Passages

UPDATED 07/10/2006 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 07/10/2006 at 01:00 AM EDT

EXPECTING
Lullaby time! Elvis Costello, 51, and jazz singer Diana Krall, 41, are expecting their first child this December.

ENGAGED
NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, 34, announced his engagement to model Ingrid Vandebosch June 24. Gordon and his first wife, Brooke Sealy, divorced in 2003.

SPLIT
Actress Selma Blair, 34, filed for divorce from musician Ahmet Zappa, 32, June 21 in L.A. A rep for the pair—who married in 2004—tells PEOPLE, "[They] will continue to be close friends."

LEGAL ISSUES
Reese Witherspoon, 30, filed a lawsuit against Star magazine's parent company, American Media Inc., June 21 in L.A. The suit alleges the magazine's June 26 edition falsely stated that Witherspoon was expecting her third child and hiding the alleged pregnancy from producers of her upcoming films. An AMI lawyer calls it "a frivolous lawsuit."... Actor John Cusack, 40, is requesting a restraining order against Emily Leatherman, 31, who he says is stalking him. In court documents filed June 23 in L.A., Cusack alleges Leatherman threw bags of fan letters into his yard and visited coworkers' offices trying to meet him. (Tom Cruise was granted a similar order against Leatherman in '05.)

TROUBLE
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose, 44, was arrested June 27 after allegedly biting a security guard on the leg during a scuffle at a Stockholm hotel."He had to sober up before they could question him," police spokeswoman Towe Hägg tells PEOPLE. He was released after admitting to violence against a public servant and agreed to pay a $6,790 fine. Reps for Rose could not be reached.... Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, 55, was detained June 26 in West Palm Beach's airport after customs officials discovered he had a bottle of Viagra without a prescription. A lawyer for Limbaugh, who reached an agreement May 1 over alleged prescription drug fraud, said Limbaugh's physician had prescribed the drugs in his own name instead of Limbaugh's for "privacy purposes."

DEATHS
E. Pierce Marshall, 67—who battled Anna Nicole Smith, 38, over the estate of his father, J. Howard Marshall II—died June 20 in Dallas from an infection. Marshall said that the ex-Playmate, who married his 89-year-old father when she was 26, wasn't entitled to any of the oil tycoon's $1.6 billion fortune. The case is pending after a Supreme Court ruling.

DOG GONE
Moose, the feisty Jack Russell terrier who played Eddie on NBC's Frasier for nine years, died June 22 at age 16. "He had incredible charisma," his trainer Mathilde Halberg tells PEOPLE. "He will never be forgotten."

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