Neil Diamond weds manager in weekend wedding
April 23rd, 2012
12:56 PM ET

Neil Diamond weds manager in weekend wedding

Legendary singer Neil Diamond is a married man once again.

And the "Cherry, Cherry" balladeer found love close to home: Diamond’s new wife is his manager, 42-year-old Katie McNeil, his rep confirmed to CNN.

The newlyweds tied the knot Saturday in L.A. during a private ceremony attended by close friends and family.

The 71-year-old singer told his fans via Twitter on Sunday, "Katie and I got married last night, we wish you all could've been there. It was magical!"

It’s the third marriage for Diamond but the first for McNeil. They announced their impending nuptials via Twitter this past September.

"Good news coming from sunny LA/ and you're the first I want to tell/ Katie & I just got engaged/ and I hope you wish us well," Diamond wrote at the time. He also tweeted that he was "lovestruck" by his new fiancee.

The pair met three years ago when McNeil produced Diamond's documentary, "Neil Diamond: Hot August Night/NYC."

This year looks to also hold a hot summer for the "Sweet Caroline" singer, as he's set to kick off a U.S. tour on June 1.


soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. ohbrother

    WHY

    April 25, 2012 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Raphael

      LOL-money dude,money.
      Guess he got more than her first husband had..
      Journo's don't get anything right-it's her SECOND marriage !!
      Remember 2008-Nelson Mandela visit?? They said she was Neil's companion?
      She MADE THEM RETRACT IT SAYING SHE WAS MARRIED-!!

      May 9, 2012 at 7:00 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Tommy Gunn

    His new wife looks like an older Torri Spelling who also has a long horse face. I wonder if they are related, but I do agree with some of the others, she smells money!

    April 25, 2012 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  3. JellyBean

    Love it. Kick azz Neil.

    April 25, 2012 at 10:20 am | Report abuse |
  4. observer

    why not. good luck to you both

    April 24, 2012 at 2:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • Tootsie

      Been a huge fan since 60s. This is disgusting. His brain in his crotch. Love struck. Yes he says that to all the women. I still love him but he is either a player or a fool.

      April 24, 2012 at 8:21 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Mandy

    And this is important because??? Nothing new about a 71 year old man wanting to reclaim his youth by having a trophy wife on his arm.

    April 23, 2012 at 4:57 pm | Report abuse |
  6. bouncer bob

    He's 71 and she's 42, can you smell a gold digger?

    April 23, 2012 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Leucadia Bob

    The Mattson 2 – Awesome twin brother act – Surf Jazz Fusion
    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vqbcfcpusx8&w=640&h=390]

    April 23, 2012 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |

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