Another week, another batch of romance updates! Massive congratulations to Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander! The genetically blessed and insanely talented couple got hitched on Oct. 14! Sources confirmed to People that the pair married in a super-private and intimate ceremony in Ibiza, Spain. Afterward, the couple — sporting new rings — plus friends and family were spotted at what looked like a post-wedding brunch on the island. The actors, who met on the set of "The Light Between Oceans," have kept their relationship very quiet with Alicia telling Entertainment Weekly in 2014, "I think we've made a clear statement that we keep certain things just between us. It was very easy to unite, but that's quite personal." You can next see Michael starring in "The Snowman" while Alicia will portray Lara Croft in the new "Tomb Raider" film reboot. Now keep reading for more romance updates this week…
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Anna Faris is moving on! Less than three months after she and Chris Pratt announced their split, the actress has started spending time with a new man who's been identified as cinematographer Michael Barrett. On Oct. 18, TMZ reported that the pair were seen together in September at a carnival in the Los Angeles area. E! News reported that they were also seen dining twice over two days at Italian restaurant Modo Mio, which is in L.A.'s Pacific Palisades neighborhood. A source also confirmed the budding romance to People mag. "Anna has been hanging out with Michael for weeks," the source said. "They were hanging out occasionally in September, but started seeing each other more frequently recently." According to TMZ, they met on the set of the upcoming "Overboard" remake.
A Jonas Brother and a Queen in the North are engaged! On Oct. 15, Sophie Turner, 21, took to Instagram to announce that Joe Jonas had popped the question. She shared a photo of her engagement ring with the caption "I said yes." Joe, 28, followed suit but captioned his pic "She said yes." The couple has been dating since at least November 2016. The "Game of Thrones" actress has been very honest about the difficulties of dating another celebrity, telling Marie Claire, "You do feel like you're living in a fishbowl. It's frustrating [that] it's the most mundane things that make the news — how boring!" Congrats to the young couple!
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Shailene Woodley has a new man… and he's an athlete! An Oct. 16 report in Woman's Day New Zealand revealed the "Big Little Lies" actress is dating 26-year-old Fijian rugby player Ben Volavola. Ben, who plays for North Harbour, has been popping up on the actress's Instagram page as well. Things must be getting serious, as Shailene has been spotted supporting her man at recent games. An onlooker told the publication, "Shailene was sitting in the stands with two girlfriends while Ben played and went wild when they won. She was obviously really proud of him. Apparently she's been to lots of games this season." Shailene has been living in Auckland, New Zealand, while filming "Adrift." On Oct. 18, Daily Mail Australia published photos of the actress and her new man kissing passionately.
Swedish actress Malin Akerman and English actor Jack Donnelly are planning a walk down the aisle! Malin announced on Oct. 13 that she and Jack were engaged with this adorable photo. "This sweet and loving man has stepped into our lives and stole both our hearts!" she captioned the image of herself snuggling up to her new fiance while showing off her new bauble. "I think we're gonna keep him around for a while 😉 #engaged #isaidyes #jackdonnelly #family #yes." (The "our" Malin is referring to includes her young son from her first marriage, Sebastian Zincone.) The couple were first spotted kissing in March. Malin was previously married to Roberto Zincone from 2007 to 2013. Congrats to Malin and Jack!
It looks like Minka Kelly has ZERO interest in being part of the media's "other woman" narrative! The "Friday Night Lights" actress has adamantly denied that she was involved in the ending of "Grey's Anatomy" star Jesse Williams' marriage! People reported on Oct. 13 that when a fan commented, "I hope the cheating rumors aren't true. It would be disappointing," on one of Minka's Instagram photos, she QUICKLY responded with the blunt, "They're not. Hate for you to be disappointed. Glad I could clear that up for you. Now f— off." All of this comes on the heels of Jesse's split from his wife of five years, Aryn Drake-Lee. The duo filed for divorce in April, after which Jesse and Minka were spotted together, leading to a lot of rumors about why their marriage ended.
Christina El Moussa is single once again! According to an Oct. 18 report from In Touch, the "Flip or Flop" star has ended things with businessman boyfriend Doug Spedding after she found out he was not only allegedly see his ex-girlfriend behind her back but using drugs again. A source told the mag, "Christina encouraged him to go back to rehab. Christina is the type of person who sees the best side of others, and that's how she was with Doug. Caring about someone does not save someone and Christina knows that. She just wanted to help him." This news doesn't come as a major shock, as Doug was previously arrested for drug possession in 2011. Christina and Doug had been dating since June.
Country congrats are in order for music sensation Kacey Musgraves! The "Follow Your Arrow" singer and her boyfriend, Ruston Kelly, got married on Oct. 14, People confirmed. The duo, who wed in Tennessee, got engaged last Christmas Eve. Kacey shared that news with a sweet message that read: "Last night the best man I've ever met got down on one knee in my little pink childhood home. In the same room I played with my ponies and Barbies and asked me the easiest question I've ever been asked. I finally know what everyone means when they say, 'You just know.'" Congrats to the gorgeous newlyweds!
Say it ain't so! After four years of on-and-off dating, The CW stars Paul Wesley and Phoebe Tonkin have ended their relationship again. According to an exclusive report in Us Weekly on Oct. 16, the duo are dunzo. They've also unfollowed each other on Instagram. The news comes after the couple broke up in March and reconciled in April. Sources told Us Weekly that they moved out of their shared home. They first starting dating in September 2013 after meeting on the set of "The Vampire Diaries." Phoebe told ELLE Canada in 2015, "He's my best friend. It's such a fun time in my life right now. It's nice to have someone to share all that with." Paul was previously married to "Chicago Med" actress Torrey DeVitto. Sad news for CW fans!
