Backstreet Boy A.J McLean is about to tie the knot with his beautiful girlfriend Rochelle Karidis, do you know her? Would you like to? Is she a model, actress, singer? Find out!
33 year-old A.J McLean whose full name is Alexander James from West Palm Beach, Florida, He became one of the five talented and handsome member of the music band the Backstreet Boys along Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough and Brian Littrell all five were under music manager Lou Perlman, made their official debut in May 1993 at Sea World in Orlando.
We all know A.J has had his own personal fight with his personal demons, his long battle with drugs and alcohol made headlines for the first time in 2001 when Kevin revealed about McLean’s battle against his addiction during an interview at a New Zealand radio station.
He has been in rehab three times the last been just in January of this current year, A.J has spoken openly about his fight and he has also given credit to the many special people who had help him overcome his addiction, one of those people is his girlfriend, fiancée and soon to be wife Rochelle Deanna Karidis, with whom he got engaged, his proposal is worth to mention so let me tell you about that special moment..
It happened on January, 2010 at the Hard Rock’s Wasted Space nightclub., in front of tons of people who witness the moment he went up the stage, called Deanna got on one knee and pooped the question, with a gorgeous ring he just bought before the proposal, as you can imagine spectators were delighted but surprise and the same feeling were for their friends and Rochelle who were expecting him to do it the least bit.
“He got up on stage and the DJ turned the music off,” an eyewitness tells People.com.“He asked her to come up on stage and he got down on his knee and she squatted down with him. He took the ring out of his pocket and put it on her hand.”
“She seemed very surprised and didn’t seem to know why he was getting on stage,” the witness says of Karidis. “Even his friends were shocked. They all knew he was going to propose but didn’t think he would do it tonight.”
Their big day will be on December 17, 2011, they hired Mindy Weiss as their wedding planner who once revealed the theme for the wedding will be gothic, and judging for the bloodied invites I guess it will be one bloody wedding!!
Photographer and close friend Tyler Shields will be their official wedding photographer and who will officiating the wedding, it just can’t get any better than that, gothic-ly speaking, right? The wedding invitation were revealed by the fabulous people at TMZ on Dec. 7th, just 5 months after their save the date cards and just two weeks before the wedding.
What is there about Rochelle Karidis? Not much really, we can tell you that she is stunning, a model and a make-up artist. She was a wardrobe assistant at Playmate Tiffany Fallon’s 2005 Playboy Video Center: Playmate of the year, she was the makeup artist at the 2008 short film Population Suicide and Family Jewels the following year.
Check Rochelle Karidis pics below!!