ATLANTA (AP) -- Award-winning rhythm and blues singer Toni Braxton gave birth to 5-pound, 12-ounce boy at an Atlanta-area hospital, her spokesman said.
The baby born Sunday was named Denim Cole Braxton Lewis and is the first child for Braxton and her husband Keri Lewis, of the Minneapolis-based band, Mint Condition.
"Mom and baby are doing fine," David Brokaw said.
Braxton, 33, who won her sixth Grammy Award this year, met her husband, a 28-year-old keyboard player, four years ago. Mint Condition served as her accompaniment when she opened for contemporary jazz saxophonist Kenny G on a nationwide tour.
Turturro talks about uniforms
RADNOR, Pa. (AP) -- Nicholas Turturro, who played Detective James Martinez on "NYPD Blue," says he noticed a different attitude toward police officers when he wore a uniform for a guest appearance on "The District."
"Because of Sept. 11, people who put on uniforms are looked at in a different way," Turturro says in the Dec. 8 issue of TV Guide. "Maybe we didn't pay enough attention, give them their due."
But Turturro says wearing a uniform has its disadvantages.
"On 'Blue,' I didn't wear a uniform," he says. "Now, I'm complaining about the (bulletproof) vest, all the gear. It's weighing me down. It's a pain in the neck."
NSync to help Sept. 11 orphans
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Pop group NSync has teamed up with a Swiss watchmaker to raise money for children orphaned by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the group announced.
Audemars Piguet has created 200 limited-edition watches that also will benefit needy children through "Challenge for the Children," NSync's foundation.
The 50 men's watches and 150 women's watches have been engraved with the signatures of NSync's five members and will be priced at $8,500 and $5,900, respectively.
"We want to help kids affected by the tragedy as much as we can," NSync's Justin Timberlake said Sunday.
Those who purchase one of the watches also will receive tickets and sound-check passes to an NSync concert.
The fund-raiser is expected to bring in $500,000, of which about half will go to start a children's scholarship fund that will be administered by the foundation, said Barry Klarberg, the band's manager.
Davis wants to fall in love
RADNOR, Pa. (AP) -- Kristin Davis, who plays Charlotte on "Sex and the City," says she has one wish for Christmas.
"I'd like to fall in love," she says in the Dec. 8 issue of TV Guide. "It's been a while."
Her wish is timely because she appears in the ABC Family film "Three Days" on Dec. 9, playing a woman whose husband is so busy with work that he neglects her.
Davis says she would like to fall in love before Christmas comes.
"Life is short," she says. "That's what this movie is about: people and love and connection and what's really important in life."
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