’ ‘I don’t wanna bother you, but do you know how to use the phone?’” There’s a reason why the Kims date the Kanyes, the Jays date the Beyoncés and the Davids date the Victorias—not least is the fact that neither of them knowing how to use the phone helps the course of celebrity true love run smooth.Is Mariah Carey stress eating, or is Maria Carey eating for two?”There’s a rich seam of fiction about the problems of mismatched celebrity love affairs—indeed Dick Diver’s affair with actress Rosemary Hoyt is a key plot point in the unravelling of F.Scott Fitzgerald’s last completed novel, Tender is The Night.The movie Notting Hill features a floppy haired everyman, Hugh Grant, being whisked off his feet by a superstar actress played by Julia Roberts. Tobey Maguire married Jennifer Meyer, a jewelry designer, in 2007 and Conan O’Brien met his wife Liza Powel (they married in 2002) when she was an audience member at one of his shows.
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Mariah Carey has split from her fiancé—reportedly over her extravagant spending.
But perhaps billionaire Aussie businessman James Packer should have realized that dating a superstar was always going to be tough.“The thing about celebrities is that they are really, really good at making whoever they are talking to at that exact instant feel sooo special,” says a London publicist who has been in the business for decades. He explained that among the things he couldn’t deal with was her complete inability to understand why, when she rang him at 4 a.m.
“So if they start coming on to you, it can be pretty irresisitible.”Dating a celebrity is a challenging exercise for outsiders, even for James Packer, a billionaire Australian casino operator and the son of the late, legendary gambler Kerry Packer, who has reportedly dumped Mariah Carey. He is so rich that he is letting Carey keep the million engagement ring he bought her in the interests of a peaceful separation. That’s more than double what Kanye spent on Kim’s notorious (and now stolen) dazzler. he wasn’t an enthusiastic conversationalist and when she implored him to “come over” he wouldn’t just hop on a plane immediately to wherever she might be.