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 this week, starting with our favorite new eligible bachelor: In early May, a wrestling blog reported that John Cena is "hooking up" with "Total Divas" star Carmella in the wake of his breakup with fiancée Nikki Bella. BodySlam.net Managing Editor Brad Shepard fueled the rumors on Twitter on May 7, tweeting, "John Cena rebounds quicker than Dennis Rodman, or so I hear." Carmella seemingly addressed the backlash to the rumors on May 9, sharing a selfie with the caption, "Good morning, trolls! What are y'all mad about today?!" John has yet to address the reports — perhaps because he's too busy attempting to reconcile with Nikki, who's been living with twin sister Brie Bella since the breakup. People magazine reported on May 7 that, according to a source, the onetime couple "are definitely on a path to reconciliation" and "will almost definitely get back together." Said the insider, "John has constantly been in touch with Nikki. … John is the love of her life, and she's definitely the love of his life, and that doesn't just vanish overnight. At the end of the day, they still want to be together." Continued the source, "John's almost never been alone, and he can't be alone, and it's definitely hitting him that he would be making a huge mistake if he let Nikki go for good. He wants to figure out how they can put this back together, and that's where her heart is, also. In some ways, this is almost exactly the plot of the first 'Sex and the City' movie: When it's just the two of them, they're fine. … Just like in the movie, the wedding got bigger than the both of them — originally, it was going to be this small, intimate, family-oriented gathering with just the nearest and dearest. Then it blew up in to a televised special and this whole ornate thing and it was just too much. … You're dealing with a guy who grew up poor, without a dad, and with a history of commitment issues — non-stop wedding publicity and a whole big extravaganza was bound to rattle him, and it did. They got away from what made them work, which is the bond that's just between John and Nicole — not John Cena, WWE Superstar, and Nikki Bella of the Bella Twins. … They need to regroup, and they both want to do that." Concluded the People source, "He knows he isn't going to find anyone else like her. She doesn't need to change a thing about who she is or what she's been doing. He needs to figure out a way to get past some of his fears and control-freak issues, many of which he comes by honestly because of his past. … But the thought of being without her forever is scary enough for him to make those changes now. He loves her completely. They're gonna find their way back to each other." Now keep reading for more of the week's biggest celeb love life updates…
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In other reconciliation news… Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are presenting a united front in the wake of his humiliating cheating scandal. On May 4, TMZ caught the duo smiling during lunch with friends at TownHall restaurant in Cleveland. The following day, the webloid spotted the reality TV star getting a security escort through the venue as her baby daddy's basketball team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, took on the Toronto Raptors at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. And on May 8, a TMZ cameraman captured the twosome stepping out for a daytime movie date. "Khloe has stuck with Tristan because she loves him," a source told Page Six as part of a May 7 report. "She has stuck with him over the objections of her mom and her sisters, who begged her to bring the baby back to L.A. and live with the family. They are worried about Khloe — but she insists she's putting their baby first, and she wants to stay a family." TMZ reported on May 8 that the Kardashian clan is still furious with Tristan but is supporting Khloe's decision to give him a second chance. "We're told the family privately feels they may never forgive Tristan, but they're not going to attempt to torpedo the relationship," wrote TMZ, noting that the famous family is surprised by Khloe's decision to stay with Tristan after it initially appeared as though their relationship had reached its end.
Cheryl Burke took to Instagram on May 3 to reveal that Matthew Lawrence popped the question on her 34th birthday. "OMG! So far so good for 34! 💍#amilliontimesyes #imengaged #herecomesthebride," the "Dancing With the Stars" alum captioned a slideshow of photos of herself and her beau showing off her engagement bling, which, according to Us Weekly, includes the same diamond the professional dancer's late father, who died in March 2018, gave her mother. "Matthew — with the help [of] his mom, Donna, Burke's mother, Sherri, and XIV Karats — had the stone reset with additional diamonds," Us Weekly reported. Cheryl and the former child star first dated in 2007, split after a year and reconciled in early 2017.
