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Bar Refaeli Marries Adi Ezra in Israel

Bar Refaeli

Officially taken! Bar Refaeli married her fiancé, Adi Ezra, in Israel on Thursday, Sept. 24. The two lovebirds said “I do” in a traditional Jewish ceremony, Us Weekly can confirm.

Prior to making it official, Leonardo DiCaprio’s ex-girlfriend, 30, celebrated her bachelorette party in a teeny white bikini with pals, diving headfirst into a pool with a white veil on.

Before being feted by her closest gal pals, the Sports Illustrated model made a wish at sacred prayer site, The Wailling Wall, in Jerusalem, one week before her nuptials. “Make a wish,” she captioned a serene photo of herself touching the wall.

Us Weekly confirmed in March that the model and Ezra, heir to Israeli food importing company Neto ME Holdings, Ltd., got engaged after over a year of dating.

Refaeli was previously married to Arik Weinstein for two years until divorcing in 2005.

Adam Brody and Leighton Meester Welcome First Child

Leighton Meester, Adam Brody's Baby Name Revealed: Arlo Day Brody

Xoxo to this baby girl! New mom Leighton Meester and her husband, Adam Brody, have welcomed a baby girl. The gender was revealed on Thursday, Sept. 24, shortly after Us Weekly broke news that the Gossip Girl alum had given birth.

TMZ obtained the child’s birth certificate, revealing that the stars named their newborn baby daughter Arlo Day.

According to the document, Meester, 29, and Brody, 35, secretly welcomed their baby girl in a hospital that wasn’t the usual celeb-favored Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The actress gave birth to the little one on Aug. 4.

Meester was last seen publicly this past July in L.A.’s Sherman Oaks neighborhood, where she beamed and cradled her big baby bump.

Us Weekly was first to reveal the news of Meester’s pregnancy, as well as her hush-hush February 2014 wedding to The O.C. hunk.

The actress and her husband first met on the set of 2011’s The Oranges, and again costarred together in 2014’s Life Partners. During a Reddit AMA last August, Brody joked about wanting many kids with Meester.

“I say 12,” he noted to a fan. “And I decide.”

Usher and Longtime Girlfriend Grace Miguel Secretly Marry

Usher and Grace Miguel

Surprise! Usher is a married man. The “U Got It Bad” crooner and girlfriend Grace Miguel secretly wed prior to jetting off to Cuba for their honeymoon over Labor Day weekend, Us Weekly can confirm.

According to one source, the duo planned on marrying before 100 guests in Atlanta but decided to elope instead. Following their secret nuptials, the newlyweds celebrated their honeymoon in Havana, Cuba.

In one Instagram photo posted by Miguel, Usher’s new gold wedding band is on clear display. Usher and Miguel, who is also the R&B star’s manager, have been together since 2009 and got engaged in January.

“I have an incredible partner and manager,” he gushed to Billboard in October 2014. “She has helped me through some of the hardest times in my life and my career. She’s someone who’s been able to support and understand all of who I am. Not just as a dancer or as a performer or as a singer, but as a humanitarian and a business man and as a person.”

Usher, who is dad to sons Naviyd Ely, 6, and Usher Raymond V, 7, was previously married to Tameka Foster from 2007 to 2009.

Usher’s rep didn’t respond to multiple requests for comment.

Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt Split After 18 Years Together

Jon Hamm, Jennifer Westfeldt Break Up After 18 Years
Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt have ended their relationship, PEOPLE confirms exclusively.

“With great sadness, we have decided to separate, after 18 years of love and shared history,” the couple tells PEOPLE in a joint statement. “We will continue to be supportive of each other in every way possible moving forward.”

Having been plagued with split rumors for months, Hamm, 44, and Wesfeldt, 45, were last seen publicly together on July 22 in New York at the premiere after-party for Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, where they were “canoodling” with each other, according to reports.

Earlier this year, the Mad Men star completed rehab for alcohol abuse and credited Westfeldt for supporting him throughout his treatment. In April, the couple even released a statement denying reports they had broken up.

Hamm told PEOPLE last year that he felt lucky to have Westfeldt, an actress and screenwriter, in his life. “Our lives are entwined,” the actor said. “It’s a long time [together]. I’m definitely the guy that repeats his stories! Mostly it’s just paying attention and keeping engaged and not succumbing to inertia or going through the motions.”

The two began dating in 1997 and starred together in the 2011 film Friends with Kids.

Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger Split After Two Years of Marriage

Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne

Things really are so complicated. Avril Lavigne announced on Wednesday, Sept. 2, that she and her husband, Chad Kroeger, are separating after two years of marriage.

The “Complicated” singer took to Instagram to share the sad news with fans. “It is with heavy heartse that Chad and I announce our separation today,” Lavigne wrote, alongside a smiling snapshot with her estranged husband. “Through not only the marriage, but the music as well, we’ve created many unforgettable moments. We are still, and forever will be, the best of friends, and will always care deeply for each other. To all our family, friends and fans, thank you sincerely for the support.”

Lavigne, 30, and the Nickelback frontman, 40, tied the knot in July 2013. Us Weekly was first to report that Lavigne and Kroeger were headed for a split last September.

“It’s over,” a source told Us at the time. “He has been going around L.A. telling people that they are divorcing.”

This is the second marital split for Lavigne, who was married to Sum 41 rocker Deryck Whibley from 2006 to 2010. Following her divorce from Whibley, Lavigne dated Brody Jenner for nearly two years before they ended their relationship in January 2012.

Meanwhile, in a strange overlap of timing, the songstress’ ex-husband Whibley got married to his second wife, Ariana Cooper, this past weekend at the Hotel Bel Air in Calif. “It was a classic wedding and a beautiful day,” an insider told Us Weekly of the nuptials. “The bride and groom couldn’t be happier.”

Emmy Rossum Engaged to Mr. Robot Creator Sam Esmail

Emmy Rossum Engaged to Sam Esmail
Emmy Rossum and Sam Esmail are engaged!

The Shameless star and the writer/director became engaged over the weekend in Los Angeles, PEOPLE has learned exclusively. Rossum, 28, and Esmail, 37, have been dating for two years.

The happy personal news adds to what has been quite a year professionally for the couple, with Rossum’s turn as Fiona on Showtime’s Shameless continuing to earn her acclaim, and Esmail’s work as the creator of USA’s buzzy drama Mr. Robot making it a breakout year for him.

Esmail directed his bride-to-be in his 2014 romantic dramedy Comet, which also starred Justin Long.

Last year, Rossum painted a sweet picture of her then-boyfriend Esmail, telling PEOPLE he indulged the actress for her 28th birthday by allowing her to have a female-centered celebration.
“We went to the opera and saw Traviata. And then we had a dinner party at my house. It was nine girls and my boyfriend,” Rossum said. “Poor thing, or lucky him.”

Lucy Liu Welcomes Son Rockwell Lloyd

Lucy Liu Welcomes Son Rockwell Lloyd

Lucy Liu is a new mom!

The actress “is the proud mother of Rockwell Lloyd Liu, brought into the world via gestational carrier,” Liu’s rep confirms to PEOPLE. “Mom and baby are healthy and happy.”

The Elementary star, 46, shared a photo of her son via social media on Thursday, with the caption, “Introducing the new little man in my life, my son Rockwell Lloyd Liu. In [love]!”

While Rockwell is her first child, the actress has dedicated herself for years to helping children around the world, volunteering with UNICEF since 1994. Liu says being the daughter of two Chinese immigrants helped her to value what she had and made her want to help others.

“I felt like they really gave me an appreciation for the care and love we had,” she tells PEOPLE of her parents — who are now grandparents!

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