Willa Ford And Mike Modano Marry In Texas

People magazine reports Willa Ford and her longtime boyfriend, Dallas Stars hockey player Mike Modano, were married on Saturday (August 25) in Athens, Texas. Ford’s manager, Brad Marks, revealed that the couple exchanged vows in an early evening ceremony held at a private ranch in front of 75 guests. Read more.

Willa Ford Talks With DC’s Hot 99.5 About Anna Nicole Role

Willa Ford was on the phone with Toby Knapp of Hot 99.5 in Washington, DC on Wednesday (April 11), where she discussed her upcoming film role as Anna Nicole Smith. She was preparing to meet the cast later and was getting her hair dyed platinum blonde when she called. Willa won’t be getting larger implants and insisted it was a beautiful script that won’t include her mother Virgie. After laughing about comparibly bad her ex boyfriend Nick Carter’s career was going now, Ford joked that Aaron Carter would’ve made a great Daniel, but when she suggested it to the producers they had already selected someone.

The interview audio at akamai.net has since been removed.

Willa Ford Engaged

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According to People Magazine, Willa Ford has announced her engagement to long time on/off boyfriend, Dallas Stars hockey player Mike Modano. The engagement will come as a shock to many seeing how the rumors about her and Dancing With The Stars partner Maks having a love thing on the side of the show.

“Maks and I were definitely close and we still are, but I kept saying that it’s going to be a shocker to everybody when they find out (I’m engaged to Mike,)” Ford says. “Every week I told people the truth – we were close, we hung out – but the show loved to fuel the relationship.”

The wedding will be either next summer or the folowing, summer of ’08; off season for Mike’s team. Willa says “I’m really one of those old-fashioned Southern girls who wants to get married, have a little time as newlyweds and then have babies.”

Willa Ford Talks With San Diego’s Star 94.1 FM

Willa Ford was on the phone with Jeff & Jer of Star 94.1 FM in San Diego on October 10th, when she was still on ‘Dancing with the Stars’. Willa talked about rumors she’s dating her dance partner Maksim, having “meltdowns” on the show, getting prepped for the show, and more.

The interview audio at akamai.net has since been removed.

Willa Ford Declines Return To ‘Dancing With The Stars’

According to Willa Ford, who was eliminated from ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ less than 24 hours before Sara Evans surprised everyone by filing for divorce from husband Craig Schelske and announcing her decision to leave the hit program, ABC asked her to return to show and take Evans’ place, but she declined the offer. “America voted, America spoke, and I’m done,” Ford told CNN Headline News’ Robin & Company during a Monday appearance on the morning show. Read more.

Will Willa And Maksim Get A Second Chance On ‘Dancing With The Stars’?

The New York Post reports by late Sunday, the producers of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ had still not told ABC how they will handle Sara Evans’ departure. “We haven’t heard anything,” an ABC spokeswoman said. Among the possibilities, according to The Post, was the return of Willa Ford and her partner, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who were eliminated last week. Network officials suggested there may not be an announcement until Tuesday night, when the show goes on the air.

The full story at NYPost.com has since been removed.

Top Willa Ford September Search Queries

Top searches for Willa Ford on Yahoo’s pay-per-search engine Overture.com for the month of September are in, with the ‘Dancing With The Stars’ perhaps not ousted contestant receiving 145,276 searches for the month. Several queries related to the ABC hit show, though interest in her Playboy pictures is still dominant. One aspect not searched for now was her romance years back with star Nick Carter, a relationship that spawned several hate web sites from jealous Backstreet Boys fans. Now, only one of the top searches makes any reference to Carter. The most searched Willa song for the month was ‘I Wanna Be Bad’ with 799 queries. The most common misspelling was Wila Ford with 956 searches.

Will Willa Ford Return After Sara Evans’ ‘Dancing’ Exit?

With breaking news that country singer Sara Evans on Thursday announced she was filing for divorce and quitting the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ television competition, some fans on the show’s forum at ABC.com are lobbying for the return of just ousted contestants Willa Ford and Maksim Chmerkovski. It’s probably a good bet, considering the popularity of the show, and ABC not wanting to eliminate two episodes. During her appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday, Willa talked about having to learn two dances for next week, prompting speculation her return had already been confirmed secretly.

Willa Ford Insists She And Maksim Aren’t A Couple

When Willa Ford and her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ partner, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, visited the ‘Extra’ dance floor, they asked are they or aren’t they a couple. “No!” Willa said. “We’re dancing; we’re on a strict dancing schedule right now, we are not a couple,” Willa insisted, before both were eliminated from last night’s show.

Willa Ford Talks With Seattle’s KISS 106.1 FM

Willa Ford was on the phone with Jackie & Bender of KISS 106.1 FM in Seattle on Tuesday (October 10) to promote ‘Dancing With The Stars’. She talked about escaping the bottom two, her intense partner, how it’s hard not to want to vote for Jerry Springer, Mario Lopez’s bad rep with the ladies, and more. kiss1061.com has since removed the audio.