Chip and Joanna Gaines shocked everyone when they announced they were walking away from their hit home improvement show, "Fixer Upper," but it appears the decision to end the show was in the best interest of their marriage! On the Oct. 17 episode of "Today," Chip got real, explaining, "Look, I'll give [the rumors of fears for our marriage] a little credence. For us, the most important thing in the world is Jo and I's relationship, followed very quickly by these four beautiful kids [of ours]. We didn't want to push it, to redline it for so long that we woke up and realized we are at a point of no return. We wanted to take a step back and focus on what is absolutely the most important thing to us." The HGTV stars seem to understand that fans wanted them to stay on TV forever, saying, "We've kind of all grown together. With the audience, they've come alongside with us. Even though it was sad, they get it. We have this young, growing family and I just think that was one of the biggest reasons why we wanted to end the show." Chip finished off the interview by reiterating that the couple loved the show and have not ruled out returning in the future, but just think family time is the most important thing right now. We cannot say we blame them!
Looks like Colton Haynes will be a married man sooner rather than later! The actor, 29, and his celebrity floral designer fiance, Jeff Leatham, 46, are just a few weeks away from walking down the aisle. In an interview with Us Weekly published on Oct. 12, Colton revealed, "We're getting married in literally two and a half weeks. It's incredible. We're so excited. We're very nervous. Hoping he's not going to 'Runaway Bride' on me!" The couple got engaged on March 12 with an elaborate spectacle that involved gay icon Cher. Colton elaborated on the theme of the wedding, telling the mag, "If there was a theme, it would be like Met Gala. We want people to bring the drama — Philip Treacy hats and gowns, and we want women to wear white gowns." We cannot wait to see this wedding!
Is that a wrap on Meghan Markle's acting career? Sources are saying yes! A report in the Oct. 15 edition of the Daily Star Sunday claims the California-born beauty has told her bosses at "Suits" that she will not be returning to the hit USA show next season — which is fanning those Prince Harry engagement rumors again. "Meghan loved playing Rachel and feels she owes so much to 'Suits,'" the source explained. "But Harry can't move to Toronto, so she'll have to move [to London] eventually if they want to be together… Meghan knows she can't really act at the same time as being a princess and is happy to make this career sacrifice. She really enjoys her charity work with UNICEF and will broaden out her charity commitments when she becomes a full-time royal." Adding to the engagement drumbeats? On Oct. 18, a reporter for the Daily Mail claimed Meghan and Harry privately met his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, for an "informal" tea in her private sitting room at Buckingham Palace on Oct.12.
"This Is Us" heartthrob Justin Hartley is super-excited to marry his fiancée, Chrishell Stause. The hunk told People on Oct. 14, "We're almost done. We hired a wedding planner to take care of all that stuff, and we're just sort of going to show up and have a good time." The couple got engaged in 2015. Justin, making hearts swoon, opened up about what he is most excited about to the glossy. "Just having her as my wife, to be honest with you. It's like, I want to call her my wife. That will be amazing." Justin also wants to make sure his 13-year-old daughter from a previous marriage is involved in their big day, saying, "I think I'm going to have her do maybe the ring bearer and the flower girl, and maybe if she wants to she can sing." Sounds like the wedding will be a beautiful and emotional celebration for the whole family!
Katharine McPhee and David Foster continue to fuel romance rumors. The 33-year-old singer-slash-actress and the 67-year-old music super-producer were seen out together again on Oct. 12 at a charity fundraiser in Los Angeles, which is just the latest of many sightings of them in each other's company in recent months. Romance rumors were first sparked in May. Then in September, David's daughter Erin Foster posted a few social media pics of her father and Katharine at an event together and called them "my parents." We will be keeping our eyes on these two!
Unlike many other Bravolebrities, Kim Zolciak-Biermann says she and hubby Kroy Biermann are in it for the long haul! The star of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" told FOX News on Oct. 13 that the two will never divorce. "That's not an option in my house," she said. "I would never allow a show to impact my marriage in any way. My marriage is definitely first." Historically, many members of the Housewives universe have struggled to maintain relationships while on their shows, but Kim insists she will not go down that road. "He's super hot — that always helps. I just really believe we put the kids to bed at 8 o'clock, we do have a couple hours [to ourselves]," she added. In May, the couple renewed their wedding vows. We love these two! Kim and Kroy are parents to four kids plus Kim's two older daughters from a previous relationship.
Have Margot Robbie and director Tom Ackerley been married much longer than we thought? According to an Oct. 16 report in the New York Post, that just might be the case! According to the newspaper, Margot was spotted at the Hamptons International Film Festival where "a guest congratulated her on her first-year wedding anniversary. Margot responded, 'It's been three years," a source told the Post. It had been widely reported that the couple, who met in 2013 on the set of the World War II drama "Suite Française," married in her native Australia in December 2016 (she event posted a naughty but playful image of her ring on Instagram at the time). Margot's reps have yet to comment on the story, but we are so happy for them either way!
Congrats are in order for singer Jewel's ex-husband, Ty Murray! The rodeo champion married FOX Sports reporter Paige Duke on Sept. 30 in North Carolina, according to TMZ . Sources said the wedding was a country extravaganza complete with homemade apple butter and personalized Tabasco bottles given out as party favors. Ty's wedding ring was made out of metal from his father's ring and elk antler and his son with Jewel, Kase, acted as best man. Congrats to the happy couple!