Celebrity birthdays and news tidbits from today's paper:

• Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum announced on Friday that she is expecting a baby with her husband, drummer Chris Tyrrell. “Chris & I are excited to announce that our Christmas gift has arrived a little early this year!” tweeted Scott, 26. “We are having a baby! We feel so blessed!!!” The couple wed on Jan. 7 in upstate New York.

• Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is ready to propose to his girlfriend, actress Cheryl Hines, a source told Radar Online.

• Singer Toni Braxton has been released from the hospital after being treated for health issues related to lupus and blood clots. “Feeling a little better today,” Braxton, 45, tweeted on Sunday. “My nurse just left; just happy to be home!”

• Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, has come down with another bout of acute morning sickness, just days after leaving King Edward VII’s Hospital. Although the former Kate Middleton won’t be checking back into the hospital this time, Prince William canceled his Sunday appearance at the British Military Tournament to stay near his pregnant wife, E! News reported.

— Compiled by Mike Cirelli

Today’s birthdays

81 Rita Moreno, actress (West Side Story)

72 David Gates, pop singer (Bread)

69 Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass.

68 Brenda Lee, singer (I’m Sorry)

58 Jermaine Jackson, singer (the Jackson 5)

54 Nikki Sixx, bass player (Motley Crue)

51 Darryl Jones, bass player (the Rolling Stones)

45 Mo’Nique, actress-comedian (Precious)

39 Mos Def, rapper-actor (16 Blocks)