Monitor: October 4, 2013
Andy Samberg gets married, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth call off their engagement, and more
The Lonely Island just got some company: Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg, 35, married indie singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom, 31, in Big Sur, Calif., on Sept. 21…. R&B singer John Legend, 34, and model Chrissy Teigen, 27, tied the knot near Italy’s Lake Como on Sept. 14. The pair had been engaged since 2011.
On Sept. 18, TV queen Shonda Rhimes, 43, announced she’d adopted a daughter. The Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal creator’s new addition joins sisters Harper and Emerson.
Singer Miley Cyrus, 20, and actor Liam Hemsworth, 23, confirmed that they have called off their engagement. The couple got engaged back in May 2012.
Hiroshi Yamauchi, the Nintendo chief who turned the former playing-card company into a global videogame brand, died of complications from pneumonia in Kyoto, Japan, on Sept. 19. He was 85…. Ray Dolby, the Dolby Laboratories founder who helped develop surround sound in theaters, died of acute leukemia in San Francisco on Sept. 12. He was 80…. Johnny Laboriel, 71, one of Mexico’s most celebrated rock singers, died of prostate cancer in Mexico City on Sept. 18…. British singer-songwriter Jackie Lomax, 69, an Apple Records artist who worked with the likes of George Harrison and Eric Clapton, died after a short illness in Wirral, England, on Sept. 15.
Sept. 28: Naomi Watts
Oct. 1: Zach Galifianakis, 44; Julie Andrews, 78
Oct. 3: Gwen Stefani, 44
Oct. 4: Susan Sarandon, 67