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FOR CARPOOLERS - PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
PREMIERES OCTOBER 2ND
Tune in to ABC Tuesday October 2nd (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) for the premier of Jerry's new comedy "Carpoolers." This article about the TV series was posted at allamericanpatriots.com
'Carpoolers' Premieres on ABC on October 2
Tue, 09/18/2007 - 14:11 — admin
FOUR MEN IN A CAR JUST TRY TO GET THROUGH THEIR DAY -- AND THE REST OF THEIR LIVES -- ON THE PREMIERE OF ABC'S NEW COMEDY, "CARPOOLERS," TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2
Monday, September 17, 2007 -- Life in the fast lane - the carpool lane, that is -- proves a hilarious occasion for male bonding for four guys from very different backgrounds in ABC's new Fall comedy series, "Carpoolers." These four use their commuter confessional as a way to commiserate about their jobs, their families, their hopes and their secrets, because in the carpool lane, no one can hear you scream. "Carpoolers," premieres TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network
Meet Laird (Jerry O'Connell, "Crossing Jordan"), a dentist and recent divorcé turned womanizer who was left with nothing intact but his libido. Laird's best friend, Gracen (Fred Goss, ABC's "Sons and Daughters"), is a mediator, a voice of reason, and the unofficial leader of the pack. Then there's self-sacrificing Aubrey (Jerry Minor, "Saturday Night Live"), with a brood of kids and a stay-at-home couch-potato wife, and newlywed Dougie (Tim Peper), the carpool neophyte who's willing to risk his life to save a coveted parking space for the team.
In the premiere episode, "Pilot," Gracen wonders aloud how his lovely "house flipper" wife, Leila (Faith Ford, ABC's "Hope and Faith," "Murphy Brown"), can afford to buy a $200 designer toaster and how his deadbeat son, Marmaduke (comedian T.J. Miller), who struts around the house in nothing but his jockeys and a smile, suddenly lands an internet job making more than his dad. By the end of the day, the guys have their mission: to steal back the respect Gracen deserves by any means necessary.
"Carpoolers" stars Fred Goss as Gracen Brooker, Faith Ford as Leila Brooker, Jerry Minor as Aubrey, Tim Peper as Dougie, Allison Munn as Cindy, T.J. Miller as Marmaduke Brooker and Jerry O'Connell as Laird.
Guest starring are Troy Evans as Mr. Heggie, Taylor Parks as Aubrey's daughter, Drew Matthews as Aubrey's son, Stephanie Reibel as woman, Scott Thompson as rich carpooler #1, Eddie Goins as rich carpooler #2, Irene White as Sue, Stephen T. Brophy as Ted and Andrew Cherry as Rikki.
"Pilot" was written by Bruce McCulloch and directed by Anthony and Joe Russo.
Bruce McCulloch ("The Kids in The Hall") created the series and serves as executive producer and writer. Marsh McCall ("Just Shoot Me"), Anthony and Joe Russo ("Arrested Development," "You, Me and Dupree"), Justin Falvey ("Las Vegas"), Darryl Frank ("Las Vegas") and David Miner ("30 Rock") also serve as executive producers. "Carpoolers" is a production of ABC Studios. It is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.
This episode will be available on abc.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.
UPCOMING TV APPEARANCES
Jerry is scheduled to appear on the following talk shows:
Monday October 1st - Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Tuesday October 2nd - Live with Regis and Kelly
has some candid photos from Jerry and Rebecca's wedding.
AND REBECCA TIE THE KNOT
July 14th, Jerry O'Connell wed Rebecca Romijn at their ranch style home
in Calabasas, Ca. There were roughly 100 guests at the intimate western
theme outdoor wedding. The Jerry O'Connell Fan Site extends a heart
felt congratulations to the newly weds!
Keep an eye
out for next week's People Magazine which will have exclusive photos
from the wedding.
Here are a
photos taken at their rehearsal dinner at Adagio Ristorante in Calabasas,
Weds Rebecca Romijn In a private Ceremony on Saturday evening at their
home surrounded by family and close friends These pictures are from
the Rehearsal Dinner at Adagio Ristorante in Calabasas, CA. Also at
the rehearsal dinner was Charlie O'Connell, Jerry's younger brother,
who we all remember at ' The Bachelor ' a few years ago- he is still
Here are detailed
reports about the wedding from various online magazines:
Romijn and Jerry O'Connell Wed!
Saturday July 14, 2007
star Rebecca Romijn and her fiancé, Crossing Jordan star Jerry
O'Connell have tied the knot -- cowboy style.
for Romijn confirmed the marriage took place at 6 PM ET on Saturday.
western-themed affair took place at the couple's ranch in the L.A.
suburb of Calabasas. Prior to the evening ceremony, guests were treated
to a lemonade bar and appetizers created by Savore Cuisine.
O'Connell exchanged vows in 100 degree heat in front of approximately
100 guests. The groom wore a khaki suit and entered with his brother,
actor Charlie O'Connell. They were soon followed by the couple's two
dogs and a gospel choir singing Foreigner's "I Want to Know What
followed after her own maid of honor and completed her grand entrance
in a white floor-length gown with a plunging neckline, her hair partially
down, carrying a bouquet of white flowers.
O'Connell exchanged vows under a big tree adorned with large white
flowers. A female officiant conducted the ceremony.
brief ceremony ended 15 minutes later with a kiss and cheers from
the wedding guests. The couple skipped down the aisle as the gospel
choir serenaded them with Milk and Sugar's "Sunshine."
guests later enjoyed a barbecue reception complete with brown picnic
tables, wagon wheels, colorful hay bale seats and a large dance floor
that was placed over the couple's pool.
and O'Connell, 33, announced their engagement in September of 2005.
This is the second marriage for Romijn, who was previously married
to Full House star John Stamos from 1998-2004. While this is a first
marriage for O'Connell, the actor was previously engaged to E! News
host Giuliana DePandi.
Romijn Weds Jerry O'Connell
JULY 14, 2007 09:25 PM EDT
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell were married on Saturday in an
intimate ceremony in Los Angeles, Romijn's rep Lewis Kay tells PEOPLE.
wore a Ralph Lauren gown and jewelry by Neil Lane as she and O'Connell,
33, exchanged vows in front of 100 family and friends. The couple's
two dogs Taco and Better ¨C dressed in black bow ties ¨C also joined
in on the festivities, running around the grounds.
was a perfect celebration and Jerry and I couldn't be happier,"
Romijn tells PEOPLE.
met in the fall of 2004 when Romijn was scouting for her documentary
Wet Dreams, about choreographing the fountains at Las Vegas' Bellagio
Hotel and Casino.
met Jerry at a party," Romijn told PEOPLE. "We told him
what we were doing and he was like, 'You're making a documentary out
of this? I want to be the boom operator!' He was totally game."
proposed to Romijn in September 2005, during a trip to New York.
This is the
first marriage for O'Connell and the second for Romijn.
stars in ABC's hit comedy Ugly Betty. O'Connell will be starring in
ABC's new comedy Carpoolers this fall.
info go to InStyle.com, and check out next week's PEOPLE magazine
for exclusive coverage and wedding pictures!
years of dating, Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell exchanged vows
during a romantic outdoor wedding at a private home in Los Angeles.
Romijn walked down the aisle in a gown by Ralph Lauren and jewels
by Neil Lane as a small group of family and friends¡ªperched on hay
bails covered with quilts¡ªlooked on. After the ceremony¡ªplanned by
Heidi Asimus of Red25 events¡ªguests dined on blue crab salad and lavender-grilled
prime beef tenderloin at rustic tables adorned with wildflowers and
lanterns. Instead of the traditional cake, the sweet ending included
mini country apple and red velvet cupcakes. Romijn and O'Connell began
dating in the summer of 2004.
by Bronwyn Barnes and Karen Levy
O'Connell's Really Hot Nuptials
by Marcus Errico
Sat, 14 Jul 2007 09:21:14 PM PDT
mercury pushing 100, one can forgive Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell
if they sweated out their vows Saturday.
couple wed in an "intimate ceremony" at the Ugly Betty star's
ranch outside Los Angeles, her publicist Lewis Kay tells People.
guests braved the boiling temperatures to see the erstwhile X-Man
shape-shifter and her beau exchange "I do's" under a tree.
party included O'Connell's actor-brother, Charlie, as well as the
couple's two dogs, according to Us Weekly.
wore a tan suit, while Romijn was sheathed in a white floor-length
Ralph Lauren gown and bejeweled in Neil Lane's finest. The newlyweds
were serenaded by a gospel choir, per Us Weekly, and the reception
featured a western theme, complete with barbecue, real wagon wheels
and hay bales.
