Buzzmakers: Garner Gives Birth & The 'DWTS' Cast

by 11:30 AM PST, March 03, 2012
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1. Jennifer & Ben's Baby Name Revealed!
Jennifer Garner gave birth to her first son, who she and husband Ben Affleck have named Samuel Garner Affleck, on February 27. The superstar couple's new addition was born in Santa Monica, California, joining big sisters Violet, 6, and Serafina, 3.

2. 'Dancing with the Stars' Cast Revealed
Dancing with the Stars announced its all-star season fourteen cast this week. Among the most notable celebs are The View co-host Sherri Shepherd, Little House on the Prairie's Melissa Gilbert, telenovela actor William Levy, and legendary singer Gladys Knight. For the complete list of competitors, click here.

3. Meryl Streep Feels 'Sadly' about Receiving Oscar
Shortly after Meryl Streep's Best Actress Oscar win for The Iron Lady, the acting legend told ET she felt "sadly" about winning the trophy over her peers in the category. "I had been reading the blogs in the awards run-up and I had a fairly full sense of how the momentum was going, "she said. "I felt that 'Oh, God, half of America is really mad now that I won.'"

4. The Monkees Singer Davy Jones Dies
Davy Jones, lead singer of '60s pop band The Monkees, died at the age of 66 on Wednesday in Florida after suffering a heart attack. The '60s star is survived by his third wife, Jessica Pacheco-Jones, and four daughters from previous marriages. Authorities said Jones had complained earlier Wednesday that he was not feeling well and was having trouble breathing.

5. Justin Bieber 'Punks' Taylor Swift
A sneak peek from the return of MTV's Punk'd hit the web this week featuring a mischievous Justin Bieber tricking Taylor Swift into thinking she's ruined a wedding in progress. How does "the sweetest girl ever" react? Watch the clip here.