jana kramer Relationships

Jana Kramer has a new boyfriend and is being extra about him as usual


We haven’t talked about Jana Kramer since she was dating her good friend Kristin Cavallari’s ex, Jay Cutler. Unfortunately, that didn’t pan out for either of them. So Jay pretended he didn’t want the attention and dumped Jana but Kristin still didn’t take him back. Jana took the time for self-reflection, working on being alone and finding the strength to be happy with what she has. What it looks like what she was really doing was shopping for her next boyfriend, physical trainer Ian Schinelli. I guess she wasn’t getting enough attention so a shirtless Ian ‘accidentally’ appeared in the background of one of her selfies. He popped up again in some videos she posted doing some “goofy” challenges which just happened to be in her bedroom. On Jana’s Whine Down podcast, her followers asked about the mysterious shirtless man they’d spotted. But she dodged the question supposedly because she wasn’t ready to discuss him. But Jana felt she owed her fans the truth, so she wrote a treatise about her new journey with Ian and how he’s holding her scars… or something like that.

Jana Kramer gave fans a look at her day-to-day life with new boyfriend Ian Schinelli, confirming their relationship after months of speculation.

“Sometimes you just have to stop fighting it and listen to your heart,” the 38-year-old actress wrote via Instagram on Tuesday, January 11. “I don’t know what the future holds and honestly who does … Everyday [sic] I continue to heal and I know there is still lots of work to do, but damn it feels really nice to find happiness along the way.”

The Holiday Fix Up actress shared a series of photos with her new man, including snaps of them kissing on a boat and building a snowman.

“To find someone who doesn’t look at your scars as a challenge or problem but rather helps you hold them and stands there to encourage you with love, strength and empathy along the way,” she added, tagging Schinelli, 36.

One day prior, Kramer joked, “I found my rental husband” while the fitness trainer did work on her house.

Schinelli shared the same video with his followers on Monday, January 10, writing, “Girl House. Girl Tools,” as he had to use a pink screwdriver.

Hours earlier, the One Tree Hill alum tried to side-step questions about the former Navy SEAL during the Monday episode of her “Whine Down” podcast. Inquiries about her new man came flooding in after Kramer posted a TikTok video with the single dad from her bedroom earlier this month.

“Trying to do a challenge. This is almost 40,” she captioned the goofy attempts at popular challenges, including one where a shirtless Schinelli attempted to lift the “Voices” songstress. The duo also shared a kiss in one of the outtakes.

During her podcast on Monday, however, Kramer appeared to be hesitant about the TikTok clips. “It was cute,” the Christmas in Louisiana actress admitted. “I’m too old to be doing TikTok.”

The “I Got the Boy” singer explained that although she’s posting photos and videos with her beau, she wasn’t ready to go fully public. The duo have, however, been sharing videos and photos on their Instagram Stories during the past few months.

[From Us]

I think it’s great that Jana found someone to hang out with. I want her to be as happy as anyone else. But it’s these rambling testaments to a greater bond that make me think she hasn’t learned anything. She’s found a new guy who can’t keep his top on and wanted to show him off. Fine. It doesn’t have to be this epic poem about scars and empathy. Plus, what did she fight? She and Jay ended things in October. The photos in her post about Ian show they’ve spent a few weeks together. So either she jumped right from one relationship to another or she fell for Ian in a matter of weeks.

Once again, it’s Jana’s baiting that irks me. This whole posting was supposedly in answer to all her fans who forced her hand about Ian, which she wasn’t ready to talk about. In the outtakes of her TikTok videos that she posted for mass consumption, it shows them kissing. He shows up, shirtless, in situations that would lead people to assume they’re dating. She left a breadcrumb trail and claimed to be unprepared for her fans to follow it. Jana could spend some time being a little more honest with herself if not her followers. And for Pete’s sake, let the man have a drawer to keep some tees or Henley’s in.




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Halle Berry Relationships Van Hunt

Halle Berry posted a photo that looked like she married Van Hunt, but it was a joke

Halle Berry confirmed her relationship with musician Van Hunt back in September 2020 and they have been publicly booed up and gushing over each other ever since. Despite being a quarantineship, Halle and Van’s relationship is still going strong. Halle and Van decided to prank their supporters on Instagram over the weekend. Halle posted a picture with Van standing in a tropical chapel. Halle was wearing a flower crown and she captioned it “Well… It’s Official.” After receiving loads of well wishes from fans and celebrities, Halle and Van clarified the statement saying that they didn’t get married. Halle was actually talking about it being officially 2022 (squints eyes) which was the next pic in the post. Here are a few highlights from US Weekly:

“We were just having some New Year’s Day fun! People clearly don’t swipe as much as we thought they did. 😂 Thank you for the well wishes, tho’, it really touched our hearts,” Berry, 55, captioned an Instagram selfie with Hunt, 51, on Sunday, January 1. “Now it’s OFFICIAL, the internet is no longer undefeated 😜 #nomoreswipes4me #Januaryfoolsday.”

