Monitor: April 11, 2014 |


Monitor: April 11, 2014

Elton John and David Furnish get married, ''The Bachelorette'''s Ashley Hebert is pregnant, and more

Elton John, 67, and longtime partner David Furnish, 51, announced that they will be tying the knot later this year. They have been civil partners since 2005…. Sara Gilbert, 39, and songwriter Linda Perry, 48, got hitched on March 30, her cohosts revealed on The Talk.

Baby News
Grant Show, 52, and his wife, Katherine LaNasa, 47, welcomed daughter Eloise on March 25…. The Bachelorette’s Ashley Hebert, 29, and J.P. Rosenbaum, 37, are expecting their first child this fall.

Oh, goop! Gwyneth Paltrow, 41, and Chris Martin, 37, announced their separation on March 25. (As Paltrow put it, they’ve decided to “consciously uncouple.”) The actress and the Coldplay frontman have two children…. Twilight actress Nikki Reed, 25, and ex-American Idol contestant Paul McDonald, 29, have split after two years of marriage, they announced on March 29.

After nearly seven years of trash-talking on Chelsea Lately, Chelsea Handler, 39, plans to leave E! at the end of 2014. Her manager has said the comedian is mulling her options, including radio and possible late-night shows on other networks..

Scandal’s Columbus Short, 31, was arrested on March 26 for a felony battery charge following a fight at an L.A. restaurant earlier that month.

A fourth person, 18-year-old DeAndre Tatum, has died of injuries sustained in the tragic car crash at Austin’s South by Southwest music fest on March 13. Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, was allegedly attempting to evade police when he slammed into a crowd. He has been charged with capital murder…. Actress Kate O’Mara, who played the scheming Cassandra “Caress” Morrell on the ’80s prime-time soap Dynasty, died on March 30 in Sussex, England, after a brief illness. She was 74…. Frankie Knuckles, beloved as the Godfather of House Music, died on March 31 of undisclosed causes in Chicago. He was 59.