Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Chelsea Handler Defends Playboy Op-Ed About Having Two Abortions After Receiving Criticism Over Tone of Article
- Read the Cover Story: Matthew McConaughey: Love, Family & What I've Learned
- Blac Chyna Displays Growing Bump in Form-Fitting Baby Blue Dress
- Kylie Jenner's Latest Snaps (Pretty Much) Confirm She and Tyga Have Rekindled Their Romance
- Husband and Daughters Beg For Their Lives in Chilling 911 Calls Placed Moments Before Texas Mom Opened Fire
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- September 24, 2007
- Vol. 68
- No. 13
I Do, at Last
Joe Nichols and Heather Singleton Met as Teens; 12 Years Later, the Country Hunk Weds the "Love of My Life"
It was a romance that took time to simmer. The couple, both 30, first met almost 12 years ago when Nichols was a young singer working the club scene—including the Rio Palm Isle in Longview, Texas, owned by Singleton's father, Max. He urged his daughter to go see Nichols perform, and the two began an on-and-off romance that college, careers (she was in pharmaceutical sales) and other relationships kept from becoming serious. "The timing was always wrong," says Singleton.
Until last winter, when, after a breakup, Singleton turned to Nichols for friendship. By spring he was on his knee in his backyard, armed with champagne and a three-carat diamond ring. "I am so happy," he told her. "The only thing that would make me happier is if you marry me." To which she responded: "Really?"
Really, really. After the ceremony the guests went to the local Mansion on Forsyth Park hotel. The newlyweds, meanwhile, stole a few minutes alone in a horse-drawn carriage ride around the grounds. At the reception they had their first dance to "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," and later Nichols serenaded his bride with his 2002 ballad "That Would Be Her." At midnight guests tossed rose petals while the couple headed off as Mr. and Mrs. in a 1938 Buick Special McLaughlin. "They fell in love when they were kids," says bridesmaid Hannah Sanford, "but they love the person each other has become."
Kay West in Savannah
- Kay West/Savannah.
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!