By Olivia Abel
July 12, 2004 12:00 PM

EXPECTING

singer Chynna Phillips, 36, and her husband, actor Billy Baldwin, 41, are expecting their third child. The couple, who wed in September 1995, have a daughter, Jameson, 4, and a son, Vance, 2.

BIRTHS

Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash, 38 (formerly of Guns N’ Roses), whose real name is Saul Hudson, and his wife, ex-model Perla Hudson, 31, welcomed their second child, son Cash Anthony, June 23 in L.A. Their son London will turn 2 next month.

ENGAGED

Boris Kodjoe, 31, who stars in Showtime’s Soul Food, proposed to his costar, Nicole Parker, 33, June 20 in his hometown of Frei-burg, Germany. The pair, who will appear in the upcoming UPN sitcom Second Time Around, plan to wed next spring….

Actor Lorenzo Lamas, 46, and champion ballroom dancer Barbara Moore, 35, announced that they are engaged. The couple, who have been dating for nearly a year, plan to wed in the next five months. It will be the fifth marriage for Lamas, the first for Moore. Lamas has six children.

RECUPERATING

Singer Jessica Simpson, 24, canceled performances June 22 and 23 in Rhode Island and New Hampshire due to a kidney infection. Simpson, who was treated with antibiotics, expects to resume her summer tour soon….

David Bowie canceled his July 2 performance at Denmark’s annual Roskilde Festival, one of Europe’s biggest outdoor music events, due to discomfort from a pinched nerve. Bowie, 57, recently cut short a concert in Prague because of pain in his shoulder….

Syndicated radio talk show host Michael Reagan, 59, the oldest son of the late Ronald Reagan, had successful hip replacement surgery on June 21 in Santa Barbara. Reagan was scheduled to have the surgery earlier in the month, but postponed it after his father’s June 5 death….

French actor Gérard Depardieu, 55, was hospitalized with a double fracture in his leg June 28 after crashing his scooter in Paris. Depardieu is expected to make a full recovery….

Country singer Loretta Lynn, 69, postponed three July concerts after she was hospitalized last month for double pneumonia. Lynn, who is recuperating at her Hurricane Mills ranch in Tennessee, is expected to resume her tour schedule in the near future.

ARRESTED

Rapper actor DMX (Never Die Alone), 33, was arrested at New York City’s Kennedy Airport June 24 and later charged with a weapons violation, drunk driving, possession of a controlled substance and several traffic violations. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is scheduled to appear in court July 23. A rep for the rapper refused to comment.

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