Russell Crowe and wife Danielle expecting their second child.
Russell Crowe telling reporters at Monday's Golden Globes that he and wife Danielle Spencer are expecting their second child this summer. The couple have a two-year-old son, Charles.
NOT GIVING UP: Hilary Swank telling E! that she and estranged husband Chad Lowe are "trying to save our marriage," despite announcing their separation earlier this month.
MISSING IN ACTION: Paula Abdul skipping out on a press conference with her fellow American Idol judges on Tuesday and blaming her absence on an "eye infection," just hours before the fifth season of the talent competition debuted on Fox.
WHAT A NIGHT! A whopping 35.5 million viewers tuning in for the two-hour season five premiere of American Idol, giving Fox its best ratings for an entertainment program ever.
BREAKING AWAY: Kelly Clarkson blasted by Simon Cowell over her alleged refusal to allow American Idol contestants to perform her songs.
THAT '70S SCHMOE: Seventies teen icon Leif Garrett charged with heroin possession stemming from his drug-related arrest Saturday, when he was nabbed by police after allegedly trying to avoid paying a subway fare.
READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL: Aretha Franklin, Aaron Neville and Dr. John teaming to perform the national anthem at next month's Super Bowl. Joss Stone and John Legend joining with Stevie Wonder to provide pregame entertainment and the Rolling Stones performing during halftime.
THE CLIENT: Brad Renfro pleading innocent to a charge of attempted possession of heroin, stemming from his arrest in a Los Angeles drug sting last month.
ABOUT TIME: Axl Rose telling Rolling Stone that Guns N' Roses' long-gestating album, Chinese Democracy, will be finished and released this year.
CHART ATTACK: Mary J. Blige's The Breakthrough topping the charts with 118,000 copies sold in the week ended Sunday, per Nielsen SoundScan data, while Jamie Foxx's Unpredictable dropped to number two, with 103,000 copies sold.
BACK ON TOP: Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" topping Billboard's Hot Singles Sales chart, 50 years after its initial debut.
SUNNY DAYS: Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who plays Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Daytime Emmys on April 28.
OFF THE HOOK: Federal officials determining that the exotic animals kept at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch are not being mistreated after receiving a complaint from PETA, which had alleged that the animals were being kept in substandard conditions.
BABY BRAWL: Laurence Fishburne's former personal assistant, Kristel Crews, filing a lawsuit against the actor accusing him of firing her because she decided to become pregnant.
BEAM IT DOWN: William Shatner selling his kidney stone to online casino GoldenPalace.com for $25,000. The money will go to Habitat for Humanity.
TUCKERED OUT: Isaac Hayes, the "Shaft" singer and songwriter, who's also known as the voice of South Park's Chef, being treated at a Memphis hospital for exhaustion, his longtime songwriting partner said.
DOUBLE THE FUN: Holly Hunter and partner Gordon MacDonald welcoming twins, People magazine reports. Per the actress' rep, "they are happy and healthy."
STORK WATCH: Russell Crowe telling reporters at Monday's Golden Globes that he and wife Danielle Spencer are expecting their second child this summer. The couple have a two-year-old son, Charles.
NOT SO EXTREME MAKEOVER: Howard Stern confessing on his Sirius Satellite radio show to having had a nose job and fat removed from under his chin in two separate plastic surgery procedures.