PASSAGES: Clapton Weds, 'Frasier' Pays

01/03/2002 at 01:00 PM EST

WED: Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton, 56, married Melia McEnery, 25, just moments after the christening of their baby daughter, Julie Rose, at St. Mary Magdalen Church in the Surrey village of Ripley, near London, say reports on both sides of the Atlantic. After the wedding, reports the London Times, the couple visited the grave of Clapton's son, Conor, who died at the age of 4 when he accidentally fell from the window of a New York apartment . . . SWITCHED: CNN personality and legal analyst Greta Van Susteren is jumping to Fox News Channel, which in September lost its star Paula Zahn to CNN. Kate Snow will replace Van Susteren on CNN's "The Point," at least temporarily, the network said . . . PAID: Jane Leeves, 40, who plays wacky Daphne Moon on the NBC sitcom "Frasier," has signed a deal worth $30 million over the next three years, according to the BBC. Doing the math, that amounts to about $455,000 an episode. Her costar, David Hyde Pierce, 42, last month signed a deal reportedly earning him about $750,000 per episode. Series star Kelsey Grammer, 46, earns $1.6 million per episode and is TV's highest-paid sitcom star.

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Bindi Irwin: Remembering My Dad
  • Bindi Irwin: Remembering My Dad
  • Adam Levine's Wedding Details!
  • James Garner: 1928-2014

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners