And former LA Lakers coach Phil Jackson has finally popped the question to his longtime girlfriend Jeanie Buss -- after 12 years of dating. It happened Christmas day, but Jeanie didn’t reveal the ring until yesterday when she tweeted a picture with the caption: "Phil finally gave me that ring I wanted!" Jeanie is daughter of Lakers owner Jerry Buss – and Phil is currently rumored to take over as head coach of the Nets… which might be a conflict of interest.
Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana have reportedly broken up AGAIN. They began dating while filming The Words – and apparently called it quits just before the holidays. They were supposed to spend the break with his family in Europe, but split up shortly before Christmas. There were rumors they had gotten engaged before the new year, but one of Zoe’s friends confirmed that is NOT happening.
And Adele reigned supreme in 2012 — for the second year in a row. After having 2011′s best-selling album here in the U.S., the singer’s “21” album was the top-seller in 2012 as well. This is the first time one album has sold the most copies two years in a row since Nielsen Soundscan began keeping track in 1991. Adele sold 4.41 million copies last year – and beat out Taylor Swift’s Red album, which sold 3.31 million.
Star Wars director George Lucas is engaged! He is set to wed his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson, who is chairperson of DreamWorks Animation. This is George’s second marriage and Mellody’s first. They’ve dated since 2006.