This is the
second matrimonial go-round for Romijn, who was married to John Stamos
for six years. O'Connell, registered his first trip down the aisle,
although he was previously engaged to E! News anchor Giuliana DePandi.
and O'Connell, 33, first met on the Vancouver set of the Ben Affleck
romantic comedy Man About Town in April 2004, just after Romijn's
split from Stamos. But they didn't begin dating until that fall, after
running into each other at a party in Las Vegas.
her divorce from the former Full House star in March 2005; six months
later, she and O'Connell were engaged.
couldn't be happier and are looking forward to the next chapter of
our lives," the obligatorily giddy couple announced at the time.
sharing credits on the 2006 releases Man About Town and The Alibi,
both have plenty of solo success.
on Ugly Betty as the transgender schemer Alexis Meade. Her next film
role is in the indie family drama Lake City with Sissy Spacek and
Drea de Matteo, due out later this year.
who guested on Ugly Betty last season, is about to begin his **sixth
season as Detective Woody Hoyt on NBC's Crossing Jordan. The actor,
who first gained fame as one of the kid stars of Stand by Me in 1986,
has also voiced a role in computer-animated feature Cat Tale, which
costars Sean Astin and David Cross and is slated for a 2008 release.
note by the JOC Fan Site - Crossing Jordan aired its series finale
this spring. Crossing Jordan is no longer in production)
and their spokes people did their best to keep the wedding plans under
wraps the days prior to the wedding.
wedding a veiled affair
deny Rebecca Romijn's wedding despite strong rumors
15th 2007, 4:00 AM
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell went running Friday when we asked
about the couple's strongly rumored wedding. At the end of the week,
we were hearing from more than one source that Malibu nuptials would
be taking place.
inquiries each to their separate spokespeople ¡ª one in Los Angeles,
the other in New York ¡ª went unanswered.
even get the usual fig-leaf response, which is, "We don't comment
on the personal lives of our clients."
said the couple had made exclusive arrangements with People and In
Style to cover the ceremonies, and that other media outlets were being
kept in the dark.
didn't want the place swarming with paparazzi," says the snitch.
JORDAN SERIES FINALE
After a good
six year run, NBC has decided not to renew the series Crossing Jordan.
The series finale "Crash" aired on May 16th. Chad Darnell
reported the news
from the production offices in his blog. He also took photos
of the set on his last day at work, before it was torn down. Photos
from the filming of the finale
"Crash" can also be seen at his blog. Good-bye Crossing
Jordan. We'll miss you!
NEW TV SERIES - CARPOOLERS
Back on March
reported that Jerry O'Connell signed on the the cast of the new
comedy pilot "Carpoolers."
- Mar. 5, 2007
Goss, O'Connell, Minor join cast of ABC comedy pilot
By VARIETY STAFF
Fred Goss, Jerry O'Connell and Jerry Minor have joined the cast of
the ABC comedy pilot "Carpoolers."
It's a return
to the Alphabet for Goss, who starred in last season's critically
acclaimed but short-lived "Sons and Daughters." The casting
marks a switch for O'Connell, who has spent the last few years in
the drama world, starring in NBC's "Crossing Jordan."
As for Minor,
"Carpoolers" reps the comedian's primetime series debut.
The standup most recently appeared in HBO's "Lucky Louie,"
and he briefly appeared on "Saturday Night Live."
around a group of four men who carpool to work. Goss plays Gracen,
while O'Connell stars as dentist Laird and Minor is aboard as Aubrey.
They join previously announced cast members Faith Ford, T.J. Miller
and Allison Munn.
from ABC TV Studio and DreamWorks TV. Bruce McCulloch, Justin Falvey,
Darryl Frank and David Miner are exec producers, while Anthony and
Joe Russo are directing.
In May, ABC
picked up the pilot and annouced that Carpoolers would air on Tuesdays
at 8:30 pm after Cavemen (the show with the Geico characters)
May 15, 2007 9:11:05 AM
network on Tuesday announced it would add at least 12 series next
season, and eight of them pack the fall schedule. They include "Private
Practice," a "Grey's Anatomy" spinoff with Kate Walsh,
and "Cavemen," a comedy built around the Geico pitchmen.
stars include Dylan McDermott, Lucy Liu, Peter Krause, Victor Garber,
Angie Harmon, Faith Ford and Christina Applegate.
preview, and cast and crew information can be found at zap2it.com
(thanks to robandchirsmom for the link).
New Shows for the 2007-08 Season
Four very different men use their daily commute to bond and vent about
A large portion of this show will apparently consist of four guys
talking in a car, so the writing had better be really sharp. There
were a couple moments of spark in the clip, but it feels a little
Goss ("Sons & Daughters," "Significant Others"),
Faith Ford ("Hope & Faith," "Murphy Brown"),
Jerry O'Connell ("Crossing Jordan," "Sliders"),
Jerry Minor ("Arrested Development"), Allison Munn ("That
'70s Show"), Tim Peper ("The Guiding Light") and TJ
Bruce McCulloch ("SNL," "Kids in the Hall"), Justin
Falvey ("Las Vegas"), David Miner ("30 Rock"),
Anthony and Joe Russo ("You, Me and Dupree")
mention from the Baltimore Sun:
May 17, 2007
Jerry O'Connell (Crossing Jordan) headlines this buddy comedy about
guys who drive to work together each day and their home lives. Each
rider has a different back story and probably wouldn't normally share
a car. It seems as if the producers are hoping wacky people who typically
wouldn't be caught dead with each other plus cramped space equals
AND REBECCA AT THE GOLDEN GLOBES
fiancé Rebecca Romijn attended the In Style Golden Globes after
party on January 15th. Several web sites feature photos of the couple.
CLIPS FROM JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
on Jimmy Kimmel Live can now be seen on You Tube.
interview with Jimmy >
JImmy and Giada De Laurentiis make Pizza Pillows >
HOSTS THE ECLIPSE AWARDS
For the third
straight year, Jerry will be hosting the Eclipse Awards on TVG. The
televised awards show takes place on January 22nd beginning at 8:00pm.
is one of my favorite events of the year and one that I know my whole
family is watching, even if it hasn't helped my handicapping,"
said O'Connell, a regular at the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), the Breeders'
Cup World Championships, and other major racing events. O'Connell's
love affair with horseracing began during his youth when he regularly
visited the New York area racetracks with his father.
For more information
about the awards show, go to news.bloodhorse.com.
AND REBECCA SPOTTED AT LAX
spotted at LAX in December (Tues 26th?) with his finace Rebecca and
dog Better. The sighting was originally reported at I
can and I won't blog spot.
BBOARD HOME FOR SCI-FI SLIDERS FANS
of you who have been a fan of Jerry's and/or Sliders, you may remember
the SciFi.com Sliders bboard. In late 2006, Scifi.com deleted the Sliders
message board. In the wake of the demise, a new home has bee created
by the Sliders fans to continue their chat. Visit www.sliders.tv.
Thanks to Temporal Flux for sharing the news.
VOICES NIGHTWING ON "THE BATMAN"
be the voice of the character Nightwing in an upcoming episode of "The
Batman" titled "Artifacts." The episode is scheduled
to air Saturday February 3 at 10:30 am EST on the Kid's
WB. Thanks to TemporalFlux for the news. Here is some information
on Jerry's Character and the episode:
episode will be set in the future, taking place in 2027 Gotham where
Barbara Gordon has become Oracle, Dick Grayson is Nightwing (Jerry
O'Connell), and Batman resembles Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns
version of the character, complete with a new tank like Batmobile."
