Celebrity Recap - April 2002

What happened this month in Hollywood? Find out which pop singer turned 18, which folk singer broke a few bones and which rocker became a daddy. Kidzworld's got the month in review so you can keep up with all your favorite stars.


Who's a year older this month?
  • April 10th - Singer/actress Mandy Moore turned 18 and AI's , Haley Joel Osment turned 14.
  • April 12th - Claire Danes turned 23.
  • April 18th - Nice witch, Melissa Joan Hart turned 26.
  • April 19th - Kate Hudson turned 23 and Ashley Judd turned 34.
  • April 26th - Jordana Brewster turned 22.
  • April 30th - Kirsten Dunst of Spider-Man turned 20.


    Reports started in March that pop princess Britney Spears and her *NSYNC'er Justin Timberlake ended their way-talked about romance. In April Britney Spears told a British reporter that she "was single" and Justin Timberlake was seen around LA with a pretty dancer named Jenna Dewan. Neither Justin nor Britney's publicity peeps have confirmed the split but the two have not been seen together since the rumors of their break-up began.


    Folk singer, Jewel broke her collarbone and a rib when she was thrown from a horse at her rodeo star boyfriend's (Ty Murray) ranch in Texas. Jewel also suffered some pretty nasty bruises but she didn't need to be hospitalized. She does have to wear a collar and a sling for four weeks.

    Baby Newz

  • Linkin Park's front man, Chester Bennington, is a new daddy. Chester and his wife Samantha had a baby boy on April 19, 2002.
  • Actor, Brendan Fraser, of The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, is gonna be a daddy soon too. Brendan and his wife, Afton Smith, are expecting their first baby in October of 2002.


    Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, from the girl group TLC, was killed in Honduras on the evening of April 25th when the vehicle she was driving flipped over. Lisa Left Eye Lopes suffered fatal injuries to her head. Lisa Left Eye and TLC are best known for their hit songs Waterfalls, No Scrubs and Unpretty. There is talk that TLC was in the middle of recording another album, but no news yet on whether it will be released now that Lisa Left Eye is dead.

    Now you're up-to-date on the latest Hollywood news. Don't forget to check back at the end of next month when Kidzworld gives you all the happenings from May. Did we miss anything?

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