Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man 3), 32, tied the knot with jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer, 30, on Sept. 3 in Kona, Hawaii. The couple have a 10-month-old daughter, Ruby…. Kate Walsh (Private Practice), 39, wed Fox movie executive Alex Young, 36, on Sept. 1 in Ojai, Calif.
Brokeback Mountain costars Heath Ledger, 28, and Michelle Williams, 27, have reportedly ended their three-year relationship. The pair have a 1-year-old, Matilda Rose.
According to Access Hollywood, Oscar winner Halle Berry (Perfect Stranger), 41, and her boyfriend, model Gabriel Aubry, 31, will welcome their first child in March.
On Aug. 30, World Wrestling Entertainment suspended 10 unidentified wrestlers who it said violated its ”wellness policy.” Under the policy, performers are tested for illegal substances and conditions including heart stress. The action comes nearly 10 weeks after WWE star Chris Benoit killed his wife and son before taking his own life. Steroids were found at the scene.
Former child actor Brian Bonsall (Family Ties), 25, pleaded guilty on Aug. 31 in Boulder, Colo., to assaulting his girlfriend. Bonsall was sentenced to two years’ probation…. On Aug. 30 in NYC, the family of late reggae singer Bob Marley announced plans to sue Universal Music Group and Verizon Wireless for using Marley’s image to promote a new set of ringtones. The family claim they never approved the deal. In a statement, Universal Music Group called the claims ”meritless.”
On Sept. 4, comedian Jerry Lewis, 81, apologized for using an antigay slur during his annual Labor Day Telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association the day before in Las Vegas. ”I obviously made a bad choice of words,” Lewis said in a statement.
Valentino Garavani, 75 — who has designed Oscar gowns worn by actresses like Sophia Loren, Kate Winslet, and Julia Roberts — announced on Sept. 4 that he will step down in January as head of the Valentino fashion house he created 45 years ago.
Jeffrey Carter Albrecht, 34, a keyboardist for Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, was shot dead on Sept. 3 in Dallas. Police say Albrecht was trying to kick in the door of a house reportedly next to that of his girlfriend. The neighbor believed a burglar was breaking in and fired a shot. The case is under investigation, and no arrests have been made…. Hilly Kristal, 75, musician and founder of legendary rock club CBGB, of complications from lung cancer, Aug. 28, in NYC…. Actor José Luis de Vilallonga (Breakfast at Tiffany’s), 87, of undisclosed causes, Aug. 30, in Andratx, Spain…. John Gardner, 80, author of 16 novels in the James Bond series, of undisclosed causes, Aug. 3, in Basingstoke, England…. Costume designer Michael Woulfe, 89, who outfitted Ava Gardner and Marilyn Monroe, of natural causes, Aug. 30, in Woodland Hills, Calif. — Additional reporting by Stewart Allen
The Venice International Film Festival
The gathering’s 64th edition (Aug. 29-Sept. 8) celebrated a strong lineup, with Woody Allen’s Cassandra’s Dream and Brad Pitt’s The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford earning high praise. While The Darjeeling Limited star Owen Wilson didn’t attend, director Wes Anderson told reporters, ”He’s been through a lot this week, but he’s doing well.” — Youyoung Lee
Road Trip of the Week
After a rough summer that saw her cancel a proposed arena tour due to poor ticket sales, Kelly Clarkson is back. The singer — who spent the last few months promoting her third album, My December, dealing with the fallout from her public spat with label chief Clive Davis, and parting with her manager — will hit the road this fall with a scaled-back 25-city tour of smaller venues. The trek, which kicks off Oct. 10 in Verona, N.Y., includes a nearly sold-out run at New York’s Beacon Theatre, and closes at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Dec. 3. Said Clarkson on her website: ”I’m getting pumped to get out there and rock with y’all. We intend to blow the roof off these theaters.” — Leah Greenblatt