Somebody Put A Ring On It? Fo’real? Celebrities We Never Thought Would Get Married
Some celebrity men get married whenever a new groupie hits the scene, but others seem to live by that, “me give my heart to a woman, not for nothing, never happen, I be forever mackin'” mantra. And when it comes to celebrity women, some of them have been singing that independent woman anthem for so long we thought they would take their singleness to the grave. But low and behold, somewhere along the line someone snatched up these famous figures and showed them what love is. We’re still a little shocked but marriage seems to be fitting these folks quite well.
Check the mantra we referenced earlier. Hov kept his player card for a long time and after he released 99 Problems, we thought he’d definitely be single forever. But who could resist Beyonce? Not him. The two are going on five years of marriage this April.
This has nothing to do with Prince’s looks, well actually yes it does. The reason we didn’t think Prince would ever get married is because we assumed he’d never find a chick badder than he is. But he did — twice with Mayte Garcia and Manuela Testolini. Now, he seems to be enjoying the non-married life with his protegé Bira Valentine.
Brad Pitt and Angelina
The two have been married to other people before but after practically adopting the 12 tribes of Israel and going strong for more years than most married celebrity couples we figured these two thought if it’s not broke don’t fix it. Initially, Brad had every excuse in the book when people asked him why they weren’t getting married, but then the couple surprised us and announced that they were going to tie the knot because of pressure from their kids. It’s been rumored that they’ve already done so privately.
Once he showed out on national TV, I didn’t think anyone would want to get married to Bobby Brown ever again. Not to mention we’re still shocked Whitney Houston even took that chance on him the first go round. But in June 2012, Bobby tied the knot again right after Whitney died. And almost just as soon he was back in rehab and racking up DUIs like the Bobby we always knew.
You have to be real committed to gold digging to risk your life by marrying Mike Tyson. Maybe Robin Givens didn’t know any better but Lahika Spencer sure knew more than enough of the man she was getting involved with a few years ago and she married him anyway in 2009.
A lot of people wrote Amber Rose off as a groupie jumpoff who would disappear into oblivion without being Kanye’s arm candy. But her story has been far from that. Wiz snatched her up with a quickness and now the couple is expecting a baby and to exchange nuptials any day now.
Gloria and Matt dated for 10 years without getting married and the last few years of their relationship were full of drama. But the pair surprised us all when they secretly got married in Las Vegas in September 2012. I hope they don’t think that a ring will solve all their problems — starting with fidelity and physical violence — but we hope it works out.
In an interview, Jessica Alba went on the record and declared that she never wanted to get married. She said, and I quote:
“And now the way they market marriage—even as a kid through Disney movies—is that it’s all about Prince Charming sweeping you off your feet. There’s this mentality that you need the big dress and the big day—the day every girl gets to be a princess. I didn’t agree with any of that. This tradition of obeying your husband like he’s your king? It’s a load of crap.”
Five minutes later she married Cash Warren.
Women aren’t the only ones who swear of women forever. After Demi Moore left Bruce and started robbing cradles, Bruce Willis told a friend:
“If I ever tell you I’m gonna get married again, punch me in the face.”
Can’t say I blamed him. But then, he met youngin’ Emma Hemming and tied the knot in 2009. Guess the friend didn’t put those paws on ’em.
Forget his violent past, the man’s ego alone seemed to shout “stay away.” I would ask who has the tolerance to deal with that type of goofy arrogance on a daily basis, but we already know that answer: Evelyn Lozada. Unfortunately, it was Chad’s violent tendencies that paved the way for their demise rather than his ego. Now we’re wondering who would ever consider going back down that road.