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"Maniac" co-stars Emma Stone and Justin Theroux are raising questions about the nature of their relationship. On May 2, the duo were spotted dining together at Blue Ribbon Sushi in New York City. Five days later, they were photographed leaving Rihanna's Met Gala afterparty at the Up & Down Club in NYC with Shailene Woodley. According to E! News, Emma and Justin arrived together and "were together all night," though an onlooker said they also mingled with other guests. They've been hanging out since at least April, when Justin took to his Instagram Story to share a photo of himself and Emma with "Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness. "Bffffffs. And yes. JUST bfffffs," he captioned the pic.
Geena Davis' fourth husband, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, filed for divorce on May 8 after almost 17 years of marriage and three kids together. According to TMZ, the prominent surgeon cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split and listed November 2017 as the date of separation. He's reportedly asking for spousal support (and has asked that any request for spousal support from Geena be blocked) and joint legal and physical custody of their daughter and twin sons. Interestingly, Reza used aliases — Rob Doe and Veronica Doe — in the divorce filing.
Ariana Grande and Mac Miller have called it quits, TMZ reported on May 9. Despite the split, the pop star and the rapper — who went public with their romance in 2016 — remain great friends, TMZ added, explaining that their busy work schedules were a big factor in the breakup.
Danielle Staub and Marty Caffrey — the 20th man to whom she's been engaged — tied the knot on the island of Bimini in the Bahamas on May 5. According to Us Weekly, the bride's two daughters served as her maids of honor, while some of her "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" co-stars also had roles in the sunset, beach-set nuptials: Teresa Giudice and Margaret Josephs were matrons of honor, while Melissa Gorga served as a bridesmaid. "My daughters took both of my arms … and they stood at the top of the stairs and with all my friends and my fiancé there, looking up at me, and he just melted. You could hear the breeze, it was really, really mellow, and the sun was setting, there just couldn't be a better picture to paint. And we walked down those stairs, onto the sand with the loves of my life on both sides of me, and all the people in the world that I love dearest watching me, become the wife to the man that I love," Danielle, who wore a Pnina Tornai gown as Bravo cameras rolled, told Us Weekly. "There's just not a better feeling in the world, I can't wait for everybody to be able to see it. I'm still crying over it, but it was beautiful." Added the newlywed, "I'm obsessed with my husband. He's a good man."
Colton Haynes filed to divorce Jeff Leatham on May 8 after just six months of marriage. According to TMZ, the "Teen Wolf" alum cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split, asked a judge to terminate spousal support for both himself and his ex and indicated that both parties will pay their own attorney fees. TMZ first reported that there was trouble in paradise for the duo on May 4, pointing out that they unfollowed each other on Instagram and that Colton erased all traces of Jeff on the photo-sharing platform. The next day, after fans began speculating that the florist-to-the-stars had been unfaithful, the actor tweeted, "Jeff would never cheat. He is an amazing man. Please stop being mean to him." Colton previously alluded to troubles in his personal life on May 1. "Man…what a sad year. Words can't express the amount of emotion I've had to go through this year. The good news is I've got a lot of great things coming up. Wow. Life throws you curveballs & you just have to find the strength to move forward. It's hard but you just have to keep on truckin," he tweeted.