IF THE VOICE
SOUNDS FAMILIAR: What do Jerry O'Connell, Serena Williams, Brandon
Routh, Brooke Shields and Louis Gossett Jr. have in common besides
being famous and successful? They're doing guest voices this fall
on Kids' WB shows. It's yet to be announced, but we can tell you that
Jerry will be heard as the voice of Nightwing -- that's the grownup
version of Batman's juvenile sidekick, Robin, with a much cooler costume
-- on "The Batman."
GUESTS ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
Jerry will be on Late
Night with Jimmy Kimmel Wed Jan 10th on ABC.
DATE RUMOR CONTROL
made an appearance on the Ellen Degeneres show which aired on January
8th. The show is typically prerecorded in advance of the air date, so
it is likely he visited the show some time during the week of January
1st. In the interview, Ellen asked Jerry if he was getting married over
the weekend, or had already gotten married over the weekend (knowing
that the show would air on Monday). Jerry told her he and Rebecca did
not have plans to get married on January 6th, that it was just an Internet
rumor. However, Ellen did ask Jerry why his parents were still be in
town if the holidays were already over! Jerry insisted that they stayed
in town because they love Ellen's show and wanted to visit back stage.
Jerry confirmed that he and Rebecca still plan to get married, but he
did not give a date.
Inside has a few good quotes from the interview:
'THERE HAS BEEN NO WEDDING'
Entertainment News provided by World Entertainment News Network (www.wenn.com)
2007-01-09 02:54:11 -
O'CONNELL has laughed off internet reports he wed fiancee REBECCA
ROMIJN at the weekend (06JAN07).
Rumours about the ceremony plans spread over Christmas (06), but the
STAND BY ME star agreed to tape an interview with US TV chat show
host ELLEN DeGENERES, which aired yesterday (08JAN07), to end the
He says, "It's one of those internet rumours that starts and
the only problem with those internet rumours (is) your mom finds out
"Your mom calls up and is like, 'Jerry, Louise just told me that
she read on the internet that you're getting married and I want to
know if this is true because I wanna know why I don't know about this
and have to find out about it on the internet.'" O'Connell insisted
he would not be a married man when the chat show aired, but confessed
he would wed Romijn "one of these days".
JORDAN PREMIERES JAN 14TH
Jordan returns to NBC with the season premiere scheduled for Sunday
January 14th at 10pm EST.
TO PROVE HER INNOCENCE--A fugitive on the run, Jordan (Jill Hennessy)
travels to the nation's capital in pursuit of the news story that
her ex-beau Pollack (guest star Charles Mesure) had been working on
to find out what really happened the night he was murdered. Meanwhile,
Lu (Leslie Bibb) brings in the prickly and abrasive Dr. Kate Switzer
(guest star Brooke Smith), an independent medical examiner, to prove
that Jordan is guilty. Macy travels (Miguel Ferrer) to Washington
to find Jordan, and the rest of the team works on collecting the evidence
needed to clear her name. Jerry O'Connell, Ravi Kapoor, Steve Valentine
and Kathryn Hahn also star. TV-14 V
ON THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW
appear as a guest on the Ellen
Degeneres Show on Monday January 8th. Check your local listings
for channel and show times. Thanks to Tracey for the information.
ELLEN - JERRY O'CONNELL of "Crossing Jordan" drops by, and
Ellen grills the about when he and Rebecca Romijn will tie the knot.
AND REBECCA SET A WEDDING DATE
reports that according to a friend of the couple, Jerry and Rebecca
will be getting married at her Wagon Wheel Ranch on January 6th 2007.
It will be an intimate gathering of roughly 20 close friends and family
Here is the
report from Star
REBECCA ROMIJN & JERRY O'CONNELL TO MARRY - FINALLY!
After a 15-month
engagement, Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell finally agreed to hold
an intimate wedding at their ranch near L.A. on Jan. 6, friends tell
Star! The X-Men: The Last Stand star, 34, who was married to ER's
John Stamos for almost six years, convinced her two-year younger fiancé
to exchange vows at their Wagon Wheel Ranch before just 20 close friends
and family. "For Jerry, this will be his first marriage and he
wanted to make it a big deal, but Rebecca held her ground," says
to keep the groom-to-be happy, "Rebecca agreed to let Jerry plan
a party a few weeks after the wedding where everyone can get crazy!"
adds another buddy.
- ROGER HITTS
In an earlier
report from Star
Magazine, Jerry and Rebecca discussed their upcoming nuptuals:
AND REBECCA'S WEDDING PLANS
Actor Jerry O'Connell tells Star that he and fiancée Rebecca
Romijn are ready to rush down the aisle any minute now. When Star
caught up with him in at a private estate in Beverly Hills on Oct.
11 for the MySpace.com benefit to for war-torn Darfur, Sudan, he revealed:
"We are going to have a small quiet wedding possibly this holiday
As for whether
he considers Rebecca a bridezilla, Jerry assured Star: "No. Not
at all. She couldn't be further from it. She is amazingly calm. However,
I am a groomzilla. I just get very nervous and I don't know exactly
what to wear and I just want everything to be right!"
asked if he'd like to have a family, Jerry beamed: "Definitely.
I would love to have kids in the future."
In the meantime,
the couple already has their holidays mapped out. For Halloween, Jerry
says, "Rebecca and I are going to Universal Studios. It's haunted
and we wear masks so we don't get bothered. It's usually really scary
and we can't wait for it."
on to Thanksgiving. "This year Rebecca's mom is going to cook,
which is good because if I were to cook, everyone would get salmonella!"
Jerry joked. "We will have a turkey and it's exciting because
Rebecca's mom is a really good cook. It's a change having a home-cooked
meal for Thanksgiving. My family is famous for getting a turkey at
Koo Koo Roo, putting it in the oven and then claiming they cooked
it themselves, even though they just re-heated it!"
And for the
end of the year, Jerry crowed: "We do a lot of lights on the
house," says Jerry. "We are very big on holiday lights!"
A few weeks
ago, Rebecca Romijn asserted that she and Jerry will be getting married
and said "There will be a wedding. It's not going to be anything
like La Dolce Vita TomKat." (Quote from nationalledger.com)
FEATURED IN "THE MORE YOU KNOW" PUBLIC SERVICE ADS ON NBC
be featured in one of NBC's "The More you Know" public service
ads regarding anti-discrimination. You can view his PSA about Autism
online at themoreyouknow.com.
The full article about "The More You Know" campaign can be
read at adl.org.
NBC Raise Awareness About Consequences of Hate Through "The More
You Know" Anti-Bias Segments
League (ADL) developed the anti-bias segments, one target of NBC's
2006-2007 "The More You Know" campaign featuring network
celebrities as positive role models for parents, adults and young
know that it takes one person to make a difference in saying 'no'
to prejudice, so just imagine the potential impact when a celebrity
speaks as a role model to millions of young people and adults,"
said Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director. "If we can change
the heart and mind of one person with these segments, or inspire people
to act against prejudice in their communities, then the effort of
reaching out is well worth it. We are delighted to continue our partnership
of more than a decade with NBC."
10 seconds to 30 seconds in length, the campaign's anti-prejudice
segments feature well-known TV celebrities such as Mariska Hargitay
and Christopher Meloni of Law & Order: SVU, Sarah Chalke and Donald
Faison of Scrubs, and Miguel Ferrer and Jerry O'Connell of
AND REBECCA OUT ON THE TOWN
Rebecca had their photos snapped by Paparazi on an evening out (presumably
in November 2006). Photos can be seen at x17online.com
Rebecca attended Comic
Relief 2006 on November 18th. The event was aired live on TBS and
HBO. Thanks to Tracey for the news. Photos of the red carpet arrivals
can be seen at wireimage.com.
and Rebecca Romijn took their dogs Taco and Better to the The
5th Annual BowWowWeen party in Hollywood on October 29th, 2006.
