The Band Perry star Kimberly Perry is a married woman after tying the knot with American baseball player J.p. Arencibia. The Done hitmaker married her longtime beau at the First Presbyterian Church in Greenville, Tennessee on Thursday (12Jun14), according to E! News.
In addition to their close friends and family, including her bandmate brothers, Reid and Neil, fellow country stars Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and her ice hockey player husband Mike Fisher, were also among the guests to witness the couple exchange vows.
The ceremony was followed by a reception at Perry's parents' home, where the Texas Rangers catcher proposed last September (13).
Arencibia got down on one knee and asked the country singer to marry him under a giant oak tree on the property.
Perry previously told newspaper The Tennessean, "(When I first saw the tree I thought), 'If I get proposed to in this life, I hope it happens underneath this tree'."
Perry and Arencibia started dating a few months after meeting at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City, Florida in February, 2012.
Florida police officials have ruled the fire that destroyed retired tennis ace James Blake's mansion, killing four people, was part of a murder-suicide. According to TMZ.com, Darrin Campbell, who was renting the home at the time of the blaze, shot his wife, Kimberly, and two children, Colin and Megan, before setting the home on fire on Wednesday (07May14).
A neighbour called police when she saw flames coming from the mansion and when firefighters arrived on the scene, they discovered fireworks, which Campbell purchased days before the tragedy, going off around the house.
An automatic weapon registered to Darrin was also found at the home.
Police are now investigating Darrin's affairs in a bid to establish a motive.
Blake hasn't lived at the mansion for over a year.
When it comes to Kim Kardashian, everyone considers him or herself an expert. And why shouldn't we? She leads a very public lifestyle, and her personal reputation and career have been built on baring it all for the world. Still, there's plenty that people assume about the reality star that simply is not accurate. And hey, even if you don't like her, you can at least get the facts straight. Here are five common misconceptions about Kimberly Noel Kardashian.1. She Was a Porn Star
People love to call Kim a "porn star." Well, no. That's not true. Kim was dating Ray J back in the day (a fact he's since tried to make a comeback career out of), and the young couple decided to make a sex tape. Whether they both went into it with the intention of selling the video and getting rich is another question, but she was in a committed relationship with him when it happened. The video was not professionally made -- it was grainy, had the shaky camera thing going, and -- from what we've heard -- wasn't all that exciting (just like a real home sex video). Repeat: Kim Kardashian has never made a porno, is not famous for being a porn star. If all it took was a single video, we'd have a lot more people with sex tapes dominating reality TV and running empires.2. She Contributes Nothing to the World
Kim may not have the Beyoncé talent, but she has the Beyoncé work ethic. Kim puts in work, and it's work that has gone on to benefit every member of her immediate family, as well as a number of worthy charities. In this clip from Keeping Up with the Kardashians she gets into a fight with Kourtney (that turns into a fight between Kourtney and Jonathan) over an appearance that Kourtney did not want to make. Whether people value her work or not, Jonathan was right to say that Kim works every day, all year round.
3. She's a Bad Mother
If you think Kim is only concerned with looking perfect all of the time and is totally fake half of the time, then you haven't seen the video of her leaking breastmilk through her nursing pads. Not only did she share this truly intimate moment on her show, she laughed off her siblings practically gagging over the scene. Because, when you're a true mom, leaky nipples are just a part of the game.
4. Her Relationship Is All for Show
Because of the Kris Humphries situation, people have always been suspicious of Kanye West and Kim. Two things work against the theory that these two are just together for the attention. First off, there's every Kanye West song in which he obsessively references Kim and proclaims his love for her. He's even rapped about dealing with his developing feelings while she was still with Kris. And then there's the effect the relationship has had on her reality show. The breastmilk leak was such a big deal partly because we hadn't even seen Nori yet! And although Kanye has appeared on Keeping Up With The Kardashians, they were rare appearances where little was revealed about their relationship. Being with Kanye has actually changed Kim in that she has had to curb her sharing (and her mom has surely had to deal Kanye's desire for more privacy as well). Watching Kim and Kanye do things neither has ever publicly done in a relationship suggests that there is something legit there.5. She Got Pregnant Just for the Publicity and Attention
Kim was actually not that thrilled about the idea of a baby shower. She was tired of the negative press (like that TMZ story about the alleged baby shower invites), and even asked that instead of registry gifts, friends and family donate to the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. While she did end up having a baby shower, it was a fairly low-key event that her family put on for her. Looking at Kim and the terrible time the press gave her (and the health issues she had to deal with too), it's not difficult to believe that she was just over the whole thing and ready for Nori to arrive.
