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Lucy Smith - James Bay - James Bay, 31, marries childhood sweetheart Lucy after 15 years together - metro.co.uk
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James Bay, 31, marries childhood sweetheart Lucy after 15 years together
James Bay has married his childhood sweetheart Lucy Smith.The Give Me A Reason singer announced this week that he and his long-time partner have tied the knot, sharing the news on Instagram.James, 31 and Lucy have been together for around 15 years, since the couple were teenagers.And last October, they welcomed their first child together, daughter Ada Violet.Announcing the happy news on Instagram, James shared two professional photographs from their special day and captioned it simply: ‘Mr and Mrs Bay, August 2022,’ along with a red heart emoji.One black-and-white photo sees the beaming couple walking down the aisle as they’re showered with flower petals, Lucy appearing to be shrieking with laughter.Another shows James leading Lucy by the hand into a garden as the sun sets.The Hold Back The River hitmaker previously shared the joy of becoming a father for the first time, writing on Instagram that he and Lucy were ‘so in love’ with their new arrival.Sharing photos of himself cradling the little one and holding her hand, the 31-year-old wrote on Instagram: ‘Family ♥️ After all these years together as two, we’re so excited to be three!‘Last week Lu gave birth to our first baby, Ada Violet Bay. We are so in love and filled with gratitude and joy for this little miracle in our lives.’While James – who has been in a relationship with Lucy since 2007 – is usually private about his relationships, he opened up in an interview last year about how Lucy inspires his music.He explained: ‘These next singles and album are a bit of a tribute to the 13-year journey my girlfriend and I have been on.‘She’s the coolest person in the world.
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Inside Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s enduring royal romance
died peacefully in her sleep at Balmoral Castle at age 96 on Thursday — just a little over a year after her beloved husband passed on April 9, 2021.Lasting more than seven decades, the romance between Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip was a love story that captivated followers for generations.The legendary pairing — which was the longest marriage in the history of the British royal family — began in 1939, when a 13-year-old Princess Elizabeth of England officially met, and was instantly charmed by, the dashing young Prince Philip of Greece.All of 18 at the time, Philip Mountbatten was preparing for a career in the Royal Navy, attending Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, England, where Elizabeth’s father King George VI had also attended.Despite the pair having met at royal events before, the third cousins — both of them shared a great-grandmother in Queen Victoria — weren’t properly introduced until young Elizabeth was touring the Naval College.According to those close to the family, it was love at first sight.Queen Elizabeth’s nanny Marion Crawford wrote in her book “The Little Princesses” that the teenager would “turn pink” whenever she saw Philip, adding she “never took her eyes off him.”Her interest in the young prince was also acknowledged by her cousin Margaret Rhodes, who wrote that the princess “was truly in love from the very beginning” in her autobiography “The Final Curtsey: A Royal Memoir by the Queen’s Cousin.”Elizabeth wasn’t the only one taken with the handsome prince. King George VI reportedly felt Philip to be “the right man for the job” of the soon-to-be queen’s consort.
Gay Marriage - Kim Davis Found Guilty For Her Anti-LGBTQ Actions - metroweekly.com - Kentucky - county Davis
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Kim Davis Found Guilty For Her Anti-LGBTQ Actions
Obergefell v. Hodges, which overturned Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriage, Davis implemented a policy of refusing to issue all marriage licenses.Citing “God’s authority,” she argued that her sincerely held religious beliefs prevent her from issuing licenses bearing her name and title to same-sex couples.But because she did not want to be accused of discriminating only against same-sex couples, she imposed a blanket ban on issuing any marriage licenses as long as her name and title were included on the form.Davis was eventually sued by four couples, both straight and gay, who argued that they were harmed by her refusal to issue marriage licenses.After defying a court order to allow her office to issue marriage licenses, Davis was jailed for five days for “contempt of court” — a development that earned her praise from Republican politicians and made her a celebrity in conservative circles.Davis was later sued by Ermold and Moore, as well as another gay couple, for “mental anguish, emotional distress, humiliation and reputation damages,” according to WKYT.After seven years of drawn out legal proceedings, Bunning –- who was the judge that had placed Davis in jail for contempt of court — ruled last week that Davis had violated Ermold and Moore’s constitutional rights when she denied them a marriage license.“It is readily apparent that Obergefell recognizes Plaintiffs’ Fourteenth Amendment right to marry.
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