Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock welcome a baby girl, Angelina Jolie named an honorary Dame, and more


Kelly Clarkson, 32, gave birth to a girl on June 12. This is the first child for the singer and her husband, Brandon Blackstock…. It’s also a girl for ex-Office star Jenna Fischer, 40, and her husband, Lee Kirk. Harper, born on May 25, joins big brother Weston, 2…. Jason Schwartzman, 33, and his wife, fashion designer Brady Cunningham, welcomed daughter No. 2.

Comedian Tracy Morgan, 45, has been upgraded to fair condition following the June 7 car crash that left one man dead and injured four. A rep for the former 30 Rock star says, ”His personality is… starting to come back.” Kevin Roper, 35, the driver of the tractor-trailer that hit Morgan’s chauffeured limo bus, has pleaded not guilty to charges of vehicular homicide and assault by auto. He’s out on $50,000 bail.

Rapper Eve, 35, and British designer Maximillion Cooper, 42, tied the knot in Ibiza, Spain, on June 14…. Ex-Chuck star Zachary Levi, 33, and Rookie Blue‘s Missy Peregrym, 32, got hitched in Maui…. The Band Perry’s Kimberly Perry, 30, married pro baseball player J.P. Arencibia, 28, in Greenville, Tenn., on June 12.

Queen Elizabeth II named Oscar winner Angelina Jolie, 39, an honorary Dame on June 13 in recognition of her efforts to raise global awareness about violence against women.

Formula One star Michael Schumacher, 45, has come out of his coma and left the Grenoble hospital where he had been receiving treatment following a Dec. 29 ski accident in the French Alps…. Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, 41, left the ICU for a standard hospital room nine days after severing her spinal cord in an ATV accident on June 6 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Comedian Kathy Griffin, 53, will emcee the Daytime Emmy Awards on June 22 in Los Angeles. The ceremony will stream online at

Writer and illustrator Eric Hill, best known for creating the popular children’s-book series featuring the dog Spot, died at his home in Templeton, Calif., on June 6. He was 86.