96460530 Karina Smirnoff, Brad Penny engaged; Lily Allen improving after hospitalizationAll the latest celebrity news and buzz.

Karina Smirnoff, a professional dancer on “Dancing With the Stars,” has revealed that she and her boyfriend Brad Penny, a professional baseball player most recently with the St. Louis Cardinals, have been engaged since Oct. 4. The couple began dating in October 2009, shortly after Smirnoff and fellow ‘DWTS’ pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy called off their engagement.
Smirnoff and Penny met through mutual friend Chuck Liddell, a UFC fighter. [People]

Just a few days after suffering a miscarriage, singer Lily Allen
has been hospitalized for septicaemia, which is a blood-poisoning
condition that could develop into septic shock. Her rep says she is
responding well to treatment and continues to improve. [Daily Mail]

]]>John Travolta and Kelly Preston have revealed that their new baby’s name is going to be Benjamin and that Preston is due in three weeks. John and Kelly already have a daughter named Ella Bleu, 10. They lost their 16-year-old son Jett after he suffered a fatal seizure in January 2009. [Star] Nickelodeon star Victoria Justice insists that she is just friends with the many men in her life, including “X-Men: First Class” star Nicholas Hoult and “Twilight” star Taylor Lautner. [E! Online] Follow Zap2it and Zap2it Andrea on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo credit: Getty Images

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