Fergie Loves Obscure N. Dakota QBs, Marries One

This one comes straight from the catalogue of bizarre marriages between celebrities and former athletes, and it might be up near the top: Singer-slash-actress-slash-Black-Eyed-Pea Fergie married a former Minot State quarterback (That’s NAIA dude. NAIA!) over the weekend in Southern California, which is about as far from Minot, North Dakota as one can get.

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(You know the woman on the left. The guy on the right QB’d an NAIA school.)

We imagined that’s what former QB and lifeguard Josh Duhamel had in mind when he moved to L.A., but according to this story about the marital union in the MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE (yes, evidently the Twin Cities’ paper of record is devoting valuable space to marriages involving North Dakota celebrities these days), Duhamel not only visits his home town regularly, he’s also intimately invested in the community, working with the Minot State Athletic Department and co-owning a restaurant on Main Street in downtown Minot. The eatery’s name? 10 North Main. We see he’s holding on to that midwestern dry wit.

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