The Buzz: Not such a 'Wonder'ful day for Fred

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Not such a 'Wonder'ful day for Fred

Fred Savage, who played the lovable Kevin Arnold on "The Wonder Years," got pulled over while driving a 2011 Mercedes in L.A. last week, TMZ reports.

"How could he?!" you may be thinking. He doesn't seem like the type to drink and drive.

Take a deep breath and relax. Fred wasn't drunk -- he was just talking on his cellphone.

The 36-year-old baby face was stopped near Universal Studios and given a $175 fine for using a cellphone without a hands-free device while driving, law enforcement sources told TMZ.

You can breathe even easier knowing that Fred was a complete gentleman to the officers who pulled him over.

Thank goodness not all celebrities are drunk racists -- cough, cough, Mel Gibson, cough cough.

Time to pay the piper

Mathew Knowles, Queen B's dad, is in hot water with the IRS.

According to TMZ, Mathew owes more than $1.2 million in taxes -- $1,213,580.84 to be exact -- for two of the years that he managed Beyonce's career.

Mathew allegedly owes $485,575.95 for 2010 and $728,004.89 for 2011.

Luckily, this "dadager" earned millions while working with his daughter, so he should have no problem paying his bills.

- Elizabeth Larner

Say what?

"Delivering a baby is not as idyllic as people make it seem. Don't expect that he is going to be rosy cheeks, cherub when he is born. Actually, when I saw mine, I was like, 'Oh my God. He is purple and wrinkled. What is this?' " - Shakira, speaking to Ellen DeGeneres about the birth of her son, Milan

What the stars are tweeting

"Leading the paparazzi, on bikes, on a chase in a car. I'm all about fitness! #nationalgetfitpaparazziday" - @hilariabaldwin (Hilaria Baldwin, wife of actor Alec Baldwin)

Happy birthday for May 14

Actress Miranda Cosgrove ("iCarly") is 20.

Singer-songwriter Olly Murs is 29.

Actress Amber Tamblyn ("Joan of Arcadia") is 30.

Bassist Mike Retondo of Plain White T's is 32.

Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys is 34.

Guitarist Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys is 35.

Singer Shanice is 40.

Singer Natalie Appleton of All Saints is 40.

Actor Gabriel Mann ("Revenge") is 41.

Director Sofia Coppola ("Lost in Translation") is 42.

Singer Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block is 44.

Actress

Cate Blanchett ("Babel," "Notes on a Scandal") is 44.

Singer Raphael Saadiq of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 47.

Bassist Mike Inez of Alice in Chains is 47.

Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli Vanilli is 47.

Singer Ian Astbury of the Cult is 51.

Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 51.

Actor Tim Roth ("Pulp Fiction," "Lie to Me") is 52.

Musician David Byrne of Talking Heads is 61.

Director Robert Zemeckis is 62.

Movie producer George Lucas is 69.

Singer-bassist Jack Bruce of Cream is 70.

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