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Originally posted 09/29/2013 04:00PM
Donnie Wahlberg has the right stuff for Jenny McCarthy.
"If every relationship leads you to the next person and it leads you to what you want and what you don't want, I feel like I deserve great and he's great," The View cohost said Saturday while hosting a party at 1 OAK in Las Vegas.
The couple, who has been dating since early July, are still in the honeymoon phase.
"It's new," she said. "I took a year off [from dating] but I said if I meet someone who makes me stop that year off, it's someone who I need to pay attention to."
Originally posted 09/16/2013 03:00PM
The first week on a new job can be hard on anyone, but what if it took place live on national TV? That didn't seem to be an issue for Jenny McCarthy, who just completed her first week as a new co-host of The View.
"I feel grateful, I feel excited, I feel like I'm getting into the groove," McCarthy, 40, told PEOPLE at the launch party for McDonald's new Mighty Wings in New York on Sunday.
Although McCarthy's first guest – her new boyfriend, New Kids on the Block singer and Blue Bloods star Donnie Wahlberg, 44 – made her first day as a co-host that much easier, she says she enjoys the thrill of live TV and being in New York City.
"I love being scared out of mind if something goes wrong," McCarthy said. "I'm just so happy to be out of Los Angeles. I miss [my hometown] Chicago. I'm still there on weekends, but I feel like I'm morphing into a New Yorker, and I couldn't be happier about it."
Originally posted 09/13/2013 08:00AM
When Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg hooked up this summer, cynics dismissed the relationship as a summer fling.
But things seem to be getting serious for the celebrity couple – so much so that The View's newest co-host, 40, requested that her new beau be her very first guest on the show.
"He was booked to come on the show later to promote Blue Bloods, and I said, 'Can you just switch the date to be my first guest?' " she tells PEOPLE. "He makes me feel really comfortable and puts me at ease and he brings out the best in me. So I thought, 'Why not step out of your comfort zone, for me, and make me feel comfy on that day?' "
Originally posted 08/26/2013 11:35AM
New couple Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg channeled some old Hollywood glamour during their first red carpet appearance together Saturday.
McCarthy, 40 – who was hosting a Dancing with the Stars charity event – rocked a plunging black dress and her hair styled in loose waves, while Wahlberg, 44, sported a black tux and red boutonnière.
The coordinated couple cozied up to one another as they walked the red carpet at Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Ill.
Originally posted 08/18/2013 02:35PM
Jenny McCarthy has proved that her relationship with Donnie Wahlberg is on and strong.
The new host of The View recently made a little trip to the Jockey store at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago, where she swooped up some goodies for herself and her man.
McCarthy picked up Jockey Skimmies Slipshorts "in every color," a source tells PEOPLE, adding that she also snagged some undies for Wahlberg.
"While Jenny was shopping, she was reminiscing on her retail days at Bloomingdales in high school," the source says. "She also talked about how great Donnie is, and how she plans to split her time between her home in Chicago and New York City, where she films The View." –Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 07/13/2013 10:00AM
In a coupling you only thought possible in a nostalgic 1990s-era dream, Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg are dating, PEOPLE has learned – even if they are taking things Step by Step.
Steamy sparks flew between them in late March when New Kids on the Block and Blue Bloods star Wahlberg, 43, made an innuendo-filled appearance on her self-titled VH1 talk show.
The duo provocatively sucked on red lollipops while McCarthy, 40, asked "Do you talk dirty while you're having sex?"
"I do," he replied.
Originally posted 10/28/2008 06:00AM
They're just nice guys! The New Kids on the Block –Joey McIntyre, Jonathan Knight, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Donnie Wahlberg– greeting fans, signing autographs and snapping pictures outside their Chicago hotel. The group stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel during their Windy City tour stop, and were equally sweet with the hotel staff. Another sweet spot, according to a source: The guys also loved the mini-bars in their rooms and snacked on candy during their stay.
Originally posted 10/28/2008 06:00AM
They're just nice guys! The New Kids on the Block – Joey McIntyre, Jonathan Knight, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Donnie Wahlberg – greeting fans, signing autographs and snapping pictures outside their Chicago hotel. The group stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel during their Windy City tour stop, and were equally sweet with the hotel staff. Another sweet spot, according to a source: The guys also loved the mini-bars in their rooms and snacked on candy during their stay.
Originally posted 09/09/2008 12:15PM
New Kids on the Block's Donnie Wahlberg says the boy band's first album and tour in nearly 15 years have been restorative for him at a difficult time in his personal life.
"It's been very healthy, very therapeutic," Wahlberg said at the opening of a Newbury Comics store in his hometown of Boston on Saturday. "Our music has been there for me and for my bandmates."
Wahlberg wrote the ballad "2 in the Morning" about a disintegrating marriage for the new album The Block. The singer an his wife, Kim Fey, both filed for divorce in Los Angeles last month. The couple have two sons, Xavier, 15 and Elijah, 7.
Originally posted 08/18/2008 03:45PM
Donnie Wahlberg and his wife, Kim Fey, both filed for divorce on Aug. 13, court documents in Los Angeles and Ventura County, Calif. show.
Citing irreconcilable differences, Fey is seeking sole physical and legal custody of their two sons – Xavier, 15 and Elijah, 7 – with visitation rights for Wahlberg.
Fey, 39, is also seeking spousal support and attorney's fees from the New Kids on the Block singer, also 39. It wasn't immediately clear what terms Wahlberg is seeking.
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