Sinead O'Connor has ended her fourth marriage after just 16 days, blaming pressure and disapproval from the family and friends of her new husband. O'Connor said on her blog that the marriage went wrong three hours after the December 8 ceremony in Las Vegas and that the pair had lived together for only seven days before splitting on Christmas Eve.
Matthew McConaughey has proposed to his longtime girlfriend and the mother of their two children, model Camila Alves. He posted a picture of him and Alves kissing near a Christmas tree with the message "just asked camila to marry me." The couple have been together for for several years.
Veteran rockers Van Halen unveiled plans for a tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth returning to the stage. The band announced the 2012 tour on their official website. No other details were announced, except that tickets will go on sale on January 10.
Finally, Hollywood has picked up a little Christmas bonus. For the four day, holiday weekend, "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," pulled in 46.2 million dollars.
"Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," came in at number two with 31.8 million for the four-day period.
Rounding out the top three was "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" with 20 million dollars.
Bob Mezan, Reuters.