Jessica Simpson gives birth to daughter
What seemed to have been a long awaited pregnancy finally ended for Jessica Simpson.
The pop singer, 31, gave birth to her first child, a baby girl, weighing nine pounds and 13 ounces, in a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday.
Simpson and fiance Eric Johnson, former NFL player, 32, named their daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson.
Maxwell is Johnson’s middle name and his mother’s madien name. Drew is Simpson’s mothers maiden name.
Olympics will hit the web
NBC executives have made the decision to make every Olympic event available online to view as it happens.
“You’ll be able to live the moment,” said Rick Cordella, vice president and general manager for NBC Sports Digital.
During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2,200 hours of the event were streamed through NBCOlympics.com; however, most big events did not stream. This year more than 3,500 hours are set to be streamed.
‘The Scream’ sold at New York?City auction
Edvard Munch’s famous painting “The Scream” was sold at Sotheby’s, a New York City auction Wednesday night.
The painting was estimated to sell at $80 million but instead went for a record $119,922,500.
Only eight other works have been auctioned for more than $80 million.
Train travels into wine country
The rock band Train is starting to make strides in the wine world by putting out their own line.
“A couple of years ago, we decided that we wanted to start bringing San Francisco to the rest of the world and we decided that we would start by bringing one of the best things that we know about San Francisco, which is the wine,” said Train frontman, Pat Monahan.
The band started their wine company, Save Me San Francisco Wine Co. in collaboration with ACME Wine Movers, a newly formed division of The Wine Group.
Annie Leibovitz receives art award
Famous celebrity photographer, Annie Leibovtiz, received the 7th Museum of Contemporary Art Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts, Tuesday.
“This award has been given to a great group of women, very distinguished company,” she said at the event. “And here I am in California. This is where I learned to be a photographer.”
Leibovitz has worked for many major publications from Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and Vogue.