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After Fiance Goes Down With Plane, a Poignant Photo Shoot

Intan Syari dressed in her wedding dress

(Newser) - An Indonesian woman who was engaged to a man who died on a Lion Air flight that plunged into the sea has worn her wedding dress on the day they were to have been married. Intan Syari's fiance, medical doctor Rio Nanda Pratama, was among 189 people who were... More »

15 Months After Wife's Death, Patton Oswalt Is Engaged

Comedian trades public explorations of grief for public expressions of happiness

(Newser) - Fifteen months after the death of his wife of 11 years, Patton Oswalt is engaged, People reports. The comedian and his new fiancee, actress Meredith Salenger, confirmed their engagement on social media. "I put the ring in a marzipan Slave I replica and said, 'Will you be my... More »

Hernandez Fiancee Breaks Silence on Suicide

She thought suicide call was a cruel 'trick'

(Newser) - Aaron Hernandez's fiancee says his prison suicide last month was so unexpected that when she got the news in a phone call, she thought it was "a hoax, some cruel person playing a trick on me." In a two-part Dr. Phil interview that will air on May... More »

Cops: Woman Took Paddle From Capsized Fiance

Angelika Graswald says she felt 'trapped' in relationship

(Newser) - It could have been a lifeline. But when Angelika Graswald sat in her own kayak watching her capsized fiance struggle in the cold waters of the Hudson River, police say she admitted choosing a different path. "I took his paddle when he was in the water," an investigator... More »

Charlie Hid HIV, Made Me Have Abortion: Ex's Suit

Brett Rossi says Sheen 'erupted into fit of rage' over her pregnancy

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen's latest troubles come in the form of a lawsuit by an ex-fiancee. Per legal documents obtained by People , Brett Rossi, 26, filed a complaint Thursday alleging assault and battery, emotional distress, false imprisonment, and negligence, with her specific beefs being that Sheen, 50, initially hid his HIV... More »

Mark Sanford Splits With Former 'Soul Mate'

Ex-mistress Maria Belen Chapur is now ex-fiancee, too

(Newser) - Mark Sanford's latest Facebook post comes in at 2,346 words, which, for the record, is slightly longer than the 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail. In it, the South Carolina congressman explains that he and fiancee Maria Belen Chapur of Argentina are splitting up, reports the Washington ... More »

Woman Stabs Fiance Over Wedding Colors

Krysta James charged with criminal domestic violence

(Newser) - Planning a wedding can be stressful. So stressful, in fact, you might feel the need to ... stab your fiance? Police say a South Carolina couple were discussing their upcoming wedding on Christmas Day when an argument broke out over the wedding's color scheme. When the groom-to-be tried to leave... More »

Married Pundit D'Souza Takes Heat for New Fiancée

Anti-Obama author brought her to Christian conference

(Newser) - Last month, anti-Obama author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza shared a room with his fiancee at a Christian conference; the event was to feature "high-profile Christians" who would "speak on defending the faith and applying a Christian worldview to their lives." Thing is, D'Souza already has... More »

Hugh Hefner's Fiancee Gets Cozy With Dr. Phil's Son

24-year-old may be exploring her options

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner is set to wed 24-year-old fiancee Crystal Harris in June, but she may have a squeeze on the side. In a bizarre tabloid twist, her alleged other lover is...Dr. Phil's son. Harris and Jordan McGraw were spotted being extra cozy together at the ritzy Chateau Marmont in... More »

Fiancee of Yale Murder Suspect Visits Jail Regularly

'She supports him,' attorney says

(Newser) - Though her fiancee is in jail awaiting trial for the brutal murder of a Yale grad student , Jennifer Hromadka still visits Raymond Clark every few days, the AP reports. Hromadka visited Clark four times in the first half of January and nine times each in November and December, a Freedom... More »

Murderous Cons Hiding Out in Yellowstone

Two fugitives, fiancee may be heading to Canada

(Newser) - The remaining two murderous cons who escaped from an Arizona prison and their female accomplice are hiding out in Yellowstone Park, police believe. The trio likely fled to the area after one of the escapees murdered an older couple in New Mexico and stole their pickup truck, according to law... More »

Slain Model Terrified of Hubby: Friend

Millionaire reality show contestant Jenkins charged with murder

(Newser) - A friend and former fiancé of slain model Jasmine Fiore says she was terrified of her husband, millionaire real estate developer and reality show contestant Ryan Jenkins, who was today charged with her murder, People reports. Fiore’s friend says she was “100%” scared of Jenkins, and that she... More »

In Prison Visit, Ex Closed Book on Markoff

(Newser) - Philip Markoff’s ex-fiancée visited the accused “Craigslist killer” in jail two weeks ago to say goodbye, the Boston Herald reports. Megan McAllister told Markoff “that in all likelihood she would not be coming back to Boston," her lawyer said today, adding that though McAllister had... More »

Little Left for Fiancée of Fallen Soldier

Unmarried loved ones have no standing, get nothing from Army

(Newser) - To the US Army bureaucracy, love means little without a marriage certificate—so the fiancée of a man killed in Iraq was left with nothing other than what his family was willing to part with. Now, the Washington Post reports, Kyle Harper, 27, is trying to forge a path... More »

Megan Fox, Brian Austin Green Split

(Newser) - Actors Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green, engaged since 2006, have called off their engagement, Us Magazine reports. “The relationship had run its course,” a source said. “It’s completely amicable, and they are remaining friends.” Both are reportedly “focusing on their careers.” Just... More »

Peterson Fiancee, After Bolting, Moves Back In

Father vows to break up daughter, murder suspect

(Newser) - Drew Peterson’s latest galpal—who claimed last week their engagement was nothing more than a publicity stunt—has moved back in with the suspected wife killer, the Joliet Herald News reports. The move comes less than two weeks after 24-year-old Christina Raines moved out of Peterson’s house with... More »

Peterson Ex: Engagement Was a 'Stunt'

(Newser) - Drew Peterson’s purported ex-fiancée said today that their marital plan was "more like a stunt,” the Huffington Post reports. Christina Raines confirmed that they dated, but said the engagement was cooked up by Peterson's lawyer, who “had wanted him to be in the media and... More »

Police Help Drew Peterson's Fiancée Move Out

(Newser) - Drew Peterson’s fiancée ended their relationship today and moved out—with a little help from the police, her dad, and Dr. Phil, the Chicago Tribune reports. Christina Raines first called her father for help moving. After arriving with a cameraman from Dr. Phil's show in tow, he called... More »

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