Singer Julian Lennon, 33, has been revealed as the mystery figure who bid $39,030 at a London auction last month to obtain Paul McCartney’s scribbled notes for the recording of “Hey Jude,” the Beatles’ longest-running No. 1 hit. McCartney wrote the 1968 tune for Julian, whose parents, John and Cynthia Lennon, were splitting up. Its original title was “Hey Jules.”
Rocker Bob Geldof, 42, was awarded temporary custody of his three daughters—Fifi Trixibelle, 13, Peaches, 7, and Pixie, 6—on Sept. 26 after police found a substance suspected to be opium in the London home of his ex-wife Paula Yates and her boyfriend, INXS singer Michael Hutchence. Responding to a tip from an undisclosed source, police raided the three-story house on Sept. 25 while Yates and Hutchence were vacationing in Australia….
Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, 34, has been hit with a battery complaint by celebrity cameraman Henry Trappler, 32, who claims Lee attacked him on Sept. 29 as the rocker and his wife, Baywatch’s Pamela Lee, 29, were leaving the Viper Room nightclub in Los Angeles. Trappier claims he suffered a broken pelvis when Lee threw him to the ground to stop Trappier from taping them. The incident was captured on video….
Former L.A. police detective Mark Fuhrman, 44, who testified at O.J. Simpson’s murder trial that he had not used the word “nigger” in the preceding 10 years, was fined $200 and given three years’ probation on Oct. 2 after pleading no contest to charges of perjury. At the trial, Fuhrman’s assertion was contradicted by four witnesses, and audio tapes were produced on which Fuhrman used the word at least 41 times.
Actor-director Paul Michael Glaser, 53, who lost his wife, Elizabeth, to AIDS in 1994, will marry Tracy Barone, 33, president of the film production company Jon Peters Entertainment, on Nov. 24 in New Mexico. This will be Barone’s first marriage and the second for the actor, who has a son, Jake, 12, from his previous union.
Action star Steven Seagal, 44, and girlfriend Arissa Wolf, 22—who used to babysit the children of Seagal and his ex-wife, actress Kelly LeBrock—became parents of a daughter, Savannah (weight unavailable), on Sept. 4 in Los Angeles. Seagal has five other children from two of his three previous marriages. The youngest, from his marriage to LeBrock, is named Arissa, after Wolf….
Actor Woody Harrelson, 35, and his former personal assistant Laura Louie, 30, welcomed an 8-lb. daughter, Zoe, on Sept. 22 in Costa Rica. The couple also have a 3-year-old daughter, Deni.
Adrienne Barbeau, 51, who played Bea Arthur’s daughter Carol on the CBS sitcom Maude, and her husband, TV writer and producer Billy Van Zandt, 38, are expecting identical twins in April. Barbeau has a son, Cody, 12, from a previous marriage.
Three-month-old Atticus Baldwin—who was born 10 weeks prematurely on July 13 to actress Isabella Hofmann, 30, of NBC’s Homicide, and her fiancé, actor Daniel Baldwin, 36—underwent surgery related to his prematurity on Sept. 27 in Los Angeles. Atticus is doing “well enough, so they’re encouraged,” says Baldwin’s publicist….
Ukulele-strumming entertainer Tiny Tim, 74, was in serious but stable condition at a hospital in Greenfield, Mass., after suffering a heart attack while performing onstage in nearby Montague on Sept. 28.