfortable for the notoriously private actor. "This could be resolved very privately and quietly behind closed doors," said a source, alleging that the mother of two wants to "drag this out." (When Page Six reached out to Grace's lawyer to determine why they're handling things so publicly, the rep replied, "Ask Mr. De Niro. He's the one who started the action.") Added the insider, "[Robert] just wants to see his kid, but [Grace is] being difficult. … He's 75. He doesn't really care about the money. … Bob would have preferred to not go to court, and she would do better by not going to court, but she's forcing Bob to give her less money." The duo share adult son Elliot and 7-year-old daughter Helen Grace.
Radar Online reported on Feb. 5 that, according to a source, Teresa Giudice "visited a divorce lawyer last week," "is serious about divorcing" her imprisoned husband, Joe Giudice, and "wants to make sure she is taken care of when it happens." Continued the alleged insider, "Teresa talked to the lawyer about divorce. She wants to know all of her options for when she pulls the plug." In January, the reality star reportedly said at a "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" reunion taping that if her husband is deported to Italy after he's released from prison this spring, they'll go their "separate ways."
During a Feb. 5 appearance on "The Breakfast Club," Senator Cory Booker confirmed that there's a special woman in his life, though he stopped short of identifying his lucky lady as rumored girlfriend Rosario Dawson (pictured with him and "Dear Evan Hansen" actor Taylor Trensch in January). "I'm dating somebody that is really special," said the presidential hopeful. "I got a boo," he joked. Charlamagne tha God then asked the politician if his girlfriend would make a good first lady. "Yes, she would," he said before getting nervous about the direction of the interview, "What have I gotten myself into right now?" he said through laughs. "Out of all the issues we've talked about, this is the most uncomfortable part of this interview."
Shannon Beador has moved on from Scot Matteson with Rick Stanley, the senior vice president of advertising sales at Comcast Spotlight, Radar Online reported on Feb. 6. (Comcast is Bravo's parent company.) "Shannon and Rick have been dating for a few months. They bonded over the fact that they were both divorced for six months when they met," said a source, adding that the Bravo star is "taking things slowly" with the Comcast exec but that she really likes him. "She has visited him several times, and they've seen each other at company events. … They've even been on a few trips together." The pair were spotted together at a Philadelphia charity event on Feb. 2. They also reportedly attended a basketball game in Denver, where he lives, in December and hung out together at Lisa Vanderpump's restaurant, Sur, in West Hollywood in October. "It's kind of a scandal that she's dating a network executive," continued the insider. "But they are urging her to go public with the relationship. They're hoping she can talk him into being on the show!" The source adds, however, that Rick "has no desire to be on camera."
Alexis Bellino took to Instagram on Feb. 3 to show off her new boyfriend, Andy Bohn. "RAMS Fam here @acbohn #loveisintheair #myforever," she captioned a photo of herself and her new beau at a Super Bowl viewing party. The former star of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" — who divorced Jim Bellino in mid-2018 after 13 years of marriage — also shared a shot of Andy lifting her in the air during the same bash.
On Jan. 24, Roger Mathews responded to JWoww's divorce petition by filing a divorce petition of his own, The Blast reported on Feb. 6. He's reportedly requesting primary physical custody and joint legal custody of their two kids, asking that the court determine a custody schedule that is "in the children's best interest." He's also asking for monthly child support and alimony from his estranged wife and challenging their prenup, asking a judge to rule it "invalid and unenforceable." According to The Blast, JWoww asked in her divorce petition that the prenup remain valid and intact. In late January, the mother of two publicly accused her ex of abuse.
Jen Harley took to her Instagram Story (per usual) to blast off-and-on love Ronnie Ortiz-Magro after he allegedly canceled their Valentine's Day plans to participate in a dating show. "I'm Sorry but if you go away for 6 weeks to become a better boyfriend, father person etc to work on your family but you choose to cancel all of our plans on Valentine's Day so you can appear on a dating show Bc you Need the money that bad over your family … [you're] a joke," she wrote on Feb. 6. "You continue to put us back in the same position by doing the same things that put us there in the first place." She wrote in a second post, "If any of my friends don't have a date I have an AMAZING day planned you can join me. I was alone last vday too. So I'm really excited to do something special this year." Jen's social media posts are the first indication that she and Ronnie reconciled after he filed a police report accusing her of battery over the holidays. The exceptionally volatile pair also had an extremely contentious 2018.
