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  • Obama not invited when Rep. Frank marries longtime partner

    05/19/2012 2:18:36 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/18/12 | Alicia M. Cohn
    Obama not invited when Rep. Frank marries longtime partnerBy Alicia M. Cohn - 05/18/12 05:04 PM ET Although Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) earlier this month said he is “pleased” with President Obama’s decision to publicly support same-sex marriage, in a new interview the congressman revealed the president will not be on the guest list when Frank marries his longtime partner this summer. “If he and Michelle wanted to come, I would be delighted and honored to have him, but he will bring the Secret Service,” Frank said in an interview that will air Sunday as part of C-SPAN’s “Newsmaker” series....
  • Green Mile Actor, 51, Marries 16-Year-Old Aspiring Country Singer; Says "True Love Can Be Ageless"

    06/20/2011 12:41:39 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 88 replies
    EOnline ^ | 6/20/11 | Marcus Mulick
    Hollywood has seen its fair share of odd couplings, but this one is so out there even the newlyweds know it's a little weird. Doug Hutchison, a character actor best known for roles in The Green Mile, Lost and The X-Files, married aspiring country singer Courtney Alexis Stodden on May 20 in Las Vegas. He is 51. She is 16.
  • Man marries pillow

    03/09/2010 7:12:35 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 69 replies · 1,583+ views
    metro.co.uk ^ | March 9, 2010 | Tom Phillips
    True love can take many forms. In this case, it has taken the form of a Korean man falling in love with, and eventually marrying, a large pillow with a picture of a woman on it. Lee Jin-gyu fell for his 'dakimakura' - a kind of large, huggable pillow from Japan, often with a picture of a popular anime character printed on the side. In Lee's case, his beloved pillow has an image of Fate Testarossa, from the 'magical girl' anime series Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha. Now the 28-year-old otaku (a Japanese term that roughly translates to somewhere between 'obsessive'...
  • Korean Otaku Marries Anime Body Pillow

    03/11/2010 1:06:16 PM PST · by Justaham · 24 replies · 917+ views
    escapistmagazine.com ^ | 10-11-10 | John Funk
    A Korean anime fan has proudly tied the knot with a pillowcase featuring the image of his favorite magical girl heroine. Heavy Rain asked the player, "how far would you go for love?" Would you go so far as to travel to another country? Would you kill a man? Or would you just decide that your soulmate was a fictional character and marry her image printed on a cotton pillowcase? A Korean otaku opted to go with the last option, wedding a dakimakura body pillow featuring the image of Fate Testarossa, one of the popular heroines of magical girl show...
  • Loni Anderson marries folk singer Bob Flick (of the 1960s folk group The Brothers Four)

    05/18/2008 9:31:26 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 1,244+ views
    Loni Anderson was married Saturday to Bob Flick, a founding member of the 1960s folk group The Brothers Four. The ceremony was attended by friends and family, including son Quinton Reynolds, who walked the "WKRP in Cincinnati" and "Nurses" star down the aisle. Reynolds is Anderson's son with Burt Reynolds, whom she divorced in 1993. Flick met Anderson at a movie premiere in her native Minneapolis a few years after his group hit No. 2 on the pop charts with "Greenfields" in 1960. A local newspaper had sent her out to pose with the group as the "lucky young fan,"...
  • Indian man marries dog

    11/13/2007 3:37:25 PM PST · by DancesWithCats · 27 replies · 215+ views
    London Daily Telegraph ^ | nov 13 2007 | dances with cats
    An Indian man who believed he had been cursed for stoning to death two dogs has atoned for his sin by marrying another dog in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony. P. Selvakumar, a 33-year-old farm labourer from the southern state of Tamil Nadu, married the four-year-old stray bitch after it was bathed and processed to his village temple dressed in an orange sari and garlanded with flowers. The marriage took place on the advice of the man's astrologer who said it was the only way to atone for his actions of more than 20 years ago. He was reported to...
  • 'Baby Jessica,' Now 19, Reportedly Marries

    01/29/2006 7:57:29 PM PST · by blam · 67 replies · 2,928+ views
    'Baby Jessica,' Now 19, Reportedly Marries Monday January 30, 2006 3:31 AM MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - ``Baby Jessica,'' whose dramatic rescue from an abandoned Texas well was televised across the country 18 years ago, got married in a private ceremony, People magazine reported on its Web site. Crews struggled for 58 hours to rescue Jessica McClure after she fell into an 8-inch-wide pipe in October 1987. The celebrity magazine reported that McClure, now 19, married Daniel Morales, 32, at a rural church outside Midland on Saturday. A sign on the door instructed guests not to take pictures or video, the...
  • Mswati picks 13th bride-to-be

    02/02/2005 2:55:33 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 30 replies · 1,515+ views
    news24.com ^ | 1-31-05 | Edited by Elmarie Jack
    Mbabane - Swaziland's King Mswati III has picked a 17-year-old schoolgirl as his new fiancée and she will be introduced to the public as his 13th bride-to-be once she passes an HIV test, said royal sources on Monday. Less than five months after picking 16-year-old Nothando Dube as his 12th bride-to-be, the 36-year-old Mswati has now chosen Colile Nosiphe Magagula, known as Titi, as his next fiancée. She will be "unveiled" once she passes an HIV test and once she gets royal blessings from the Queen Mother Ntombi Thwala of Swaziland, where close to 40% of the population is living...
  • Serbian woman marries corpse

    01/04/2005 3:53:46 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 34 replies · 833+ views
    PK Times ^ | 1-04-05 | PK times
    A Serbian woman has been jailed for 18 months for marrying a dead man. Vinka Mijovic, 32, from Garas, was furious when wealthy Miodrag Tomovic, 68, died before he could marry her. So she bribed a local registrar to sign a marriage certificate saying the couple had both turned up for the wedding, and bribed two pals to be the best man and a witness to the fake event. She kept the death a secret for two weeks before suddenly announcing it and organising a lawyer to get his fortune turned over to her. But the scam was exposed after...
  • Kerry the Gigolo

    07/17/2004 11:34:43 AM PDT · by onyx eyes · 29 replies · 1,446+ views
    John Kerry twice married for money, was homeless between Heiresses.
  • New York Turns Out In Style As Giuliani Marries For Third Time

    05/24/2003 4:04:32 PM PDT · by blam · 74 replies · 376+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 5-25-2003 | David Usborne
    New York turns out in style as Giuliani marries for third time By David Usborne in New York 25 May 2003 The Rudy Giuliani story has been one of the best soap operas in town since his bitter bust-up with his former wife two years ago, his run-in with prostate cancer the year before and, of course, his political heroics as New York's Mayor after the 11 September attacks. Roll credits this weekend for the happy ending. Yesterday was wedding day for Mr Giuliani, 58, holder of an honorary knighthood from the Queen. In fact, there were no TV cameras...
  • After eight decades of single life, a perennial bridesmaid finally meets - and marries - Mr. Right

    08/12/2002 6:59:08 PM PDT · by Temple Owl · 5 replies · 209+ views
    Boston Globe Online | 8/10/02 | By Bella English
    The Boston Globe Online -- Low Graphics Version At last After eight decades of single life, a perennial bridesmaid finally meets - and marries - Mr. RightBy Bella English, Globe Staff, 8/10/2002 FRANKLIN, N.H. - The bride wore white: a traditional long dress, with a veil, pearls, and bouquet. The groom wore his best brown suit. They were married in June, in a home ceremony. You'll excuse the couple if they jumped the gun on the kiss sealing the deal. The bride is 82, and it was her first trip down the aisle. The groom, a 73-year-old widower, was first...