Matthew Perry returns to rehab
Plus Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, and other stars in the news the week of May 20, 2011
The Office star Jenna Fischer, 37, is pregnant with her first child with her husband, filmmaker Lee Kirk…. Actor Mike Myers, 47, and wife Kelly Tisdale are expecting their first child.
Country stars Blake Shelton, 34, and Miranda Lambert, 27, said ”I do” on May 14 in Texas…. Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill, 29, and model Lily Aldridge, 25, got married May 12 in California.
Matthew Perry, 41, who has twice undergone treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, is returning to rehab. Perry said in a statement that he wanted to ”focus on my sobriety,” and joked, ”Please enjoy making fun of me on the World Wide Web.”… Mary Tyler Moore, 74, underwent brain surgery to remove a noncancerous tumor. Her rep said she is ”recovering nicely.”
Sam Lutfi, 36 — the former manager of Britney Spears, 29 — submitted a request on May 9 for an independent psychiatric evaluation of Spears. Lutfi is suing the singer and her parents for defamation, and hopes to put the pop star on the stand, but the Spears camp insists Britney is mentally incapable of testifying…. Reality star Bethenny Frankel, 40, is being sued by her former management agency for more than $100 million. The company is asking for commissions from the sale of her Skinnygirl cocktail brand and for damages. Frankel called the lawsuit ”frivolous” and is considering filing counterclaims.
Rapper Mante ”M-Bone” Talbert, 22, was killed May 15 in a drive-by shooting in Inglewood, Calif. He belonged to the group Cali Swag District, best known for the song ”Teach Me How to Dougie.”… Dolores Fuller, an actress and muse of director Ed Wood Jr., died in her Las Vegas home May 9 from complications of a stroke. She was 88.
(Additional reporting by Maya Stanton)