After 15 years performing with children’s musical group the Wiggles, founding member Greg Page, 34, announced he’s leaving the smash-hit Australian group due to a chronic illness called orthostatic intolerance, which causes dizziness, fatigue and fainting. The performer handed off his yellow Wiggles shirt to his understudy of nine years Sam Moran, 28. “I will miss the other guys very much,” says Page.
Actress Kim Fields, 37, Tootie from The Facts of Life, is expecting her first child this spring with boyfriend Christopher Morgan, 30, a Broadway actor.
Project Runway‘s third-season finalist Laura Bennett, 43, had her sixth child, son Finn, Dec. 1 in New York City. Dad is husband Peter Shelton, 61, who runs a design firm.
Scrubs‘ Sarah Chalke, 30, a.k.a. Dr. Elliot Reid (right), is engaged to entertainment lawyer Jamie Afifi, 33, who popped the question during their Hawaiian vacation at the end of November.
A Broward County, Fla., judge finalized the divorce of tennis star Chris Evert, 51, and former Olympic skier Andy Mill, 53, on Dec. 4, just two months after the couple separated. Mill will receive $7 million in assets, according to the Palm Beach Post.
Diagnosed with anal cancer in September, Farrah Fawcett, 59, just completed six weeks of chemotherapy and radiation in late November. “The outlook is really good and her spirits are high,” says her rep. She still has “a long recovery process.”
Audrey Hepburn’s little black dress from Breakfast at Tiffany‘s was purchased on Dec. 5 for $921,000 at Christie’s in London. Proceeds from the Hubert de Givenchy gown went to the City of Joy Aid children’s charity.
Former Prison Break actor Lane Garrison, 26, was involved in an L.A. car crash Dec. 2 that killed an unidentified 17-year-old male passenger. Police said that Garrison, who was driving, “displayed symptoms of alcohol intoxication” at the hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. (Two teenage female riders were also treated; one is in serious condition.) No charges have been filed, but “the investigation into Mr. Garrison’s impairment is ongoing,” said police. “We are in contact with police and are exchanging information with investigators,” says Garrison’s lawyer, who denies the actor was driving under the influence.