Former ER actress Kellie Martin, 31, who starred on the series Life Goes On, and her husband, Keith Christian, had their first child, daughter Margaret Heather Christian, Nov. 4. in L.A.
Julio Iglesias, 63, and his girlfriend, model Miranda Rijnsburger, 41, are expecting another baby in the spring. This will be the couple’s fifth child together and the eighth for Iglesias.
Actor Scott Foley (The Unit and Felicity) got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, actress Marika Dominczyk (Brothers & Sisters). Foley, 34, who recently popped the question with a 4-carat Neil Lane sparkler, met Dominczyk, 26, through family in 2003. Foley and Jennifer Garner divorced in 2003.
Alison Stewart, the host of MSNBC’s The Most and a Today contributor, and Bill Wolff, an MSNBC programming VP, both 40, were married Nov. 4 in New York City.
Madonna was bruised on her cheek Nov. 5 while moving through the paparazzi at London’s Heathrow Airport, according to a source close to the singer. “There was a lot of pushing and shoving,” says the source, adding Madonna was holding David, the 1-year-old she’s adopting. “She got hit in the commotion.” … Hilary Swank was injured Nov. 2 on the set of her new movie P.S. I Love You in New York during a scene in which costar Gerard Butler performed a striptease for Swank. Butler’s suspenders struck the actress, 32, on her forehead. She received stitches for a cut and filming was halted. Swank returned to shooting four days later.
After a nine-month trial for crimes against humanity, Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by hanging Nov. 5 in Baghdad. The verdict is being appealed. The former Iraqi dictator was convicted of the 1982 massacre of Shiite Muslims.
Tom Cruise signed with MGM to run the United Artists movie studio with his longtime production partner Paula Wagner nearly three months after his dramatic departure from Paramount Pictures. Cruise will star in and produce films for UA, and Wagner will serve as chief executive.
Maksim Myaskovskiy was charged Nov. 7 with felony stalking after police arrested him at a Manhattan Beach, Calif., hotel on suspicion of making threats against Hilary Duff. Myaskovskiy’s bail was set at $1 million. The 18-year-old pleaded not guilty and is scheduled for a hearing Nov. 22. Duff’s rep had no comment.
LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN
Add another Flavor to the mix. Reality star Flavor Flav is expecting a child—his seventh—with a woman he said is not “a Flavor of Love lady.” (He told radio host Tom Joyner that the woman was a “shorty in Las Vegas.”) While the rapper, 47, selected contestant Deelishis (a.k.a. London Charles) as the winner of his heart on the recent second-season finale of Flavor of Love, “Flav has confirmed this and Deelishis is aware that after things did not work with the season-one winner [Nicole ‘Hoopz’ Alexander], Flav conceived a child with a woman he had been dating on and off,” says Flav’s manager. The baby is due Jan. 2.