What is going on with Toni Braxton and Birdman?! On Feb. 1, the rapper took to Instagram to share a photo of himself looking super-cozy with the "Un-Break My Heart" singer while cuddled up on a couch with his arm wrapped around her. "4LIFE❤ @tonibraxton," he captioned the selfie, which he quickly deleted, further confusing fans who want to know whether or not the pair have reconciled after reportedly calling it quits sometime around the holidays. The duo also sparked reconciliation rumors on Jan. 23 when Birdman joined Toni onstage for a prolonged hug during her concert in Atlanta.
In early February, lovebscott.com reported that Diddy has been spending time with Gina Huynh — a woman who contributed to troubles in his relationship with Cassie for years — in the wake of his breakup from the "Me & U" singer. According to the blog — the first media outlet to get a direct confirmation from Diddy's rep when he and Cassie split — the music mogul and his longtime love briefly parted ways in 2015 when she found out that he was having an affair with Gina. They called it quits for good in mid-2018 after Diddy was spotted with Gina yet again. B. Scott notes that Diddy has also been spending time recently with model Jocelyn Chew and model-actress Kat Pasion. In spite of all the women in his life, Diddy called himself single in a late January post on his Instagram Story: "My friends have been asking me am I 'single Diddy' yet," he said. "I'm single mother—— Diddy. I ain't gonna lie!"
On the Jan. 31 episode of his Sirius XM radio show, former "Flipping Out" star Jeff Lewis revealed that he and his partner of nearly a decade, Gage Edward, called it quits. "We were in separate rooms a significant portion of last year, so it was kind of like a roommate situation," he said, adding that Gage has moved out of the home they once shared. "We were like friends with benefits. We would still hook up, inconsistently," he continued. "I was still encouraged, like, 'There's still something here… he's still interested in me… But there was a real lack of intimacy because he wasn't in my room. So I actually felt very lonely and sad and disappointed." He went on to blame the breakup on Gage: "If you think about it metaphorically, Gage has burned down our house and broken up our family," he said. "I think the reason we hadn't ripped the Band-Aid off and separated is because a) we had [our daughter] and neither one of us want to leave the baby and then b) financially, it wasn't the best time because I have four properties right now — three of which are in construction and one of which is sellable." He then called himself "a single dad," saying that their daughter, Monroe, is living with him. "I hope he gets the clarity and perspective he needs," Jeff said of his ex. "There's so much anger that he has lost sight of the good things. Every time we have one of these discussions, it's so overwhelmingly negative. I have a very different perspective. Last year was hell, but I remember nine pretty solid years. We had some fun. So I said to him, 'I encourage you to work through that resentment and focus on the positive things because there could be more to come.' … I'm hoping that the guy wakes up. I'm hoping that he sits in his hotel room, misses his family, starts focusing on the positive, and stops focusing on the negative. That's what I'm really hoping." But that's not where the drama ends…
On the Feb. 5 episode of his Sirius XM radio show, Jeff Lewis said that he and Gage Edward had been "getting along pretty well" in the wake of their breakup until he found out that Gage went out on a date with another man at a Beverly Hills hotspot. He went on to suggest that the other man, whom he dubbed "Homewrecker," may have played a role in his breakup from Gage: "Homewrecker, I think, has been in [Gage's] ear for quite some long time. I think Homewrecker has exploited quite a vulnerable situation. I think this person positioned himself as a gym-buddy friend, and I think this person has set his sights on him for quite some time. … I don't think [Gage is] thinking clearly, and I do not like this guy. … I think he was aware of what was happening. I don't think he's concerned about breaking up a family or jeopardizing Gage's career or financial situation. I don't think he's concerned about that at all. I doubt this person's intentions. We'll just leave it at that." Jeff then said that his ex's date night inspired him to try online dating. He said he hit it off quickly with someone over the weekend but that things fizzled out when he told the other man that he has a daughter. The Bravo star also (shockingly!) took some responsibility for his split from Gage: "I am 90 percent responsible for why we are here," he said. "I emotionally abandoned him last year. I was a complete prick. I turned on him. I pushed him away. It was my worst year. I experienced great loss. … I self-destructed, I did. I didn't even recognize myself. By the time I tried to correct the situation, which wasn't until Jan. 1 of this year, it was too late." Continued the reality star, "I take responsibility. Believe it or not, I changed a lot in the last 30 days. There's things that I've done and said that I would never do again to anyone, any person. … I was circling the drain. I really was. … It's extremely f—— painful, let me tell you."
