Natalie Portman weds Benjamin Millepied, Daya Vaidya welcomes twin sons, and more
Natalie Portman, 31, wed choreographer Benjamin Millepied, 35, in Big Sur, Calif., on Aug. 4, People reports. The couple have a 14-month-old son, Aleph.
Unforgettable star Daya Vaidya, 39, welcomed identical twin sons with husband Don Wallace in NYC on July 25. The couple also have a 3-year-old daughter.
John Travolta, 58, filed papers on Aug. 3 denying allegations that he sexually accosted cruise-ship employee Fabian Zanzi in 2009. Zanzi sued the actor in June for allegedly exposing himself during a meal delivery to Travolta’s Royal Caribbean cabin. Travolta’s lawyer has called it a ”ludicrous lawsuit.”
Stand-up comedian and popular podcaster Tig Notaro, 41, revealed during an Aug. 3 set in L.A. that she’s been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Composer Marvin Hamlisch, who won three Oscars, four Emmys, four Grammys, and a Tony (for A Chorus Line) — not to mention the Pulitzer Prize — died on Aug. 6 after a brief illness. He was 68…. Mark O’Donnell, the Tony-award-winning co-writer of Hairspray, died at age 58 on Aug. 6 of undisclosed causes…. Olivia Tremor Control singer and Elephant 6 collective cofounder Bill Doss, 43, died on July 31. The cause of death has not been released.
August 18: Robert Redford, 76; Roman Polanski, 79
August 22: Kristen Wiig, 39