Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti Are Over
Actress Ashley Judd and champion race car driver Dario Franchitti are ending their marriage after more than 11 years.
--A representative for the actress confirmed the news Tuesday.
--The actress attended Franchitti's races for years. She cheered from the sidelines, wearing floppy hats and cheery sun dresses.
--Shortly after the news broke, Judd tweeted that the pair will remain "family forever" despite the divorce.
--"Family forever," Franchitti tweeted her back. His tweet was later deleted, but still appeared in a log on his website.
--The pair got married in his native Scotland in 2001.
Is Beyonce Being a Diva As She Prepares for the Super Bowl?
The not-always-reliable British tabloids say BEYONCÉ is being a total DIVA as she prepares for her Super Bowl halftime performance.
--Among her huge list of demands is this one: That her daughter Blue Ivy's cedar bed be shipped from New York to the Louisiana Superdome, where it will be placed in a nursery decorated with rose-scented candles.
--That nursery must also be kept at a constant 78 degrees.
--A source says, quote, "She's by far one of the most difficult celebrities we've ever dealt with. The list is as long as my arm. She may be a superstar, but this day is about football not her."
--However, an NFL rep calls this, quote, "pure pulp fiction," adding, "Beyoncé and her team have been great to work with throughout this process."
Is Alec Baldwin Having a Baby With His 29-Year-Old Wife?
"In Touch Weekly" says that 54-year-old ALEC BALDWIN is having a baby with his 28-year-old yoga instructor-wife HILARIA THOMAS.
--A source says, quote, "They are both so excited and Alec is so in love with her. She says she is so in love with Alec and he tells all her friends that she is the best thing that has ever happened to him."
--Alec's rep wouldn't confirm the news . . . quote, "When or if Alec and Hilaria have news they want to share, they will share it. Until then, no comment."
--Alec already has a 17-year-old daughter named Ireland, with his ex-wife KIM BASINGER. This is the daughter he once called a rude, thoughtless little pig in a voicemail to her.
Barbara Walters is Out of the Hospital
Is BARBARA WALTERS the KEITH RICHARDS of daytime talk? Is there ANYTHING that can kill her? In less than two weeks, she fell and hit her head AND came down with chicken pox. And she's 83 years old.
--But ABC announced yesterday that she's out of the hospital, recovering at home and, quote, "getting stronger." There's no word when she'll return to work.