Water Cooler: 4.6.12

Alec Baldwin engaged for the second time

Alec Baldwin is engaged to his 28-year-old girlfriend of one year, Hilaria Thomas.

His publicist, Matthew Hitzik, made the announcement over Twitter last weekend.

Baldwin was married once before to Kim Basinger and the couple has one daughter together.

Don Rickles to receive comedy award

Don Rickles, an 85-year-old comedian has been chosen to receive the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the second annual Comedy Awards later this month.

John Stewart will present the award to Rickles at the award ceremony.

Rickles is the second recipient of this award, the first being David Letterman last year.

Bruce Willis welcomes baby girl

The actor Bruce Willis and his wife, Emma Heming Willis, welcomed their first child together on Sunday in Los Angeles.

Willis has three other children, Rumer Willis, Scout Willis and Tallulah Willis from his previous marriage to actress Demi Moore.

Houston’s cause of death revealed

The coroner’s report for Whitney Houston’s death was revealed Thursday stating that her death was caused by accidental drowning but there were also traces of cocaine in her system.

Heart disease was also a factor in her Feb. 11 death.

The coroner’s report also showed that she had traces of marijuana, Xanax, Flexeril and Benadryl, but they did not contribute to her death.

Swift wins Entertainer of the Year

Taylor Swift was again awarded Entertainer of the Year at Sunday’s “The Academy of Country Music Awards.”

Swift became the second female to win Entertainer of the Year twice. The only other female country artist to do the same is Carrie Underwood when she won the award in 2010.

Ashton Kutcher to play in ‘Jobs’ biopic

It was confirmed Tuesday that Ashton Kutcher will play Steve Jobs in an upcoming independent film titled “Jobs” which begins filming in May.

The movie will feature Steve Jobs’ accomplishments throughout his career and life.

Late night shows get renewed

CBS announced on Tuesday both David Letterman and Craig Ferguson will be hosting their respective shows, “The Late Show” and “The Late Late Show” through 2014.

With this new agreement, Letterman will become the longest-running, late-night talk-show host in television history with nearly 30 years of hosting.

Founder of Marshall amps dies at 88

Jim Marshall, founder of Marshall amplifiers, died Thursday at the age of 88.

He had suffered several strokes in recent years and had also developed cancer by the end of 2011.

Many famous guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Pete Townshend.

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