Now, you are all free to continue loathing, despising, or being totally indifferent to Kim Kardashian. Or loving her! As long as you're well-informed.
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Actor James Van Der Beek played the role of delivery nurse in January (14) when his wife Kimberly went into early labour at home. The couple had planned to have a home birth, but the doctor and nurse had yet to arrive when Kimberly's contractions indicated she was ready to give birth.
Their midwife turned up just in time for the arrival of their baby daughter Annabel, but the former Dawson's Creek star reveals he was the one who had to catch the girl as she entered the world.
He recalls, "We had the birthing tub there and we had a midwife on the way and I started filling up the tub and my wife said, 'I think I'm in early labour', and she has them quickly, so I knew immediately to fill up the tub...
"She got in the tub, had the baby before the doctor even got there... I caught the baby (as she came out)... I didn't even ask the midwife! I realised after... When you're a dad of two and you see a baby just drop, you go in."
The Van Der Beeks, who wed in 2010, are also parents to two-year-old son Joshua and daughter Olivia, three.
For the bulk of every Rocky and Bullwinkle episode, moose and squirrel would engage in high concept escapades that satirized geopolitics, contemporary cinema, and the very fabrics of the human condition. With all of that to work with, there's no excuse for why the pair and their Soviet nemeses haven't gotten a decent movie adaptation. But the ingenious Mr. Peabody and his faithful boy Sherman are another story, intercut between Rocky and Bullwinkle segments to teach kids brief history lessons and toss in a nearly lethal dose of puns. Their stories and relationship were much simpler, which means that bringing their shtick to the big screen would entail a lot more invention — always risky when you're dealing with precious material.
For the most part, Mr. Peabody & Sherman handles the regeneration of its heroes aptly, allowing for emotionally substance in their unique father-son relationship and all the difficulties inherent therein. The story is no subtle metaphor for the difficulties surrounding gay adoption, with society decreeing that a dog, no matter how hyper-intelligent, cannot be a suitable father. The central plot has Peabody hosting a party for a disapproving child services agent and the parents of a young girl with whom 7-year-old Sherman had a schoolyard spat, all in order to prove himself a suitable dad. Of course, the WABAC comes into play when the tots take it for a spin, forcing Peabody to rush to their rescue.
Getting down to personals, we also see the left brain-heavy Peabody struggle with being father Sherman deserves. The bulk of the emotional marks are hit as we learn just how much Peabody cares for Sherman, and just how hard it has been to accept that his only family is growing up and changing.
But more successful than the new is the film's handling of the old — the material that Peabody and Sherman purists will adore. They travel back in time via the WABAC Machine to Ancient Egypt, the Renaissance, and the Trojan War, and 18th Century France, explaining the cultural backdrop and historical significance of the settings and characters they happen upon, all with that irreverent (but no longer racist) flare that the old cartoons enjoyed. And oh... the puns.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a f**king treasure trove of some of the most amazingly bad puns in recent cinema. This effort alone will leave you in awe.
The film does unravel in its final act, bringing the science-fiction of time travel a little too close to the forefront and dropping the ball on a good deal of its emotional groundwork. What seemed to be substantial building blocks do not pay off in the way we might, as scholars of animated family cinema, have anticipated, leaving the movie with an unfinished feeling.
But all in all, it's a bright, compassionate, reasonably educational, and occasionally funny if not altogether worthy tribute to an old favorite. And since we don't have our own WABAC machine to return to a time of regularly scheduled Peabody and Sherman cartoons, this will do okay for now.
If nothing else, it's worth your time for the puns.
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Singer Kimberly Wyatt feared her fairy tale wedding would be a washout when torrential rain and flooding hit the site in the run-up to her big day. The former Pussycat Dolls star wed model Max Rogers at a stately home in the English countryside earlier this month (Feb14) but weeks of downpours blighted the region as severe flooding hit the U.K.
