Actor Oscar Nuñez, 52, of The Office, announced that he and his longtime girlfriend, actress Ursula Whittaker, got engaged on Dec. 17. The wedding is set for May 21.
Singer Christina Aguilera, 30, and husband Jordan Bratman reached a settlement Feb. 9, nearly three months after she filed for divorce…. A Los Angeles judge finalized Charlie Sheen‘s divorce from wife Brooke Mueller Sheen, 33, from whom the 45-year-old actor had been separated since 2009. They will share joint custody of their twin sons…. Actor Kelsey Grammer, 55, was granted an expedited divorce from his wife, Camille Grammer (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills), 42, who originally filed the divorce papers in July…. Singer Ashlee Simpson, 26, filed for divorce from musician Pete Wentz, 31, on Feb. 9 in Los Angeles, after two years of marriage. The couple have a 2-year-old son, Bronx Mowgli…. House actress Olivia Wilde, 26, and husband Tao Ruspoli have separated after eight years of marriage.
Lindsay Lohan, 24, pleaded not guilty Feb. 9 to one count of felony grand theft stemming from an alleged Jan. 22 incident in which she is accused of stealing a necklace valued at $2,500 from a Venice, Calif., jewelry store…. Photographer David LaChapelle, 47, filed suit against singer Rihanna, 22, for copyright infringement on Feb. 14, alleging that her ”S&M” music video appropriates images and ideas from LaChapelle’s work. Rihanna’s reps could not be reached for comment.
Actress Elizabeth Taylor, 78, was checked into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for congestive heart failure early in the week of Feb. 7. As of press time, there was no date set for her release.
Broadway’s Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark was issued two safety violations by the New York State Department of Labor related to multiple onstage accidents last year. The producers have 60 days to appeal.
Fifty-two-year-old security guard Julio Garcia was killed on the set of the CBS series NCIS on Feb. 9 when he was struck by a van in Valencia, Calif. Production on the show was temporarily suspended after the accident.
Jazz pianist and ”Lullaby of Birdland” composer George Shearing, 91, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 14 in Manhattan…. Actor Kenneth Mars, 75, died Feb. 12 of pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles. Mars is most famous for his roles in Young Frankenstein and the original film version of The Producers…. Actress Betty Garrett, 91, best known for MGM musicals like On the Town and the TV series All in the Family and Laverne & Shirley, died Feb. 12 in Los Angeles of an aortic aneurysm…. TV actress Peggy Rea, 89, who starred on such series as The Waltons and The Dukes of Hazzard, died Feb. 5 of congestive heart failure at her home in Toluca Lake, Calif.
John Travolta, 57
Toni Morrison, 80
Jeff Daniels, 56
Benicio Del Toro, 44
Ellen Page, 24
Drew Barrymore, 36
Steve Jobs, 56