On Feb. 4, Gossip of the City reported that Lori Harvey was seen making out with Lewis Hamilton in a nightclub following a Jan. 31 fight with Trey Songz after she spotted him "flirting with other women" at a party. Neither Trigga nor Steve Harvey's stepdaughter have addressed the rumored breakup, though Lori has scrubbed all traces of the "Bottoms Up" rapper from her Instagram page. When the 21-year-old model and Trey made their debut in late 2018, there were reports that a couple other guys — Future and Diddy's son Justin Combs (pictured) — were all up in their feelings about it: She'd been linked to both men before Trey. Then Lori and Justin were photographed spending time together at a Super Bowl party hosted by Diddy and Future in Atlanta on Feb. 2, sparking rumors that she dumped Trey for Justin. Play on, player!
During a late-January chat with "Extra," Arnold Schwarzenegger opened up about daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger's engagement to Chris Pratt. "That was really fantastic. She is so happy. They both are so happy," he said. "He is such a likeable guy. I love Chris. He's fantastic." As for the "Jurassic World" star's decision to ask Arnold and Katherine's mother, Maria Shriver, for their permission to pop the question, "He did it the traditional way," said the "Terminator" star. "He's a wonderful guy. They both look really great together. They're both happy together, so I wish them both the best of luck." On Feb. 2, "Extra" caught up with Chris about the proposal and his decision to ask for permission before popping the question: "I think any person who appreciates a tradition and asks a father for his daughter's hand in marriage … it's inevitably going to be something that makes you a little nervous, but that's sort of the beauty of it, you know?" he said. That same day, he told another group of reporters that he and Katherine are "maybe" thinking of a "fall, winter kind of thing" for their nuptials, adding that they have "a lot to get done" before then. He also said that Jack, his son with ex-wife Anna Faris, is "so thrilled" about the engagement. Meanwhile, "Access" showed the A-list actor a video of an interview they conducted with Katherine back in 2017 during which they asked her to choose between Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans. "Chris Evans. Actually, Chris Pratt. Chris Pratt's been looking good lately. So, you never know," she said in the vintage clip. Responded her new fiancé, "When she said Chris Evans, my heart sank, and then she rescued it. … That's so sweet. I literally have never seen that before. … I'm really moved."
During an interview for the cover of Porter's Spring 2019 issue, which hit the Internet on Feb. 2, Gisele Bundchen opened up about her relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio and why she ultimately decided they weren't meant to be. "No longer numbing myself with smoking, drinking and too much work, I was becoming more and more aware of things that I'd chosen not to look at," she said, implying that their romance coincided with a stressful and ultimately unhealthy time in her life. "Was I alone in wanting to do some serious soul-searching while he stayed the same? In the end, unfortunately, the answer was yes." The supermodel and the Oscar winner were an item from 2000 to 2005.
Aidan Turner and Caitlin Fitzgerald made their red carpet debut as a couple at the Hollywood premiere of "The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot" on Feb. 4. The "Poldark" star and the "Masters of Sex" actress first connected in mid-2017 while shooting the WWII action-drama, in which they play lovers.
Tom Arnold filed to divorce Ashley Groussman in Los Angeles on Feb. 6, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. According to Us Weekly, he did not list a date of separation. The "True Lies" star announced in January that they were calling it quits.
Jillian Michaels' former fiancée, Heidi Rhoades, filed documents to end their domestic partnership in Los Angeles on Feb. 4 — eight months after the personal trainer announced that they were calling it quits. According to TMZ, Heidi filed for "dissolution with minor children" and is asking for joint legal and physical custody of the two kids she shares with the former "The Biggest Loser" star. She's also reportedly asking for spousal support.
Darius McCrary and his estranged missus, Tammy Brawner, filed their final divorce judgment in Los Angeles on Feb. 4. According to People magazine, the former Harlem Globetrotter was granted full legal and physical custody of her 3-year-old daughter with the "Family Matters" alum. The actor will reportedly get monitored visitation with his little girl for now, eventually working his way up to unsupervised visitation. He's also been ordered to take parenting classes, co-parenting classes, alcohol and drug abuse and batterers' intervention classes and two random drug tests. People reports that the volatile former couple, who started the process of legally ending their marriage in early 2017, cannot contact each other during exchanges and cannot be under the influence of alcohol or drugs while their little one is in their care. They're also barred from speaking negatively about one another in their daughter's presence, from using her as a messenger and from questioning her about her time with the other parent. Darius will pay his ex $1,366 per month in child support.