The doggie costume contest event is sponsored by Much
Love Animal Rescue. Jerry's dog Taco happens to be a dog rescued
from what else, a Taco Stand! Photos from the event can be seen at wireimage.com,
Infatuated, and Pop
Sugar. A video
clip from the event featuring Jerry and Rebecca can be seen at lulop.com.
Jerry dressed up in a halloween costume and attended the annual Camp
Ronald McDonald Halloween Carnival. The event was held on October 22nd.
Photos can be seen at wireimage.com.
of Jerry dressed at Tickle Me Elmo can also be seen at In
23rd 2006 1:35PM by TMZ Staff
Jordan" star (though he'll always be Vern to us) showed off his
furry Halloween costume over the weekend, dressing up as Elmo for
the annual Camp Ronald McDonald Carnival.
sweated out a glass of Hawaiian Punch I drank in fourth grade,"
a solo O'Connell told "EXTRA," "This is also my day
job, I work up at the theme park here at Universal when times are
a little hard on my boulevard."
Romijn didn't show up to be Big Bird to her fiancé's Elmo (or
better yet donning Mystique's blue body paint) --she was away shooting
an indie film.
24-30 issue of TV Guide features a one page interview with Jerry and
a full page photo. Read
the article here >
O'Connell Photo Gallery has been updated with a "Candids &
Events" section. The photos have all been featured in the News
section of the web site over the years. Photos have been added to the
"Headshots & Layouts" section as well.
INTERVIEWED ON EXTRA
met up with Jerry at the Men's Fitness Magazine party in New York City.
Here's what he had to say about one of his favorite TV shows, American
Fever Heats Up In Hollywood
April 4, 2006
has "American Idol" fever. More than 30 million people are
glued to the small screen every week as the singers give it their
all. Now the show's most famous fans are giving "Extra"
their scorecard on the top nine.
quite passionate about ¡®American Idol'," revealed Jerry O'Connell,
the new Men's Fitness cover-stud. Jerry told "Extra" that
rocker Chris Daughtry is his favorite. "I vote a lot," he
said. "I'm like a 12-year-old girl: ¡®Give me the phone!'"
AND JERRY IN THE PRESS
has recently been promoting her new television show Pepper Dennis. The
following press mentions both Jerry and Rebecca.
No sour grapes for Romijn
By William Keck, USA TODAY
CALABASAS, Calif. ¡ª If Rebecca Romijn seems generously candid, chalk
it up to her deep personal happiness and fun new role as a super-snoopy
investigative reporter in WB's Pepper Dennis (premieres Tuesday, 9
Rebecca Romijn plays ambitious Chicago TV reporter Pepper Dennis in
the new WB comedy series of the same name.
have more sympathy for reporters than I ever had before," acknowledges
Romijn, 33, a former supermodel who was host and reporter for MTV's
House of Style in the 1990s. "You've got to get the story, and
I totally get that."
a 13-hour catch-up sleep marathon, Romijn is having a breakfast of
huevos rancheros. She has arrived at a cafe near the ranch house she
shares with 32-year-old fiancé Jerry O'Connell (Crossing Jordan)
and is bursting with bright colors.
fashion queen is dressed in a striped peach rugby shirt, gold headband
and necklace, a turquoise ring, a mammoth 6-carat yellow diamond engagement
ring, a bright orange wallet, and toenails painted with a pink hue
called "I Need a Vacation." Because her reporter character
is single, she takes off her ring during scenes and replaces it with
a set of yellow diamond earrings also given to her by O'Connell.
Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition cover girl, who posed on the sand
alongside other top cover models for the 2006 cover, will hit the
beach again soon for a vacation in the Bahamas with O'Connell. The
previous evening, she fell asleep in his arms "around 8"
¡ª somewhere between watching rentals of A History of Violence and
The Squid and the Whale.
O'Connell "the most solid guy. I don't know what I would do without
grounds are the beginnings of a winery: O'Connell followed up a romantic
getaway to California wine country by planting 800 Merlot and Cabernet
grapevines. She calls the gesture "the most romantic gift."
a favorite spot. Romijn spends weekends in the vineyard with her rocking
chair, two poodles and two German shepherds to read scripts, while
O'Connell shoots off golf balls or tends to the vines. As a nod to
the history of their home ¡ª it was a 1930s brothel called The Wagon
Wheel Ranch ¡ª they plan to eventually bottle Wagon Wheel Wine.
sitting behind their home is a giant letter "D" ¡ª part of
the Disneyland sign that ex-husband John Stamos (Jake in Progress,
ER) purchased after he and Romijn had their first date at Disneyland.
She says Stamos eventually will come and collect the "D"
and the other nine letters she has in storage, but in the meantime,
she prefers to think the "D" stands for her character, Dennis.
News of her
split from Stamos after six years of marriage broke the day before
she walked the red carpet at the April 2004 premiere of her film The
Punisher. "We just got outed" by the tabloids, Romijn says.
"We had split up quite a while before, but John and I had decided
we were just going to keep it between us because we had work to do
and I didn't want to be dealing with all that.
we were forced to come clean, so I put on a brave face."
she says, "We don't have a regular relationship anymore."
She's hurt by media reports that the couple split because he wanted
to start a family and she didn't. Romijn says vehemently that those
accounts are wrong. She adds, "Whether or not I wanted to have
kids had nothing to do with it. We were together for 10 years, and
the reasons (for the divorce) are complicated. I can't wait to have
kids. I'm at a point in my life where when I see a pregnant woman,
I get tears in my eyes."
She and O'Connell,
who she says shares her desire to start a family, plan to wed this
summer after she wraps up promoting her third stint as the blue-hued
Mystique in X-Men 3: The Last Stand, in theaters May 26. (She has
two other films in the can: June's The Alibi, with her X-Men co-star
James Marsden, and the upcoming Man About Town, in which she plays
the wife of Ben Affleck.)
will "not be a big event. I did that a long time ago. We might
do it on a vacation and include just our close family."
Oh ¡ª and
unlike what she did with her name for her previous marriage, she won't
be changing her name to Rebecca Romijn-O'Connell.
probably just going to take the O," the actress jokes. "Rebecca
PLANTED VINEYARD FOR ROMIJN
O'CONNELL planted 800 grapevines for fiancee REBECCA ROMIJN, after
being inspired by a romantic getaway to California's wine country.
The actor followed up his visit by planting 800 Merlot and Cabernet
grapevines on the property the couple owns north of Los Angeles. Romijn
says the gesture was "the most romantic gift". The burgeoning
vineyard is now a favourite spot for the pair to spend their leisure
time. The X-MEN beauty has placed a rocking chair in the vineyard
and brings her two poodles and German shepherds with her while she
reads scripts and O'Connell shoots golf balls or tends to the vines.
The couple's home was a former brothel in the 1930s called The Wagon
Wheel Ranch and, taking into account the history of their home, they
plan to eventually bottle Wagon Wheel Wine.
Q&A Rebecca Romijn
there's TomKat. ther's Brangelina. Now that you're engaged to Jerry
O'connell from Crossing Jordan, what's your tabloid contraction?
I don't know! But I'm pretty sure [Tom Cruise and Katie HOlmes] didn't
come up with TomKat, so I think you'll have to come up with one on
your own. but people do keep asking me if I'm going to take Jerry's
last name. I've decided I'm just going to take the O: Rebecca O'Romijn.
two been chased by paparazzi? Once in a while we get followed.
We've actually ended up driving to Universal [Studios] and using Jerry's
pass to get into the lot just to lose these people. We sit there for
five minutes, then turn around and leave. We shoot Pepper Dennis at
Fox, so next timewe'll use my pass.
anything you can tell me about the wedding? Obviously, I've been
through it before. [Romijn is dovirced from Jon Stamos.] I had a big
wedding, and I dont think I want to do that again. It won't be a big,
over-the-top thing. It won't be fore anyone but ourselves.
33; can we expect lots of little O'Romijns soon? I am now at the
point in my life when I see pregnant women, I get tears in my eyes.
I cna't wait to have kids with Jerry! I've never seen him in a bad
mood. He has so much energy. He's fun to be around all the time.
