Brandy gives birth; Liz Hurley and more. Hurley's baby gets a dad, Vanna White gets divorced

By Brian Hiatt
Updated June 20, 2002 at 04:00 AM EDT
Credit: Brandy: Lora Voigt/ZUMA Press/NewsCom

MTV’s cameras weren’t allowed to capture the blessed event, but singer/actress Brandy gave birth to a baby girl on Sunday, according to a statement from her record label. She and her husband, producer Robert Smith, named the child Sy’rai. Mother and child are home and ”doing very well,” according to Atlantic Records. MTV is airing a series of shows documenting the 23-year-old’s pregnancy; Brandy has said that she’d allow them to show her shortly after giving birth, but not during. Good idea…

Elizabeth Hurley’s baby, Damian Charles Hurley, was born back in April, but only on Wednesday did he officially get a dad. Film producer Steve Bing, who had denied fathering the child, has accepted paternity, according to Reuters. The admission, which ended a nasty public dispute, came after DNA test results were disclosed during a hearing at the High Court in London…

The news for letter-turner Vanna White was not as good: The ”Wheel of Fortune” mascot is divorcing her husband of 11 years, Reuters reported. We’d like to buy a prenup…