Jana Kramer took a dig at husband Mike Caussin — who infamously cheated on her multiple times with multiple women before seeking treatment for sex addiction — while discussing the TLC reality show "Seeking Sister Wife" on the Feb. 4 episode of her "Whine Down" podcast. "What guy doesn't want that… to have different partners and to have sex?" she said. "I mean, that's why my husband cheated on me." Though she offered a quick, "Sorry, babe," she later took to Instagram to issue a longer apology — and to vow that she'll never bring up her husband's infidelity issues on her podcast again. "Open apology to my husband: I'm a very sarcastic person and I joke a lot which when people don't know me it might be taken the wrong way. But sometimes there is something under a joke and it can hurt someone else. And that's what happened on this week's podcast and I'm sorry," she captioned a mirror selfie with Mike and their daughter, Jolie. "For me, sometimes my way of coping with pain and triggers is deflecting and making a joke. But that's not the healthiest especially when it can hurt someone I care about. Truth is, the past year Mike has shown up in every way I could have hoped for. He's an incredible father, and has been working his a– off for our family, me, and most importantly himself so I'm sorry mike and I love you and so thankful for you and our family and all your hard work!… #whinedown #podcast (also disclaimer: joking or not, from this episode on I'm gonna stop bringing 'it' up because it is in the past and that's where it needs to stay, **unless it's to help people**so y'all help be my accountability)."
During an interview with TooFab that hit the Internet on Feb. 5, Brielle Biermann opened up about her early 2018 split from professional baseball player Michael Kopech. "It was more of him wanting to take a break, and he wanted me to wait on him," said Kim Zolciak-Biermann's daughter, implying that the Chicago White Sox pitcher wanted to play the field while she waited on the backburner. "And I was like, 'I'm not gonna wait on you, dude. You clearly wanna go f— around. You think I'm stupid? I'm not stupid. I'm not gonna be waiting for you to return. I have a life too.' He was like, 'In a year, we can date.' I was like, 'Are you insane? No.'" The reality star now acknowledges that the breakup "needed to happen." Said Brielle, "I just was a little in denial because no one's ever left me before. So I was like, 'What the f— is your problem? You have issues to leave me.' I was so confused at the time. I was like, 'Really? You're really leaving me? Okay, bye!' I was such an a—–e." The "Don't Be Tardy" star concluded by saying that she no longer speaks to Michael, who's since moved on with "Riverdale" actress Vanessa Morgan.
On the Feb. 5 episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," Priyanka Chopra Jonas dished on adopting husband Nick Jonas's last name : "Every time someone says [Priyanka Chopra Jonas], my face just goes a little like, 'Oh! That happened!' The gravity of it, it's like a big deal! I didn't realize it was that much of a big deal until I did it," she said. "I always wanted to add his name to mine because I feel like we're becoming family, and I'm a little traditional and old school like that. But I don't take away my identity. He gets added to who I am." She also opened up about their epic multi-day nuptials in India: "I wanted to get married in some private island away from everything, and we were really stressed out about it because we thought Seychelles, Maldives, Mauritius, whatever, and nothing was working out. How will we fly everyone? Logistics. This was in Mumbai, and Nick just said, 'Why aren't we doing this in India? Shouldn't I be taking my bride from her home?' And when he said that, I was like, 'Oh. Well.' In India it becomes like a thing then. Because I know a gazillion people." As for married life, "It's very different," said the newlywed, explaining that the biggest difference is that Nick's home is pristine while her home is pretty but nothing works properly.
Jennifer Lopez took to Instagram on Feb. 3 to share a love letter to boyfriend Alex Rodriguez on their second anniversary. "Two years of laughter Two years of fun Two years of adventures Of excitement of growing and learning Of true friendship And so much love!! You make my world a more beautiful safe and stable place… in the midst of our ever-changing, ever-moving life… you make me feel like a teenager starting out all over again… Every time I think I have you pegged, you surprise me in the most wonderful ways reminding me how blessed I am to have found you now in this moment at this time… our time… Te Amo Macho… #atapontheshoulder #2years," she captioned a slideshow of photos of them together.
Lea Michele's famous female friends joined her in Hawaii for a Booking.com-sponsored bachelorette party at the Ikena Lani in Kalihiwai in early February. "The most incredible bachelorette weekend with my girls in Hawaii! Thank you so much @bookingcom for making it so special for us! 💓🌴🌈✨ #BookingPartner #bookingyeah," the bride-to-be captioned a group photo of herself with five girlfriends, including "Scream Queens" co-star Emma Roberts, "Glee" co-star Becca Tobin, Jamie Lynn Sigler and JoAnna Garcia Swisher. The Broadway star and Zandy Reich got engaged in late April 2018.