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Monitor: August 3, 2012

Emily Maynard got engaged to Jef Holm, Halle Berry is recovering from a head injury, and more

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Engaged
Bachelorette Emily Maynard, 26, got engaged to Jef Holm, 28, during the show’s season finale, which aired July 22…. Cybill Shepherd, 62, announced July 23 that she’s engaged to psychologist Andrei Nikolajevic.

Fired
Fred Willard, 72, was fired as narrator of PBS’ Market Warriors after being arrested for alleged lewd conduct at an adult movie theater in L.A. on July 18. Willard, who will continue to host ABC’s Trust Us With Your Life, tweeted on July 23: ”Wait til u hear my version; much more PG. & my review, lousy film.”

Found
Michael Jackson‘s mother, Katherine, 82, who was reported missing on July 21, is simply visiting a family member, according to the L.A. County sheriff’s department. The news came amid reports of the family’s ongoing infighting over the late pop star’s estate.

Recovering
Halle Berry, 45, suffered a head injury while filming a fight scene for The Hive in L.A. on July 17. She was hospitalized briefly, said a rep, but has resumed work on the film.

Deaths
Ex-Saturday Night Live writer Tom Davis died at his home in upstate New York on July 19 after a cancer battle. He was 59…. Frank Pierson, 87, who won a screenwriting Oscar for Dog Day Afternoon, died in L.A. on July 22…. Astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman to travel to space and the author of several books, died of cancer complications on July 23. She was 61.

Birthdays
July 28: Soulja Boy, 22
July 30: Lisa Kudrow, 49
July 31: J.K. Rowling, 47
August 2: Mary-Louise Parker, 48; Sam Worthington, 36

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