Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, 37, has plenty to sing about. The Duets mentor and her husband, entrepreneur Justin Miller, 31, are expecting their first child in November. The couple are “thrilled beyond belief,” the band’s manager tells PEOPLE. • Former Victoria’s Secret model Marisa Miller, 33, and her husband, music producer Griffin Guess, 32, are expecting their first child in late fall. The Sports Illustrated cover girl says, “It’s such an exciting time!”
Think Like a Man star Meagan Good, 30, and Columbia Pictures VP DeVon Franklin, 33, both said “I do” on June 16 in front of 400 guests in a Spanish-and-Bayou-themed wedding at a winery in Malibu. It was an “enchanted and dreamy sunset ceremony,” says Good. The couple, who met nearly six years ago while discussing a film project, plan to travel to Big Sur for a mini-moon before going on their official honeymoon around the holidays, when the actress wraps filming on her NBC show Infamous.
It’s a boy for E! News host Giuliana Rancic, 37, and her husband, Bill, 41, who announced the baby’s sex by releasing a set of blue balloons in front of guests at their June 17 baby shower in Beverly Hills. The couple, who were very public about their infertility struggles and Giuliana’s 2011 breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, announced in April that they are expecting a biological child via a surrogate, who is due later this summer.
Seven-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Roger Clemens was acquitted June 18 of lying to Congress in 2008 when he denied using steroids or human growth hormone during his playing years. It was the government’s second failed attempt at convicting Clemens, 49, who said after the verdict, “I put a lot of hard work into that career.”• Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi, 20, was released June 19 after serving 20 days of a 30-day sentence for his conviction of bias intimidation after he used a webcam to spy on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, having sex with another man. Immigration officials said they will not deport the Indian-born Ravi.
Stand-up comedian and actress Yvette Wilson (inset), 48, best known for her role as Andell Wilkerson, the owner of neighborhood hangout the Den on TV’s Moesha-starring R&B singer Brandy Norwood, 33-and its spinoff The Parkers, died in Los Angeles on June 14 after a lengthy battle with cervical cancer and kidney disease. “She was such a beautiful spirit,” tweeted Norwood.
JUNIOR DARTH VADER: ON THE MEND
Max Page, 7, who played the pint-size Darth Vader who used the Force to unlock his father’s Volkswagen in a 2011 Super Bowl commercial, underwent successful open-heart surgery June 14 in Los Angeles. Page, who was born with a congenital heart defect, was given a new pulmonary valve that doctors say should last 10 to 15 years. He is now blowing bubbles, sipping juice and “able to get himself out of bed and walk around a little bit,” says his mom, Jennifer.