Passages

EXPECTING

After only five months since the birth of their third child, daughter Hattie, Tori Spelling, 38, and her husband, Dean McDermott, 45, announced they are expecting another baby. The reality TV mom said they feel “truly blessed” and that “Dean, Liam, Stella, Hattie and I are beyond thrilled to announce that another little McDermott is on the way.”

TROUBLE

R&B singer Bobby Brown, 43, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in the San Fernando Valley at 12:20 p.m. on March 26. Brown, Whitney Houston’s ex, was pulled over for talking on his cell phone and then failed a field sobriety test. He was released on his own recognizance from the Van Nuys police station jail after posting $5,000 bail, according to an L.A. police department spokesperson.

RECOVERING

Former Vice President Dick Cheney (inset), 71, received a new heart on March 24 after being on the cardiac transplant list for 20 months. Cheney, who was second in command under President George W. Bush, had his first heart attack at age 37 and underwent bypass surgery in 1988. The donor is unknown, but Cheney and his family say they “will be forever grateful for this lifesaving gift.” He is recovering in the Intensive Care Unit of Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va.

WED

Jerry Lee Lewis, 76, tied the knot for the seventh time, with his caregiver Judith Brown, 62, on March 9 in Natchez, Miss. In 1957 the rocker almost destroyed his career when he wed his third wife, then 13-year-old cousin Myra Gale Brown. His daughter Phoebe, 48, who manages his career, was living with him but was unaware of his wedding plans.

BABY

“I can’t believe I have a baby!” tweeted Hilary Duff, 24, after the birth of her son Luca Cruz on March 20 in L.A. This is the first child for the singer-actress and her husband, retired ice-hockey player Mike Comrie, 31.

EXIT!

Jenna Talackova, 23, was booted as a finalist in Canada’s Miss Universe contest on March 23 for being transgender. Born male, she began hormone therapy at 14 and had gender reassignment surgery at 19. The Miss Universe Organization said Talackova “falsified her application” and their rules state that all contestants “must be naturally born females.” Talackova says she is “very disappointed” and has said she does “regard myself as a woman … with a history.”

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