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Update: Columbus Short Responds To Being Put On Blast “It Ain’t The First Time I’ve Been Homeless.”

March 29th, 2016 - By Veronica Wells
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Date night out with the hubs @officialcshort. #MeetTheShorts

A photo posted by Mrs. Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

 

Update: While Columbus was sitting silent in the video Karrine posted, several hours later, he had a few things to say about what seems to be their breakup on Twitter. 

See what he had to say. 

(Did this dude just spell her name incorrectly?) 

Man…when you’re homeless, you definitely shouldn’t bite the hand that feeds and shelters you. Smh… hopefully Columbus will learn one day. 

 

Karrine Steffans and Columbus Short have certainly had a whirlwind romance. Before we even had a chance to get used to these two as a couple, they were announcing that they were married. That was mid January.

Now, in late March, it seems that there might be trouble in paradise.

Well, not exactly “seems,” Karrine made it crystal clear on her Twitter page early this morning.

And as y’all know, Columbus Short is no stranger to mess and mayhem. And for whatever reason, there’s always a camera around to capture it.

Last night/early this morning, Karrine was holding that camera as she told the world that Short had been unfaithful. She even took the liberty of making it a bit easier for the blogs to find these women that he allegedly cheated with, by @ mentioning them in her Instagram post.

There was also a video. And the looks one or both of them didn’t take the news too kindly. Columbus’ belongings were strewn across the floor of what looked like some type of lobby. While Karrine spoke, Short sat silently in a chair.

You okay @officialcshort?

A video posted by Mrs. Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

If you’ve followed Karrine’s Instagram page since January, you know that literally every other post is about her fabulous marriage to Columbus and how she’s never loved anyone as deeply as she loves him.

So naturally, it’s quite interesting to see this 180 degree turn.

I really don’t know what to say about these two. So, we’ll let you draw your own conclusions. Though, with Short’s history of domestic violence, I certainly hope she protects herself.

Should Regular Folks Keep Their Marriages On The Hush Like J Cole?

January 19th, 2016 - By Veronica Wells
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For months, rumors have been swirling about J Cole and his engagement to longtime girlfriend Melissa Heholt. And then they died down, leaving all of his fans and fanatics with a little bit of hope that he was still, technically, on the market.

But yesterday, we learned that that is not the case.

While Cole and director Ryan Cooler were celebrating Dr. King’s dream at the MLKNow event, many women had theirs crushed.

In case you missed the moment, you can watch it in the video above where Coogler asked the rapper how being married has changed him.

Wait, what?! The last we heard, he was questionably engaged. And now we learn that he’s married?

The news left our heads spinning trying to catch up.

Once I let it soak in, the whole thing made sense. The only thing we’ve known for certain about J Cole’s relationship is that he’s been in one from the time he was in college. And that’s it. Mind you, there are pages and pages of speculation about their relationship and his cheating on Lipstick Alley; but the facts are they met in college. Period.

For someone whose relationship will be viewed under a microscope, speculated and whispered about, the notion of keeping it secret seems cautious, protective, smart. Not only do people assume most celebrity men can’t be faithful, there are plenty of people who will root for public relationships to fail.

And that brings me to the regular folk. Are there benefits to keeping your wedding and your marriage low key? Certainly.

And here are just a few.

Maintains its sanctity 

There’s the wedding and then there’s the marriage. And more often than not, the preparation and planning for a wedding becomes such a monster that the marriage, the entire purpose of the wedding, seems to take a backseat. When you marry secretly, whether you elope or keep the guest list to a minimum, you don’t have to consider the opinions, wishes and critiques of others.

Saves money 

If people don’t know you’re getting married, if there are no social media announcements, there will be fewer people, random people, asking for invitations, attempting to bring cousins you’ve never met who will be there talking about the food you so painstakingly selected and paid for.

Build quietly

I don’t want to make a habit out of agreeing with Future. But even a broken clock is right twice a day. And though the rapper’s argument was a bit illogical, he said that he wanted to marry Ciara privately, so that when the tabloids learned about their nuptials, they would have made it past the newlywed stage. Now, considering the fact that Future and Ciara literally promoted their relationship, I’m going to call B.S. But for those who haven’t appeared on red carpets, tattooed the other’s initial or publicly referred to their partner as royalty, then the idea of doing the grunt work out of the public eye might not be such a bad idea. Depending on who you ask, the first year as a married couple can either be fun and exciting or a shock to the system. But everyone agrees that it is an adjustment. While you’re transitioning into the role you plan to hold for the rest of your life, it might be nice to do so without the prying eyes of others.

