Monitor: July 1, 2011
Natalie Portman gives birth to first son, Elizabeth Hurley splits from husband, and more
Easy Rider star Peter Fonda, 71, married Margaret DeVogelaere in Hawaii on June 19. This is Fonda’s third marriage.
Natalie Portman, 30, and her fiancé, dancer and Black Swan costar Benjamin Millepied, 34, have welcomed a baby boy. This is the couple’s first child.
Buzz Aldrin, 81, the second man to walk on the moon (and the second contestant voted off the 10th season of Dancing With the Stars), filed for divorce from wife of 23 years Lois Driggs Aldrin on June 15…. Actress Elizabeth Hurley, 46, and ex-husband Arun Nayar are officially divorced. They had married in 2007 but announced their separation in December…. Playboy honcho Hugh Hefner, 85, had to cancel his June 18 wedding after fiancée Crystal Harris, 25, broke off their engagement.
Former model and Planet of the Apes star Estella Warren, 32, has checked into a residential treatment facility after being charged June 9 in Los Angeles with DUI, hit-and-run, resisting arrest, and battery against a police officer. In a statement, her lawyer said she is ”committed to setting a good example for the community.”
Amber Portwood, 21, who is featured on the reality series Teen Mom, was taken to a medical facility for observation on June 14 after police responded to a suicide threat she made. She was unharmed.
Warner Bros. has settled the lawsuit filed by tattoo artist S. Victor Whitmill, who was suing the studio over its use in The Hangover Part II of a facial tattoo he had originally designed for Mike Tyson. Terms of the settlement have not been disclosed, but the tattoo will stay in the movie…. Two men were arrested June 13 in Cullompton, England, after reportedly planning to break into the home of singer Joss Stone, 24, who lives only a few miles away. The men, Junior Bradshaw, 30, and Kevin Liverpool, 33, were charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm, but local police declined to confirm that their target was Stone. The men could not be reached for comment.
Dexter Isaac, 46, a man currently serving a life sentence in prison, has alleged in a letter to AllHipHop.com that he was involved in the unsolved 1994 shooting attack that wounded Tupac Shakur. Isaac claims he was paid $2,500 by Shakur’s former associate Jimmy Rosemond to rob the rapper. The NYPD is sending detectives to interview Isaac, and will launch a formal investigation if his accusations prove credible. Rosemond’s attorney has vehemently denied Isaac’s story.
Jackass star Ryan Dunn, 34, was killed June 20 along with Zachary Hartwell, 30, in a car accident on a Pennsylvania highway. In a statement, police said that an early investigation shows ”speed may have been a contributing factor to the accident.”
(Additional reporting by Stewart Allen)