Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart. Photo: Fame Pictures
By Maria Darbenzio and Molly Jacob
Valentine’s Day is the holiday of relationships and love, so what better way to celebrate than getting down on one knee, popping open the ring box, and asking your partner to spend a lifetime with you? While some may find proposing on VDay to be cheesy, these celebrity couples do not agree.
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Christina Applegate and Martyn LeNoble. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos
By Andrea Surujnauth
Christina Applegate tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, Martyn LeNoble. According to People, the two had a a private ceremonyÂ at their home in Los Angeles. Applegate, 41, and LeNoble, 43, have been together since 2008. These lovebirds got engaged in 2010Â on Valentine’s Day.Â The couple have a 2-year-old daughter together, Sadie Grace. This is both Applegate’s and LeNoble’s second marriage.
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A mom on the small screen and in real life as well,Â Christina ApplegateÂ knows well the joys and challenges of parenting. TheÂ Up All NightÂ star, who has 1-year-old daughterÂ Sadie GraceÂ with her fianceÂ Martyn LeNoble,Â chattedÂ about motherhood in a recent interview with the Television Critics Association.
Christina Applegate and Martyn Lenoble. Photo: Fame Pictures
Christina Applegateâ€™s new sitcom on NBC, Up All Night, mirrors that of her own life these days.Â The show centers around a couple with a new baby trying to balance parenting with their careers.Â Being a new mom herself, Applegate gave her thoughts on the topic to People. Â “Itâ€™s a really hard thing to do because you miss them. Â But Iâ€™m doing well,” said the 39 year old new mother, admitting that its “been so rough” since giving birth to her daughter Sadie Grace.Â Though her career is important to her, Applegate admits, “Parenthood just changed me in the sense that nothing really matters but [Sadie]. Â None of it really matters. Â The importance I placed on things prior to this moment, they donâ€™t matter anymore.Â All that matters is I get to go in there in the morning and see her face. She smiles at me and my life is better.”
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Two married men (Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis) are given free week passes by their wives to do whatever their hearts desire with other women. Â The dream come true quickly turns into a nightmare when their wives (Jenna Fischer and Christina Applegate) start abiding by the rules of theÂ Hall PassÂ as well. Â It doesn’t take them long to discover that this agreement was more imperfect than ingenious as they realize that their marriages are put to the ultimate test.
For a new twist on long-distance relationships, check out Warner Bros. new movie,Â Going The Distance.Â Garrett (Justin Long) and Erin (Drew Barrymore) fall in love one summer in New York City, but never meant for it to happen – especially knowing that Erin will be heading back to San Francisco in six weeks.Â The couple plans on staying casual, but it doesnâ€™t take long for their love to ignite a passion they canâ€™t escape.Â Follow these two real-life lovers on their coast-to-coast romance.
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