E3 Couple Alert

According to gossip columnist Jawn Murray, 'America's Next Top Model' winner Eva Marcel Pigford is dating 'House ofPayne' star Lance Gross. The couple appeared together at award-winning Hollywood producer Robi Reed's annual summer cookout, this year at the Los Angeles home of Judge Greg Mathis. "They look very much in love," said one guest. Gross will star in Tyler Perry's 'Meet the Browns' big screen movie remake in 2008.

On Monday, August 27, Malinda Williams' boyfriend, deejay/photographer D-Nice went to Hillsborough, N.J. to ask Williams' father, Frederick Williams, for his blessing. After getting his blessing, he flew to Los Angeles and asked Williams to marry him, her publicist Lisa Sorenson confirmed. Williams was previously married to actor Mekhi Phifer and the two have a 7-year-old son. D-Nice has an 11-year-old daughter.

source: jawn murray/bv