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Monitor: May 11, 2012

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Baby News
Jessica Simpson, 31, and fiancé Eric Johnson, 32, welcomed daughter Maxwell Drew in L.A. on May 1…. Sarah Michelle Gellar, 35, and husband Freddie Prinze Jr., 36 — already parents to daughter Charlotte Grace, 2 — are expecting their second child…. Maggie Gyllenhaal, 34, and Peter Sarsgaard, 41, welcomed daughter Gloria Ray on April 19 in NYC. The baby joins big sister Ramona, 5…. Katherine Heigl, 33, and musician husband Josh Kelley, 32, recently adopted another girl. They’d adopted daughter Naleigh, 3, from South Korea.

Feuds
Members of British boy band The Wanted — who just happen to have an album to promote — accused Christina Aguilera, 31, of being a ”total bitch” when they recently taped The Voice.

To The Rescue
Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey, 46, pulled an injured teenage driver, Weston Massett, out of an overturned car in Malibu on May 24. When Dempsey pried the car door open with a crowbar, Massett (who sustained a concussion and eye injuries but is expected to make a full recovery) said he asked if the actor was famous. Dempsey replied, ”Yeah, I’m a doctor.”

Defected
Two Cuban actors, Javier Nuñez Florian and Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, defected from the Communist country while en route to a screening of their film Una Noche at the Tribeca Film Festival. The pair, who are a couple in real life, have hired a lawyer and hope to win asylum in the U.S.

Birthdays
May 5: Adele, 24
May 6: George Clooney, 51; Gabourey Sidibe, 29
May 9: Billy Joel, 63
May 10: Bono, 52

(Additional reporting by Stewart Allen and Jason Clark)

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