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Jared Padalecki welcomes second son

Supernatural star Jared Padalecki’s wife, Genevieve Cortese, gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday. “Ok. For real ;) My amazingly strong wife home-birthed a happy and healthy baby boy last night :). Please send love :)),” the actor tweeted last night.

The couple, who married in 2010 after working together on Supernatural, already have a 21-month-old son named Thomas.

'Glee' costar Dot-Marie Jones married

Dot-Marie Jones, best known to Glee fans as Coach Beiste on Fox show, married her longtime girlfriend, Bridgett Casteen, in Los Angeles Saturday night, People reports. The couple had invited friends to their home for a holiday party, then revealed they had gathered them for the ceremony. The pair got engaged in October; it’s the first marriage for Jones and the second for Casteen.

Kristen Johnston diagnosed with Lupus

Kristen Johnston, best known for her role on 3rd Rock From the Sun, has been diagnosed with lupus. Her symptoms from the auto-immune disease have disrupted her regular appearances on TV Land’s The Exes.

The actress announced her diagnosis through a lengthy note on her Facebook page Tuesday afternoon. “This is how, after 4 months & 17 Drs (no lie) I’ve FINALLY been diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disorder,” Johnston wrote. “Meaning my immune system has decided to go rogue and attack my muscles.”

Johnston, who plays Holly Franklin on The Exes, took a break from filming in order to complete two week-long treatments at The Mayo Clinic. She has been suffering from such chronic “full body muscle weakness” that it has made it difficult for her to walk.

But the actress assured her fans that her absence from the show won’t be for long. “The good news: I’m finally on the right treatment, feeling better & back at work!” Johnston continued. She will appear on The Exes‘ Christmas special episode Friday.

Johnston is best known for her role as Sally Solomon in 3rd Rock From the Sun and as a memorable party girl Lexi Featherston on Sex and the City.

'Teen Mom 2' star Jenelle Evans arrested

One of the stars of MTV’s Teen Mom 2 has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with breaching the peace.

Jail records show 21-year-old Jenelle Lauren Evans was booked into the Horry County jail just after 5 p.m. Saturday. She was released about an hour later.

Police say they were called Saturday afternoon about a man and a woman yelling outside a North Myrtle Beach home. Evans’ boyfriend told police she locked him out of the house.

Evans was arrested earlier this year in North Carolina on drug and assault charges. Her lawyer in that case said Sunday he wasn’t representing her on the South Carolina charges, and jail records listed no other attorney for her.

Teen Mom documents the challenges of four teens’ first years of motherhood.

Lamar Odom pleads no contest to DUI, gets probation

Former NBA player Lamar Odom, husband of Khloé Kardashian, pleaded no contest Monday to a drunken driving charge and accepted a sentence of three years’ probation and three months of alcohol abuse treatment.

In a deal with prosecutors, Odom entered the plea to one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and was also ordered to pay $1,814 in fines and penalties, Los Angeles city attorney’s spokesman Frank Mateljan said. Odom had faced a maximum sentence of six months in jail.

The status of his suspended driver’s license will be determined at a separate hearing in front of the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Odom’s attorney, Richard Hutton, appeared in court to enter the plea for him. A phone message left with Hutton was not immediately returned.

The 34-year-old power forward and husband of reality TV star Khloé Kardashian is currently out of the NBA, going unsigned as a free-agent after averaging a career-low 4 points and 5.9 rebounds last season with the Los Angeles Clippers.
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'America's Next Top Model' director killed in home invasion

Los Angeles police are investigating the fatal home invasion shooting of a director who worked on the reality TV show America’s Next Top Model.

The Los Angeles Times reports 42-year-old James Howe died and his wife was seriously wounded in the Nov. 27 attack at their rented home.

Police say Howe and his wife answered the door of the Glassell Park home for what they thought was a lone salesman, but instead, two men and a woman forced their way inside.

A fight ensued at the doorway, and one of the men pulled a gun and opened fire.

The couple’s 6-year-old son wasn’t harmed.

Los Angeles Deputy Police Chief Jose Perez says the shooting appeared random and there’s no obvious motive.

No arrests have been made.

Kordell Stewart and 'Real Housewives' star Porsha Williams' divorce is final

Former Pittsburgh Steeler standout Kordell Stewart’s divorce from his Real Housewives of Atlanta star wife Porsha is final. Fulton County Superior Court Judge John J. Goger issued a final decree in the divorce case Thursday.

Stewart, who retired from the NFL last year, filed for divorce from Porsha Williams in March. He claimed his marriage to Williams was “irretrievably broken.”

Williams’ lawyer Randy Kessler says they are glad to amicably resolve the matter. The pair used to appear together on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Williams is still on the show.

Stewart’s initial filing said the two married on May 21, 2011, and have no children together. Stewart was a sensation in Pittsburgh in the late 1990s and was nicknamed “Slash” for his versatility as quarterback, running back, and wide receiver. He is a sports talk show host in Atlanta.

'The Hills' alum Whitney Port engaged

Just last month, The Hills star Lauren Conrad got engaged, and now, her onetime Teen Vogue co-worker Whitney Port is getting married too.

Tim Rosenman, who was an associate producer on Port’s Hills spin-off The City, popped the question last week. The couple have been dating since last year. Port thanked all her Twitter followers for their well-wishes:
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'Real Housewives of New Jersey' stars plead not guilty to new fraud charges

Two cast members of The Real Housewives of New Jersey have pleaded not guilty to new fraud charges. Joe and Teresa Giudice were arraigned Wednesday in federal court in Newark on one count of bank fraud and one count of loan application fraud.

Authorities allege the couple prepared a mortgage loan application stating that Teresa Giudice worked as a real estate agent and made $15,000 a month. In reality, authorities say she was not employed.

The couple pleaded not guilty in July to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, making false statements on loan applications, and bankruptcy fraud.

Joe Giudice was also accused of failing to file tax returns from 2004 to 2008.

'I Love Lucy' guest star Shirley Mitchell dies at 94

Shirley Mitchell, who appeared in three episodes of I Love Lucy in its 1953-54 season, died of heart failure on Monday. She was 94.

Mitchell played Marion Strong on I Love Lucy, a friend of Lucy’s who was easily identified by her cackle. She was believed to be the last surviving cast member from the show.

You might also recognize Mitchell from her work on The Odd Couple, Three’s Company, Dallas, or The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, along with a number of other shows. Her film career included Jamboree, Big Business, The War of the Roses, and more.

Mitchell was the widow of pop composer Jay Livingston and is survived by her sister-in-law and two children, Scott and Brooke.

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