New Child In Showbiz
I know that’s not what NCIS stands for, but it did this week for Michael Weatherly. He rang in the week by announcing the birth of his new baby boy on Twitter: “Beautiful Bojana gave birth to 10lb Liam Weatherly today, the most important day of the week (NCIS Tuesday 8pm CBS)!” For those of you who don’t know, Bojana Jankovic is his wife of four years. Such clever marketing on Weatherly’s part!
Little Liam was also welcomed by his older sister Olivia, Michael and Bojana’s first child, who will celebrate her second birthday in April. Liam also has an older half-brother, August, 17, who is Michael’s son from his marriage to Amelia Heinle. Another fun fact about Weatherly: He was once engaged to Jessica Alba (they co-starred on Dark Angel back in the day), who made headlines this week when she was photographed wearing a prosthetic pregnant belly for How to Make Love Like an Englishman!
The Birthday Is Right
More great news “came on down” to us via Twitter this week from our favorite daytime game show: “We are excited to announce that Bob Barker will Celebrate his 90th Birthday on #PriceIsRight”!!!! Yes, those exclamation points are after the quotation marks because they came from me! Since retiring in 2007 after 35 years, Bob has only returned to The Price Is Right once, in 2009 when he released Priceless Memories, his autobiography.
Bob, Drew and of course, Barker’s Beauties (or are they Carrey’s beauties now?), will film the special episode on November 5, and it will air on Bob’s 90th birthday, December 12. If only he could have been born eleven years earlier, his birthday would have been 12/12/1912! During the week of Bob’s birthday, The Price is Right will host pet adoptions on air, since Bob is a sucker for animal welfare. According to E! News, Bob recently shelled out almost $1 million to move three elephants from the Toronto Zoo to a sanctuary in Northern California after contesting that the zoo did not have enough space for them to live humanely.