COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS
CARRIE UNDERWOOD: Married!
As expected, Carrie Underwood married hockey player Mike Fisher Saturday in an elaborate ceremony at the secluded Ritz Carlton Reynolds Plantation on Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia. In a statement to People.com, Mike and Carrie wrote, "We could not feel more blessed to have found each other and to have shared this day with our friends and family that mean so much to us!"
Various sources report that Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Garth Brooks, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul were among the 250 guests attending the festivities. Reporters from the Ottowa Citizen, who live-blogged from Greensboro and visited the resort on Saturday, interviewed some guests who said, that Carrie, who wore a Chantilly lace Monique L'Huillier dress, looked so beautiful it was "impossible to describe."
BRAD PAISLEY: Hello Austin, Goodbye Catfish
Brad Paisley drew thousands of boaters to Lake Travis in Austin, Texas, for Aquapalooza. Brad wrote on Twitter, "I don't think I've ever seen a cooler place to put on a concert. Now that's an H2O tour. Thank you Austin-pa-looza. And I hope beer and human urine doesn't kill bass or catfish. Cause they'd be doomed."
LEANN RIMES: Time Off From Tweeting
LeAnn Rimes is the latest celebrity to leave Twitter. She writes, "Taking a break from Twitter for a while. It's unhealthy for me and my family to have to read negative comments from people whose opinions have no bearing on my life. I love my fans so very much and will return one day soon. God bless to you all!" She says she'll be back someday, but first she must heal and work on her happiness and her music
CHUCK WICKS: Happy for Hough
Chuck Wicks has no hard feelings for former girlfriend and fellow country star Julianne Hough -- who's rumored to be dating Ryan Seacrest. He tells his hometown newspaper, the Delaware State Journal, "I wish her nothing but the best. Whatever makes her happy, that's what she should do." Since Chuck and Julianne split, she has also been paired with comedian Dane Cook and Kings of Leon's Jared Followill.