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Monitor: Jan. 27, 2012

Kelsey Grammer expecting twins, Heather Locklear rushed to hospital, and more

Expecting
Boss star Kelsey Grammer, 56, and his wife, Kayte, 30 — who wed last year — announced Jan. 15 that they are expecting twins…. Newlywed model Molly Sims, 38, announced on Jan. 10 that she and her husband, producer Scott Stuber, are expecting their first child in late June.

Births
Country star Jo Dee Messina, 41, and husband Chris Deffenbaugh welcomed their second child, Jonah Christopher, on Jan. 11.

Ailing
Ex-Melrose Place star Heather Locklear, 50, was taken to the hospital on Jan. 12 after she reportedly mixed prescription drugs and alcohol. She was discharged Jan. 13…. Actor Gene Hackman, 81, was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike in the Florida Keys on Jan. 13. According to his rep, he suffered only ”bumps and bruises.”… Former presidential candidate John Edwards, 58, reportedly has a life-threatening heart condition, which has temporarily delayed his corruption trial. Edwards (who has denied criminal wrongdoing) is slated to undergo surgery in February.

Married
Roxy Music lead singer Bryan Ferry, 66, married Amanda Sheppard, 29, in Turks and Caicos on Jan. 4. In a rock & roll twist, Sheppard briefly dated Ferry’s son Isaac.

Splits
It’s over — again. Singer Sinéad O’Connor, 45, who married, split from, and reconciled with husband Barry Herridge in the space of a month, is single once more. ”It’s now over,” she confirmed on her blog Jan. 13…. Actress Mena Suvari, 32, filed for divorce from her husband, Simone Sestito, 25, on Jan. 13. The couple wed in 2010…. Singer k.d. lang, 50, has filed to dissolve her two-year- long domestic partnership with Jamie Price.

Birthdays
Jan. 24: Ed Helms, 38
Jan. 25: Alicia Keys, 31
Jan. 26: Ellen DeGeneres, 54
Jan. 27: Frank Miller, 55; Alan Cumming, 47

(Additional reporting by Stewart Allen)