Actors Danny Masterson, 33, and Bijou Phillips, 28, are set to wed following the former That ’70s Show star’s March 14 proposal to his girlfriend of 3½ years.
It’s twin boys for Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen, 43, and wife Brooke, 31, who welcomed Bob and Max in L.A. March 14. These are first sons for the actor, who has Cassandra, 24, with a former girlfriend, as well as Sam, 5, and Lola, 3, with his ex-wife, actress Denise Richards. • Late-night TV personality Carson Daly, 35, and his girlfriend, Siri Pinter, 28, had son Jackson in L.A. March 15. The new arrival is the first child for the Last Call with Carson Daly host.
Singer-actress Mandy Moore, 24, tied the knot with rocker Ryan Adams, 34, in Savannah March 10. The couple, who dated off and on for a year, announced their engagement last month.
An America’s Next Top Model cattle call turned into a stampede March 14 when a fight broke out as thousands waited outside a Manhattan hotel to audition. A witness says chaos ensued when she and others saw smoke rising from a car and heard people screaming, “Bomb.” Two people were hospitalized and three others were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and inciting to riot. The case is still under investigation. • Howard K. Stern, 40, Anna Nicole Smith‘s companion and attorney, was arrested in Whittier, Calif., March 12 and charged, along with two doctors, with conspiring to provide her with drugs for three years prior to her death. The model and actress died from a lethal cocktail of prescription medications in February 2007. Stern’s attorney claims the accusation is “based on sensational lies, speculation, rumor and gossip.” • Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi, 30, was sentenced to three years in prison for throwing his shoes at President George W. Bush during a press conference in Baghdad last December.
Radio host Don Imus, 68, announced on his WABC morning show March 16 that he has stage 2 prostate cancer. “The prognosis couldn’t be better,” said the broadcaster, who was fired by CBS in 2007 after making derogatory remarks on the air about the Rutgers women’s basketball team.
Ron Silver, 62, who starred on such TV shows as The West Wing and in the 1990 film Reversal of Fortune, died of esophageal cancer in New York City March 15. In 1989, the Tony winner and political activist cofounded the Creative Coalition, a group that advocates for First Amendment rights and funding for the arts.