Passages

updated 10/15/2007 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/15/2007 AT 01:00 AM EDT

EXPECTING
Meet the Parents star Teri Polo, 38, is pregnant with her second child, the first with her musician boyfriend Jamie Wollam, 37. "I'm over the moon," the actress, who is seven months along, tells PEOPLE. "It's my favorite role, being a mom. I know we're expecting a girl and I'm very, very excited." Polo has son Griffin, 5, from a previous marriage.

BIRTHS
The Canadian figure-skating team of David Pelletier, 32, and Jamie Salé, 30, who won gold medals at the 2002 Olympics, welcomed their first child, son Jesse, in St. Albert, Alta. "Jamie and I are thrilled and we're very excited about parenthood," the proud new papa, who wed Salé in 2005, said in a statement.

LICENSED TO WED
Pamela Anderson, 40, and Rick Salomon, 38, obtained a marriage license in Las Vegas Sept. 29. Anderson, who split last November from Kid Rock after four months of marriage, is staying in Vegas while starring in magician Hans Klok's show. Salomon, whose 2002 marriage to actress Shannen Doherty was annulled, appeared in the infamous sex tape with Paris Hilton. A rep for Anderson had no comment.

LEGAL MATTERS
A Santa Monica, Calif., judge ruled Oct. 2 that O.J. Simpson, 60, must relinquish his Rolex watch and other assets, including any of the disputed memorabilia recently seized by Las Vegas authorities that are found to be legally his, to satisfy part of a $33.5 million civil judgment that found him liable for the 1994 deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.... A Manhattan jury ruled Oct. 2 that New York Knicks coach Isiah Thomas, 46, sexually harassed former team executive Anucha Browne Sanders, 44, and that the team's owner, Madison Square Garden, improperly fired her last year. Browne Sanders was awarded $11.6 million in punitive damages, but the jurors could not decide whether Thomas should pay Browne Sanders, resulting in a mistrial on that matter. "I will appeal this," the former NBA player told reporters.

ACCIDENTS
Country star Keith Urban (inset), 39, escaped injury after getting into a motorcycle accident in Sydney Oct. 1. The singer, who is married to actress Nicole Kidman, said in a statement that he was en route to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting while being followed by a photographer, adding, "I sped up, and in an effort to elude an oncoming car, which was making an illegal U-turn, saw no choice but to drop my bike. My pursuer came to my assistance, without taking photos, and helped me from the road."

DEATHS
Lois Maxwell, 80, who appeared as Miss Moneypenny in 14 James Bond movies from 1962's Dr. No to 1985's A View to a Kill, died of cancer Sept. 29 in Fremantle, Australia. In a career spanning more than 50 years, she was best known for her ongoing flirtation with Agent 007 in her role as the secretary to Bond's boss, British intelligence chief M.

MEERKAT IN MEMORIAM
Meerkat Manor viewers lost a fan favorite on the Sept. 28 episode with the death of Whiskers family matriarch Flower, 6. She sustained a lethal cobra bite while protecting her clan during filming in February. The courageous leader "stood tall against her foes," Animal Planet exec Marjorie Kaplan said in a statement. "[She] was a pillar of strength."

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