Green Bay Packers' Danny Vitale Marries Caley Chelios in 'Magical' Chicago Wedding

Green Bay Packers' Danny Vitale Marries Caley Chelios in 'Magical' Chicago Wedding

And the groom sang Weezer!

Green Bay Packers fullback Danny Vitale, 24, married Tampa Bay Lightning hockey reporter Caley Chelios — whose father is Stanley Cup champion Chris Chelios — over the weekend, PEOPLE confirms.

“Our wedding was the most magical day from beginning to end,” Chelios tells PEOPLE. “My favorite moment was getting to see Danny for the first time, standing at the bottom of the grand staircase at The Peninsula. I could not have dreamed of a more perfect moment.”

Vitale, too, picks the couple’s first look as the best part of the big day, sharing that “getting to see Caley for the first time, walking down The Peninsula Chicago’s staircase, was incredible. She looked absolutely beautiful.”

Bride Chelios walked down the aisle in a gown by Reema Acr, later changing into a second look for the afterparty, a jumpsuit by Galia Lahav. The bridesmaids wore Amsale, with Chelios’ sister — her maid of honor — in Marchesa.

The couple tied the knot at the historic Saint James Chapel in Chicago’s Gold Coast, with numerous stars in attendance, including Eddie Vedder and wife model Jilly McCormick, Cindy Crawford and husband Rande Gerber, John Cusack, and Kid Rock.

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Chelios and her parents were whisked to the ceremony in a vintage 1946 Packard Clipper, which later returned the newlyweds to the Peninsula Hotel for cocktails, dinner and dancing.

The cocktail hour took place on the stunning outdoor terrace with an amazing view of Michigan Avenue and Lake Michigan. Guests sipped “Billy” drinks, the couple’s signature cocktail made with Casamigos Tequila and named after the pair’s dog. Dinner and dancing — set to music from 15-piece band The Gold Coast All Stars, led by Danny Chaimson — followed.

Decor was designed by Rishi Patel of HMR Designs, with hues of crisp whites, soft blush pink, creams, and dusty pinks for the couple. Hand-sculpted 16-foot tall Cyprus trees and whimsical chandeliers adorned with cascading masses of wisteria hovered over the dinner tables. The entire lavish setting was captured by KingenSmith photography.

The evening’s dinner menu included saffron risotto with farmer’s market vegetables

Read more: https://people.com/sports/packers-danny-vitale-marries-caley-chelios/

Drunken Dad Arrested After Allegedly Throwing 5-Year-Old Son Into Ocean to ‘Teach Him to Swim’

Drunken Dad Arrested After Allegedly Throwing 5-Year-Old Son Into Ocean to ‘Teach Him to Swim’

A Florida father has been arrested after allegedly getting drunk and throwing his 5-year-old son into the ocean to “teach him to swim.”

On Monday night, a Daytona Beach police officer got a tip about an intoxicated man at the local pier. According to local TV-station WESH, a former Georgia State Trooper on vacation with his family watched the man allegedly throw his son into the ocean, yell at him to swim and then proceed to leave him unattended while he jumped off the pier into the water.

“I said, ‘I can’t take this no more.’ So I went down to the pier, down to the shore and confronted him myself,” Mitch Brown told the station. “The little kid was out here by himself. Completely by himself. There was nobody around him, no adults.”

Brown approached the man, John Bloodsworth, and brought him to a nearby Daytona police officer.

As Bloodsworth’s son was comforted by several people nearby, 37-year-old Bloodsworth told the officer he was trying to “teach him to swim,” according to a police report obtained by the Daytona Beach News-Journal and Fox13.

Witnesses told the officer the boy struggled to swim in the water, which was about four feet deep, and when he tried to swim towards his father on shore, Bloodsworth yelled at him to “go back.”

Bloodsworth also allegedly did back flips off the pier while his son struggled down below.

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He allegedly told the officer he had consumed five beers before going to the beach. As he was arrested, Bloodsworth didn’t show concern for his son, instead allegedly saying he was “going to jail for being awesome,” the report states.

Bloodsworth faces charges of aggravated abuse of a child, disorderly intoxication and swimming within 300 feet of the pier. 

In addition to the charges, Bloodsworth was issued a trespass notice barring him from returning to the pier. Officials issued the notice after Bloodsworth allegedly told them he wanted to continue jumping off the pier every day, but that next time he would go with his daughter.

The little boy is now with his mother.

Attorney information

Read more: https://people.com/crime/drunk-dad-allegedly-throws-son-in-water/

Padma Lakshmi Shares Steamy Bikini Photo, Insists There's 'No Retouching Up in Here'

Padma Lakshmi Shares Steamy Bikini Photo, Insists There's 'No Retouching Up in Here'

Padma Lakshmi is owning her natural figure.

