Fergie and Josh Duhamel's marriage and Patrick Swayze's hospitalization made news the week of January 12, 2008
Singer Fergie, 33, and actor Josh Duhamel, 36, swapped vows Jan. 10 in Malibu…. Dexter costars Michael C. Hall, 37, and Jennifer Carpenter, 29, wed on Dec. 31 in Big Sur, Calif.
On Jan. 12 in L.A., The Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney, 32, gave birth to her second child, Megan Hope, with hubby Dave Sanov…. Gael García Bernal, 30, and girlfriend Dolores Fonzi, 30, had their first child on Jan. 8 in Madrid…. Lisa Bonet, 41, delivered a baby boy with husband Jason Momoa, 29, Dec. 15 in L.A. Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa is the couple’s second child and Bonet’s third.
On Jan. 11, a lawyer for Blake Fielder-Civil, 26, announced that his client is divorcing singer Amy Winehouse, 25, on grounds of adultery.
Deal or No Deal host Howie Mandel, 53, checked into a Toronto hospital Jan. 12 with an irregular heartbeat. He was released the following day.
Law & Order: SVU‘s Mariska Hargitay, 44, suffered a partially collapsed lung. Her reps say she will continue to shoot the season’s remaining episodes.
On Jan. 9 in Malibu, actor Ryan O’Neal, 67, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and agreed to an 18-month drug treatment program. Upon completion, his charges, which stem from a Sept. 17 arrest, will be dropped.
Jean de Florette director Claude Berri, 74, passed away Jan. 12 in Paris, after being hospitalized with a neurological condition…. Tom O’Horgan, 84, the director of the first Broadway version of Hair, died Jan. 11 of natural causes in Venice, Fla…. Actor Steven Gilborn, 72 (Ellen), died Jan. 2 of cancer in North Chatham, N.Y. — With additional reporting by Beth Johnson
Just days after his interview with Barbara Walters aired on 20/20, Patrick Swayze was admitted to an L.A. hospital with pneumonia on Jan. 9. The actor, who is battling pancreatic cancer, remains under observation, even as his new A&E series, The Beast, was set to premiere on Jan. 15. ”One thing I’m not gonna do is chase staying alive,” Swayze told Walters. ”You spend so much time chasing staying alive, you won’t live.” — KW