Celebrity Recap - January 2003
BirthdaysJanuary 9th - AJ Maclean turned 25.
January 13th - Orlando Bloom turned 26! January 17th - Kid Rock turned 32 and
Jim Carrey hit 41.
January 22nd - 7th Heaven's Beverley Mitchell turned 22.
January 24th - Shaggy... err.. Matthew Lillard turned 33.
January 28th - Elijah Wood turned 22, Nick Carter hit 23 and Joey Fatone turned 26.
January 31st - Justin Timberlake hit 22.
IllnessBlonde popstar Anastacia announced that she was battling breast cancer. The 29 year-old said that she was lucky her doc decided to give her a mammogram (a scan that detects lumps in breasts) even though she was so young. Doctors predict Anastasia will make a full recovery.
Baby NewzLA Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, had their first child Sunday, January 19, 2003. The couple had a girl at 3:08 PM that day and named her Natalia Diamante Bryant.
Couple NewzWillow is getting hitched to Wesley!
No, it's not some wacky crossover Angel/Buffy the Vampire Slayer show. It's reality. Actress Allyson Hannigan (Willow from Buffy,) and actor Alexis Denisoff (Wesley on Angel,) are engaged. The two started dating shortly after Alexis' character spun off of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and onto the show Angel. The wedding date has not yet been set.
Celeb Law-BreakersSinger R Kelly was arrested again on January 22, 2003. This time he was nabbed in Miami on charges that involve possession of child pornography.
Bobby Brown's trip to LA to perform at the 2003 American Music Awards, with Ja Rule, violated his parole in the state of Georgia. It seems Bobby Brown was not supposed to leave the state of Georgia until after his trial for drunk driving charges. Bobby can't really beat this one, as millions of peeps watched him performing in LA on TV.