Names & Faces: Natalie Portman, Alanis Morrissette, Jason Mraz and more
Marriage and baby for Portman
Natalie Portman is engaged to "Black Swan" choreographer Benjamin Millepied and is pregnant with their first child, according to People magazine.
The couple met while working on Portman's latest buzz-worthy movie.
Millepied, 32, a native of France, is a principal dancer and choreographer for the New York City Ballet. They share several dance scenes in the film.
"He knows how to change when things aren't working well. Sometimes I just couldn't do something. No matter how hard I worked, I couldn't do it. He would fix it to make it something that I could do," Portman, 29, said of working with her fiance. "He was really flexible. Working with film and working with actors rather than dancers, that flexibility was key."
Unexpected but happy news for the Harvard alumna!
Morissette's Christmas delivery
Christmas was good for Alanis Morissette this year. Morissette, 36, and her husband, rapper Mario "Souleye" Treadway, 30, welcomed baby boy Ever Imre Morissette-Treadway on Dec. 25, People reports.
A rep for Canadian singer Morissette confirmed the news, saying, "All are healthy and happy."
The couple began dating in 2009 and got married last May in Los Angeles.
Great to see the "Jagged Little Pill" singer doing so well, especially after word of the split between her ex-fiance, Ryan Reynolds, 34, and his wife, Scarlett Johansson, 26.
Mraz to wed
Jason Mraz, 33, announced his engagement to singer Tristan Prettyman, 28, with a simple post via Twitter: "SHE SAID YES."
Prettyman tweeted, "For Once. I Am Speechless. . . . i did good! holy c**p! man of my dreams!!! for the rest of my life!!!"
The "I'm Yours" singer proposed last Thursday night, the Toronto Sun reports.
Mraz told E! Online last year, "I'm not married yet, but I think I may have found the one."
Their own big love
The couple told People, "We couldn't be happier than to celebrate our engagement over the holidays with our families."
The engagement ring was designed by Kern himself.
The couple, who have been dating for two years, plan a fall wedding.
- Gabriela Melendez Olivera, from Web and wire reports