Monitor: May 18, 2012 |


Monitor: May 18, 2012

Carson Daly and his girlfriend are expecting, Chris Harrison and his wife are divorcing, and more


The Voice host Carson Daly, 38, and girlfriend Siri Pinter, 31, are expecting their second child in early September. The couple have a 3-year-old son, Jackson James.


Actor, former U.S. Army soldier, and Dancing With the Stars champion J.R. Martinez, 28, and girlfriend Diana Gonzales-Jones, 29, welcomed a daughter, Lauryn Anabelle Martinez, on May 2 in Los Angeles. She’s their first child…. Actress Mira Sorvino, 44, and husband Christopher Backus, 30, welcomed their fourth child, a daughter named Lucia, on May 3 in Los Angeles. Lucia joins siblings Mattea, 7, Johnny, 5, and Holden, 2.


Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill, 25, proposed to his girlfriend, model Martha Patterson, 21, on April 11 in Nashville.


Country singer Jake Owen, 30, wed model Lacey Buchanan, 22, in a sunrise ceremony on May 7 in his hometown of Vero Beach, Fla…. Former Dexter actress Julie Benz, 40, tied the knot with marketing executive Rich Orosco, 39, on May 5 in Los Angeles.


The Bachelor and The Bachelorette host Chris Harrison, 40, and his wife, Gwen, are divorcing after 18 years of marriage, the couple announced to People on May 3. They have two children.


After filing for divorce from husband Dennis Quaid, 58, on March 2, Kimberly Buffington-Quaid withdrew her divorce papers and filed for a notice of nonsuit on April 26. Reps for the Quaids did not return calls.


Former Lost star Matthew Fox, 45, was arrested for alleged drunk driving near his home in Bend, Ore., on May 4. Fox’s rep did not respond to requests for comment…. Rapper Wiz Khalifa, 24, who makes no secret of his love of marijuana on songs like ”Smokin Good,” was cited for possession on May 2 in Winston-Salem, N.C., after police say they found pot on his tour bus. It was his second bust in less than two weeks: On April 21, the ”Black and Yellow” rapper was cited on possession charges in Nashville.


A building on Tyler Perry’s studio lot in Atlanta caught fire on May 1. The Atlanta fire department contained the blaze (the cause of which has not been determined), and the building was not structurally compromised.


George Lindsey, who played Goober on The Andy Griffith Show, passed away on May 6 in Nashville. He was 83. Former costar Andy Griffith said in a statement, ”I had great respect for his talent and his human spirit.”… TV producer Bob Stewart, who created The Price Is Right, To Tell the Truth, and the various Pyramid games, died May 4 at the age of 91 in L.A…. Actress Patricia Medina, the star of films like Abbott and Costello: In the Foreign Legion and Francis, died on May 5 in L.A. She was 92.

May 12: Jason Biggs, 34; Emily VanCamp, 26
May 13: Stephen Colbert, 48; Robert Pattinson, 26
May 14: Cate Blanchett, 43
May 16: Tori Spelling, 39
May 17: Bob Saget, 56; Trent Reznor, 47

May 18: Tina Fey, 42

(Additional reporting by Stewart Allen)