Monitor: April 13, 2012
30 Rock star Alec Baldwin, 54, revealed on April 2 that he’s engaged to girlfriend Hilaria Thomas, 28.
Bruce Willis, 57, and wife Emma Heming Willis, 33, welcomed their first child together, a girl named Mabel Ray Willis, in L.A. on April 1.
The Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb, 62, underwent emergency surgery on March 26 to remove a blood clot in his colon. His rep says the procedure is not related to Gibb’s recent cancer battle, and that ”his family [is] hoping for his full recovery.”
Spike Lee, 55, reached a settlement with elderly couple Elaine and David McClain after erroneously tweeting their address under the belief that it was the home of George Zimmerman, the man who shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26. Details were not disclosed.
Lindsay Lohan‘s five-year legal saga is finally over: On March 29, a judge ended her formal probation stemming from DUI charges. The 25-year-old will remain on informal probation until May 2014.
Keith Olbermann, 53, was booted from Current TV on March 30 after a quarrel with management. Eliot Spitzer, 52, took over the time slot.
Banjo legend Earl Scruggs passed away in a Nashville hospital on March 28 of natural causes. He was 88…. Poet and activist Adrienne Rich, 82, died March 27 in Santa Cruz, Calif., of complications from rheumatoid arthritis.
April 7: Francis Ford Coppola, 73
April 9: Kristen Stewart, 22
April 12: Claire Danes, 33; Ed O’Neill, 66
April 13: Al Green, 66
(Additional reporting by Jason Clark)