If Soiled Dancing and Step Up taught Us something, it’s that even the unlikeliest of pairs will fall in love in the event you give them the precise steps and a few good music. It’s not unusual for stars and backup dancers to hook up or date — and a few have gone even additional by tying the knot.
Take Britney Spears and Kevin Federline for instance. The Princess of Pop met the Fresno, California, native in April 2004 at Joseph’s in Hollywood within the midst of her Onyx Lodge Tour. Federline had danced for LFO when the boy band opened for Spears on her (You Drive Me) Loopy Tour in 2000, however the two by no means interacted till that fateful nightclub run-in.
Lower than three months later, the “Poisonous” singer and Okay-Fed had been engaged. (On the time, he was anticipating his second baby with ex-fiancée Shar Jackson.) Spears and Federline documented their whirlwind romance and September 2004 wedding on their short-lived UPN actuality present, Britney & Kevin: Chaotic. They welcomed two sons collectively, Preston and Jayden, earlier than she filed for divorce in November 2006.
Spears, who has been relationship private coach Sam Asghari since late 2016, was not the primary music artist to marry a backup dancer although
After her high-profile break up from Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jennifer Lopez was launched to Cris Judd in 2000 on the set of her “Love Don’t Value a Factor” music video. She and the choreographer exchanged vows in September 2001, solely to divorce the next June. (The “Jenny From the Block” songstress went on thus far one other dancer, Casper Smart, earlier than getting engaged to former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez in March 2019.)
Mel B additionally had a short-lived marriage to one among her dancers — and, like Spears, obtained a toddler out of it. The Spice Woman began seeing Jimmy Gulzar in 1998 through the Spiceworld tour. They obtained engaged that Could, and she or he introduced her being pregnant simply weeks later. After saying “I do” in September 1998, Mel B and Gulzar welcomed their daughter, Phoenix, in February 1999. The pair separated 11 months later and finalized their divorce in November 2000.
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