Former football player Jay Barker and country music star Sara Evans announce their engagement: Jay Barker, a talk show host for The Opening Drive on WJOX in Alabama met when she appeared on the morning radio show. Sara Evans separated from her longtime husband while on the celebrity dance show Dancing With the Stars in 2006 and in September 2007 her very public, bitter divorce became official. Jay Barker and Sara Evans began dating in November 2007. A wedding date has not been announced.
Complication #1 – High Profile Relationships & Kids
Not only do Jay Barker and Sara Evans have the pressure of being a celebrity couple with a very speedy courtship but as a couple, both divorced, also have to negotiate seven children between them. Jay Barker has four children from a previous marriage and Sara Evans has three children from her recent marriage.
Complication #2 – High Profile Relationships & Temptation
Take a look a professional soccer superstar, David Beckham and Victoria Beckham a.k.a Posh Spice from the Spice Girls. Here you have two beautiful, rich celebrities who have been married for over 8 years. But in recent years, David Beckham has come under scrutiny for possibly having affairs.
Complication #3 – Paparazzi Do Not Make Good Dinner Companions
Tennis player Serena Williams has been spotted with rapper and actor Common after the Australian Open winner was seen in Common’s video I Want You. But how can you have a chance to have a nice, quiet dinner out when everywhere you go, the paparazzi are third wheels.
Complication #4 – Career or Couple? Which is the Priority?
When American Idol winner, Carrie Underwood dated Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo it is alleged by Underwood that Romo focused more of his attention on football than his country singer girlfriend. At the same time, whenever Romo was having an off day, sports fans would criticize he was distracted by the singer’s attention.
Destiny – Is it Possible?
Former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler is happily dating Nashville Predators hockey player, Jordin Tootoo when they met at the condominium complex where they both live when in Nashville. But it is too early to tell if dating will mean a happily every after. Plus are the demands of a low profile celebrity reality tv star and sports celebrity really the same as what may be faced in the courtship and potential marriage of Jay Barker and Sara Evans?