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Breaking Dawn Cast Feels the Heat (and Romance) at Comic-Con Party | Nikki Reed, Paul McDonald

Nikki Reed & Paul McDonald Get Affectionate at Twilight Afterparty

Originally posted 07/12/2012 10:30AM

After meeting and greeting throngs of fans waiting for hours outside the San Diego Convention Center, the stars of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed and more, headed to Hard Rock Hotel's Float Lounge to party.

While some (like Peter Facinelli and new dad Jackson Rathbone) skipped the red carpet, newlyweds Reed and hubby Paul McDonald walked together, and the former Idol contestant waited patiently, sipping a drink while his wife did interviews. When she finished, he snaked his arm around her waist, then Reed gave her hubby's butt a little pinch before heading inside the party, where the couple mingled with fellow guests.

Lutz seemingly started the night with dessert: he was spotted snacking on frozen yogurt inside a VIP cabana, though he later grabbed a slider from a waitress's tray.

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Nikki Reed: 'It's a Mistake' to Have Kids Right After Marriage | Nikki Reed, Paul McDonald

Nikki Reed: 'It's a Mistake' to Have Kids Right After Marriage

Originally posted 06/13/2012 04:35PM

Nikki Reed stands by what she said in November shortly after getting hitched: She and her American Idol alum hubby Paul McDonald want kids "one day," but definitely not any time soon.

"Maybe I'm wrong, but I feel like it's a mistake for people to get married and then just [have kids right away]," the Twilight star, 24, told PEOPLE last week at the MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheater in L.A.

"I feel like it is the pressure of the family making them do it. We want to travel and be able to fly on an airplane without a baby and just have freedom."

Aside from their own personal preference not to dive right into parenthood, the happy couple doesn't really have the time.

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Drink Like a Star This Memorial Day

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Memorial Day: Summer Drink Recipes Are Sizzling

Originally posted 05/25/2012 10:45AM

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, but just in case your invitation to George Clooney's Italian villa has yet to arrive, fear not.

Here are recipes for some festive, warm-weather beverages that will leave you feeling like a star.

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Nikki Reed & Paul McDonald Adopt a New Dog | Nikki Reed

Nikki Reed & Paul McDonald Adopt a New Dog

Originally posted 03/08/2012 05:00PM

Nikki Reed and Paul McDonald's family just got bigger!

The newlyweds have adopted a German shepherd companion for their first dog, Enzo, also a shepherd.

Reed and McDonald both shared a photo on WhoSay of their two dogs going for a car ride. Reed wrote, "The newest addition to our family! Enzo has waited such a long time for this!"

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Paul McDonald Makes Valentine's Day Sweet for Nikki Reed

Originally posted 02/13/2012 03:45PM

Married life is apparently quite sweet for Nikki Reed.

A few months after telling PEOPLE that marriage is "easy breezy" so far, Reed was given a thoughtful treat from hubby Paul McDonald just before the pair celebrate their first Valentine's Day as husband and wife.

The holiday "came a little early," Reed, 23, wrote on WhoSay Monday, in a post that included a photo of a chocolate heart-shaped cake topped with two pink frosting flowers.

Reed noted that the sugary gift from the American Idol alum – which read "Happy 4 Months" on top – was "a lot of calories."
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Newlywed Nikki Reed: Marriage is 'Easy Breezy' So Far

Nikki Reed: Marriage is 'Easy Breezy' So Far

Originally posted 11/19/2011 09:10AM

One month after Nikki Reed tied the knot with American Idol alum Paul McDonald, it appears the pair are still firmly in the honeymoon phase.

"The first year [of marriage] is not the hardest. Gosh, if this is the hardest, then it’s gonna be easy breezy," Reed, 23, told PEOPLE Thursday at Wired Magazine's 7th Annual Store Kick-Off party in New York. "Even under the most stressful circumstances he and I are such a good team."

And they're in no rush to expand their family any time soon.

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Nikki Reed Calls Wedding to Paul McDonald 'Magical' | Nikki Reed, Paul McDonald

Nikki Reed Calls Wedding to Paul McDonald 'Magical'

Originally posted 10/17/2011 06:00PM

It may not have been Twilight themed, but Nikki Reed says her wedding to Paul McDonald was pure enchantment.

The couple, who tied the knot on Sunday, took to Twitter to share their big news.

"Yesterday was the most amazing day of my life ... everything was perfect," McDonald, 26, Tweeted on Monday. "I'm officially a MARRIED MAN! Woohoo!"

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Nikki Reed & Paul McDonald's Wedding Set for Sunday: Report | Nikki Reed, Paul McDonald

Nikki Reed & Paul McDonald's Wedding Set for Sunday: Report

Originally posted 10/15/2011 12:15AM

Is their secret out? The highly anticipated wedding of Nikki Reed and Paul McDonald is set for Sunday in Malibu, E! Online reports.

But, not so fast, a source tells PEOPLE. Oct. 16 "I dos" can't be possible: Their wedding singer has another gig!

Fellow Idol alum "Stefano Langone will be performing at it and he's in Las Vegas performing for Eva Longoria and George Lopez at their annual "Padres Contra El Cancer," the source says, calling the report false.

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Glee Stars, Nikki Reed Get Spooked at the Haunted Hayride | Nikki Reed

Glee Stars, Nikki Reed Get Spooked at the Haunted Hayride

Originally posted 10/12/2011 05:55AM

Boo! Glee's Chris Colfer and Ashley Fink faced their fears during a spin on the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride over the weekend. Colfer gripped his costar tightly throughout the ride – and was practically in her lap by the time the trip was over. He later Tweeted about the experience, writing, "That's the last time I ever let @Ashley_Fink convince me to go on a Haunted Hayride! I taught the 5-year-old next to me so many new words."

Also there to enjoy a scare? Lauren Conrad, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and some pals, who used glowsticks to light their way through a haunted maze, and Nikki Reed, who cozied up to fiancé Paul McDonald during a magic show. – Jessica Wedemeyer

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Nikki Reed's Wedding Won't Be Twilight Themed | Nikki Reed, Paul McDonald

Nikki Reed's Wedding Won't Be Twilight Themed

Originally posted 10/10/2011 12:45PM

Nikki Reed and Paul McDonald are in the midst of wedding preparations, but don't expect their "I dos" to be anything like the lavish Twilight nuptials.

"They had a beautiful wedding, but Paul and I aren't Edward and Bella, at all," Reed told PEOPLE at the Ubisoft launch of Just Dance 3 in Los Angeles.

It's been a whirlwind romance for the actress and the American Idol alum, who met in March and got engaged in June.

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