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Monitor: June 24, 2011

Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany welcome their second child, Lily Allen gets married, and more

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Births
Actress Jennifer Connelly, 40, and husband Paul Bettany, 40, welcomed their second child together, Agnes Lark, on May 31 in New York. Connelly has a third child from a previous relationship.

Expecting
Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage, 42, and wife Erica Schmidt are expecting their first child.

Married
Pop star Lily Allen, 26, wed decorator Sam Cooper, 33, on June 11 in Gloucestershire, England. The couple also revealed they are expecting a baby.

Splits
First the White Stripes break up, now rocker Jack White, 35, and his wife, Karen Elson, 32, are getting divorced. The split seems to be amicable, as they threw a party June 10 in Nashville to celebrate their impending divorce.

Injured
Game of Thrones actor Sean Bean, 52, was punched in the face and stabbed in the arm with broken glass in an altercation outside of a London pub on June 12. Bean refused medical attention.

Hospitalized
Longtime Bruce Springsteen saxophonist Clarence Clemons, 69, is reportedly recovering from a stroke suffered at his home in Florida on June 12…. Selena Gomez, 18, was taken to an L.A.-area hospital June 9. She was released after a short time, telling journalists she was malnourished and exhausted.

Courts
Singer Willie Nelson, 78, pleaded no contest to possessing drug paraphernalia in West Texas. He was arrested last year after marijuana was found on his tour bus.

Deaths
Coasters lead singer Carl Gardner, 83, died June 12 from congestive heart failure in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The group was responsible for hits like ”Yakety Yak” and ”Charlie Brown.”… TV writer and co-creator of Mad Libs Leonard Stern, 88, died June 7 in L.A. of heart failure.

Birthdays
June 18: Paul McCartney, 69; Roger Ebert, 69
June 20: Nicole Kidman, 44; John Goodman, 59
June 22: Meryl Streep, 62

(Additional reporting by Maya Stanton)