Shawn Mendes and Hailey Baldwin, who were first linked around October 2017, seemingly made their debut as a couple during the 2018 Met Gala in New York City on May 7. But the singer downplayed their relationship during an interview with W magazine in the hours leading up to the A-list affair: "We're really good friends," he said. "It's funny, she's such a pro with this type of stuff. I want it to be amazing for her, so I've been trying for the past 24 hours to be really silly so that she stays on. I'm happy to walk with her — she's amazing." But they weren't the only famous pair who made a splash on fashion's biggest night…
Elon Musk and Grimes made their official debut as a couple during the 2018 Met Gala in New York City on May 7 — just hours after Page Six revealed that the 46-year-old SpaceX founder and the 30-year-old singer have been quietly dating for about a month after connecting online. A few days before Elon and Grimes publicly stepped out together, Page Six reported that the Tesla billionaire was actually dating another woman: 29-year-old Tyler Haney, the founder and CEO of activewear brand Outdoor Voices. "We are friends but definitely not dating," Ty, who's been with restaurateur Larry McGuire since 2009, told Page Six. A rep for Elon also shot down the report, saying that the pair are friends and have hung out a few times over recent months but are not dating.
Though they've been a couple for more than a year and share a daughter, Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott had never walked a red carpet together until the 2018 Met Gala in New York City on May 7.
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shyak — who've been together since early 2015 and share a daughter — also walked their first red carpet together during the 2018 Met Gala in New York City on May 7.
"Riverdale" co-stars Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse, who were first linked in the summer of 2017, also made their official red carpet debut as a couple during the 2018 Met Gala in New York City on May 7.
Though they first got engaged during the 2013 BET Awards, 2 Chainz proposed to longtime love Kesha Ward for the second time during the 2018 Met Gala in New York City on May 7. "It's crazy, he just gave me this! So happy! I love it," she told reporters on the red carpet of her new engagement bling. "They've been together so long and have three children together that he always refers to Kesha as his wife, but they've never actually tied the knot," a source explained to People magazine of the pair.
Gwyneth Paltrow and her fiancé, TV producer Brad Falchuk, have signed a prenuptial agreement, Us Weekly reported on May 3. "They are very much on the same page," said a source, adding that the couple have "both been married before and knew it was smart to have one."
Are they or aren't they? Iggy Azalea and Tyga fueled rumors they're more than friends during Coachella in April 2018. But on May 6, the "Fancy" singer took to Twitter to clarify her current relationship status in a since-deleted tweet: "Thought it was fairly obvious, but I feel I need to clarify again. … I'm still extremely single & im not dating anyone. Honestly," she reportedly wrote.
E! News reported on May 2 that "The Bachelor" alum Amanda Stanton has a new beau: professional beach volleyball player and entrepreneur Bobby Jacobs, who took to Instagram on April 29 to share a photo of himself with the reality TV star at Southern California's Stagecoach Festival. "They have been dating for two months now. Amanda doesn't know where it's going to go yet because they're still getting to know each other, but so far so good," said a source. According to the insider, the duo met after Bobby slid into Amanda's DMs on Instagram. He's yet to meet her two daughters. According to E!, Bobby previously romanced another "The Bachelor" franchise star: Lacy Faddoul.
"iZombie" star Robert Buckley took to Instagram on May 5 to reveal that he and actress Jenny Wade tied the knot. "Post-cake fight with (Borat voice) MY WIIIIIFE," he captioned a photo of himself and his new missus with traces of cake on their faces during their honeymoon on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. Jenny, meanwhile, shared a slideshow of photos, as a well as a video of herself force-feeding her hubby cake, which she captioned with a short poem: "had our cake / ate it too / found more cake / said i do," she wrote.
Steven R. McQueen and Allie Silva, who announced their engagement in January 2018, have called it quits. "Actually, we called it off," the onetime star of "The Vampire Diaries" told Us Weekly on May 4 when asked how wedding planning was going. "It's just the way it was. It happened," he continued, adding that he's "enjoying me-time" for now. As for what he's looking for in a future romantic partner, "You know, just love. That's all," he said.
"Greek" alum Jacob Zachar and Brittany Saberhagen are engaged. The set costumer took to Instagram on May 4 to reveal the happy news. "My forever partner!" she captioned a slideshow of photos and a video of herself and Jacob showing off her engagement ring. "We're going to drink some beers and celebrate!" she said in the video before flashing her new sparkler and cheering.
