Visnjic agrees to pay child support

ZAGREB, Croatia - Goran Visnjic has agreed to pay child support for the infant daughter of a Croatian woman.

Mirela Rupic, 36, had sued Visnjic, claiming he is the father of her 8-month-old child.

At a hearing Tuesday before a Zagreb court, Visnjic's lawyer, Marijan Hanzekovic, said the 35-year-old actor had abandoned requests for a paternity test and recognized the child as his own. He agreed to pay $1,800 a month in child support.

Hewitt's publicist: She's engaged

LOS ANGELES - Jennifer Love Hewitt is engaged to her boyfriend, Scottish actor Ross McCall.

Hewitt, star of the CBS drama 'Ghost Whisperer,' became engaged last week, her publicist, Sarah Fuller, told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Fuller said she had no details on the couple's wedding plans.

Bonds book to become movie

SAN FRANCISCO - HBO Films is planning to turn a best-selling book about Barry Bonds' alleged steroid use and the federal government's probe into performance enhancing drug use in sports into a movie, one of the book's authors said Thursday.

Lance Williams, a reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle, said that Ron Shelton has been tapped to direct the flick and will co-write the script with 'Tin Cup' partner John Norville once the Hollywood writers strike is settled.

Ex-Skynyrd star arrested over sex offender status

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle has been arrested a second time after failing to properly register as a sex offender, sheriff's officials said.

The 59-year-old musician, whose real name is Thomas Delmer Pyle, was arrested Tuesday at one of three addresses he gave to authorities, Sgt. Chuck Mulligan said. He was being held Wednesday on $50,000 bond, Mulligan told The Florida Times-Union.