Monday, April 3, 2006; Posted: 2:55 p.m. EDT (18:55 GMT)
Romijn living in a brothel
(AP) -- Rebecca Romijn is settling down with her fiance Jerry O'Connell
in an old brothel.
called Wagon Wheel Ranch," the star of the WB's "Pepper
Dennis" told Time for its issue on newsstands Monday. "Jerry
was quite a bachelor when we met. There was nowhere to put your cocktail
down in his place. Just the pingpong table."
who stars on NBC's "Crossing Jordan," and Romijn share a
1930s home north of Los Angeles. He put in 800 grapevines last year,
and the couple plan to produce their own cabernet, Romijn told the
actress, who plays a news reporter on "Pepper Dennis," offered
little news on their wedding plans, other than to say it's "definitely"
going to be this year.
split from John Stamos in 2004, also stars in the upcoming film "X-Men:
The Last Stand."
Rebecca Romijn Recalls Falling For Jerry O'Connell
fell for her fiancé Jerry O'Connell after he agreed to help
her film a documentary in Las Vegas, Nevada. The actress was working
on a project researching the behind-the-scenes workings of the Bellagio
Hotel's elaborate water fountain show and convinced O'Connell to sign
"We'd met years ago at a party and then re-met again in Las Vegas
when I was at a party when I was about to start working on a documentary
with a friend of mine. We had this fantasy of choreographing the giant
fountains at the Bellagio Hotel. We actually did the fountain show
and it's in permanent rotation and plays four times a day. Jerry overheard
us talking about it when we were in Vegas and said, 'Can I be your
boom operator on the movie?'"
joined the documentary crew a week later and worked the large sound
microphone during the shoot. She adds, "He worked with us for
10 days on this documentary and that's how we met. We made him wear
a half-shirt, so every time he would hold the microphone up, his shirt
would come up (to the top of his chest) and he was so game I was like,
'You're cool!' It was funny."
ROLE PLAYS WITH O'CONNELL
X-MEN star REBECCA ROMIJN and fiance JERRY O'CONNELL frequently dress
up as goofy characters and go out in public places as a joke. The
couple dress up in outrageous costumes, complete with special hair
and make-up. She explains, "We're not nightclub people, our idea
of fun is getting dressed up. "I have a costume closet at home.
Part of it is like daring each other to go out in public dressed like
that." The couple were addicted to US reality series SHOWDOG
MOMS AND DADS and became obsessed with one of the couples on the show.
She adds, "Showdog Moms and Dads is like (the movie ) BEST IN
SHOW, but with these very overzealous dog owners. "There was
one couple in particular we were inspired by and Jerry and I decided
to dress up like them and go to Wal Mart Portrait Studio and have
our portrait taken. That's our idea of fun."
of Fresh 'Pepper'
Rebecca Romijn lands in a prime-time comedy.
to guard her privacy, especially since she's engaged to another actor,
Jerry O'Connell. "I'd like to talk about Jerry all day long,
but I just can't. It's too private," she says. Still, she can't
help herself from divulging a few sweet details. For instance, when
he's on hiatus from "Crossing Jordan," O'Connell drives
her to and from work every day. "It's an extra hour or two that
we get to spend together," she says. "We run lines and bounce
ideas off each other. And it's really fun." Carpooling with Rebecca
and Jerry¡ªthat's what passes for excitement when you're working 18-hour
days on a new show. "I've already gotten the speech from Jerry
where he's, like, 'You have to be able to go out to dinner and have
a glass of wine and get your mind off 'Pepper Dennis'," she says.
After all, variety, not pepper, is the spice of life.
2006 issue of In Style features an article with Rebecca Romijn. In it,
she opens up about her relationship with Jerry. Here are some notable
idea of serenity in Calabasas, Calif., is a cross between a Swiss
chalet and a frontier cottage. Or, as her future father-in-law once
dryly observed, the inside of a cuckoo clock. "I thought to myself,
Is that an insult?"
have to tell you how absolutely beautiful Rebecca is," says her
besotted fiancé, Jerry O'Connell, "but what I really love
about her is that she's a character."
as the brassy wife of a Hollywood talent agent (Ben Affleck) who's
trying to get back into his good graces after dallying with another
man. "Affleck and I teased her all day long, and she just teased
back," adds the director. "There's nothing precious about
her." Says O'Connell, who also appears in The Alibi, "She's
the most entertaining person I've ever met."
to have fun no matter what she does," says her fiancé,
In the summer
of 2004 Romijn flew to Las Vegas to produce a project of her own,
a documentary titled Wet Dreams about the slipper challenges of choreographing
the fountains at the Bellagio hotel (an insanity -- as opposed do
a vanity-- project, you might say). It was there she reconnected with
O'Connell, whom she had met at a party a few years earlier. The Crossing
Jordan actor, already smitten, volunteered his services on the documentary.
"I'd have done a lot crazier things to have spent more time with
her," he says. 'If she had asked me to paint her house, I would
have said yes." From Romijn's veiwpoint, it was an ideal way
to test the waters of their mutual attraction. "There was a group
of us, and we all went out together to shows at night -- it was great.
Jerry is gorgeous, crazy funny and extremely charismatic."
once cheekily dubber her Rebecca Remain-Silent for her chartterbox
ways, in O'Connell she has found someone who appreciates a gabfest
as much as she does. The garrulous couple share a perpetual effervescence
and zany elan. Whether trysting at quirky hotels like the Madonna
Inn on California's Central Coast, or skipping to the DMV to renew
a license, they do it with a blithe spirit. Last summer, back from
a decadent wine country jaunt, they added 800 vines of merlot and
cabernet grapes to their expansive ranch, with its lemon grove and
hundreds of oak trees. "We're vinters!" Romijn says excitedly.
"The vineyard was a gift from Jerry. It was the most romantic
is a meeting of two coasts: The urbane O'Connell is a native New Yorker
("When I think of wilderness I think of Washington Square Park,"
he deadpans), while Romijn is the classic outdoorsy California girl.
"It's been really fun showing him California, "Romijn says,
adding that they're still deliberating over the location of their
upcoming wedding. While they got engaged at his parents' Manhattan
apartment, the wedding will most likely take place in her home state.
What is certain is that it will be a much less lavish affair than
her first one, in 1998, complete with an ivory gazar-and-Chantilly-lace
Badgley Mischka gown. "It was big, and I don't need to do that
again. It's completely different now -- we're not doing this for anybody
but ourselves." And though she scoffs at rumors that she's pregnant,
Romijn says she's ready for kids.
O'Connell doesn't understand the fuss: "I never saw her as being
overweight, and I feel like she's too skinny right now."
IS FEATURED ON THE COVER OF MEN'S FITNESS MAGAZINE
The May 2006
issue of Men's Fitness features an interview and photos with Jerry O'Connell.
Photos from the Men's Fitness Magazine Party held on April 3rd can be
seen at Getty
the article here >
Click the links below to view photos from the article.
Rebecca to the set of MTV's TRL on April 3rd while she was out promoting
her new WB TV Series Pepper Dennis. Photos from the appearance
can be seen at wireimage.com
Images. Thanks to Tracey for the news.
AND REBECCA IN LIFE & STYLE
17th issue of Life & Style has a few photos and blurbs about Jerry
and fiance Rebecca Romijn.
and Jerry: Wedding plans revealed!
PHOTO HERE >
surprised if Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell's summer vacation
plans include "I do"s! A friend of Rebecca's says that Jerry,
32, has been hoping for a big wedding but that Rebecca, 33, has changed
his mind. "They talked it through, and now he's cool with a quiet
affair," says the pal. "They'll probably head to an island
with a few friends and relatives."
After that? Kids! "Rebecca gets pouty when she reads about pregnant
actresses," says the pal. "She wants to get started as soon
as they're married."