Danny Tamberelli took to Instagram to reveal that he married author and literary agent Katelyn Detweiler in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on May 5. "It's official! We are #thedeterellis The love fest that ensued on this day will certainly not be forgotten by us or anyone who witnessed all the feels. True love transcends and I was honored to share it with so many. I am truly blessed to have found my special person who loves me as much as I love her! @katelyndetweiler you are MY WIFE!?! Amazing," the former child star captioned a slideshow of photos of himself and his bride. "5/5/18 lit my heart and soul on fire. i feel so wildly grateful to have married my best friend and favorite human, and so incredibly blessed and inspired by all the beautiful energy and unconditional love surrounding us. our love is your love, your love is our love. thank you, thank you, thank you," Katelyn captioned her own slideshow. The newlyweds, who plan to honeymoon in Portugal, met on Tinder in September 2014 and got engaged in March 2017. According to Page Six, Danny's "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" co-star Michael Maronna (Big Pete) served as a groomsman.
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and baby mama Jen Harley — who reportedly called it quits following an incredibly messy social media blowup in late April — may not be done with each other after all. A source told People magazine as part of a May 8 report that things between them are actually "getting a lot better." Said the insider, "They are trying to work things out and co-parent. … They're splitting time with the baby and just want her to have the best life. He just wants to do the right thing for his daughter." But "relationship-wise, they're being cautious," said the source. "They can be toxic together. … When things are good, they're good, but when they're bad, they're really bad. When you put two alphas in a room together, they're going to clash." But In Touch reported on May 9 that the "Jersey Shore" star still "feels so angry and betrayed right now" as far as his relationship with Jen is concerned. According to the tabloid, Ronnie even wants a paternity test to confirm daughter Ariana Sky is really his.
Jada Pinkett Smith has some regrets about launching her relationship with husband Will Smith while he was still married to his first wife, Sheree Fletcher (pictured), the actress revealed on the premiere episode of her new Facebook Watch series "Red Table Talk" on May 7. "Because I did not understand marriage, I did not understand divorce, I probably should have fell back," said Jada. "You think?" Sheree fired back. The laughter-filled conversation between the two women centered around Jada's experience co-parenting Will and Sheree's son Trey — "Thank you for loving my baby," Sheree told Jada at one point. But it wasn't always easy between the two women, they revealed. Sheree also dished on the time Jada hung up on her during a heated phone call. Sheree called back and said, "B—-, you living in a house I picked out." Recalled Sheree, "You said, 'It's my house now.'"
Things are getting serious between rekindled former couple Audrina Patridge and Ryan Cabrera. According to E! News, the reality TV star has introduced her beau to her daughter, Kirra Max, and the trio even recently went to Disneyland together. Audrina and Ryan are "doing really well" and "getting pretty serious," said a source, adding that "Audrina feels safe with Ryan and knows he will be around for a while." Continued the insider, "They both encourage each other's careers and projects that they are working on. … [She] has been very supportive of Ryan and his music and has always been a fan." The onetime star of "The Hills," whom the source called Ryan's No. 1 fan, was on hand when the singer performed in Los Angeles on May 2. According to the E! source, "the fact that he's a musician is one of her favorite qualities."
Ashlee Simpson and husband Evan Ross aren't worried about how their upcoming E! reality show, "Ashlee and Evan," will affect their relationship, they told "Entertainment Tonight" during an interview that hit the Internet on May 3. "I think in any relationship in this industry, there's a stress on relationships," said the actor. "I think that's reality, but in no way do I think that if a relationship is meant to be together and a marriage is meant to be together, that anything like a show or being in this industry can change that. … I don't think any fear is coming from our relationship, which is a good thing." Chimed in the singer-actress, "We love each other a lot."
Jane Fonda is totally over dating, she told "Extra" on May 6. "I'm not dating anymore, but I did up until a couple of years ago," said the actress. "I'm 80," she added. "I've closed up shop down there!"