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Monitor: June 22, 2012

Matthew McConaughey wed girlfriend Camila Alves, Liam Hemsworth popped the question to Miley Cyrus, and more

Married

Matthew McConaughey, 42, wed longtime girlfriend Camila Alves, 29, on June 9 in Texas. They have two children: son Levi, 3, and daughter Vida, 2.

Engaged

Liam Hemsworth, 22, popped the question to Miley Cyrus, 19, on May 31. The two met in 2009 while filming The Last Song.

Expecting

Filmmaker David Lynch, 66, and wife Emily, 34, are expecting their first child together. Lynch has three kids from previous relationships.

Ailing

Tommy Chong, 74, one half of the duo Cheech & Chong, announced on June 9 that he has prostate cancer…. Cancer survivor Sheryl Crow, 50, has a benign brain tumor. ”I’m fine, really!” she assured her fans via Twitter on June 5. ”Feeling healthy, happy & working on my new record!”… Lindsay Lohan, 25, was taken to a hospital June 8 after a car accident. The actress, who was not seriously injured, resumed filming Lifetime’s Liz & Dick the same day…. American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, 21, underwent surgery on June 6 to remove several kidney stones, which plagued his health during Idol. ”He’s doing well and looking forward to starting the Idol tour in July,” says his rep.

Missing

Investigators searched an L.A. home on June 8 in connection with the disappearance of Fox movie executive Gavin Smith, 57, who has been missing for over a month. Details of the search were not released, and no arrests were made.

Deaths

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch, who also had a successful solo career with hits like ”Sentimental Lady,” passed away June 7 at the age of 66. His death is listed as an apparent suicide…. Production designer J. Michael Riva, 63 — who was working on the upcoming film Django Unchained — died in New Orleans June 7 after suffering a stroke. Riva was the grandson of Marlene Dietrich, and his recent credits include The Amazing Spider-Man and the first two Iron Man movies…. Ann Rutherford, who played Scarlett O’Hara’s sister Carreen in Gone With the Wind, died June 11 in Beverly Hills. She was 94…. Nolan Miller, the fashion designer who created Dynasty’s iconic costumes, passed away after a long struggle with cancer on June 6 at the age of 79.

Birthdays
June 18: Blake Shelton, 36
June 20: Nicole Kidman, 45; Lionel Richie, 63
June 21: Rebecca Black, 15
June 22: Meryl Streep, 63
(Additional reporting by Stewart Allen)