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The Kid-Dish: Laura Dern Divorces Out, Sofia Vergara Marries In

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.

– Jewish rocker Ben Harper filed for divorce from Laura Dern nearly two years ago, and now, to make it definitely positively true, Dern has filed her own divorce papers. Dern is seeking primary custody of their two kids, Ellery, 10, and Jaya, 7. (Hollywood Reporter)

– Will Kopelman is proving to already be a good husband by doing the drop-off/pick-up for Drew Barrymore’s mani/pedi. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– Speaking of women marrying into Jewish families, mazel tov to Sofia Vergara who is now engaged to Nick Loeb, son of former ambassador John Loeb. I have a feeling that wedding will be very, very big and very, very nice. (Showbiz 411)

– If we copy celebrities’ style, why not copy their taste in books? Some celeb women recently shared their favorite reads, including Elizabeth Banks who recommends The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon and The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Gwyneth Paltrow recommends Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking. (LilSugar)

Molly TolskyMolly Tolsky is the editor of She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in various literary magazines including Lumina, MAKE, and The Collagist, and her non-fiction has appeared in The Jewish Daily Forward. She isn't a parent, but a very proud aunt. Follow her @mollytolsky.

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