On Wednesday, the Top Chef host, 48, shared a sizzling bikini photo on Instagram, noting that the pic was all-natural, with no Photoshop or editing added.

“100°F this weekend. “Perfect.” 😅#noretouchingupinhere#nofacetuneeither,” Lakshmi captioned the photo of herself in East Hampton, New York readying for the upcoming heat wave hitting the East Coast this weekend.

Followers that commented on the picture commended Lakshmi for owning her natural body to her over 500K Instagram followers.

“Thanks for not retouching! And you look awesome,” one commenter wrote.

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Another added, “If I had a daughter of social media age, I’d make following you compulsory. This is exactly what girls need to see.”

As of late, the Bravo star has been open about feeling more comfortable than ever with her body. In celebration of her 48th birthday last September, she shared a bikini photo and mused on how her attitude about her body has changed as she’s gotten older.

“It takes time to develop as a person,” she wrote. “Sometimes in the entertainment industry I don’t think we give women that chance. Men become distinguished and women become ‘old news.’ ”

Lakshmi added, “In truth, I feel better about my body now, even after breastfeeding, gravity, etc. than I did in my 20’s. I’m not riddled with insecurity as I was. I eat well and bust my butt in the gym.”

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She also shared that in addition to feeling less insecure about her body, as she’s

Read more: https://people.com/style/padma-lakshmi-bikni-photo-unretouched/

Parents Want Kids' Summer Break to Last for Less Than Two Weeks, Survey Suggests

Parents Want Kids' Summer Break to Last for Less Than Two Weeks, Survey Suggests

If it were up to parents alone, kids’ summer break might last less than a quarter of the time it does in many places now.

In a recently resurfaced survey conducted by OnePoll for Groupon in June 2018, 58 percent of the 2,000 parents polled said summer was a time when they stressed about keeping their kids busy and entertained, and 75 percent admitted that they were ready for their children to go back to school when summer was over.

The survey also found that parents were ready for kids to go back to school after just 13 days of summer vacation — a far cry from the two or three months they usually get now.

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Groupon’s head of things to do, Brian Fields, said in a statement regarding the survey results that “Parents love spending time with their kids, but it’s totally normal to experience some stress and anxiety when planning all the fun that you’re going to have together this summer.”

“The parents we interviewed said they’ve found the most success by not overthinking the situation and turning to affordable activities in their local community,” he added.

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Some of those activities, the study’s participants shared, could involve camping, going to the zoo or going to an amusement parks. And for hot days, there’s bowling, the movie theater and water parks.

“It’s summertime and you gotta find your kids something to do,” actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish — a Groupon spokesperson at the time — said in a radio ad surrounding the survey, hilariously adding, “Because an energetic kid with too much free time can land you in small claims court.”

Read more: https://people.com/parents/parents-want-kids-summer-break-13-days-survey/

Bachelor in Paradise's Robby Hayes Splits from Siesta Key Star Juliette Porter: Report

Bachelor in Paradise's Robby Hayes Splits from Siesta Key Star Juliette Porter: Report

The sun has set on the budding relationship between Bachelor Nation’s Robby Hayes and Siesta Key star Juliette Porter.

The couple went their separate ways in late June, just one month after they sparked dating rumors with a romantic Instagram photo, E! News reports.

“They lived different lifestyles and are both always traveling and in different places,” a source told the outlet. “Geographically, the relationship didn’t make sense. They decided to split because it just wasn’t fun anymore.”

The insider added that their break-up would be addressed on the upcoming third season of MTV’s Siesta Key. The network did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

Rumors of a romance between the reality stars kicked off in May after Porter, 22, shared a photo to Instagram of her and Hayes, 30, sharing a kiss on the beach in Siesta Key.

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Later that month, the couple jetted off to Greece together, sharing photos of them aboard a yacht and kissing in a helicopter.

They were previously spotted together in April at the Stagecoach Music Festival, where they were photographed attending The Neon Carnival with POKÉMON Detective Pikachu.

Reps for the stars did not immediately return PEOPLE’s request for comment, though Porter no longer follows Hayes on Instagram.

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Neither have addressed the split on social media, though Hayes shared a cryptic message to his Instagram Story on Wednesday about those loitering in his life.

“You want to come into my life, the door is open. You want to leave my life, the door is open. Just one request – don’t stand at the door, you’re blocking traffic,” the message read.

Read more: https://people.com/tv/robby-hayes-splits-from-siesta-key-star-juliette-porter/

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