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From a custom Versace gown to a Cinderella-inspired horse-drawn carriage, it sounds like the fairy tale ceremony was fit for a pop princess.

After being denied the right to wed during her nearly 14-year conservatorship, Britney Spears is free, and she’s just tied the knot!


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Several outlets report that the singer and her longtime partner, fitness trainer Sam Asghari, exchanged vows in front of 60 guests at her home in Thousand Oaks, California, on Thursday.


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The newlyweds — who’ve been together since 2016 — announced their engagement back in September. Since then, they’ve made no secret of their excitement to finally get married, with insiders revealing that Spears had been envisioning the big day for nine months prior.

As anticipation for the wedding began to build across social media on Thursday afternoon, fans were left in shock after reports that Spears’s ex-husband Jason Alexander had crashed the wedding venue hours before the ceremony was set to commence.

Alexander — to whom Spears was married for just 55 hours in 2004 — livestreamed himself trespassing on his ex-wife’s property and walking around the second floor of her home, even briefly capturing footage of event coordinators setting up the altar inside the tent where the wedding took place.

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“Where’s Britney? I’m here to crash the wedding.”


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In the livestream, Alexander can be heard asking for Spears and threatening to “crash” her wedding. He was eventually restrained by security outside the property.


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Spears’ attorney, Mathew Rosengart, informed BuzzFeed News that Alexander had been taken into custody, expressing his thanks to “the good work and fast response” of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office who dealt with the incident.


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TMZ reports that Alexander has been charged with trespassing, vandalism, and two counts of battery relating to an altercation with Spears’ security guards. He remains in custody.


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Meanwhile, Spears was apparently “shaken” by the intrusion but eager not to let it ruin her big day.

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And as more details began to emerge about the ceremony, it seems that Alexander wasn’t the only one to miss out on an invite.


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Spears’ parents, Lynn and Jamie, and her younger sister, Jamie Lynn, were reportedly among those not invited to the ceremony. This comes as little surprise given that the singer has been publicly critical of her family amid the dissolution of her decade-spanning conservatorship.


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And despite fans’ speculation that her two sons — 16-year-old Sean Preston and 15-year-old Jayden James — might make a rare appearance to walk their mom down the aisle, it was later confirmed ahead of the ceremony, via the boys’ father, Kevin Federline, that they would be sitting it out.


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Federline — whom Spears was married to from 2004 to 2007 — issued a statement through his attorney, Mark Vincent Kaplan, saying that, while the boys would not be in attendance, they are “happy for Britney and wish her and Sam all the best going forward.”

A source later told Entertainment Tonight that Sean and Jayden were the ones to make the call, alleging that “they preferred not to go” over concerns that the festivities might be too “overwhelming.”


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Spears’ brother, Bryan, was assumed to be the only member of her immediate family in attendance.


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On the bright side, the decision not to invite much of her family meant Spears was left with plenty of space to host some of her famous friends.


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Paris Hilton and her husband, Carter Reum — along with Paris’ mom, Kathy Hilton — were among the first celebs to be spotted arriving at Spears’ home on Thursday evening.


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As pop culture fans will surely remember, Hilton and Spears spent a lot of time together throughout the early 2000s, so seeing them reunited at Spears’ wedding was certainly special.

Other notable celebs in attendance included Drew Barrymore, Ansel Elgort, Selena Gomez, will.i.am, and Maria Menounos. According to People, Madonna also made an appearance sporting a rainbow-hued dress.


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Donatella Versace — who Spears previously confirmed to be the “mastermind” behind her wedding gown — was also spotted making her way to the venue, telling reporters en route that creating the bridal look was “a lot of fun” and “a lot of emotion.”

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Once the guests were comfortably settled inside the large white tent in which the ceremony took place, the bride reportedly walked down the aisle to Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling in Love.”

As was to be expected, the bride stunned in a custom off-the-shoulder Versace gown, with a high leg slit and a classic white veil. According to Vogue, Spears’ bridal jewelry weighed in at 62 carats in total, and her natural makeup look was created by Charlotte and Sofia Tilbury.


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The couple’s home, which doubled up as an intimate venue for the nuptials, was adorned with blush fabrics and an array of pink roses — a key aspect of Spears’ vision for the special day.

“We really wanted to make this a small and beautiful moment with family and friends,” the pop star told Vogue. “We wanted warm and feminine colors including blush, white, cream, and gold, and a lot of various shades of pinks, blush, and reds.”


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Making the affair all the more magical, a Cinderella-inspired horse-drawn carriage, which had been photographed arriving outside the venue earlier in the day, was stationed outside.

When the ceremony was over, the guests came together for an epic afterparty where the bride had lined up a further three outfit changes: a black mini dress, a two-toned number, and a final red mini dress — all Versace, Vogue reports.