Hours earlier, the loved-up couple first sparked marriage speculation after the Call actress posted a snap of them kissing in a tropical chapel. Berry, for her part, donned a long dress and a floral crown, captioning her social media upload, “Well…IT’S OFFICIAL!”

In a second slide, she wrote “It’s 2022” across a close-up selfie of the couple. As a result, several social media users immediately congratulated the pair on their presumed nuptials.

“👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 congrats you two!!! Beautiful,” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson replied via Instagram comment. Tia Mowry, Meagan Good and Taraji P. Henson also shared their congratulations for the pair.

Days earlier, the Ohio native gushed over her beau during their romantic vacation, writing via Instagram, “Even our feet go together.”

[From US Weekly]

Halle and Van knew damn well what they were doing. They are so obvious. Halle knew most people wouldn’t go to the next photo in the post to see that she was talking about 2022 or that they would ignore the post coinciding with the new year. So perhaps it was a joke, but there was something that felt serious about it too. These very public relationships are cute but also so cringe. Then again, I am nosy and I like to know the tea despite being a relationship skeptic. I wish Halle would be less public about this current relationship because I really want it to work out for the both of them and people can be cruel. However, it isn’t my life and the one thing I can do is not be a salty Betty and just celebrate her happiness with her.

I thought Halle glowed in her vacation photos with Van. And the picture with her wearing the flower crown was adorable. Now I want to know where the hell they vacationed. The pictures from their vacation were stunning. It was so cute that Dwayne Johnson and Meagan Goode congratulated Halle. And it was also sweet that Halle’s fans are cheering for this relationship to go the distance. Halle has been having an amazing career resurgence this last year. Perhaps 2022 will bring Halle an engagement and wedding as well.

Faith Hill Relationships Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw on Faith Hill: We made a commitment that we’re not going to give up


We haven’t heard from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill in a while. Unfortunately, the reason is why is sad. Faith’s father just passed from Lewy Body Dementia and it was a “long passing,” to use her words. Her mom had only just died in 2016, so it’s been a rough few years for them. But the couple, who are now officially empty nesters with all three daughters out of the house, are embarking on a new adventure together. To celebrate their 25th year of marriage, they’ve decided to work together on a TV project for the first time. They’ve obviously sung together but they have never acted together until 1883, the prequel to TV’s Yellowstone. And they aren’t just in the same show, they played the married leads. In light of this momentous year, People asked Tim and Faith the proverbial secret to 25 years together. Tim said it’s tenacity. They made a commitment to each other and despite the struggles they’ve faced, they aren’t going to give up.

Looking back on their 25 years of marriage, “We just feel fortunate and blessed and grateful for our kids and all the things we’ve gone through, the ups and downs” Tim McGraw, 54, tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story of the life he and wife Faith Hill have built together.

“My dad adored Tim and Tim would visit him daily,” she says. “He was so present for the passing of both my parents. You reveal yourself when you are going through struggles and that’s just another layer of partnership.”

The strength of that partnership has helped Tim, whose own father, major league pitcher Tug McGraw, died in 2004 (his mom Betty turned 73 in March), through challenging times of his own as he’s battled to control his drinking over the years.

“It’s always a struggle. It’s never not a struggle,” says McGraw, who turned to his wife for help confronting his problem 13 years ago and has lived a healthier life since. “Those demons always come back. But you always have a partner that’s willing to fight them with you. We made a commitment to each other a long time ago that we’re not going to give up. It’s too easy to give up.”

“When you love someone, you commit to be there for them for the highs, the lows, anytime,” Hill says. “You face the struggles.”

[From People]

I agree with everything Tim and Faith said about relationships and finding someone to stick by you. For the record, I think a friend that never gives up on you is vital as well. Some people chose not to have a lifelong romantic partner, but the commitment can be with any type of love. I happen to be in a romantic relationship, and we’ve faced the struggles together. They’ve dealt with our children, families, a health scare, unemployment, mental health and economic insecurity. It was hell but I was grateful to have someone to face those challenges with, like Faith and Tim said. Sometimes an intensely close relationship can feel like a squadron mate, having gone through the hell of war and relished in victory together.

I don’t know much about Faith and Tim, which I realize means there’s probably things I don’t want to know. But they’ve always struck me as a grounded couple and sensible parents. Their daughters are Gracie, 24, Maggie, 23 and Audrey, 20. From what I can tell they’re all close and no one’s writing any tell-all. I’m glad Tim and Faith enjoying working together. I guess they have some sense of what that’s like having recorded together before. But God Bless. As much as I love my husband, we could not work together. He edited a few of my stories for other publications and let’s just say, that was one struggle we needed to walk away from.