The area around the wedding venue, in Surrey, England was among the worst affected and the American singer feared the wedding would be ruined. Disaster also struck elsewhere when several imported bridesmaids' dresses were impounded by U.S. border officials.
Wyatt tells British magazine Hello!, "A week before the wedding there were floods all around the venue, but on the day the sunshine came out - I was not expecting that. Also I found out afterwards the bridesmaids' dresses had got stuck at U.S. customs and that my sister only got her dress at 9.30am, and she was leaving for her flight at 10am... Other than that it all went smoothly."
The pop star also admits she flirted with disaster by appearing as a contestant on British reality TV show The Jump weeks before the nuptials without realising how dangerous the winter sports-based contest would be.
She adds, "It didn't really cross my mind how dangerous it would be when I signed on the dotted line. If anything, I felt skiing and skating was the perfect way to get in bridal shape. But when I got out there and saw how intense these sports were I knew I had to focus in order the stay in once piece."
Country star Brad Paisley's actress wife has opened up about her mother's battle with dementia in a new magazine essay. Kimberly Williams-Paisley reveals she feels she is slowly losing her mum to primary progressive aphasia, a rare form of the disease, in a heart-breaking piece published by Redbook magazine.
The Father of the Bride star writes, "I've watched a passionately joyful woman, a devoted mother, an engaged listener and friend deteriorate and transform into someone almost unrecognizable.
"It's been agonizing to slowly lose her."
Williams-Paisley reveals her mother's condition has robbed her of her ability to write and recall words - and she can't even pronounce her grandson Jasper's name correctly.
And the actress admits the decision to move her mum from the home she shares with her husband and family to a care facility was heart-wrenching but unavoidable.
She adds, "The move was the hardest change my tight-knit family has ever had to endure.
"Our visits were agonizing for me. I couldn't look at her without seeing a fading picture of who she used to be. I resented this mostly manic, dangerous, crazy woman who had taken over my mother's body."
Country music group The Band Perry are helping to cover the costs of funerals for a mother and her eight children who were killed in a house fire in Greenville, Kentucky on Thursday (30Jan14). LaRae Watson, 35, and her kids, ranging in age from four to 15, perished in a blaze at their home. Father Chad J. Watson and their 11-year-old daughter were the only survivors.
It has now been revealed that a representative for the group had been in contact with the family and offered to pay all funeral costs, as well as covering the hotel bill for relatives staying near Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where Watson and his daughter are being treated.
Family friend Pam Burden tells CNN.com, "I don't know why The Band Perry reached out to the family other than they are just very gracious. The family doesn't have any personal connection to the band before now."
The band has not commented on the generous donation.
On Sunday (02Feb14), the trio, comprised of siblings Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry, took the stage in East Rutherford, New Jersey as part of the Super Bowl XLVIII pregame show.
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Though the products tonight didn't seem that innovative, there were plenty of great zingers and jabs thrown throught the episode.
First in the Tank were Betsy Johnson and her brother Berry (Yes, Berry) Johnson, the entrepreneurs behind SwimZip - a clothing line of UV-protecting swim clothes for children. What made them stand apart though was the fact they had a zipper on the front. Though they had good numbers, the majority of the Sharks - Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Kevin O' Leary, and Robert Herjavec - bowed out quickly due to their being too early in their journey. The only one that believed was Lori Greiner. She offered the money that they needed but wanted 20%. Betsy was ready to jump on the deal, but Berry thought it was too much equity. Betsy got greedy and wanted $120,000 for the same equity, which almost killed the deal. Fortunately, cooler heads prevailed and they got the deal despite Berry's initial interference.
Update They updated Kimberly Nelson and her company Daisy Cakes, who had made a deal with Barbara Corcoran. They had hit a speed bump, losing cakes due to bad quality and lost $150,000. Corcoran moved them back to their initial home base and things looked on the upswing, since their sales looked to be in the $3 million range.
Phil Black, the entrepreneur behind Fit Deck, had a heck of a resume - he graduated from Yale, worked at Goldman Sachs and was a Navy SEAL. His product was a bunch of cards with different fitness exercises. Though he had made good sales, he was sinking too much money into it and none of the Sharks bit at his $300,000/20% valuation , though they did thank him for his service to his country. That was probably to keep him from possibly sneaking into their homes and exacting revenge. Hey, he was a SEAL, after all.
