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Monitor: April 13, 2012

Lindsay Lohan’s formal probation ends, Alec Baldwin gets engaged, and more

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Engaged
30 Rock star Alec Baldwin, 54, revealed on April 2 that he’s engaged to girlfriend Hilaria Thomas, 28.

Births
Bruce Willis, 57, and wife Emma Heming Willis, 33, welcomed their first child together, a girl named Mabel Ray Willis, in L.A. on April 1.

Recovering
The Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb, 62, underwent emergency surgery on March 26 to remove a blood clot in his colon. His rep says the procedure is not related to Gibb’s recent cancer battle, and that ”his family [is] hoping for his full recovery.”

Settled
Spike Lee, 55, reached a settlement with elderly couple Elaine and David McClain after erroneously tweeting their address under the belief that it was the home of George Zimmerman, the man who shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26. Details were not disclosed.

Courts
Lindsay Lohan‘s five-year legal saga is finally over: On March 29, a judge ended her formal probation stemming from DUI charges. The 25-year-old will remain on informal probation until May 2014.

Fired
Keith Olbermann, 53, was booted from Current TV on March 30 after a quarrel with management. Eliot Spitzer, 52, took over the time slot.

Deaths
Banjo legend Earl Scruggs passed away in a Nashville hospital on March 28 of natural causes. He was 88…. Poet and activist Adrienne Rich, 82, died March 27 in Santa Cruz, Calif., of complications from rheumatoid arthritis.

Birthdays
April 7: Francis Ford Coppola, 73
April 9: Kristen Stewart, 22
April 12: Claire Danes, 33; Ed O’Neill, 66
April 13: Al Green, 66

(Additional reporting by Jason Clark)