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Relationships Tom Holland zendaya

Tom Holland says Zendaya helped him navigate fame, calls Spider-Man costars family


Now that Tom Holland and Zendaya’s relationship is out of the proverbial bag, they have been absolutely frigging adorable on the press tour for Spider-Man: Now Way Home. What’s lovely about the way they’ve handled themselves is that they haven’t changed their demeanor and yet, everything has changed. Like, we could tell before, but now that we know, it’s a thousand times hotter. They speak of each other with the same respect they always have. It’s reassuring to know that the foundation of their relationship is built on mutual respect and affection. One of the many ways that Zendaya has bettered Tom’s life is by helping him navigate the rush of fame that came with Spider-Man. He told reporters on the red carpet that her greatest gift to him has been companionship. Aw!

Zendaya is a “beautiful” and “wise owl,” according to Tom Holland.

The actor gushed over his co-star and girlfriend while explaining how she helped him cope with instant fame during a London event for “Spider-Man: No Way Home” on Sunday.

“The biggest way is just companionship, you know, like two friends coming together, experiencing this world, going through the same problems at the same times, having a shoulder to cry on, has been a huge thing for the pair of us,” Holland told the Associated Press on the red carpet.

“We really are a family and, you know, becoming famous at the age of 19, but, this is a different kind of fame,” he continued. “There’s not a corner of the world that ‘Spider-Man’ hasn’t touched. It’s a lot to take in, so it’s really nice for me to have a family to share that with.”

[From Page Six]

To qualify that opening sentence, the reporter fed Tom the line that Zendaya was very wise and Tom joking added the “like an owl” part. Zendaya heard it later and ran with it, it was all very cute. I get what Tom is saying about navigating this unique journey together and having people who know exactly what you are going through. I’m sure it’s an individual experience for every set of actors, even if the story of meteoric fame or whatever sounds similar. I think that’s why Tom and Zendaya seem so grounded in their relationship now. They probably fell for each other, meandered to other paths but when they reconnected, they realized how much deeper their story was. I think even if they split, they will never lose their affection for each other, at least as friends. And I like that Tom included Jacob Batalon in this discussion. I know we are all so focused on Tom and Zendaya, but Jacob is such a part of them as well. I love their bond.

Speaking of Jacob… purely on a superficial note: I know we keep talking about how amaze-balls Zendaya been looking. But can we please take a minute to acknowledge how incredible Jacob looked at the premiere with his shawl collar, plaid tux jacket and black turtleneck? I love the super fitted shirt with the relaxed fit jacket. The pants have too much of a break for me, but I’ll allow it because I think he’s going for a Boss look and he’s really nailed it.




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Halle Berry Relationships Van Hunt

Halle Berry on Van Hunt: I wish I had met him sooner so I could love him longer


Halle Berry and her new beau, musician Van Hunt, went Instagram official back in September 2020. The have since been gushing about each other every chance they get. Halle is profiled in Women’s Health. She said that she is madly in love and wishes she had found Van earlier so she could love him longer. Halle also told People TV last month that Van created the title song for her new movie, Bruised, and that he was supportive of her directorial debut. Below are a few highlights via People:

“I wish I had met him sooner so I could have loved him longer. I just feel fulfilled. I feel happy in my life romantically, as a mother, as an artist,” said Berry. “I’m a much better mother in this circumstance than I would have been had I stayed in a romantic relationship that didn’t serve me and didn’t make me feel the way I need to feel as a woman.”

Speaking to PEOPLE (the TV Show!) special correspondent Adrianna Costa last month, Berry said her boyfriend was by her side while making Bruised, a film about a retired MMA fighter who is pushed to get back in the ring when her young son re-enters her life.

“I had a lot of support. … [Hunt] was a big part of that,” she said at the time. “He did some music for the movie. He actually wrote the title song.”

When asked by Extra last month if she and her partner are “madly in love,” Berry replied, “We are,” before adding, “Sometimes you have to wait for things in life. I waited patiently — well, maybe not patiently, but I waited.”

[From People]

I am truly happy for Halle’s new found love. However, I will always be concerned about someone who seems to fall into patterns like Halle does. I hope that Van is a good guy and that she has grown enough to recognize when someone isn’t good for her. I also hope each of them have autonomy in this relationship. It is super sweet that Van was on set with Halle while she filmed and that he wrote the title song. They seem to genuinely support one another. Here’s to a great directorial debut for Halle. Her film Bruised is currently at 70% on Rotten Tomatoes which isn’t too shabby. And good luck to Halle and Van. Halle is right, sometimes being patient and waiting for the right one to come along works out in the end.


