Nick Lachey & Vanessa Minnillo Placed #98 on the 'Hottest Couples of 2011' List

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Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo had some trouble a few years back when he reportedly wouldn't commit to her, but these days their impending nuptials are all they talk about. While Nick Lachey has had some mild success hosting The Sing-Off, Vanessa has mostly been relegated to TV guest spots. They both seem to desperately struggle to stay on our radar and are just waiting to hit something (anything) big. Time will tell. And it's totally a coincidence that they're #98 on this list and Lachey...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey Is Planning The Honeymoon

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If the girl gets to make her wedding the most perfect day of her life, the guy might as well be able to have a pretty awesome honeymoon, right? Vanessa Minnillo has apparently given fiance Nick Lachey free reign on planning their romantic post-wedding retreat. "Weddings by nature are more for the bride," Lachey told Us. "I'm responsible for the honeymoon. That's my goal."But he's not totally dismissing future Miss Lachey's desires. "You want to pick a place where your bride wants to spend her...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey Writes, Records Anthem for College Basketball

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Nick Lachey has been out of the music scene for a while now, but he's back! The former 98 Degrees singer wrote AND recorded a new jam -- for the Big East Conference. (That's college basketball.)The song is called "Last One Standing" and will debut on ESPN's coverage of the NCAA men's basketball championship finals Saturday night. The song definitely isn't "Invisible Man," but it makes sense that Nick would partner up with the Big East Conference -- he's a die-hard sports fan.Nick said about...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey Says Wedding Planning Is Going 'Slowly But Surely'

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Nick Lachey proposed to Vanessa Minnillo last November after dating for four years, and he's pleased with their wedding preparations so far.He said: "We're working on it. We're getting there slowly but surely…we're inching our way along."Speaking at a swim party hosted by Sports Illustrated at Vanity Nightclub in Las Vegas, the former reality TV star -- who divorced Jessica Simpson in 2005 after three years of marriage -- also revealed he only has eyes for his bride-to-be.He told E! Online...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey Describes How he Proposed to Vanessa Minnillo

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Rumors swirled for years about an expected Lachey-Minnillo engagement, and Nick Lachey has now opened up about how he actually popped the big question. "You gotta take it in stages," Lachey told Entertainment Tonight about his proposal to longtime girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo. "If you set the bar too high then you set yourself up for failure. This was a carefully calculated plan. You have to set the romance but you have to take it in phases. This was phase one."Seems like he set the bar...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo Not Getting Married on New Year's Eve

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Singer Nick Lachey and TV Personality Vanessa Minnillo arrive at the 2008 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 23, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images for AMA) *** Local Caption *** Nick Lachey;Vanessa Minnillo (Getty Images)more pics Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo won't be walking down the aisle in Tuscony on New Year's Eve after all. The recently engaged singer got people all excited when he said he and Vanessa would spend...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey Doesn't Have 'Any Thoughts' on Timing of Jessica Simpson's Engagement

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Nick Lachey has totally ignored the buzz about the fact that his ex-wife Jessica Simpson getting engaged just a week after he popped the question to his girlfriend of 5 years Vanessa Minnillo. He's happy, in love, and has a wedding to plan -- no time to dwell on the past! He said about all the chatter surrounding his ex's engagement (via Us magazine): "I don't have any thoughts on any of it. I don't know what people are saying. I'm not the one to speculate on timing."Besides, he hasn't...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo Get Engaged!

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Nick Lachey is giving the whole marriage thing another go around! Us magazine reports Jessica Simpson's ex popped the question to his longtime girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo. Congrats! "We're excited and incredibly happy about our engagement and we look forward to a wonderful future together," the newly engaged couple said in a statement. Too cute!They've been dating since 2006, though they had a brief split last summer before getting back together again. They got together the first time...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey Confirms He and Vanessa Minnillo Are Back On

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Getty ImagesNick Lachey has confirmed what everyone already knew: He's back with longtime girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo. The two split from the June after three years together, but Nick is excited to have rekindled their romance. He said: “I am happy in a relationship. I was single for a minute, there, and then we've kind of patched things up. She is a very smart girl. She's far smarter than I!” The couple took time apart to reevaluate their relationship, but quickly realized they couldn’t...Read Full Story

Nick Lachey Is Upset That Jessica Simpson's Dog Died

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Getty ImagesNick Lachey gave Jessica Simpson a malti-poo puppy named Daisy as a gift while they were married, so he was just as horrified as she was when the dog was snatched by a coyote. He said: “I think a lot of people forget that Daisy was my dog too -- for years. I'm sure she was upset. I was upset.” However, the 35-year-old star has had time to come to terms with his grief, and is now feeling philosophical about Daisy’s demise. He told Access Hollywood: “I didn't reach out to...Read Full Story