President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump return to the White House in Washington. Picture: AP

It started with a reference to Eminem in Nicki Minaj's new single, Big Bank, and then quickly escalated from there. 

Some of the lyrics read: "Uh oh/Back again/Back to back Maybach, stack the M's/Told em' I met Slim Shady, bag the M/Once he go black, he'll be back again."

When a fan asked Minaj on social media if she's dating the Lose Yourself rapper, she promptly responded "Yes". Eminem later jumped in and dismissed the speculation, but said he'd love to date her.

READ: Is Nicki Minaj dating Eminem?

For a minute fans lost their minds - an unlikely hook-up. But if rumours were true, they'd be the next powerhouse couple in rap music. This got us thinking about other couples in the celeb world that made us do a double take and think WTF?

Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett

Fans were baffled when they heard about America's sweetheart's surprise nuptials to country crooner Lovett. The pair married in 1993 after just three weeks of dating. Roberts was only 25 years old at the time, 35 years his junior. Suffice to say, the marriage only lasted 21 months.

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Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney

These two managed to pull off the secret wedding of the century when they wed in 2005. The couple eloped to the Virgin Islands with 35 guests. They were married for less than seven months before having the union annulled.

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Donald Trump and Melania Trump

Beauty and the beast - there's no other way to describe it. She was the sexy fashion model and he was the media mogul. Many speculated that Melania just married Donald so that she could obtain US citizenship, which incidentally was granted a few months after they married in 2005.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump return to the White House in Washington. Picture: AP


Beyonce and Jay Z

When Beyonce Knowles broke away from Destiny's Child, she had the world at her feet. Voted as one of the world's most beautiful women numerous times, she could have any man she wanted. And then she hooked up with Jay Z and people were scratching their heads in confusion. With money, fame and power comes a certain attraction. They married in 2008 in a top-secret, intimate ceremony. Today, they are the epitome of #couplegoals.

Beyonce and Jay Z. Picture: Bang Showbiz


Pam Andrews and Paul Viv

She was the girl from the Cape Flats who made it to pop stardom. He was a TV personality. They never managed to walk down the aisle though. The shock came when Andrews dumped Viv at the last minute and instead married Frederick Thivlin in a shotgun wedding.

French husband Cedric Thivilon with Pam Andrews.