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Monitor: Feb. 3, 2012

Bryce Dallas Howard welcomes second child, Heidi Klum and Seal split, and more

Births
Actress Bryce Dallas Howard, 30, and husband Seth Gabel had their second child, daughter Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel, on Jan. 19…. Grey’s Anatomy’s Sarah Drew, 31, and husband Peter Lanfer welcomed son Micah Emmanuel Lanfer, their first child, on Jan. 18.

Splits
Heidi Klum, 38, and husband Seal, 48, announced Jan. 22 that they are separating. The couple, who wed in 2005, have four kids. ”We have grown apart,” the Project Runway host said in a statement.

Expecting
The HillsKristin Cavallari, 25, and her fiancé Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, 28, are expecting their first child together…. Thor star Chris Hemsworth, 28, and his wife, Elsa Pataky, 35, are also expecting their first child.

Courts
Bruno Mars, 26, had his 2011 cocaine-possession case dismissed Jan. 18 for good behavior and completing his community service. He had pleaded guilty to felony drug possession…. As debate over online piracy rages in Washington, popular video-sharing website Megaupload.com and its subsidiaries were shut down by the Department of Justice on Jan. 19 for alleged ”widespread online copyright infringement.”

Ailing
Tracy Morgan, 43, was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 23. (His rep blames ”a combination of exhaustion and altitude.”) Later that day, the codirector of Morgan’s movie Predisposed told EW the actor was doing ”much better.”… On Jan. 17, country singer Merle Haggard, 74, was hospitalized in Macon, Ga., to undergo treatment for pneumonia. His missed tour dates have been rescheduled for April.

Deaths
”Willie and the Hand Jive” singer Johnny Otis passed away at his home in Altadena, Calif., on Jan. 17. He was 90.

Birthdays
Jan. 29: Oprah Winfrey, 58
Jan. 30: Christian Bale, 38
Feb. 2.: Shakira, 35
Feb. 10: Elizabeth Banks, 38; Chloë Moretz, 15

(Additional reporting by Stewart Allen)