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Janet Jackson gets engaged, Taylor Swift gives her all and Jennifer Lopez loses out in this week’s Celebrity News.

Janet and Brandy engaged?
Proving that your own love song can really come true, R&B divas Janet Jackson (“Why Did I Get Married?”) and Brandy Norwood (“The Game,” “Moesha”) are reportedly engaged to be married. Us Weekly reports Jackson’s fiancé is millionaire businessman, Wissam Al Mana who proposed to the twice-married singer/actress several months ago. Jackson’s first, very secret marriage to James De Barge ended in divorce as did her nine-year union with her former manager René Elizondo. Jackson reportedly connected with Al Mana after she split with record producer Jermaine Dupri in 2009. Jackson and Al Mana are reportedly planning a spring wedding in Qatar next year. Brandy Norwood is also reportedly basking in her recent engagement to music executive Ryan Press. According to Us Weekly Norwood confessed that she had given up on love and men before meeting Press. The singer/actress who released her sixth studio album “Two Eleven” in October, has a 10-year-old daughter from a previous relationship and will be appearing in Tyler Perry’s “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor” next year. The film also stars Vanessa Williams (“Desperate Housewives,” “Ugly Betty”) and Kim Kardashian.

Happy holidays for the Simmonses?
So how do you get over a breakup so close to the holidays? You rock a bikini on a sunny island with your ex-husband and kids over the holidays. Model/designer Kimora Lee Simmons (“Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane”) has the right idea about keeping a jolly perspective this season as she reportedly spent the Christmas holiday with family on the island of St. Barts accompanied by ex-husband Def Jam founder, Russell Simmons, their kids, Ming and Aoki and yes, Simmons 24-year-old model-girlfriend Hana Nitsche. Simmons recently split from actor Djimon Hounsou (“Blood Diamond,” “Gladiator”) with whom she shares a son, Kenzo.

Sweet, giving Taylor Swift.
While she is currently very busy generously lending her valuable time to boyfriend Harry Styles of boy-band One Direction, Taylor Swift has been named the most charitable celebrity of 2012 by the website Dosomething.org. The country music crossover singer’s $4 million donation to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum edged her past fellow charitable givers Selena Gomez, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Channing Tatum, Miley Cyrus and comedian Louis CK. See the list of most charitable celebrities.

Kate Winslet secretly engaged, now weds?
Third time’s a charm! Us Weekly is reporting that Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet (“The Reader”) has married her boyfriend Ned Rocknroll in a private and very hush-hush ceremony that took place in New York. This will be the third marriage for the Oscar-winning actress, who shares a daughter with ex-hubby number one Jim Threapleton, and a son with ex hubby number two, award-winning director Sam Mendes. The wedding was reportedly attended by close family and a few friends, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio (“Django Unchained”) who gave bride Winslet away. This is the second marriage for Rocknroll.

Federline feud with Britney dismissed.
Feeling like screaming and shouting, Britney Spears? Before a judge dismissed his case, Christopher Federline, singer Britney Spears’ (“X-Factor”) former brother-in-law filed a restraining order against her accusing her of theft, infidelity and blackmail. He dropped a bomb, adding that he is the father to Spears’ eldest son Sean Preston, after reportedly revealing that he slept with the singer. Federline labeled Spears a maniac after alleging that she swiped his credit card and used it to buy $4,569.02 of comics for her two boys. In his lengthy restraining order petition, obtained by Us Weekly, Federline wrote that when he confronted Spears, she insulted the size of his manhood and threatened to out his alleged paternity of Sean Preston if he told anyone that she stole his credit card.

Just pay your bill already, Mr. Howard!
What! Hollywood stars defaulting on credit? Unheard of! One would think that when the average Hollywood salary is somewhere in the millions, paying a mere credit card bill would be easy peasy, right? Wrong! Actor Terence Howard (“Iron Man,” “Hustle & Flow”) reportedly let more than just the minimum payment slip on his credit card and is now facing an angry bill collector. According to court documents obtained by E! News, Howard is being sued by American Express for $33,474.79 plus 10 percent for breach of contract and legal fees.