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MARRIED

That ’70s Show actor Danny Masterson, 35, married his long-time girlfriend, Almost Famous actress Bijou Phillips, 31, at an Irish castle in Tipperary Oct. 18. The couple, who appeared together in such movies as Made For Each Other, were supposed to marry last year in Iceland, but the nuptials were postponed by the eruption of volcano Eyjafjallajokull.• Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams, 60, married graphic designer Susan Schneider on Oct. 23, in St. Helena, Calif. His daughter Zelda, 22, wearily tweeted during the nuptials: “The wedding festivities rage on but my tired feet are done.” • Bachelorette DeAnna Pappas, 29, is now a bride. Pappas, who failed to find lasting love on The Bachelor as well as on her own season of The Bachelorette, joyously tied the knot with teacher Stephen Stagliano, 27, on Oct. 22 in Palmetto, Ga. She accessorized her strapless wedding gown with a pair of cowboy boots, and an observer noted, “They were giddy with excitement. She looked incredibly happy.”

EXPECTING

“Because You Love Me” country singer Jo Dee Messina, 42, and her husband, businessman Chris Deffenbaugh, 32, are expecting a playmate for their son Noah, 2. On Oct. 20 Messina tweeted that they “will be welcoming BABY #2.”

BABY

American Pie actor Thomas Ian Nicholas, 31 (inset), and his wife, Colette, 36, welcomed son Nolan River on Oct. 20. Nicholas already has big plans for his first-born, boasting how when Nolan arrived he grabbed one of the doctor’s tools: “We might just have a future doctor in our midst.” • France’s first family has gotten a little bit larger. President Nicolas Sarkozy’s wife, actress Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, 43, gave birth to daughter Giulia on Oct. 19.

RECOVERING

Country singer Loretta Lynn canceled a show on Oct. 22 and was taken to a hospital in Bowling Green, Ky., where she was treated for bacterial pneumonia. The Grammy-winning “Coal Miner’s Daughter” singer, 76, is now resting at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., and said in a statement that “it was one scary night.”

LEGAL MATTERS

Cameron Douglas, 32, the son of actor Michael Douglas, 67, pleaded guilty Oct. 20 to dealing drugs this year while serving a five-year prison term for heroin possession. Douglas will be sentenced in December, and while he could face 20 years, prosecutors have recommended up to 1½ years.

MUAMMAR GADDAFI DEAD

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled dictatorially over his oil-rich nation for 42 years, murdered his countrymen, sponsored international terrorists, was allegedly responsible for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which killed 270 people, and since February has been battling rebels, was killed Oct. 20 in his hometown of Sirte. He was 69. When Libyans learned of his death, they took to the streets to celebrate, and President Barack Obama, 50, proclaimed that Libyans can now look forward to “the beginning of a new era of promise.”