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Jamie Foxx Relationships

Jamie Foxx on why he never got married: ‘I just keep moving’

Jamie Foxx doesn’t usually talk about his private life. There were many theories when he was with Katie Holmes about how they had to keep it on the down-low because of Xenu and other Tom Cruise related things, but Jamie has never been public about any of his relationships. For instance, there was much speculation that Jamie was still in a relationship with Kristin Grannis while he was with Katie. Kristin is Annalise’s mom, Jaimie’s younger daughter, and from what I could find, Jamie and Kristin are on good terms. Jamie’s older daughter, Corrine, is making a name for herself in Hollywood. Her mom, Connie Kline, stays out of the public eye but also maintains a good relationship with Jamie and Corrine. According to Jamie, the reason everyone gets on so well is because he didn’t mess up the relationships with marriage. Jamie told E! that marriage and the whole white picket fenced in yard idea never appealed to him.

Jamie Foxx exclusively dished during E! News’ Daily Pop on Monday, Oct. 18 that the traditional, “cookie cutter” lifestyle never appealed to him. “The 2.5 children, the wood paneling on the station wagon and the cottage, I didn’t think that was for me,” Foxx revealed.

And, it turns out, Foxx’s relationship with his two daughters Corrine Foxx, 27, and Annalise Bishop, 12, is better for it: “A lot of those marriages ended up not doing well as the kids got older. Unfortunately, we saw the kids get fractured from their families,” Foxx cited of some of his pals’ unions. “Us, we actually came together more. So I don’t know what that is, I just know that it is different but it’s a whole lot of love.”

The Act Like You Got Some Sense author summed up, “The pressure of being married, I don’t think we can have a conversation about it. I just keep moving.”

Foxx also keeps his “great family” close.

“It was by design to have my whole family living with me, because I don’t want them living away from my circumstance,” Foxx explained. “I want them to see and share the things that I go through. There’s a lot of hard work, there’s a lot of disappointment, but there’s a lot of things to celebrate.”

[From E!]

When Jamie said, “us, we actually came together more,” I assume he means ‘us’ as in his daughters and their moms. So he’s saying they were able to maintain a relationship as a family because they didn’t have the pressure of marriage pulling them apart. I don’t know what he means by he keeps moving, though. He keeps moving through relationships? Or he keeps dodging the question? My guess is he feels the idea of marriage would confine him. I understand that and it’s cool to have someone be so upfront about it. People should say they don’t want marriage (or kids, if the case may be) just as easily as saying they do. If things are working as well as Jamie says they are, then whatever they’ve got going on is working.

I like what Jamie said about having everyone live close together so they can live near his circumstances. I’ve never heard anyone in the industry say anything like that and I think it’s a great way to contextualize privilege.




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Jennifer Garner John Miller Relationships

US: Jennifer Garner is ‘getting serious’ with ‘soulmate’ John Miller


A couple of months ago, there was an ultra rare sighting of Jennifer Garner and her on-again boyfriend, fast food technology entrepreneur John Miller, out together in New York City. Those photos came out in mid August. That was almost a month before Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez’s amazing red carpet debut, so I don’t think the timing was too suspect. It does seem like Garner wants us to know that she’s with John though. There’s an article in US Magazine about how serious they are and how things are moving to the next level. These two first started dating in 2018, broke up in the summer of 2020 and got back together again sometime in the spring, after everyone got vaccinated I’m assuming. US has a new article saying they’re going to take it to the next level. I’m quoting the print edition here because there are more insider quotes than in the online article.

Jennifer Garner couldn’t be happier with the way her love life is currently going. [Garner and] John Miller are so in sync that an engagement is definitely on the horizon. “They are totally set on a long-term future together,” the source tells US… “It took a while for them to be this committed… but [it’s now clear that] being with someone as down-to-earth and calm as John is exactly what Jen needs in a partner. Plus, she finds him incredibly sexy.” While Garner and Miller prefer to stay under the radar, they have enjoyed plenty of romantic vacations together and often go on date nights.” “He’s rapidly turning into her soulmate… it’s hard to remember Jen being this happy.”

[From US Magazine, print edition, October 25, 2021]

I would love it if these two got engaged, and we’ve heard rumors about that before. We heard in January, 2020 that John was the one pushing for an engagement but that Jennifer wasn’t ready. I’m glad that she’s happy and hope this works out for her. As I always say, I don’t think John is comfortable with her level of fame but we’ll see. Wouldn’t it be amazing if both Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck got engaged to their partners around the holidays? You know they would be trying to one up each other in the press and I would be here for that.

Jennifer Garner spotted with on-again beau John Miller in New York after quietly rekindling romance

— Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) August 19, 2021


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