Keeps your business your own 

When we’re in love, we have a tendency to want to declare it. If you’ve seen Mean Girls, you know about word vomit. You might want to keep certain details or the entire relationship to yourself but as you’re speaking, things just keep flying out. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But it also invites wandering eyes into one of your most private, most intimate relationships. As joyous and celebratory as weddings can be, they can be just as special if they’re shared between the two people who will ultimately have to work to keep the union strong.

Columbus Short and Karrine Steffans Are Married!

January 14th, 2016 - By Veronica Wells
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We’ve known for some time that Columbus Short and Karrine Steffans were romantically involved. But we didn’t bother reporting about it because we assumed it would be one of those fly by night relationships.

But according to Karrine’s Instagram page and a Clapback captured by The Shade Room, the two are legally married.

Coincidentally or conveniently, the two are also working on a movie called “Meet The Shorts.” 

Anyway, when she shared an image, celebrating her man and their union, a fan asked that she be careful because Steffans has been known to love too hard and quickly jump into relationships.

Karrine responded saying,

#KarrineSteffans vs Fan #ClapbackSeason !! #BaeWatch #ColumbusShort SideNote: Congrats on their marriage? 🤔😩

A photo posted by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on

Well…

TMZ missed the marriage license on this one. But Karrine seemed to offer some proof by way of a ring.

Two months ago…one month ago…I was suffering. It felt as if the pain would swallow me whole and I would live in its belly forever. But no matter how it felt, I reminded myself (on most days) that feelings do not depict reality and things are never as they seem. I reminded myself that God's plan is not mine and that even though I didn't and still don't understand that plan, it's all for my good. I went through the pain head-on, since I've never been afraid of hurting. It is where the art is born. I found ways to cope and didn't rush the process. I'm still not rushing it. But, I'm feeling so much better! Through the process, however, I've noticed more men trying to pull me into their lives and slither into mine–men who know I've been injured, and it has made it more obvious to me what sharks people can be when there's blood in the water. Certain types of men would love to have a bird with broken wings in their grasp, versus waiting until she is fully healed. I see them trying to pull me in different directions and away from myself, upset when they can't get what they want, upset they can't have my new number or when I refuse to take a trip, return a DM, or when I refuse to care about their lives and careers. They tell me I'm "unfair" or "selfish." Well, my loves, there is nothing unfair about being selfish. When you are weak, take a knee and beware of circling sharks. Some people know they could never be around you at your strongest, so they will try to infiltrate when you are wounded. Take the time to be selfish. You deserve it and don't let anyone try to make you feel you don't. No one has the right to be in your life. If you've been hurt, focus on self-care and side-eye anyone who is trying to pull you, anyone clamoring for your attention. This time is YOURS. Now is the time to make yourself happy, to heal, to begin to understand. There will always be pain but if you handle it right, more than pain, there will always be you. Be well. 💋

A photo posted by Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

Then again, maybe it’s this ring.

I solemnly swear..

A photo posted by Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

Or this one.

Just because I don't talk about it, doesn't mean it's not happening.

A photo posted by Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

Who knows?

She also shared these images in her wedding dress. Check them out below.

New shoes and tired feet on my wedding day. #tbt

A photo posted by Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

Wedding day giggles with my Maid of Honor. #tbt

A photo posted by Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

Wedding day giggles with my Maid of Honor. #tbt

A photo posted by Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

Wedding night photo. #tbt

A photo posted by Karrine Short (@karrineandco) on

She looks happy! Congratulations to Columbus and Karrine.

Celebrity Weddings We Didn’t Find Out About Until After They Said “I Do”

July 15th, 2015 - By Iva Anthony
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Your wedding day can be one of the biggest days of your life, which is why most people can’t wait to share the news that they’re getting married. But we didn’t find out about the big day of these celebrities until after they said, “I do.”

Kim Coles

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Kim Coles

News of Kim Coles’ wedding in the Dominican Republic surfaced weeks after the Living Single star said, “I do” to former SWAT officer Reggie Mckiver. “I’m 53 and Reggie is 41 but I’m not a cougar,” Coles said in an interview. “It’s about the right energy. It wasn’t like I was trolling for younger men. It’s about energy. We’re ageless. Just two people on the same plane.”

Protect Those Coins: 14 Outrageous Celebrity Prenups

April 27th, 2015 - By Julia Austin
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Prenups between ordinary couples don’t get that exciting: “Do you get our collection of angry cat mugs or do I?” But when it comes to celebrities, there is a lot to protect, and a lot to split up. Here are 15 of the most outrageous celebrity prenups.

