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Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell wed; George Clooney is distantly related to Abraham Lincoln

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Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell, now husband and wife. (John Sciulli - GETTY IMAGES FOR LACMA)
Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell are now married. The actors got married Tuesday, according to People magazine, during what a rep for the couple calls “a small ceremony with close family and friends.” The two began dating in 2005, then split for a period during which Wood was engaged to Marilyn Manson, then later reconciled. They reportedly got engaged earlier this year. As a tribute to their matrimonial union, here’s Wood and Bell starring in the music video that introduced them to each other: Green Day’s “Wake Me Up When September Ends.” (People)

Ancestry.com — the family tree-researching Web site that loves to figure out how famous people are related to other famous people — has discovered that George Clooney is related to Abraham Lincoln. Okay, so they’re not exactly brothers: they’re more like half-first cousins, five times removed. This also means that Clooney and Tom Hanks are related, since Hanks is a third cousin, four times removed of the 16th president. And this also proves that both actors are related to Daniel Day-Lewis who, as far as I am concerned, is Abraham Lincoln. (Reuters)

So apparently, according to an interview in Entertainment Weekly, Mark Hamill knew a while ago that there would be more “Star Wars” movies. Luke Skywalker was not aware in advance of the Disney /Lucasfilm deal, but he and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) spoke to George Lucas last summer about the potential for additional “Star Wars” chapters. Okay. But did anyone bother to tell Chewie? (Entertainment Weekly)

TMZ notes that, despite having announced the end of their marriage a year ago, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher have taken no steps to officially file for divorce and formally end their marriage. (TMZ)

Anne Hathaway will host “Saturday Night Live” on Nov. 10, alongside musical guest Rihanna. Something tells me Hathaway will be involved in a musical number. (MTV)

Just so you’re aware: Octomom is in rehab right now because Michael Lohan got her help. (TMZ)

Two expensive dresses that once belonged to Amy Winehouse were stolen from her home, including a really cool one with a newsprint design.(Digital Spy)

Seven very clever ladies apparently went as Seven Johnny Depps for Halloween this year. All right, that means that next year, someone has to go as Eight Daniel Day-Lewises. (Buzzfeed)

In a not-really related story, Paul Ryan’s daughter dressed up as Katy Perry for Halloween. (Election 2012)

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Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix; Evan Rachel Wood, Jamie Bell; George Clooney

 
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