Retired tennis player Andy Roddick, 32, and his wife, Grace and Frankie actress Brooklyn Decker, 28, are expecting their first child this fall. The couple announced the pregnancy on Instagram on May 2 with a photo of Decker holding her belly, writing, “So this happened … #the3ofus.” •Actor Alfonso Ribeiro, 43, and wife Angela welcomed son Anders Reyn on April 30. “Momma and baby are doing great,” Ribeiro’s rep told PEOPLE.
Amy Adams and longtime fiancé Darren Le Gallo, both 40, wed over the weekend of May 1 in a small ceremony in California. The couple have been together for 14 years and engaged since 2008. The bride wore Marchesa.•Survivor: Panama winner Aras Baskauskas married clothing designer Christy Dawn Petersen on April 25 in a laid-back ceremony at the Papaya Playa Project in Tulum, Mexico. “It was the best night of my life by far,” Baskauskas tells PEOPLE. •Alone no more! Heart frontwoman Ann Wilson, 64, married Dean Wetter, 64, on April 25 in Topanga, Calif., at Wilson’s manager’s house. “I am truly happy,” said Wilson.
Pamela Anderson, 47, and Rick Salomon, 46, finalized their second divorce April 27. They were previously married from 2007 to ’08.
Bruce Jenner, 65, is being sued for wrongful death after a fatal car crash in February. The lawsuit was filed by the two adult stepchildren of Kim Howe, 69, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The suit claims Jenner slammed into Howe’s Lexus on the Pacific Coast Highway, causing it to collide head-on with a Hummer. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the incident, and Jenner has not been charged. •Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi were fatally shot by police officers May 3 after they opened fire at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas. The center was hosting an exhibit of Muhammad cartoons. One security officer was injured.
Angelika Graswald, 35, was charged April 30 for the murder of her fiancé, Vincent Viafore, who drowned in the Hudson River after his kayak capsized.•Baywatch star Jeremy Jackson, 34, was arrested on April 25 for allegedly stabbing a man in Westlake, Calif. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
R&B singer Ben E. King, famous for “Stand by Me,” died April 30 of natural causes. He was 76.•The Partridge Family child star Suzanne Crough died April 27 in her Nevada home at the age of 52. “She will be missed,” her TV brother Danny Bonaduce told PEOPLE.•Star Trek’s Grace Lee Whitney, 85, died of natural causes in her California home May 1.
Remembering Dave Goldberg
The husband of Facebook COO and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg was his wife’s greatest champion and support
They were Silicon Valley’s power couple. But on May 1, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg died suddenly at the age of 47, and his wife, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, lost the man she called “a true partner.” “Dave is my best friend, closest adviser, dedicated coparent and the love of my life,” Sandberg, 45, wrote in her 2013 bestseller Lean In. “He supported me every step of the way, as he always does, with patience, great insight, humor and love.” Goldberg was vacationing with his family in Mexico when he collapsed while exercising at his resort’s gym, apparently suffering a severe wound to the head, a Mexican government official told the Associated Press. He was rushed to the hospital but died of head trauma and blood loss. The entrepreneur had worked at Yahoo before joining SurveyMonkey in 2009, turning it into a company worth $2 billion. He and Sandberg had two children together. In Lean In she described how they balanced parenting duties: “We are never at 50-50 at any given moment—perfect equality is hard to define or sustain—but we allow the pendulum to swing back and forth between us,” said Sandberg, an impassioned advocate for women in the workplace, as was Goldberg. “Every stage of life has its challenges. Fortunately I have Dave to figure it out with me.”
Police Charged for Death
Six Baltimore police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray, 25, who died of a spinal injury while in police custody in April. Marilyn J. Mosby, the state’s attorney for Baltimore city, reported his death as a homicide during a press conference May 1.
Why I Care
PERSONAL STORIES ABOUT GIVING BACK
The Scorpion actor, 56, lends support to America’s troops through the USO
My family’s history [in the armed forces] goes back to the Revolutionary War; my grandfather, cousins, uncle—it’s in my blood. When I was a kid, it was always a dream of mine to go on a USO tour; now my involvement has spanned over a decade. I have clear pictures in my head of the day I arrived in Iraq on one of the tours. Meeting these young adults, some who can’t legally drink a beer but they’re fighting on our behalf, is profound. On another trip, to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, I met men and women that had been scarred by war and had lost limbs. One individual that I met had lost both legs and both arms. All he kept saying over and over was, “I just want to get back and be with my men.” I think that’s awe-inspiring. These troops are willing to put their life on the line for the love of their country and to protect the freedom you and I share—that’s something.
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