Why Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dressmakers Had to Wash Their Hands Every 30 Minutes While Working on It

Meghan Markle glided into St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday, ahead of her nuptials to Prince Harry, in a shining white wedding dress — and everyone involved in making the gown made every effort to ensure the color stayed that way. “The workers spent hundreds of hours meticulously sewing and washing their hands every 30 minutes to keep the tulle and threads pristine,” Kensington Palace explained in a statement after Meghan’s dress reveal. Dress designer Clare Waight Keller, the artistic director of French fashion house Givenchy, told reporters that the hand-washing was a necessity given the materials involved. “Over a period of time, you build up oils on… Read More

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Ciara Takes Son Future on Birthday Helicopter Ride — and Her Husband Russell Wilson Is the Pilot!

Birthday ride! In honor of her son Future Zahir’s 4th birthday, Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson decided to celebrate by taking the little one on a special helicopter ride on Saturday. “Future wanted a ride on the Heli for his Bday,” the 32-year-old singer wrote on her Instagram Story, alongside a video of the family’s scenic ride. “Pappa Russell was the pilot.” Ciara and the Seattle Seahawks footballer, 29, are the proud parents of daughter Sienna Princess, who turned 1 last month. Ciara shares son Future with her ex, rapper Future. Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and… Read More

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The Amazing Detail You Probably Missed as Meghan and Harry Left for Their Evening Reception

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle headed to their evening reception after Saturday’s wedding, they drove off in a silver-blue Jaguar carrying a small but very special reference to their big day. The convertible’s license plate — E190518 — was the date of their nuptials. How’d they get away with it? The vanity plate is permitted because the couple was not driving on a public road. Harry, 33, isn’t the first royal to have a little fun with his getaway car. The convertible Prince William and Kate Middleton rode in following their 2011 royal wedding carried a license plate with a message of its own: “Just Wed.” From Saturday morning’s… Read More

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Taylor Swift Thanks Selena Gomez for Being There ‘No Matter What’ After Surprise Onstage Duet

Taylor Swift is pulling out all the stops on her latest tour! Just one day after Swift surprised 60,000 fans at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California by bringing out Shawn Mendes, the 28-year-old “Delicate” singer shocked the crowd when she announced she’d be sharing the stage with another very special guest: Selena Gomez. Sharing a behind the scenes look at their rehearsal process on her Instagram Story, Swift and her longtime BFF laughed with each other as they prepared for the big day. “We’re gonna sing ‘Hands to Myself’ which is a absolutely iconic bop,” Swift said, while sharing a sweet moment with Gomez, 25, ahead of the show.… Read More

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Jenna Dewan Says 2018 Has Been ‘Really Incredible’ Despite Split from Channing Tatum

Jenna Dewan has had a year of ups and downs. There’s been the good: Season 2 of World of Dance, which she hosts, kicks off May 29 on NBC. There’s also been the heartbreaking: She and her husband of almost nine years, Channing Tatum, announced their separation in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE on April 2. “This year has just been a really incredible year in a lot of ways. A lot of change, but you go with it and you make the best with what you can,” Dewan, 37, told PEOPLE on Friday. “I’m really great and doing wonderful and I thank everyone for their love always.” Dewan was… Read More

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John Cena and Nikki Bella Give Tour of Their ‘Beautiful’ San Diego Home in Total Bellas Sneak Peek

John Cena and Nikki Bella are playing house — sort of. The estranged couple, who called off their engagement just weeks before their planned May 5 wedding, show off their San Diego pad in a new sneak peek of Total Bellas shared by twin sisters Nikki and Brie Bella on their YouTube channel ahead of the season 3 premiere on Sunday night. There’s no mention of the split in the video, in which Nikki and Cena give a Cribs-style look at their new abode to Brie and her family, including husband Daniel Bryan and their 1-year-old daughter Birdie. “ is a lot of fun cause I’m giving you a tour… Read More

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Prince Harry Said the Sweetest Thing to Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dress Designer During Reception

If you were blown away by Meghan Markle‘s elegant and regal wedding gown, designed by Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy, you weren’t alone — so was the groom. Prince Harry quickly sought out the designer during the couple’s lunchtime reception in St. George’s Hall at Windsor Castle to thank her for creating Meghan’s white silk gown. “He came straight up to me and said, ‘Oh my God, thank you. She looks absolutely stunning,’ ” Waight Keller told reporters Sunday in Windsor. “I think everybody saw on television he was just absolutely in awe. I think she looked incredible.” Can’t get enough of PEOPLE’s Royals coverage? Sign up for our newsletter… Read More

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Watch Janet Jackson Surprise the Winners of Her Dance Competition and Invite Them to Perform at Billboard Awards

Rhythm Nation just got bigger! Janet Jackson is all set to rock the stage at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards and she’ll be grooving along next to two excited new faces. Dancers Phillip Galbert, 28, of New Britain, Conn. and La’Vala “Lala” Moss, 26, of Birmingham, Ala. had already received the news that they’d been chosen out of 75,000 hopefuls as winners of the star’s global #DanceWithJanet competition. But they then learned from the superstar herself that not only were they part of her JTribe, but they’d soon be taking the stage to perform with her on national television. “Obviously we saw what you did online and that’s the reason… Read More

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Meghan Markle ‘Knew Exactly What She Wanted’ for Her Wedding Dress: ‘She’s a Strong Woman’

Clare Waight Keller landed the ultimate dream job when she was chosen as Meghan Markle’s wedding dress designer. And just one day after the dress made its dreamy debut on the steps of St. George’s Chapel, the Givenchy designer is speaking out about creating the instantly-iconic gown. Waight Keller got the gig in early January, after having a “short meeting” with Meghan about the opportunity to design the royal wedding dress. “It was an extraordinary moment when she told me,” she told reporters in Windsor on Sunday. “It was an incredible thing to be part of, such an historic moment and, in fact, to have the opportunity to work with… Read More

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Yes, Meghan Markle’s Bridal ‘Messy Bun’ Was Supposed to Come Loose, Says Her Hairdresser

Meghan Markle can’t resist a messy bun — even on her wedding day! The royal bride’s signature look was front and center as she walked down the aisle to wed Prince Harry on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel. “It’s a messy bun, we call it. Messy in a controlled way — making sure it doesn’t become a whole mess after a few hours!” her wedding hairdresser, Serge Normant, said Sunday at Windsor. The New York-based hair stylist, who was born and raised in Paris, said the look was achieved within 45 minutes to an hour. “Her style is so easy and not contrived,” said Normant, who met Meghan through friends… Read More

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