Christmas has apparently come early for Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden.
Multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly that the actress, 42, is engaged to the Good Charlotte rocker, 35, a Waldorf native.
The couple has been together for seven months.
"Everyone thinks it's wild but are so happy for them," one source told Us. "Benji always tends to fall in love easily, but this time it's for real and he landed a great girl."
Diaz's famous exes include Justin Timberlake and Alex Rodriguez. Benji Madden's twin brother, Joel Madden, is married to Nicole Richie. The brothers attended La Plata High School. Benji Madden has been linked romantically to Paris Hilton and Sophie Monk.
Here's hoping for a Maryland wedding!
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If you want to try the Triple Delight roll at Gachi House of Sushi, the crab frittata at Obrycki's or the Latin specialties at Zona Cocina, you'll have to buy a plane ticket. These eateries, which only exist at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, are in post-security areas, and you can only eat there if you have a boarding pass.
And if you don't believe you can get super-fresh, premium sushi at an airport, try asking your pilot. They'll tell you that Gachi, a full-service sushi bar on Concourse A between gates 8 and 9, is the real deal.
In fact, pilots often call in their orders from the cockpit after landing so they'll be ready to go, said Budi Suryakusuma, Gachi's chef and managing partner.
Savvy travelers have discovered Gachi, too. "I think [they've] got the best sushi in Baltimore," said Dr. Morton F. Goldberg. The former director of the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital said he and his wife always make extra time to visit Gachi when they travel through BWI.
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Well, this is it. Time for the two-hour finale. Jon just got ousted, so who is the new favorite to win? I love the dark horses, so I’m going to have to go for Keith. Or Natalie. I’d be OK with that, which is strange, considering I couldn’t stand her at the beginning of the season.
I guess I’d also be alright with Jaclyn, because she’d be doing it without Jon. So, basically, I’d be OK with anyone but Missy and Baylor winning. Baylor wouldn’t even be so bad. Ha. So just Missy, then. Yup. Don’t want her to win.
Back from Tribal Council, Jaclyn is trying to play it off with a smile, but that quickly disintegrates, and soon Natalie and Jaclyn are shouting at each other because Jaclyn is offended by something Natalie said (which was true) about how Jon played the game. Blindsiding’s not so much fun when you’re on the other end, is it Jaclyn?
Baylor is trying to think positive about their chances for the final three, but Missy isn’t so sure. Basically, since Missy is hurt, she doesn’t think...Read more
“American Horror Story” takes something of a break from its recent string of relentless and grisly murders to offer up a somewhat more emotional installment (though it’s still pretty gross, actually; it’s “AHS” after all) that draws the most explicit connections between series installments “Freak Show” and “Asylum” yet.
It’s also the best episode of the season so far. By a lot.
More sad times at Fraulein Elsa’s. The episode opens with the death of Salty, Pepper’s husband and partner in their act. Unlike almost everyone else on this show, he actually perished of natural causes and died in his sleep. Pepper is inconsolable and falls into a deep depression. Elsa’s beside herself with worry and even tries to break off her deal with Stanley. He promises to help out by handling the details of Salty’s funeral for her, which is apparently code for “chop the head off the body and sell it to the American Morbidity Museum” since that’s what he does.
Elsa, who is still wandering the freak show...Read more
The legacy of 2014, now in its waning days, will be contemplated in countless year-end retrospectives. But for one of my best friends, summing up the past 365 days was simple.
"2014 was the worst year of my life," he said.
Now, he was obviously being a bit dramatic, but his sentiment is born from something I think all new "adults" can commiserate with. Let's call it millennial angst.
Think teen angst displaced a few years, and with some extra responsibilities added in. Instead of blaring pop-punk songs and whining about how the world just doesn't understand us, we're drowning our sorrows in bottomless bloody mary brunches and realizing that we just don't understand the world.
That's why, as New Year's Eve approaches, it's tempting to look back and feel like you've been kicked around with little to show for it. For many 20-somethings, I'm sure 2014 wasn't easy.
For me and my friend, it was the first year we didn't spend even a day in school. And to go from that microcosm of a world to...Read more
New Year's Eve is America's biggest party, and Brian Bourne is set to keep Baltimore's celebration going strong.
The 34-year-old lead singer of the band Under the Covers said that after years of working their way up in the industry, they are excited for the chance to perform at the Inner Harbor for this year's New Year's Eve spectacular — and start off 2015 with people dancing to their music.
Bourne, who lives in Canton, and his bandmates, Charles Simon, Anthony Dimenna, John Burkhardt, Brennan McShane, Mike Palumbo and Tim Cobb, will be performing covers of classic rock and Top 40 hits at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater on Dec. 31. The show starts at 9 p.m., leading up to the grand fireworks display at midnight (info: bop.org).
Before the big show, Bourne talked with us about his experiences with the band and his goals for the new year.
What do you love about music and about performing?
I love the fact that it's a healthy outlet for whatever emotions and feelings that I or others may be...Read more