Grapevine—Gwen Stefani, Chris Noth, Nicole Richie, and Kylie Minogue

October 10, 2009 Updated: October 8, 2018
BIG 4-0: Singer and fashion designer Gwen Stefani celebrated her 40th birthday. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
BIG 4-0: Singer and fashion designer Gwen Stefani celebrated her 40th birthday. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Chris Noth Engaged

Actor Chris Noth is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, actress Tara Wilson. The two met while Wilson was working at Noth’s New York bar, The Cutting Room. Noth can currently be seen in CBS’s “The Good Wife” and will be returning to the big screen in his most famous role as Big in the upcoming “Sex and the City” sequel.

Gwen Stefani Turns 40

Singer and fashion designer Gwen Stefani celebrated her 40th birthday at Cecconi’s in West Hollywood on Saturday. She was surrounded by family and friends, including her husband, rocker Gavin Rossdale and their two children, 3-year-old Kingston and 13-month-old Zuma. Actress Kate Beckinsale also attended.

Nicole Richie Hurt in Fender Bender

Reality television star Nicole Richie, a regular subject of paparazzi interest, was hit by a photographer while driving on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills on Monday. The daughter of Lionel Richie was taken to the hospital after complaining of pain. Richie became a household name after starring with Paris Hilton in the reality series “The Simple Life.” She gave birth to her second child just last month. The photographer was arrested for suspicion of driving without a license.

‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Undergoes Surgery

Emmy winner Kathryn Joosten had a surgical procedure to remove a cancerous growth on her lung, according to People magazine. The 69-year-old who plays Mrs. McCluskey on the hit drama "Desperate Housewives" is expected to recover completely with no need for radiation or chemotherapy. Joosten successfully fought a bought of lung cancer in 2001 as well. Her representative told the magazine, “She'll be back to her feisty old self. …”

Kylie Minogue Tours America

Singer Kylie Minogue, whose dance pop music has maintained extraordinary popularity overseas for decades, has finally made her way across the pond to entertain Americans. Her first stint in the United States, which will culminate with three shows this month at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom, has received positive reviews. Most Americans remember Minogue’s hit songs, “The Locomotion” in 1988 and “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” in 2002.

 

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