Jewel & Ty Murray Expecting First Child

  • Jewel announced on her website today that she's expecting her first baby with husband Ty Murray. She says they've been trying for two years, and she feels "really lucky."
  • Jewel says she found out on the first day of shooting her upcoming Bravo reality show. "I took a pregnancy test and it was positive! It was so hard to keep it a secret. I was worried I'd start throwing up on set and everyone would be like, 'Oh, she's pregnant.'" [People]
  • Also expecting: Tia Mowry and her husband Cory Hardrict. She's due on July 3 and will document her pregnancy on a Style Network reality show. [Us]
  • Rachel Zoe revealed she's having a boy. [People]
  • We still don't know the name of Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom's baby boy, but we do know he weighed nearly 10 pounds. [E!]
  • Ian McKellen has agreed to reprise his role as Gandalf in The Hobbit. Also returning: Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood, Cate Blanchett, and possibly Orlando Bloom. [NYT]
  • Charlie Sheen was late to work on Two and a Half Men because he was on a bender in Las Vegas with three porn stars. A source connected to the show says, "He has the constitution of an ox... He's figured out a way of shutting down [the substance abuse] long enough so he can function normally when he has to. He's a complete functioning addict." [TMZ]
  • Edward Furlong is in jail after a judge ruled he violated a domestic restraining order by coming within 50 yards of his estranged wife. [TMZ]
  • Adam Case, who was at Betty Ford with Lindsay Lohan, says there "was no assault" and she never violated her probation by drinking. [TMZ]
  • Mark your calendars: Britney Spears will perform at the Grammys on February 13. [Perez]
  • On no: The Bellamy Brothers say Britney ripped off their song "If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me" for her song "Hold It Against Me." David Bellamy says, "Howard and I have no personal beef with Britney. She's a talented gal. But professionally, well, in all honesty, we feel completely ripped off. Where's the originality?" [TMZ]
  • Your daily Mel/Oksana legal update: He claims Oksana tried to bribe a witness. [Radar]
  • James Franco would like to host the daytime Emmy awards. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Lea Michele is working hard to squash those rumors that she's a diva. She says of her Glee castmates, "If we all didn't love each other as much as we do then it would be really hard, but I get to work with my best friends. I think that makes everything so enjoyable, no matter what we're doing. I love having my cast members over, inviting them over to my house. I've been known to bake cookies for my crew and bring them to work." [Digital Spy]
  • Mark Whalberg on why he quit smoking pot: "I stopped smoking weed for my kids. One day, we were driving and you could smell it from somewhere. My daughter asked what the smell was so I told her it was a skunk. Then she said, 'Sometimes Daddy smells like that!' to me and my wife. So I knew I had quit." [E!]