Monitor: August 9, 2013
Evan Rachel Wood has a baby, Jason Sudeikis leaves ''SNL,'' and more
Before he takes over The Tonight Show, Late Night host Jimmy Fallon, 38, has nailed down another gig: dad. Fallon and wife Nancy Fallon, 46, welcomed their first child, daughter Winnie Rose, on July 23…. Actor Evan Rachel Wood, 25, and her husband, fellow actor Jamie Bell, 27, had their first child, a son.
Ten disqualified American Idol contestants filed a lawsuit against the show’s producers, Fox, and some sponsors seeking $25 million each for an alleged racial-discrimination conspiracy that targeted African-Americans.
Velvet-voiced Frank Ocean, 25, was forced to cancel the sold-out Australian leg of his current tour on July 26 after suffering a vocal-cord tear…. Solange Knowles, 27, canceled her summer tour dates abroad to preserve her ”mental/physical health,” she wrote on her Tumblr.
Farewell, goofy Biden and Romney: Jason Sudeikis, 37, announced on July 24 that after 10 years, he would not be returning to NBC’s Saturday Night Live.
Radio host David ”Kidd” Kraddick, known for his syndicated drive-time morning show, died of undisclosed causes at a charity golf event in Gretna, La., on July 27. He was 53…. JJ Cale, the Grammy-winning musician and songwriter behind a number of rock classics including ”After Midnight” and ”Cocaine,” died of a heart attack in La Jolla, Calif., on July 26. He was 74.
Aug. 3: Evangeline Lilly, 34; Martin Sheen, 73; Tony Bennett, 87
Aug. 7: Charlize Theron, 38; David Duchovny, 53
Aug. 9: Anna Kendrick, 28; Gillian Anderson, 45