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George Lucas and Mellody Hobson welcome baby girl

George Lucas and wife Mellody Hobson welcomed a baby girl on Friday, EW has confirmed. The news was originally reported by The Huffington Post.

Mellody delivered their daughter, named Everest Hobson Lucas, via surrogate. Lucas, 69, has three adopted children.

The filmmaker married Hobson, 44,  who is president of Ariel Investments, on June 22 at Skywalker Ranch, in Marin County, Calif.

Judge says Pixar and Lucasfilm settled suit

A court document says Lucasfilm and Pixar have settled a lawsuit that claims they and other giant companies conspired to keep wages down by agreeing not to poach each other’s workers.

In a Sunday filing, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh says lawyers representing the workers had notified her about the settlement with Lucasfilm and Pixar. Terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed.

The San Jose lawsuit still continues against Apple Inc., Google Inc., Intel Corp., Intuit Inc. and Adobe Systems Inc.

It contends they schemed to cheat employees by artificially suppressing the demand for their services. A status report on efforts to settle the case is supposed to be filed by Friday.

George Lucas marries longtime girlfriend

Star Wars creator George Lucas, 69, married Mellody Hobson, 44, on Saturday night in Marin County, Calif., the same town where Skywalker Ranch is located, People reports. The couple has been dating since 2006.

Guest Samuel L. Jackson tweeted “Let’s give a Galactic shout out to Master George Lucas & his Bride Melodie on This their WEDDING DAY! Congrats!”

Hobson is the head of the investment management firm Ariel Investments, as well as a contributor to ABC News and Chairman of the Board at Dream Works Animation SKG Inc.

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George Lucas engaged to longtime girlfriend

George Lucas and longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson are engaged, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Hobson, 43, serves as the chairman of DreamWorks Animation, as well as running her own investment firm and contributing to ABC’s Good Morning America. It’s her first marriage, and the second for Lucas, 68.

Last year, Lucas announced his retirement and sold his company to Disney for $4.05 billion.

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