Showbiz

Neil Diamond marries for third time

Singer, songwriter and 2011 Kennedy Centre Honoree Neil Diamond (left) poses on the red carpet with his fiance Katie McNeil at the gala performance for the 2011 Kennedy Centre Honours in Washington on December 4, 2011. — Reuters picSinger, songwriter and 2011 Kennedy Centre Honoree Neil Diamond (left) poses on the red carpet with his fiance Katie McNeil at the gala performance for the 2011 Kennedy Centre Honours in Washington on December 4, 2011. — Reuters picNEW YORK, April 23 — Neil Diamond has married his manager Katie McNeil in front of family and close friends in Los Angeles, People magazine said yesterday.

The 71-year-old singer songwriter, who has written and performed dozens of hits including “Sweet Caroline,” wed McNeil on Saturday, several months before he kicks of another tour in the United States on June 1.

It is the third marriage for Diamond and first for McNeil, 42.

Also on Saturday, British actress Carey Mulligan married Mumford & Sons singer Marcus Mumford on a farm in Somerset, England, in front of approximately 200 guests, the magazine reported. — Reuters


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