Rachelle Friedman Chapman, 29—who became known as the “paralyzed bride” after a freak accident at her 2010 bachelorette party left her paralyzed from the chest down—and her husband, Chris Chapman, welcomed daughter Kaylee Rae Chapman via a surrogate, Laurel Humes, on April 26. “We’re superexcited,” Rachelle tells People. • New Girl’s Max Greenfield, 35, and his wife, casting executive Tess Sanchez, are expecting their second child, their rep confirms. The baby will join big sis Lily, 5. • Actor Kevin Zegers, 30, and wife Jaime Feld, 35, a Hollywood agent, are expecting twin baby girls this summer.
Castle’s Stana Katic, 37, married longtime boyfriend Kris Brkljac over the weekend of April 24 in a private monastery on the Dalmatian coast.
American Heather Mack, 19—who recently gave birth—has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the brutal killing of her mother, whose body was found stuffed into a suitcase in Bali last year. Mack’s boyfriend Tommy Schaefer, 21, was sentenced to 18 years.
Time’s beloved film critic Richard Corliss, 71— a profound, incisive voice in the magazine for more than 35 years—died on April 23 of complications from a stroke.
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The actress, 47, works with Operation Smile to help kids with facial deformities
When people think plastic surgeon, they might think it’s sort of a vapid profession. But the truth of the matter is they can change people’s lives. Operation Smile provides free surgeries to repair a cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children around the world. I just got back from a mission in Mexico, following two children who had bilateral clefts. One of the children, a 6-year-old named Rosa, had this very sad look in her eyes. She could barely speak. Clearly she had been affected socially, emotionally and psychologically. I got to witness the surgery, which was like an incredible puzzle; the doctors put her mouth back together. The change in this girl’s life will be profound. It’s really an uplifting and beautiful thing.
For more information, go to operationsmile.org