August 20, 2001 12:00 PM


Actor David Boreanaz (Angel), 32, announced his engagement to fellow thespian Jaime Bergman (Son of the Beach), 25. The couple have not yet set a date.


The Young and the Restless star Joshua Morrow, 27, married teacher Tobe Keeney, 25, on Aug. 4 in Santa Barbara, Calif….

Musician Dave Stewart, 48, half of the Eurythmics, wed his girlfriend, photographer Anoushka Fisz, 31, on Aug. 4 in Juan les Pins, France.


Actress Mimi Rogers, 46, and her beau, film producer Chris Ciaffa, 38, had their second child, Charlie, July 30 in L.A.


R&B singer Toni Braxton, 34, and her musician hubby, Keri Lewis, 30, will welcome their first child, a boy, in December. The couple wed in April.

In Treatment

Backstreet Boy A.J. McLean, 23, who entered a rehab facility July 9 for alcohol abuse and depression, was released Aug. 5 but will continue treatment until mid-August, delaying the pop group’s tour a second time.


Singer Ron Townson, 68, a co-founder of the Grammy-winning pop group the 5th Dimension, died Aug. 2 of renal failure at his home in Las Vegas after a four-year battle with kidney disease. The group won five Grammys in 1968 for the Jimmy Webb tune “Up, Up and Away.”…

Lorenzo Music, 64, the voice of Garfield the cat and Carlton the doorman on the 1970s TV show Rhoda, died Aug. 4 in L.A. after battling bone cancer.


On Aug. 7 pop singer Mariah Carey, 32, checked out of Silver Hill, the hospital in New Canaan, Conn., where she spent the past two weeks recovering from an emotional and physical breakdown. “She is feeling better and resting under a doctor’s care,” says her spokeswoman Cindi Berger.


Britain’s Queen Mother Elizabeth was released from a London hospital on Aug. 2 after an overnight stay to undergo treatment for anemia. The Queen Mum celebrated her 101st birthday Aug. 4….

Rocker Rick Springfield (“Jessie’s Girl”), 51, broke his arm July 31 while performing a stunt for his EFX Alive show in Las Vegas.

Legal Matters

Model Linda Evangelista, 36, who once said she doesn’t get out of bed for less than $10,000 a day, and her agent, Didier Fernandez, 35, were sued Aug. 2 in Manhattan by the Wilhelmina modeling agency for allegedly withholding the agency’s contractual cut from modeling jobs….

Actor Randy Spelling (Sunset Beach), 22, the brother of actress Tori Spelling, was arrested July 27 in West Hollywood for drunk driving after he allegedly drove his car into two other vehicles.


The Sopranos actor Robert Iler, 16, was indicted Aug. 3 for allegedly robbing two teenagers in Manhattan on July 3 (PEOPLE, July 23). Iler and two other New Yorkers, Michael Cournede, 19, and Alban Selimaj, 16, were charged with second-degree robbery, a felony that carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. No arraignment date had been set at press time.

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