Monitor: Oct. 5, 2012
Jesse Tyler Ferguson got engaged, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong entered rehab, and more
Emmy, schmemmy! His onscreen partner, Eric Stonestreet, may have taken home the supporting-actor statuette, but Modern Family‘s Jesse Tyler Ferguson, 36, still has plenty to celebrate: He recently announced his engagement to boyfriend of two years Justin Mikita, 27.
The Scooby Gang has a new member. Sarah Michelle Gellar, 35, welcomed her second child with husband Freddie Prinze Jr., 36. The baby boy joins big sis Charlotte, 3.
It’s the end of an era. Warner Bros. is reportedly ending its relationship with Joel Silver, 60, producer of films like The Matrix and Sherlock Holmes, after 25 years.
Paris Hilton, 31, issued an apology to GLAAD on Sept. 20, after a New York taxi driver secretly recorded her saying gay men are ”disgusting.”
Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong, 40, entered rehab for substance abuse on Sept. 23, two days after his onstage meltdown at Vegas’ iHeartRadio festival. This follows a brief hospitalization in Italy earlier in September for an undisclosed illness…. Good Morning America cohost Robin Roberts, 51, underwent a bone-marrow transplant in NYC on Sept. 20 as part of her ongoing battle with myelodysplastic syndrome…. Bonnie Franklin, 68, star of the long-running sitcom One Day at a Time, has revealed that she’s being treated for pancreatic cancer.
Oct. 1: Zach Galifianakis, 43
Oct. 2: Kelly Ripa, 42
Oct. 5: Jesse Eisenberg, 29; Kate Winslet, 37
Oct. 7: Simon Cowell, 53
—(With additional reporting by Stewart Allen and Jason Clark)