Kelsey Grammer's divorce to be finalized Thursday


The pending divorce between actor Kelsey Grammer and his third wife and business partner, Camille Donatacci Grammer, is scheduled to be finalized on Thursday, freeing the way for the former "Frasier" star to marry former flight attendant Kayte Walsh later this month as planned, Newsday contributor Frank Lovece reports. At a hearing Monday before Judge Maren E. Nelson in Los Angeles, attorneys for the former couple say the two, who did not have a prenuptial agreement, reached a deal that will allow the split to go forward quickly, E! News reported. While Kelsey Grammer, 55, and Camille Grammer, 43, still need to work out financial details, the judge expects to grant a final divorce decree, or "bifurcation," Thursday, Usmagazine said. Neither of the two were at the courthouse Monday, said "Entertainment Tonight." The couple were married 13 years and have two children. Kelsey Grammer also has two grown children from his first marriage, to dance instructor Doreen Alderman. Camille Grammer, one of the stars of the Bravo reality show "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," is set to play a divorced reality-show star on the Feb. 17 season finale of the CBS sitcom "$#*! My Dad Says," according to the network.



Tony Hawk and his wife are calling it quits


Skateboarding star Tony Hawk has filed for divorce from his wife, Lhotse Merriam, in North San Diego County, Calif., People magazine reports. "We have made the difficult decision to file for divorce," the couple said in a joint statement Monday. "We remain deeply committed and loving parents to our daughter, and out of respect for that responsibility we ask that people honor our family's privacy during this important time of transition," the statement continued. "Thank you for your understanding." Their daughter, Kadence Clover, was born in June 2008.



Supermodel Brinkley to 'Chicago' on Broadway


The Tony Award-winning hit musical "Chicago" is getting a supermodel makeover - Christie Brinkley is joining the Broadway cast, The Associated Press reports. Brinkley will appear as the jailed killer Roxie Hart for an 11-week engagement from April 4 to June 19 at the Ambassador Theatre.



Sheen returning to work in two weeks


Less than two weeks after Charlie Sheen, 45, started rehab, his lawyer says he's almost done, and will return to the set of "Two and Half Men" before the end of the month, E! Online reports. "We are thinking Charlie will be going back to work two weeks from today," Sheen's attorney, Yale Galanter, told E! yesterday. "Charlie is fine healthwise and doing really well. Things are looking good. Everybody's intentions are to get him back in the swing of things as soon as possible."



Olbermann expected to join Current TV


Keith Olbermann, who left MSNBC a couple of weeks ago, is expected to announce an affiliation with Current TV today, Newsday's verne Gay reports. Exactly what this affiliation is remains somewhat unclear. The New York Times, which reported the news last night, says Olbermann will probably get an ownership stake in the channel - launched by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt in 2005.

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