The couple opted against a first dance and instead invited their guests to take to the floor. Madonna and Selena Gomez joined the bride to dance to the megahit “Toxic” while Paris Hilton and Spears later teamed up for a duet of Hilton’s song “Stars Are Blind.”


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Hopes are high that it won’t be long before the bride and groom share their own photographs from the fairy-tale-like festivities. In the meantime, you can catch a first glimpse of the couple in Vogue.


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When a federal jury found R. Kelly guilty on nine charges related to racketeering and sex trafficking in September, it brought some measure of legal closure to his long trail of abuse. Accusations of the singer’s sexual misconduct began surfacing nearly three decades ago: Over the course of his career, Kelly married a 15-year-old Aaliyah, faced and was acquitted on child-pornography charges, and, calling himself the Pied Piper of R&B, cultivated an artistic persona that positioned sex as a matter of his eccentric genius.

At Kelly’s sentencing hearing in a Brooklyn courtroom on Wednesday, Judge Ann Marie Donnelly, in announcing her decision, reflected on the scale of his abuses: “These crimes were calculated and carefully planned for almost 25 years.” She sentenced the singer, who worked at the highest rungs of pop and R&B, to 30 years in prison.

Kelly’s trial lasted six weeks and included testimony from over 40 witnesses. Prosecutors described the singer as the leader of a criminal enterprise made up of his entourage and employees who leveraged his celebrity in service of recruiting his scores of underage victims. Prosecutors had requested a sentence of at least 25 years, while Kelly’s attorneys asked for 10 or fewer. Kelly is 55 years old.

Wednesday’s hearing expanded on the horrors delineated during his trial last year, and added to them a level of detail about the enduring impact of Kelly’s abuse. A woman testifying under the name Addie, who said Kelly sexually assaulted her in 1994, said in her victim statement in the courtroom that she has suffered “within my heart from emotional breakdowns and thoughts of suicide and self-sabotage.”

Lizzette Martinez, who said she met Kelly when she was 17 years old in 1995, said that a “lifetime of depression and PTSD” began with his sexual assaults. She recalled how his friends and entourage looked on as she became his “sex slave” for years.

Turning to Kelly, she said, “Robert, you destroyed so many people’s lives.”

“I feel like I should refresh your memory,” said another woman, identified as Jane Doe No. 2, as she addressed Kelly. The woman met Kelly when he was 31 and she was 19. She recounted how Kelly forced her to perform oral sex on him in a car filled with his 30-something friends.

“Do you remember that?” she said in a firm voice.

As Kelly whispered with his lawyers, the woman paused her own statement: “I’m sorry, I didn’t want to interrupt his conversation.”

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Outside of such interactions with his counsel, Kelly didn’t visibly move or react during the victim statements or as Donnelly read his sentence.

While Kelly’s trial was the first high-profile case of the #MeToo era in which most of the victims were Black, race was rarely mentioned in the court proceedings. Kelly amassed success and acclaim across the landscape of American pop music, and more specifically in the Black traditions of R&B and gospel. As Kitti Jones, who has said that Kelly abused her during their relationship between 2011 and 2013, spoke on Wednesday, she pointed to the time that passed before Kelly’s crimes caught up to him.

“Knowing his fanbase looked like many of his victims,” Jones said, “he knew the public would never believe them.”

The only words Kelly had for the courtroom, just before his sentence was delivered, were: “Yes, your honor, that’s my wish.” He was confirming his lawyer Jennifer Bonjean’s remark that he didn’t wish to address the judge or his victims, citing his other pending cases. (Kelly also faces sex crimes charges in Minnesota at the state level and federal charges in Illinois, all of which he has denied.) As in Kelly’s sentencing submission to the court, Bonjean said on Wednesday that mitigating factors for Kelly’s sentence should include his own history of childhood abuse.

“He accepts that he is a flawed individual,” she said. “He does sit here with regrets.”

Donnelly, in explaining her sentencing decision, said she took Kelly’s experience of abuse into account, but only up to a point: “Even if it is a form of an explanation, it is certainly not an excuse.” She wondered how it all could’ve happened in plain sight.

“I don’t know why these people turned a blind eye,” Donnelly said, referring to the members of Kelly’s enterprise. “Maybe it just became normal to these people.”

The sentence she decided on is about as long as the record of Kelly’s abuse. For decades, he operated with near-total impunity as his career flourished. A woman using the pseudonym Angela on Wednesday spoke to how the truths of Kelly’s life and his work had finally begun to converge: “Your self-proclaimed alter ego of the Pied Piper could not exist without the living, breathing Robert Sylvester Kelly.”