Daryl Stevenett, the third entrepreneur, was pitching the strangest thing I ever saw on the show, LifeCaps. He started off off by asking the Sharks if he looked well and mentally alert. He said he hadn't eaten any food for eight days. According to him three of his pills a day was enough to keep him healthy. Cuban called him what I was thinking - a snake-oil salesman. The guy could have been one of those traveling people in the early 1900s. The problems were numerous: he hadn't run any tests and there were no doctors backing it. Though he said it wasn't a diet aid.
Susan Petersen was the last entrepreneur in the Tank with her company Freshly Picked, which were high-end moccasins for kids. She regaled them with her story of how she took aluminum from old windows that her brother had taken and sold them for her first batch of leather. The company was quite profitable but Cuban, Herjavec and Greiner didn't see themselves fitting in her market. O'Leary offered her half of what she was seeking on the contingency that John joined in the deal. The FUBU founder kicked O'Leary to the curb and offered her $150,000 for 25%. Petersen, who had professed love to O'Leary before explaining that John was her dream investor. She wound up taking his deal and leaving on Cloud 9.
"Would you like to try it?" -- Stevenett asking the Sharks to sample his LifeCaps"Yes." -- Herjavec, apparently eager to put a untested pill in his mouth"ABSOLUTELY NOT!" -- Cuban, looking ready to tackle Herjavec if he even made a move to open a bottle
"Well, it's like bears. They hibernate. How come they don't die sleeping for seven months?" -- Stevenett"They buy LifeCaps?" -- O'Leary offering a new biological theory
"Barbara, can I explain one thing?" -- Stevenett to Greiner after she says she is out"I'm not Barbara. I'm Lori." -- Greiner, debunking Stevenett's claims that he still had mental acuity after not eating for eight days
"You're full of crap!" -- Cuban to Stevenett about his LifeCap claims"I have no crap in me. I haven't eaten in eight days." -- Stevenett's reply, making even Cuban laugh
"I get slimy thinking about him." -- Cuban was NOT a fan of Stevenett
"Kevin, your face is on my pillow at night. I love you!" -- Petersen to O'Leary"Keep that up and I'll drop the royalty rate!" -- O'Leary's reply
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David E. Kelley has created some amazing television series, including Ally McBeal, The Practice, and Boston Legal. He’s also married to the utterly stunning Michelle Pfeiffer. But before all of that, one of his early series was Picket Fences. This ensemble drama focused on a small town and included a legal component and how small crime cases affected the entire population.
Sherriff Jimmy Brock (Tom Skerritt) has to police the small town of Rome, Wisconsin. His wife Dr. Jill Brock (Kathy Baker) is the town doctor. They have two sons and a pensive teen daughter, Kimberly (Holly Marie Combs). He manages a precinct with sexy deputies Maxine Stewart (Lauren Holly) and Kenny Lacos (Costas Mandylor). Each episode, an unusual crime or legal issue will culminate in a court case presided over by Judge Henry Bone (Ray Walston) and defense attorney Douglas Wambaugh (Fyvush Finkel).
The series has a similar irreverence to Ally McBeal. The town features unique characters including the nosy 911 operator Ginny Weedon (Zelda Rubinstein) and the slightly creepy coroner Carter Pike (Kelly Connell). It also focuses on the legality of bizarre court cases including an assailant that likes to take baths in people’s homes, a case of spontaneous human combustion, and the legality of euthanasia.
The series has something for everyone. Each episode has equal parts family drama, the romantic interplay of the two sexy deputies, the procedural crime drama of the case of the episode, and the legal tension of court proceedings. There is also a ton of humor in the exchanges between Walston and Finkel. It also explores morality without being overly preachy. It doesn’t push an agenda but rather explores all sides of the issue.
Picket Fences offers a refreshing look back at a family drama that has a happy family. The Brock family is a united family unit dealing with the social issues, bizarre crimes, and dramatic tension of their offbeat small town. Despite the lack of internet and cell phones, the series does have some pretty relevant subject matter that holds up .
The series won multiple Emmy Awards both for the series and for leads Skerritt, Baker, Finkel, Walston, and Leigh Taylor-Young. It also featured notable appearances by James Earl Jones and Marlee Matlin.
This series makes great binge watching material, and the first two seasons are available for free on Hulu.