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- December 24, 2012
- Vol. 78
- No. 26
Gisele Bundchen, 32, and Tom Brady, 35, have added another family member to their team. The couple welcomed daughter Vivian Lake Brady on Dec. 5 in Boston. Vivian joins big brothers Benjamin, 3, and John, 5, Brady's son from a previous relationship with actress Bridget Moynahan. "[We are] forever grateful for the opportunity to be the parents of another little angel," the Brazilian supermodel wrote on her Facebook page. "She is healthy and full of life." Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles, 38, delivered a baby boy named Magnus Hamilton Miller on Dec. 6. Magnus is the first child for the Grammy-winning country star and her husband, entrepreneur Justin Miller, 31. "We are so thankful for all the prayers and support and are excited to take some time together as a new family," the couple said in a statement.
And in more country-baby news, Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott, 26, is having her first child with drummer husband Chris Tyrrell, 26. "Chris & I are excited to announce that our Christmas gift has arrived a little early this year!," she announced on Twitter Dec. 7. The couple have been married since January. Cougar Town's Busy Philipps (inset), 33, will be a mom again. She announced the news via Twitter Dec. 10 by posting a picture of her positive pregnancy test. "So this happened..." she wrote. She and husband Marc Silverstein, 41, have 4-year-old daughter Birdie Leigh.
90210 star Shenae Grimes, 23, is going to be a bride. "I'm engaged," she wrote on Twitter Dec. 7. "I'm a very happy lady." The actress, who plays Annie Wilson on the CW series, will marry British model Josh Beech, 24. They've been dating since earlier this year.
The Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Dec. 10 that two bodies found five days earlier are those of cousins Lyric Cook-Morrissey, 10, and Elizabeth Collins, 8, who had been missing since July 13 (PEOPLE, Aug. 20, 2012). The girls vanished while riding their bicycles together, and their bodies were found by hunters in a secluded wildlife area 25 miles northeast of Evansdale, Iowa. A cause of death in both cases is pending.
Movie critic Roger Ebert, 70, has been hospitalized after fracturing his hip. On Dec. 6 his wife, Chaz Ebert, 60, jokingly wrote on Twitter that her husband hurt himself performing "tricky disco dance moves," but is "doing well." Ebert, who writes reviews for the Chicago Sun-Times, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2002 and jaw cancer four years later.
PIONEER JAZZ MUSICIAN DIES
Pianist and composer Dave Brubeck, the thoughtful leader of the Dave Brubeck Quartet who experimented with unusual time signatures, died on Dec. 5, one day before his 92nd birthday, in Norwalk, Conn., from heart failure. In a career that spanned more than six decades, Brubeck was best known for the 1959 song "Take Five," the Paul Desmond composition that Brubeck's group made into a bestselling jazz single. "Dave changed the way people listened to music," said David Baker, Indiana University music professor and a friend of the iconic performer. "He was one of the giants."
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