Monitor

Monitor: March 1 2013

Babies, weddings, engagements, and more

Babies
The Taylor Gang has a new fan: Rapper Wiz Khalifa, 25, announced that he and fiancée Amber Rose, 29, had a son, Sebastian Taylor Thomaz, on Feb. 21.

Weddings
Christina Applegate, 41, tied the knot with rock musician Martyn Lenoble, 43, on Feb. 23 in L.A. They have a daughter, Sadie, 2.

Engaged
No joke: Former Saturday Night Live star Andy Samberg, 34, is getting hitched to his girlfriend, singer Joanna Newsom, 31.... It's the end of an era. The last single member of the Backstreet Boys, Nick Carter, 33, announced his engagement to fitness expert/actress Lauren Kitt, 29, on Feb. 22.

Courts
Looks like Lindsay Lohan, 26, is getting what she deserves — nothing. On Feb. 21, a New York judge dismissed her suit against Pitbull, Ne-Yo, and Afrojack over their 2011 song ''Give Me Everything,'' which includes the line ''I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan.''

Splits
Diane Lane, 48, and Josh Brolin, 45, are calling it quits after eight years of marriage, a rep for the couple confirmed on Feb. 22.

Deaths
Cleotha Staples, the eldest sibling in the gospel group the Staples Singers, passed away on Feb. 21 in Chicago after a battle with Alzheimer's. She was 78.... Lou Myers, who played Mr. Gaines on A Different World, died of complications from pneumonia on Feb. 19 in West Virginia. He was 77.

Birthdays
March 2: Daniel Craig, 45: Chris Martin, 36
March 5: Eva Mendes, 39
March 6: Connie Britton, 46
March 7: Bryan Cranston, 57
Originally posted Mar 01, 2013 Published in issue #1249 Mar 08, 2013 Order article reprints