More on Ruben Studdard’s Marriage and Is Paris Bennett Engaged?

Rodney Ho, from the American Idol Buzz blog spoke to Ruben Studdard’s manager, Cedric Evans this morning, and he’s got some details regarding Ruben’s upcoming nuptials (Saturday, according to reports) and career plans.

Ruben and his girlfriend Surata Zuri McCant’s, a flight attendant he met in 2006 at a Wal-Mart signing, plan to marry this weekend in Birmingham. No word on their honeymoon destination. People magazine reports that Ruben plans on having 20 groomsmen attend his wedding.

About Ruben’s next album:

…Studdard is going back to his …Idol roots by doing an album of covers. (Clay did it!). In his case, hell do R&B classics by the likes of Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson. Working with Minneapolis producers Terry Lewis and Jimmy Jam, Studdard is nearly done and Evans said he aiming for an August release date. (Lewis and Jam helped produce his farewell song for …Idol this season …Celebrate Me Home).

Ruben begins rehearsals for the National tour of “Ain’t Misbehavin'” in October.

Now, what’s up with the Princess? Miss Paris Bennett is sporting a big diamond rock on her left ring finger, according to peeps who caught her act at the AARP Divas concert over the weekend. Check out the photos. She also, uhm, appears to have gained a little weight.

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