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Khloe Kardashian is sizzling in a sheer nude bodysuit for Kim Kardashian‘s new SKKN skincare line. The Good American founder, 38, posed in a sultry series of photos shared on her Instagram page on June 29 (seen here) and looked confident and sexy as she lounged on a marble chase. The bodysuit, which matched the color of her skin, was covered in various black-outlined designs that looked like tattoos, such as a cross, a bird spreading its wings, and roses. She accessorized the skin-tight look with a large pair of gold hoop earrings and clear heels. Khloe’s hair was tied back into a sleek bun and she wore natural-looking makeup. “SKKN anyone?” she captioned the post.

Kim, 41, officially released her line of nine products on June 21 after announcing its creation 20 days prior. On June 14, she stripped down to a bare face to promote her line and allowed her trusted esthetician to pamper her with a facial using her products, which include toner, face scrub, various serums, and more. On launch day, the mother of four gushed about what her new line means to her. “I’m so proud of this line of products — not only are they efficacious, clean, backed in science, and formulated for all types of skin, but they bring a spa-like experience right to your home,” she wrote in a note to Instagram alongside a photo of her sleek-looking products. “From sought-after ingredients and clinically-proven formulas, to compostable kraft bags and refills made from recycled materials, this skincare collection means so much to me. I can’t wait for you to get your hands on these products.”

Khloe shouted out her sister’s line earlier in the day on Wednesday before sharing the sexy bodysuit photos. “SKKN!!!! Kimberly I am constantly in awe of you! Congratulations on the launch of @skkn. You deserve the world,” she enthusiastically wrote underneath a carousel of pictures of her, Kim, Kimora Lee Simmons, and Ming Lee Simmons posing for the brand.

Prior to the SKKN shoutout, Khloe posted a steamy Boomerang of herself posing in a teeny pink bikini by Good American. “I have no idea how long ago I took these but I love this @goodamerican pink bikini!!!” she noted.

It looks like Khloe is comfortable both promoting SKKN and her own skin, as she should be!


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Exclusive: 31 Actors Who Are Just A Bit Older Than I Thought They Were, Making Me Realize I Have No Idea How Old Anyone Is – TalkOfNews.com

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Turns out it’s true — age ain’t nothing but a number.

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To me, there’s no way Harry Shum Jr. is over 35.

But he IS. Harry Shum Jr. is 40.


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Tessa Thompson is 30 in my head.


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But in reality, she is 38.

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Without knowing, I’d think Andrew Garfield was 29.


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But people, Andrew Garfield is also 38!


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I don’t believe Gabrielle Union is a day over 37.


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And yet, Gabrielle Union is 49.


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5.

Sandra Bullock is 45 to me.


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But in real life, Sandra Bullock is 57.

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In my mind, Vin Diesel is 40.


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But the fact is, Vin Diesel is 54.


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I thought Gabourey Sidibe was like…26, and I just asked my sister and she thought she was 25.

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But she’s 39.


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Zoe Kazan is like 27, right?


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WRONG. Zoe Kazan is 38.


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I thought Sebastian Stan was like 35.


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Turns out he’s 39.


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10.

In my opinion, Dave Franco is 33.


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In reality, Dave Franco is 37.


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I thought Josh Duhamel was 42 max.


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But he is actually 49.

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We can all agree that Thomas Brodie-Sangster is 22, right?

NO. He’s not. He is 32.


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Adam Driver seems 32.


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And yet, Adam Driver is 38.


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I was pretttyyy sure Eddie Redmayne is 33.


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But no. Eddie Redmayne is 40.


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15.

If you asked me, LL Cool J is 45.


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But his birth certificate would confirm he is 54.


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I would have guessed that Jennifer Lopez is 39.

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But she is 52.


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Shawn Wayans is 40 in my head.


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But actually, he’s 51.


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18.

I thought Martha Stewart was around 65.


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But Martha Stewart is 80 — 80!!!

19.

Common has gotta be 42 at MOST.


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But nope, Common is 50.


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I’d have said Nicola Coughlan (from Bridgerton) is 28.


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I thought Keegan-Michael Key was no older than 44.

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But actually, he’s 51.


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22.

I truly thought Alison Brie was 32.


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Turns out Alison Brie is 39.


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23.

Who else here thought Pharrell Williams was 38?


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Because you’re wrong. He’s 49.


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In my brain, Laverne Cox can’t be older than 40.


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But in reality, she’s 50.


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I would have guessed Kieran Culkin is around 35…tops.


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He’s actually 39 IRL.

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26.

In my personal opinion, Jim Parsons is 40.


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In real life, he is 49.


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27.

I 100% thought Natalie Dormer was younger than 35.


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But Natalie Dormer is 40.


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28.

In my silly little head, I thought Bianca Lawson was no older than 25.


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In actuality, Bianca Lawson is 43.

29.

IDK, I just figured Gina Rodriguez was 31.


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News flash: Gina Rodriguez is 37.

30.

Rob Lowe is 49 to me.


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The fact is, Rob Lowe is 58.

31.

And finally, Jason Earles from Hannah Montana seems like he is 24-ish.

But nope! Jason Earles is 45.


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