Oh, Word? Stars We Didn’t Realize Were Married To One Another In The Past And Present

April 3rd, 2015 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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Excuse us, but we’ve been living under a rock. We didn’t realize that the same people we watch on our favorite shows and in our favorite movies were married to one another at some point in time. While some of these star couples are still going strong, a majority signed them papers and hit the road.

Must be awkward to run into one another at awards shows.

But life and the show must go on. Check out the stars we didn’t know were married to one another in the past and present.

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Geena Davis And Jeff Goldblum

And here we thought that they just starred alongside one another in that hella creepy movie The Fly. Davis and Goldblum were actually married from 1987 to 1990.

Make It Official: Looks Like Bow Wow And Erica Mena Tied The Knot Already

March 24th, 2015 - By Veronica Wells
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Bow Wow And Erica Mena Tied The Knot Already

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When I first learned that Bow Wow and Erica Mena were engaged, I was shocked but also immediately assumed it was a publicity stunt. And if I’m being completely honest, I’m still not sure their love is real. But perhaps they’ve taken that next step anyway. Earlier today, on his Facebook page, the rapper and former host of “106 & Park,” posted an extensive message to his fiancé, that seemed to suggest that the couple are already husband and wife.

See what he had to say below.

Bow Wow is known for playing games on social media, so only time will tell if this is true or not. But if it is, congratulations to this couple.

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to settle a debt I owe.

The Come Up: 15 Celebrities Who Married Royalty

March 11th, 2015 - By Julia Austin
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Some celebrity couples call themselves a “power couple” because they’re both artists or Oscar-nominated actors, but if you ask us, a real power couple happens when celebrity royalty joins actual, crown-and-all, royalty. Here are 15 celebrities who married royalty.

Update: Gabrielle Union And D. Wade Took Care Of That Marriage License Issue

February 10th, 2015 - By Veronica Wells
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Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade Aren't Officially Married

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Update: Someone got on the good foot and returned this marriage license to the Miami-Dade County marriage license bureau. And the information on the website has subsequently been updated. No conspiracy, someone was just sleeping on their job.

Source: Miami Dade County Marriage License Bureau

Source: Miami Dade County Marriage License Bureau

I know some of you are still in your feelings about the Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s relationship. And though they’ve been through some pretty public messiness, I happen to really like them together. They’re pretty cute.

But for as much as I love them as a couple, they might not actually be legally married.

Yes, they had a ceremony and Essence officiated; but in the eyes of the state of Florida they’re not legally bound.

According to the Miami Herald, the couple’s marriage license hasn’t made it to the state records office.

And their wedding was six months ago.

Also according to the Miami Dade County Marriage License Bureau, the license hasn’t been returned.

Receipts:

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Miami-Dad county marriage license manger Roberto Reboso, naturally, that this could present a problem if they ever need to prove that they are in fact legally married.

“We know they’re married from what they said on TV; and they obtained a marriage license before the ceremony, but they still haven’t returned the license signed by the person who officiated the ceremony. So their marriage has not been recorded by the state.”

In the state of Florida, couples are asked to sign the license and bring it back to the county within 10 days to make their marriage official.

Y’all know what it is, if you can’t prove you’re married that doesn’t entitle you to any property or assets should the person die or should divorce proceedings come into play.

Which is…interesting.

As a person who almost lost my scholarship freshman year because I didn’t submit paperwork, I can relate.

But in my defense, I legitimately didn’t know that was required of me. In this case, both Gabby and D. Wade have been married before. So they know the drill. This not signing and returning the marriage license could be a gross, six-month-long oversight. But I would be lying if I said I didn’t wonder if this is a way to protect themselves should the marriage turn sour and they have to end up going their separate ways.

Still, not signing a marriage license, kind of makes all that prenup talk seem irrelevant…

No judgment. Get it how you live. This is just a things that make you go hmmm kind of story.

What do you think about this story? Did they just forget or do you think something else is going on here?

Celebrities Who Got Engaged Or Married On Valentine’s Day

February 9th, 2015 - By Julia Austin
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Valentine’s Day proposal/wedding: adorable or annoying? These stars decided it’s adorable. Here are 15 pairs of celebrities who got engaged or married on Valentine’s Day.

"Salma Hayek pf"

Salma Hayek and Henry Pinnault

The “Frida” actress and her billionaire husband love Valentine’s Day so much that they named their daughter Valentina. The two had a private ceremony on V-Day of 2009 in Paris, followed by a more high profile event for their Hollywood friends.