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LAUREN CONRAD

ENGAGED!

If only the cameras were still rolling! Former Hills star Lauren Conrad, 27, got a big surprise Oct. 11 when her boyfriend of almost two years, law student William Tell, 33, popped the question after first getting permission from her parents. "I am very excited to share with you guys that William and I got engaged over the weekend," she posted on her blog, along with a photo of her new diamond ring. "I am beyond thrilled!"

No doubt: Conrad's dating dramas were well-documented on the MTV reality show. After being linked to Brody Jenner and actor Kyle Howard, Conrad, an author and lifestyle guru, met Tell, a former rock musician, through friends on Valentine's Day 2012. In August she posted a gushing blog about her boyfriend: "Just looked at the calendar and realized it was a year and a half ago today that I met this guy ... And I sure am glad I did." Now the bride-to-be is focused on her big day. ("Get ready for lots more wedding content [on my blog] as we begin the planning process," she teased on her site.) "Everyone is so happy for her," a source tells PEOPLE. "He's such a great guy."

THE HILLS CAST NOW

KRISTIN CAVALLARI

Cavallari, 26, and husband Jay Cutler, 30, are hoping for a sibling for their son Camden, 1.

SPENCER PRATT & HEIDI MONTAG

Wed in '09, Pratt, 30, and Montag, 27, cling to the spotlight with a fake Web series.

JASON WAHLER

On Oct. 12 Wahler, 26, Conrad's ex, wed model Ashley Slack in Malibu.

THE JONAS BROTHERS

SPLITTING UP?

Are the Jo Bros soon to be the No More Bros? Performing at a concert in Minneapolis on Oct. 8, the trio "didn't seem like themselves. They were kind of lethargic," an onlooker tells Scoop. "They didn't interact at all onstage." The very next day, the brothers shocked fans - and the rest of their band - by announcing they were canceling their upcoming 19-date tour due to a "deep rift in the band" over their musical direction, according to their rep. (Depending on what the insurance policy for their tour covers, the brothers could be on the hook for millions of dollars.) After the blowup the three were spotted in different states: Kevin, 25, in New Jersey; Nick, 21, in New York; and Joe, 24, in California. Now they're planning to convene in L.A. to try to "figure out their way forward," says a source close to the band. "What that means musically is still very much up in the air."

MORE FEUDING FAMILY BANDS

KINGS OF LEON

Caleb Followill, 31, dislocated his shoulder during a 2007 brawl with brother Nathan, 34.

THE KINKS

Most recently Dave Davies, 66, likened his brother Ray, 69, to a Star Wars villain.

OASIS

Four years after breaking up, Liam Gallagher, 41, still has "nothing to say" to Noel, 46.

OPEN HOUSE

bought for $2.2 MILLION

RUSSELL BRAND'S BACHELOR PAD

Hollywood Hills, Calif.

The English comedian, 38, snapped up a restored 1920s home with stunning city views. Boasting 4,800 sq. ft. of interior space, the multistory dwelling has 5 bedrooms, 5¼ bathrooms and a home theater.

GUESS THE NICKNAME

Both British aristocrats and hip-hop artists love goofy monikers. See if you can tell which handle belongs to one of Cressida Bonas's blue-blooded relatives and which one belongs to an American rapper:

1. Baba

2. Magoo

3. Bellie

4. Cozy

5. Tum Tum

6. Boobe

7. Bumpy

8. Papoose

A. Cressida's half sister Pandora

B. Dirty South Rydah rapper Tony Richardson

C. The half sister of Cressida's half sibling Gabrielle

D. Rapper Melvin Barcliff

E. Cressida's half sister Isabella

F. Oy Boyz Records CEO/rapper Roger Vincent

G. Cressida's half brother Jacobi

H. Rapper Shamele Mackie

ANSWER KEY: Baba (A), Magoo (D), Bellie (E), Cozy (G), Tum Tum (B), Boobe (F), Bumpy (C), Papoose (above left, H)

COSTUME OR COUNTER?

GUESS WHICH LOOKS WERE HALLOWEEN PARTY HITS VS. RED CARPET MISSES

Kim Kardashian

Nicole Richie

Katy Perry

Jennifer Lopez

Paris Hilton

Shenae Grimes

Brittany Snow

ANSWER KEY: Costume (Snow, Hilton, Kardashian); Couture (Grimes, Lopez, Perry, Richie)

  • Contributors:
  • CONTRIBUTORS Melody Chiu,
  • Patrick Gomez,
  • Mia McNiece,
  • Gillian Telling,
  • with Sharon Cotliar,
  • Carlos Greer,
  • Elizabeth Leonard,
  • Jen Lombardo,
  • Henry Yung.