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This week in celebrity news, Paula Deen’s empire crumbles, Kim Kardashian’s baby’s name is explained, and a female star proposes.

Gandolfini’s funeral attended by Sopranos stars.
James Gandolfini’s funeral was held today in New York. His wife, Deborah Lin, spoke, as did two family friends, and the creator of “The Sopranos,” David Chase. Those in attendance included his “Sopranos” co-stars, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Lorraine Bracco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Steve Schirripa, Tony Sirico, Vincent Pastore, Aida Turturro, Dominic Chianese, Joe Pantoliano, Julianna Margulies and Steve Buscemi, according to People. Alex Baldwin, who appeared with Gandolfini in “Juror,” was also there, as was Marcia Gay Harden (“God Of Carnage”) and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. An invitation-only wake was held one day prior.

Primetime stars dating.
Leighton Meester (“Gossip Girl”) and Adam Brody (“The OC”) went public with their relationship by appearing together at the premiere of his new flick, “Some Girls.”

Doin’ it their way.
Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams, who played the iconic “Laverne & Shirley,” have teamed up again for an appearance on Nickelodeon’s “Sam & Cat.” According to People, they will play creators of a 70s television show who haven’t spoken in thirty years.

Excitedly expecting!
Actress Rachael Leigh Cook (“Perception,” “Nancy Drew,” “Josie and the Pussycats”) has announced that she and hubby, Daniel Gilles (“Vampire Diaries”), are expecting their first child after nine years of marriage. The happy star told People that they chose to wait to start a family, and that the baby is due in the fall.

Chris Brown hit and run?
It seems Chris Brown rear-ended Olga Gure-Kovalenko’s Mercedes last month and she’s now accusing him of driving off without providing a legit driver’s license or registration after exhibiting threatening behavior toward her. Brown’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, told TMZ the charges are bogus.

Kristen Bell proposes to Dax Shepard.
The US Supreme Court ruling striking down DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) led to at least one immediate proposal. Actress Kristen Bell (“Veronica Mars,” “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”) was so excited about the ruling that she tweeted a proposal to her beau, Dax Shepard (“Parenthood”), who accepted in an equally enthusiastic manner. The Twitter engagement looked like this: