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Country singer Shania Twain is engaged.

Twain's manager, Jason Owen, confirmed Monday that Twain is engaged to business executive Frederic Thiebaud. Owen declined to comment further.

The news was first reported by Us Weekly.

Twain first confirmed in August 2009 that she was dating Thiebaud after her divorce from Robert "Mutt" Lange, who had an affair with Twain's best friend and Thiebaud's wife, Marie-Anne Thiebaud. She reached out to Frederic Thiebaud in the aftermath and wrote on her website last year that she had found "a dear friend and true gentleman."

No word on when or where the wedding will be. Twain, who has stepped away from the spotlight the last few years, has an autobiography due out in the spring and is scheduled to have her own show on Oprah Winfrey's television network.


Thurman stalker jailed...

A former psychiatric patient convicted of stalking Uma Thurman was jailed Friday after he was charged with again trying to contact the Oscar-nominated actress.

Jack Jordan was arraigned on charges of stalking and criminal contempt for violating a restraining order. Jordan pleaded not guilty in front of the same judge who warned the 39-year-old he would go to jail if he tried to contact Thurman after his 2008 conviction for stalking the "Kill Bill" actress.

Prosecutors said he made several calls to Thurman on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30. He was arrested shortly before Thanksgiving at his family's home in North Potomac, Md. A police spokeswoman with the suburban Washington, D.C., department said officers sent to arrest Jordan found him sitting in front of a computer with Thurman's name in a Google search box.

Jordan was extradited to New York on Thursday. He told police, according to prosecutors, that the calls were a drunken mistake.

Michelle Kaminsky, Brooklyn assistant district attorney, did not say how Jordan got Thurman's number but said he may have been in Manhattan when one of the calls was placed.

"During one of the phone calls to a house guest, the defendant got very agitated and asked the house guest to step outside," Kaminsky said.

Jordan was being held without bail until his next court date, scheduled for Wednesday. His attorney had argued for protective custody because he said he could be attacked at Rikers Island, but Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Gregory Carro denied the request. A call to Jordan's parents was not returned Friday.

The former psychiatric patient was convicted of stalking and harassing the actress from 2005 to 2007. He was sentenced in 2008 to three years' probation and told not to try to contact Thurman for five years.


A $192,000 loss...

Sheriff's detectives say they are investigating the reported theft of $192,000 in jewelry and luggage from Jermaine Jackson.

Michael's Jackson's older brother reported the theft of watches, rings and other jewelry after returning to Southern California from a vacation in mid-September.

Detectives say there are no suspects and no clear leads.

Authorities say Jackson and his wife noticed the items were missing Sept. 18 and realized that one of the doors of their Calabasas home had been left unlocked.

The investigation was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.

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