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Celebrity Recap :: January 2008 (pg. 2)

Tragically, Heath Ledger died this month.
Heath Ledger

Celebrity Deaths

  • Actor Brad Renfro died at the age of 25 in his LA home.
  • Actor Heath Ledger was found dead in a Manhattan apartment at the age of 28.
  • TV actor Christopher Allport was killed in an avalanche while snowboarding in California.
  • Celebrity Baby News

  • Actress Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban announced they are having a baby.
  • British Actress Samantha Morton gave birth to her second child in London, England.
  • Little Miss Sunshine actress Toni Collete gave birth to a baby girl named Sage.
  • Singer Christina Aguilera gave birth to son Max on the same day Nicole Richie and Joel Maddon welcomed daughter Harlow into the world.
  • Actor, and Ben’s little brother, Casey Affleck and his wife Summer gave birth to their second child this month.
  • 90210 actress Tori Spelling is pregnant with her second child.
  • Pop star and fashionista Gwen Stefani is expecting her second child with husband Gavin Rossdale.
  • Rumors are swirling that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are expecting another child although nothing has been confirmed so far.
  • Celebrity Arrests and Trials

  • Police were called to the scene during a four hour stand off where Britney Spears refused to turn over her sons to K-Fed, she was eventually taken away in an ambulance. Consequently, Britney lost all visitation with Sean Preston and Jaden James indefinitely.
  • The United States Court of Appeals dismissed a copyright infringement case against Beyonce after deciding there was no evidence that she stole the song Baby Boy from an unsigned artist.
  • Amy Winehouse was cleared of bribery charges involving her jailed husband Blake Fielder-Civil.
  • Actress Michelle Rodriguez was released from prison after only 17 of her 180 day sentence because of prison overcrowding.
  • Actor Wesley Snipes is standing trial for tax fraud and conspiracy in Florida.
  • Actor Keifer Sutherland was released from jail after completing his 48 day sentence for drunk driving.

    Other Celebrity News

  • The Devil Wears Prada star Anne Hathaway has been named the new face of Lancome Cosmetics.
  • Lindsay Lohan suffered an alcohol relapse when she swigged Champagne from a bottle during an Italian New Year’s party.
  • Early in the month Dr. Phil visited Britney Spears in hospital after her breakdown but decided not to air a planned [KWLINK 2676]TV special on the star after being criticized by Spears’ family. After too many shocking incidents to count this month, Britney was finally taken in an ambulance with a long motorcade of police and emergency vehicles to be committed on orders from her psychiatrist on January 30th. Hopefully this will allow Brit Brit to get the help she needs.
  • High School Musical Star Zac Efron underwent emergency surgery for appendicitis.
  • Sadly, Lily Allen suffered a miscarriage this month.
  • Click here to see who hooked this month (and who's calling it quits!).
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