Star Jones, a former cohost of The View, con- firmed Oct. 23 that she and attorney Ricardo Lugo are set to marry. Star, 55, has sported a diamond ring since June.
It’s a boy! On Oct. 25, Jessica Alba, 36, announced on Instagram that she and husband Cash Warren, 38, are expecting their first son. The couple are parents to daughters Haven, 6, and Honor, 9. • Just 19 months after welcoming a son, Ne-yo, 38, and wife Crystal Smith, 31, announced on Oct. 25 that they’re expecting again. The singer also has a son and a daughter from a previous relationship.
Over the Rainbow
Renée Zellweger, 48, will star as Judy Garland in Judy, an upcoming biopic set 30 years after the legendary actress played Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, it was announced Oct. 23.
A month shy of their ninth anniversary, singer Tamar Braxton, 40, filed for divorce from record producer Vincent Herbert, 44, on Oct. 24. The duo have a son, 4.
Almost four years after The Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker died in a car crash at age 40, his daughter Meadow, 18, settled a wrongful death suit against Porsche on Oct. 16. The terms were kept confidential.
On Oct. 24, John Mayer announced via Twitter that he gave up drinking one year ago. The singer, 40, called his sobriety “a constant return on investment.”
Antoine “Fats” Domino, who had more than three dozen Top 40 hits, including “Blueberry Hill” and “Ain’t That a Shame,” died of natural causes Oct. 24. He was 89. • Actor Robert Guillaume, who played the title character on the sitcom Benson from 1979 to 1986, died Oct. 24 at age 89. In more recent years, he had voiced Rafiki in The Lion King and appeared
on Sports Night. His wife, Donna, said he had been battling prostate cancer. • Scott Putesky, who cofounded Marilyn Manson and the Spooky Kids and played guitar under the pseudonym Daisy Berkowitz, died of cancer Oct. 22. He was 49.