Speed-dating celebrity couples

These celebrity pairs surprised their fans by whizzing past the dating stage and right into the engagement phase

People play the dating game to ascertain if their other half is The One, but for some couples, it seems that is not really necessary.

Recently, two big-name pop stars announced their respective wedding engagements after only weeks of dating - Ariana Grande, 25, to comedian Pete Davidson, 24, followed by Justin Bieber, 24, to model Hailey Baldwin, 21.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 15, 2018, with the headline 'Speed-dating celeb couples'. Print Edition | Subscribe