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lizchris
May 10th, 2005, 02:04 AM
They have only been dating for a few months.:eek:



Updated: 09:32 PM EDT

Renee Zellweger, Kenny Chesney Get Married

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger and country music star Kenny Chesney were married Monday in a small ceremony on the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a publicist for Zellweger said.

The ceremony took place in front of close friends and family, Los Angeles-based publicist Nanci Ryder said in a statement. The bride wore a Carolina Herrera dress, she added.

It was the first marriage for both.

The couple met at the Concert of Hope tsunami relief benefit Jan. 15, where Chesney was singing and Zellweger was answering telephones, the syndicated TV show "The Insider" reported.

Chesney, 37, lives on St. John, while Zellweger, who turned 36 two weeks ago, is from Katy, Texas.

Zellweger won a best supporting actress Oscar in 2004 for "Cold Mountain." She was nominated for Oscars for her work in "Chicago" and "Bridget Jones's Diary."

Chesney currently has two albums on Billboard's top 10 country albums chart, and his single "Anything But Mine" is No. 6 on the magazine's hot country songs list.

Chesney was named Country Music Association entertainer of the year in November, and his "When The Sun Goes Down" was named album of the year. His other hits include "Me and You" and "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy."

According to Country Weekly magazine, Chesney long ago named Zellweger as his favorite actress and was inspired to write his 1999 hit "You Had Me From Hello" after seeing her in "Jerry Maguire."

Zellweger appeared at a recent Chesney concert in Jacksonsville, Fla., presenting him with a margarita and a kiss on stage, Country Weekly magazine reported.

Zellweger has dated White Stripes singer Jack White and "Me, Myself & Irene" co-star Jim Carrey.



05/09/05 21:31 EDT

Copyright 2005 The Associated Press

beauty_is_pink
May 10th, 2005, 02:43 AM
I was still thinking she was going out with Jack White! :lol:

spartanfan
May 10th, 2005, 03:09 AM
I thought Jack White dumped her when she got fat again for Bridget Jones II. Whats up with these celebs getting pregnant or married on the rebound?

Zummi
May 10th, 2005, 03:14 AM
Rebound Renée?

All the best to the new couple nevertheless. Hope they can make it work :)

adss
May 10th, 2005, 04:18 AM
was she and damien rice at one point a couple?

Scotso
May 10th, 2005, 04:35 AM
but he's gay :confused:

Rocketta
May 10th, 2005, 04:51 AM
he is soooooooo not cute but.......still way cuter than Jack White. :tape:

Tratree
May 10th, 2005, 04:55 AM
That's random :shrug:

fOxYLiCiOuS
May 10th, 2005, 06:16 AM
:eek: Renee :sad:

Pamela Shriver
May 10th, 2005, 08:04 AM
Well, well. Renee and Chesney Hawkes, who would have thought it!?