CARRIE UNDERWOOD: More Wedding Details
More details on Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's wedding are in People magazine, which is on newsstands today:
- Carrie surprised Mike by bringing contemporary Christian singer Brandon Heath to perform "Love Never Fails" for their first dance at their wedding.
- The ceremony took place beneath an arbor of birch trees and roses.
- When the groom kissed the bride at the end of the ceremony, Carrie's dog Ace barked like mad.
- The color scheme for the wedding was pink.
- Painted hockey pucks held the guests' table assignments.
- The wedding cake was a cupcake tower.
- The guests dined on a four-course meal.
- For music, Carrie and Mike had a DJ who played everything from Lionel Richie to Guns n' Roses.
- Carrie will be Carrie Fisher in her personal life, but will still use Underwood professionally -- perhaps to avoid confusion with "Princess Leia."
SARA EVANS: Ex Wants More Time With the Kids
Sara Evans' ex-husband Craig Schelske has filed papers in a Tennessee court to re-structure his custody agreement, saying that he wants his kids with him six months at a time. According to TMZ, Schelske claims that Sara's husband, Jay Barker, has been sending him harassing text messages claiming that Satan is controlling his thoughts and actions. Schkelske also says that Sara and Jay trash him in front of the children.
- David Nail, wearing a St. Louis Cardinals cap, hit a homerun for the Nationals at last weekend's MLB All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game. You can see it at MLB.com. Others participating included MLB legends Bo Jackson, Ozzie Smith and Steve Garvey, actors James Denton and Michael Clark Duncan, and hip-hopper M.C. Hammer. The American team beat the Nationals 15 to 11.
- American Idol auditions are taking place in Nashville on Saturday. According to USA Today, more than 10,000 people came out on Thursday to register for the tryouts.
- Hank Williams Junior has extended his highly successful Rowdy Friends Tour into the fall. An assortment of guests, including Jamey Johnson, Eric Church, Gretchen Wilson, Lee Brice, Colt Ford, Josh Thompson, Sunny Sweeney and The Grascals will join Hank at various shows throughout the run, which kicks off September 17th in Evansville, Indiana.