It’s a girl for The Office star Angela Kinsey, 36, and her husband, TV writer Warren Lieberstein, 39, who greeted their first child, Isabel Ruby, in L.A. May 3.
Jason Biggs, 30, and Jenny Mollen (inset), 28, tied the knot last month, the groom’s rep revealed May 1. The actors met filming their upcoming movie My Best Friend’s Girl.
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Country star Gretchen Wilson, 34, who left school in ninth grade, passed her GED exam in April, it was reported May 4. The Grammy winner, who will attend her graduation in Wilson County, Tenn., May 15, said daughter Grace, 7, was an inspiration. “I certainly don’t want her to think you can be this successful without an education.”
A New York City jury convicted a former mental patient May 6 of stalking Uma Thurman, 38, from 2005 to 2007. Authorities claimed Jack Jordan, 37, showed up at her Manhattan townhouse and delivered a card to her movie trailer with the message, “My hands should be on your body at all times,” which had her “completely freaked out.” Jordan’s next court date is June 2.
Dennis Rodman, 47, entered an outpatient rehab facility for alcohol abuse in Fort Lauderdale May 5, five days after being arrested on suspicion of domestic battery. The former NBA star was released from a Van Nuys, Calif., jail on $50,000 bail after an alleged altercation with an unidentified woman.
Irvine Robbins, 90, who cofounded the Baskin-Robbins chain with his brother-in-law Burton Baskin in 1953, died in Rancho Mirage, Calif., May 5. Robbins once said, “I just had the crazy idea that somebody ought to open a store that sold … nothing but ice cream.” l Chemist Albert Hofmann, 102, who discovered the hallucinogen LSD, died of a heart attack at his home near Basel, Switzerland, April 29. Also known as acid, the substance became a staple of the 1960s drug scene.
Kentucky Derby runner-up Eight Belles (far left) was euthanized by injection on the track May 3 after breaking both front ankles during the race. The death prompted comparisons to the tragic fate of Barbaro, who collapsed in the 2006 Preakness and was put down eight months later and caused an outcry from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Critics also took the filly’s owner Rick Porter to task for entering her in the race and accused jockey Gabriel Saez, 20, of pushing the horse too hard. Porter described the death as a “freak accident,” and Eight Belles’ trainer Larry Jones defended Saez: “This kid made every move the right move. He did not try to abuse that horse to make her run faster.”