PHOTO HERE >
I really love about Rebecca is that she's a character.... She's the
most entertaining person I've ever met." -- Jerry O'Connell on
fiancee Rebecca Romijn
LAS VEGAS EPISODES
make a guest appearance on the final 2 episodes of this season's Las
Vegas airing May 5th and May 12th on NBC. Thanks to Sam Lover at the
Crossing Jordan Coffee Room for the link to the TV
Guide article. Thanks to MovingOn for the spoiler information as
Las Vegas scoop please! ¡ª Jenny
It's official: Olympic ice princess Sasha Cohen will appear in the
May 5 episode. She'll be playing herself in what my source says is
a "big scene" with Josh Duhamel, Vanessa Marcil and Crossing
Jordan's Jerry O'Connell.
Last week you mentioned that Jerry O'Connell would be back on Las
Vegas. Does this mean there will be another Las Vegas/Crossing Jordan
crossover episode? ¡ª Heather
No, it's just a one-episode thing with Jerry
3.22: Fidelity, Security, Delivery
Airdate: May 5, 2006
* 03/22 -
It's official: Olympic ice princess Sasha Cohen will appear in the
May 5 episode. She'll be playing herself in what my source says is
a "big scene" with Josh Duhamel, Vanessa Marcil and Crossing
Jordan's Jerry O'Connell. Source: Ask Ausiello @ TV Guide
* 03/21 - Jim and Judy McKee, a wealthy couple who met at a blackjack
table, fell in love, and divorced their spouses to marry each other,
are at the Montecito where they each keep flirting with other players
and casino staff. Casey rescues Mary when Jim hits on her. Barry,
a player who lost big, claims the dealer hit when he said stick. The
surveillance team reviews footage to decide if the dealer was indeed
at fault. A very pregnant woman named Kim continues playing even after
he water breaks because she is on a winning streak. Derek (Shawn Christian)
will step in when it's clear the woman will not make it to the hospital
in time. Elsewhere, Sam goes to Ed's cabin. Woody (played by Jerry
O'Connell) from Crossing Jordan will appear in this episode. Mike,
Ed, Jillian, Delinda, Danny, and Mitch also appear. Source: SpoilerFix.com
3.23: Father of the Bride (Season finale)
Airdate: May 12, 2006
* 03/30 -
There is a big wedding at the Montecito which will involve at least
one of the regulars. Wolfgang is offended when he is not asked to
cater the event. The CIA is keeping an eye on Ed. Is he in danger?
Do they want him to return to active duty? Sam tells Donald, one of
her whales who has wanted to date her since he became one of her clients,
that today is his lucky day. But when he learns what Sam has in store
for them, he wants to bail out. She will turn to Woody (played by
Jerry O'Connell) from Crossing Jordan for help. Casey and Erika and
also appear. Source: SpoilerFix.com
conducted a few radio interviews which have been archived online. Thanks
to Tracey and Nanny for the news.
and Steve Show
Beer and Hot Wings Morning Show
ABOUT TOWN PREMIERE
Town will be premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival
on Tuesday February 7th at 8:00 pm. The festival takes place at the
Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, CA. The film stars Ben Affleck,
Rebecca Romijn, Gina Gershon, Adam Goldberg and Jerry O'Connell.
8 Entertainment's "Man About Town" to Premiere at Santa
Barbara Film Festival
Feb. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - M8 Entertainment Inc. (TSX: MEE.MV.A and MEE.SV.B),
a leading film entertainment company engaged in the production, financing,
acquisition, and worldwide licensing of theatrical feature films in
a variety of genres, announced that The 21st Santa Barbara International
Film Festival will present the World Premiere of Mike Binder's ("Upside
of Anger") new film "Man About Town," starring Ben
Affleck, Rebecca Romijn, Mike Binder, Gina Gershon, Adam Goldberg,
Bai Ling, Jerry O'Connell, Kal Penn, and John Cleese. The film will
be presented as the festival's "Centerpiece Gala" on Tuesday,
February 7, at 8:00 p.m. at the historic Arlington Theatre. The film
is a Media 8 Entertainment presentation in association with Elliott
Motion Pictures, and was produced by Jack Binder, Michael Rotenberg
and Sammy Lee. Media 8 Entertainment, M8's primary subsidiary, is
also the worldwide distributor of the film. In "Man About Town,"
Ben Affleck stars as Jack Giamoro, a top Hollywood agent who seems
to have it all: a successful career, money and a beautiful wife. Yet
he still feels like something is missing, so he takes a journal writing
class to explore his feelings. But when Jack fears his wife Nina (Romijn)
is cheating on him with his most important client, his perfect life
quickly starts to unravel. Things get even worse when his journal
- which contains secrets that could ruin him personally and professionally
- is stolen by an ambitious journalist (Bai Ling). Jack must fight
back to hold on to everything he has fought so hard to win and in
doing so, finally achieves the self-insight he was looking for - that
only through family can he really find lasting happiness.
is a leading film entertainment company engaged in the production,
financing, acquisition, and worldwide licensing of theatrical feature
films in a variety of genres. M8's most recent releases include the
critically acclaimed "The Upside of Anger" starring Joan
Allen and Kevin Costner and the Academy Award-winning "Monster."
Upcoming Media 8 Entertainment releases include the action-drama "Running
Scared," written and directed by Wayne Kramer and starring Paul
Walker, which will be released by New Line Cinema on February 24,
2006. Other upcoming Media 8 Entertainment films include the family
comedy "Lovewrecked," starring Amanda Bynes and directed
by Randal Kleiser.
information: David Gaynes, Senior VP of Marketing & Publicity,
(310) 226-8300, www.media8entertainment.com
Jerry and Rebecca
attended the NBC TCA Party at the Ritz Carlton on January 22, 2006 in
Los Angeles, California. View photos from the event at Getty
Images and elitestv.com.
Thanks to Karin and Tina for the news.
& O'Connell Together at TCA Tour
Jan. 21-22, 2006 ¨C We shlepped over to Pasadena this weekend for the
last rounds (finally!) of the Television Critics Association winter
press tour, with ABC and NBC closing out the marathon look-see sessions.
Romijn have two TV series¡¯ on competing networks, we wondered upon
encountering her at the NBC bash. We¡¯d just seen her last Monday pushing
her upcoming WB drama. Nope, she was there supporting her man, "Crossing
Jordan¡¯s" Jerry O¡¯Connell. ¡°This is his night. I¡¯ve already had
mine¡±, she said. The pair looked very much in love, and Romijn wore
a large diamond ring on her finger, so it seems reports of a breakup
GUIDE VIDEO CLIP
has a short video interview with Jerry O'Connell and Josh Duhamel promoting
the Crossing Jordan Las Vegas Crossover episode. Watch
the Interview here >
ROMIJN TALKS WITH EXTRA
Rebecca Romijn recently spoke with Extra about her wedding plans.
You can view a slide show and watch the video at extratv.warnerbros.com.
Romijn: Supermodel Turned Sitcom Star
February 1, 2006
Rebecca Romijn is about to be the sexiest new reporter on the primetime
beat in the new WB comedy, "Pepper Dennis." So when "Extra"
stopped by the star's set, we had to do a little investigative journalism
of our own.
How are the
wedding plans coming for Rebecca and fiancé Jerry O'Connell?
"Of course I'm pretty busy with this at the moment," Romijn
told us. "But we'll figure it out. We've got some time. We'll
do it sometime this year."
feels really, really good," the star added. "He keeps it
real, and I love that."
In her new
comedy, Rebecca gets her own reality check as an ambitious Chicago
journalist who looses an anchor job to hunk Josh Hopkins.
we let the intrepid new reporter go back to work, we just had to show
her a photo of her buff fiancé when he was a chubby little
newcomer in "Stand by Me."
the cutest thing I've ever seen," Rebecca laughed. "It really
was my favorite movie when I was a kid."
an exclusive lead story for "Pepper Dennis"! Watch Rebecca
Romijn make her own news, starting in April on The WB!
to Sam Lover at the Coffeeroom
Crossing Jordan bboard, The February 2006 issue of In Style magazine
features Jerry and Rebecca. Thanks to Tracey for the heads up!
Wrote: I received my February issue of In Style magazine and Jerry and
Rebecca are featured on pages 267 ("Love Stories", 292-293
("Head Over Heels" and page 301 ("Rock My World").
