The Reliable Source is on vacation until the new year. (Please enjoy our Reliable Source Person of the Year and other highlights of 2011.) Names and Faces is the column that runs in its space in the Style section.
Kings of Leon rocker Caleb Followill’s wife, Lily Aldridge, is pregnant with their first child, People reports.
“We can’t wait to meet the new addition to our family,” the couple said through the band’s rep. This will be their first child together, according to the statement.
The Nashville vocalist, 29, and Victoria’s Secret model, 26, wed in a private ceremony with just family in attendance at a Montecito, Calif., ranch in May.
Baby fever seems to be catching in the Kings of Leon clan: Cousin and fellow band member Mathew Followill welcomed his first child, Knox, in April.
Country music singer Wynonna Judd is engaged to musician Cactus Moser, People reports.
Judd, 47, tours with Moser as Wynonna and the Big Noise. Moser proposed on Christmas Eve, two years after the couple started dating.
Judd and mother Naomi Judd performed together as the Grammy-winning country-music duo the Judds from 1983 to 1991.
Wynonna Judd has been married twice and has two children from her first marriage, which was to businessman Arch Kelly III.
The Workers Compensation Board of New York is suing rapper Jay-Z for fines connected with compensation insurance that the board says he failed to pay for his domestic employees, TMZ reports.
According to the board’s lawsuit, the famous rapper, producer and entrepreneur failed to pay for the insurance for three months in 2009.
After the three-month lapse, he allegedly tended to the problem with the insurance company but still owes $18,000 in fines for the transgression. The government agency is suing to collect the fines.
A source close to Jay-Z claims he never missed the insurance payments and that the resulting fines are errors that are being resolved.
The 42-year-old rapper, married to singer Beyonce, is worth $460 million as of 2010, according to Forbes.