There are about six photos of the couple and the narratives deal with
their engagement, Jerry's selecting the stones for the ring, how they
met and what's next.
Heels page 292
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell
MET While O'Connell, 31, was nervous about asking Romijn, 33, out
when he met her at a party in 2004, by the time they were costarring
in The Alibi soon after, it was clear the couple had nothing to hide.
O'Connell proposed on September 17 at his parents' Manhattan apartment.
The pair split time between their L.A. homes. "I was nervous
when Rebecca saw my place," O'Connell has said. "Her home
O'Connell is helping Romijn get in shape, and not just to fit into
her wedding gown: the actress is playing the sleek Mystique again
in X-Men 3. "I've had a lot of romantic dinners," Romijn
has said. "It was worth ever chocolate mousse and bottle of wine
-- but now it's crunch time."
World page 301
Romijn & Jerry O'Connell
was as exacting as a gem dealer and as chivalrous as a literary heartthrob
in his search for an appropriately dazzling centerpiece for Romijn's
ring. "He came in several times to look at loose diamonds before
he found a 5-carat fancy yellow oval," says Zaven Ghanimian of
Simon G in Los Angeles.. 'He wanted something unique." O'Connell
decided the ring should be completely yellow -- both gold and gems
-- in a variation on the style pictured above, from the Simon G collection.
"I know she likes yellow," O'Connell said at the time. Producing
the ring required four weeks -- the prototype was reconfigured to
accommodate the large oval stone -- after which O'Connell picked it
up and took it to New York City, where he and Romijn were engaged
with Rebecca Romijn appeared at Star
Magazine Online. Thanks to Sam Lover for sharing it at the coffeeroom
Crossing Jordan Bboard.
AND JERRY: WEDDING PLANS IN FULL SWING!
Rebecca Romijn and actor Jerry O'Connell are planning their wedding
¡ª and it looks like they might have found a neighborhood they'd like
to call home as well!
who plays a high strung TV reporter on the upcoming WB show, Pepper
Dennis, says of her expected marriage to the Crossing Jordan star:
"It's sometime this year." Although she'll give no details
on her wedding plans, she says it probably won't be a huge affair.
however, are she and Jerry already looking for a cool place to live
together after they wed? Rebecca confides, "I'm obsessed with
a beautiful part of Los Angeles that Jerry and I discovered called
Angelino Heights. [There's] a street called Carroll Street with these
beautiful Victorians. We were floored by it."
coy about whether she and Jerry might be happy together in their own
Victorian house, saying only, "we just checked out this neighborhood.
We like to go exploring."
shy about gushing about Jerry. "I'm in love. I'm on cloud nine.
We have a lot of similarities. Both of our mothers were public school
teachers. My dad and his dad were both artists. Everybody gets along
very well." Sounds like a match made in heaven!
to a recent article, the horror movie Room 6 should be released
in July or August of 2006. The film stars Jerry O'Connell and Christine
blonde goes from beer to model career
appeared in the comedies ¡°Shallow Hal¡± and ¡°American Pie,¡± has a bigger
role in ¡°Room 6,¡± a horror film starring Jerry O¡¯Connell and
Christine Taylor. The movie should debut in theaters in July or August.
HOSTS THE ECLIPSE AWARDS
For the second
year in a row, Jerry will be hosting the Eclipse Awards on the TVG Channel.
The awards will be presented on Monday, January 23 in Beverly Hills.
TVG will air the show live at 8:00pm EST. This article appeared in Thoroughbred
O'Connell to serve again as Eclipse Awards host
O'Connell, who stars on the NBC show "Crossing Jordan,"
will serve as host of the 35th annual Eclipse Awards for the second
straight year when the best in Thoroughbred racing from the 2005 season
will be honored at a ceremony on January 23 at the Regent Beverly
Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California."I am very excited
about hosting the Eclipse Awards," said O'Connell. "It ranks
right up there with the Super Bowl as far as I'm concerned."
this year will be live coverage from Television Games Network. TVG
broadcast the ceremony for the first time last year. TVG coverage
will begin with a red-carpet preview at 8 p.m. EST featuring interviews
with arriving award nominees and celebrities. Coverage will continue
with interviews of winners and commentary from TVG analysts.
comprehensive coverage of last year's awards program was extremely
well received by viewers across the country," said National Thoroughbred
Racing Association Commissioner D. G. Van Clief Jr. "As a network
that's dedicated to horse racing, TVG will undoubtedly produce another
Here are a
few reviews of the Eclipse Awards Ceremony:
all, host Jerry O'Connell managed to maintain a graceful enthusiasm
for the proceedings, getting off a few good zingers (the John Deere-Hollywood
Park turf course crack hit home) and surviving the clunkers (the name
of "Dr. G," ousted leader of the Jockeys' Guild, did not
belong in the same punchline as Eclipse Award of Merit winner Penny
Actor Jerry O'Connell, from the TV series "Crossing Jordan,"
was the master of ceremonies at the Eclipse Awards. O'Connell noted
that retired jockeys Jerry Bailey and Gary Stevens have been hired
as television commentators.
they were riding, they were always criticizing trainers," O'Connell
said. "Let's see what they have to say now."
-- Even if the criteria is being a celebrity with horse racing connections,
Jerry O'Connell is the worst possible host for the Eclipse Awards.
He appeared uncomfortable the moment he appeared on stage and told
unfunny jokes. The material wasn't necessarily bad, it was just a
case of the delivery being plain awful. O'Connell did a terrible job
introducing presenters, and his call for a round of applause celebrating
the Hall of Famers in the audience was embarrassing.
23rd issue of Us Weekly had this blurb about Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca
Not Breking Up!
pre-Christmas on-the-rocks rumor about Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn.
The pair were the picture of bliss at Sonoma Valley, California's El
Dorado Kitchen on December 27. Snuggled at a table for two, Romijn,
33, nibbled on crab cakes and risotto while O'Connell, 31, ate Caesar
Provencal salad and short ribs. Says a source at the eatery, "They
were so sweet!"
was a presenter at the People's Choice Awards, and had a few words to
say about her engagement to Jerry O'Connell:
1/9/2006 11:28 PM
darlings: Roberts, 'Brokeback'
Rebecca Romijn hinted that her X-Men 3 villain, Mystique, will be
showing her soft side when the sequel arrives this summer. "Mystique
suffers a heartbreak," she said. But in real life, her wedding
to Jerry O'Connell will happen "sometime this year." But
no babies anytime soon. "According to the tabloids, I've been
pregnant for about 14 months now. Ridiculous."
GUIDE ARTICLE - CROSSING JORDAN
discusses Crossing Jordan and her character's chemistry with
Woody Hoyt (played by Jerry O'Connell). "...on the exterior,
he's a nice, calm, collected, sweet guy but between the sheets, perhaps,
a panther." Read the full article at TVGuide.com
TOUCH MAGAZINE ARTICLE
appeared in the December 26th issue of In Touch, page 23.
and Rebecca's wedding woes
and Rebecca Romijn have hit an impasse while planning their upcoming
wedding -- he wants a big bash while she wants a scaled-down affair.
This will be Rebecca's second trip down the aisle, so she's leaning
toward a low-key affair -- she'd even like to elope. But Jerry's never
been married, so he wants the whole nine yards. "Jerry really
wants a fantasy wedding, while Rebecca would be satisfied with a beach
bash with just family," the insider says.
One of Rebecca
and Jerry's friends says they are trying to work out their differeneces
because "they're just so in love!"
MAGAZINE PICKS & PANS
Jerry is quoted
in the December 26th issue of People Magazine (thanks to Tracey for
"Supernatural on the WB," says the star of Crossing
Jordan. "It's just spooky. I put it on Tuesday nights, and
I get really scared."
appeared in the December 12th issue of Us Weekly on page 51.
& Jerry - Holiday Romance
Good news for
Rebecca Romijn: Her fiance of three months, Jerry O'Connell, is totally
gung-ho for getting domestic. In fact, the actor, who arrived hand in
hand with the actress, 33, at the November 20 Hollywood premiere of
his new film YOurs, Mine & Ours, tells Us he is already decorating
for the holidays. "I jumped ahead of schedule and did the lights
on my roof all this weekend," says O'Connell, 31, who shares a
Calabasas, California, home with Romijn. "I am that guy
on the block. I wanted to have more lights than anyone."
Simon G. engagment ring ha s acarat of micro-set diamonds and 6 carats
of fancy yellow center stone!
O'Connell at the November 20 Hollywood bash) "was just beaming,"
says a witness. "As happy as can be!"
Those of you
who watched The Apprentice may have noticed a familiar face. Jerry O'Connell
was one of the celebrities who attended the charity event to benifit
Autism. A review of the finale can be found at Entertainment
The big celebrities
¡ª Sugar Ray Leonard, Jerry O'Connell, and Carson from Queer
Eye (to whom one should never, ever say ''wet and dirty'') ¡ª were
forced to stand in the middle of the locker-hallway with all the commoners.
All in all, the thing looked like crap, and no matter how much money
they raised for the charity, I can't imagine it was all that much
fun to be there.
APPEARANCE - DOCTOR PHIL
Jerry is scheduled
as a guest on Dr. Phil Thursday December 15th. Check your local listings
for station and show time in your area. Thanks to Leigh Ann for the
Description: Celebrities Jimmy Fallon, Paula Abdul, Martina McBride,
Donald Trump, Jerry O'Connell and others celebrate the holiday season
with families affected by Hurricane Katrina.
APPEARANCE - LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY
Jerry is scheduled
as a guest on Last
Call which airs the evening of Thursday December 1st (early morning
Friday December 2nd) at 1:35 am on NBC.
- YOURS MINE AND OURS
has great new high resolution photos of Jerry from the movie Yours,
Mine and Ours. Thanks to Angie for the link! Click the links below to
view the photos.
Photo #2 >
Photo #3 >
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MINE AND OURS PREMIERE
Rebecca attended the premiere of Jerry's new movie "Yours Mine
and Ours" on November 20th at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, Ca.
Photos from the event can be seen at getty
A photo also appears in the December 5th issue of People Magazine. Caption:
Los Angeles, Nov. 20 Jerry O'Connell (with fiancee Rebecca Romijn at
the premiere of his movie Yours, Mine & Ours) says costarring
opposite 18 children "makes me want to have a bunch of kids someday."
APPEARANCE - LATE NIGHT WITH CRAIG FERGUSON
to TV Guide and the Interbridge
Late Night TV Listing, Jerry is scheduled as a guest on CBS's Late
Late Show with Craig Ferguson on the evening of Tuesday the 22nd (early
morning Wednesday the 23rd at 12:35am). Check your local listings for
exact show time and channel. Thanks to Tracey for the news!
The show tapes
at 4:00 pm on Tuesday the 22nd in Los Angeles. To request tickets to
go the On-Camera
Audiences ticket request page.
SEXIEST MAN ISSUE (edited
be featured as one of People
Sexiest men in the upcoming special issue which hits news stands
on November 16th. (Thanks again to Tracey for the news)
For now you
can get a sneak peak and see a photo of Jerry at people.aol.com:
Talk about all grown up: O'Connell, 31, has transformed himself from
the chubby kid in 1986's Stand by Me to the boy-next-door in 1993's
Calendar Girl (left) to the chiseled star of NBC's Crossing Jordan.
"He has the most beautiful body I've ever seen!" says fiancée
Jerry was featured in the report at people.aol.com, he ultimately was
not included in the "People Sexiest Men" issue for 2005.
AND REBECCA SIGHTING
was posted by Sam Lover at the Crossing
Jordan Coffeerooms bboard (thanks to Tracey for the alert).
Nov 8th 2005 Gawker Stalker
eating late brunch and drinking hair-of-the-dog Bloodies at the corner
of 7th and A ¡ª yes, 7A is the place ¡ª and saw Jerry O¡¯Connell and
Rebecca Romjin. He was tall and really tan (not J. Simp orange but
pretty damn dark) leading her down the sidewalk. They must be making
some good love because she looked really thin. She was looking very
East Village¡ªone might even say ¡°edgy¡±¡¡ªin a big hat that you¡¯d think
held dreads, but I¡¯m pretty sure she had Uncle Jessie stuffed up there!
was taken from The
November 08, 2005
One of our
favourite examples of fashion versatility (who looks just as hip in
a puffy vest, ponytail and faded denim as she does in this getup),
Romijn clearly understands where and when to strike a pose.
In and around
Vancouver until December to shoot X-Men 3, the model-slash-actress
has been spotted browsing Main Street's chic boutiques with her Crossing
Jordan fiance, Jerry O'Connell.
interviewed in the November 7-13th TV Guide. Thanks to RobandChrismom
for the news.
ARTICLE AND VIEW THE PHOTO HERE >
participated in the annual Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Halloween
Carnival, where he dressed up as Clifford the Big Red Dog. Photos from
the event can be seen at wireimage.com.
also featured in People Magazine and In Touch Magazine.
MAGAZINE PHOTO >
MAGAZINE PHOTO >
Touch November 7, 2005
Jerry Loses His Head
this acting thing doesn't work out, I certainly won't be doing this,"
barked Jerry O'Connell. "It's a little warm, man!" The sweat
was worth it, since Jerry's appearance as Clifford helped raise more
than $600,000 at Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times 13th Annual Halloween
Carnival in LA. Jerry says his costume is nothing compared to the
torture his fiancee, Rebecca Romijn, is going through for her part
in X-Men 3. "She has to go to work at 3 a.m." he reported
after a recent set visit. "I thought she was kidding when she
woke me up."
17th issue of In Touch featured 3 photos of Jerry and Rebecca shopping
at a nursery.
PHOTO #1 -
PHOTO #2 - Jerry
PHPTO #3 - Jerry
and Jerry are their own landscapers - Newly engaged Rebecca Romijn
and Jerry O'Connell spent a happy afternoon shopping for garden plants
at Sterling Nursery in Calabasa, near LA. The couple met last year while
filming the upcoming movie Man About Town.
LIVING ARTICLE AND PHOTOS
10th issue of Celebrity Living featured this full page photo
of Jerry, Rebecca, and her dog Better.
CAPTION: Stars' most adorable moments AWWW! Pooch Smooch! Rebecca
Romijn's new fiance Jerry O'Connell, puckers up for a peck from Romijn's
dog, Better, at LAX September 19.
also featured this article
on the engagement ring Jerry gave to Rebecca.
For what it's
worth, this gossip item appeared in the October 24th issue of Star Magazine:
Romijn's Cute Love Chub!
The way to
Rebecca Romijn's heart is through her stomach. The 5'10" model-actress
has always watched her weight, but over the last year while dating
fiance Jerry O'Connell, 31, she appears to have added a few love pounds,
going from 125 lbs. to nearly 140! According to a freind, "Jerry's
set a really bad example!"
loves snacking and lavish dining, and Rebecca, 32, "finds it
hard to deprive herself when he's eating all the time." The friend
says, "Jerry is so in love that he couldn't care less if she
carries extra weight." But she wants to fit into a svelte dress
for their New Year's Eve wedding, "so she told Jerry to keep
the Cheetos out of the house until then!"
10-16 issue of Inside TV had an article about Crossing Jordan.
This is the blurb about Woody and Jordan:
the stars) are rooting for Jordan and Woody to become a couple, but
Woody's recent brush-off of Jordan, after getting shot, will delay
their relationship, as he gets involved with his shrink (Leslie Bibb)
and Jordan cozies up to other guys. "The audience wants to see
Jordan and Jerry's character get back together, and that's where it'll
probably end up," says producer Kring. "But we are going
to see this play out first."
with Jerry from Australia's
TV Soap magazine (June 27, 2005) has been added to the Interviews
section of the web site.
& STYLE ARTICLE
10th issue of Life and Style had this article about Jerry and Rebecca
and their engagement.
and Rebecca: odd couple >
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