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Lohan says on reality show she had miscarriage

Lindsay Lohan says she suffered a miscarriage during the taping of her reality TV series.

The 27-year-old actress made the disclosure during Sunday’s final episode of Lindsay, the OWN cable channel series.

Lohan said the miscarriage was the reason she was unable to appear on the program at one point. She said she was sick and unable to move.

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Singer Alexa Ray Joel collapsed onstage

Singer Alexa Ray Joel collapsed onstage while she was playing a show at New York’s Cafe Carlyle Saturday night, according to People.

Joel, the daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, was immediately taken to the emergency room and diagnosed with vasovagal syncope, a common cause of fainting where a drop in heart rate results in limited blood flow to the brain.

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'Entertainment Tonight' star Samantha Harris reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Entertainment Tonight correspondent Samantha Harris has announced that she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing a double mastectomy this week.

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Kevin Connolly breaks leg during 'Entourage' filming

Actor Kevin Connolly broke his leg while filming a football scene with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson for the upcoming Entourage movie, according to People.

Despite the injury, Connolly appeared to be in high spirits, posting a photo on Twitter that shows him with Wilson. “Pain management advice from a Super Bowl champ!! #brokenleg,” he said in the tweet.

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CNN and TBS founder Ted Turner admitted to hospital

Ted Turner, the founder of CNN and Turner Broadcasting System, is currently at a hospital under observation, according to a statement given to CNN by Turner’s spokesman Phillip Evans.

Evans didn’t give any other information, saying, “Given it is our policy not to comment on his personal health, no further details will be provided.” The 75-year-old was traveling in South America when he was admitted to the hospital.

PBS reporter Miles O'Brien opens up about amputation

PBS science correspondent Miles O’Brien says his left arm was amputated above the elbow after an apparently minor injury turned serious.

In a blog post published Tuesday and verified by PBS, O’Brien recounts the Feb. 12 injury that occurred while he was on assignment in Asia and how it progressed to a life-threatening stage.

O’Brien says he was diagnosed with “acute compartment syndrome,” in which blocked blood flow in the body can cause serious consequences.

The PBS reporter says his doctor told him removing part of the arm was a choice between “a life and a limb.” He says he’s grateful to be alive.

PBS spokeswoman Anne Bell says O’Brien has continued working, despite the ordeal.

Leonard Nimoy reveals he has chronic lung disease

Leonard Nimoy has been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, he revealed on Twitter. The Star Trek actor took to the micro-blogging site Thursday to open up about the chronic lung disease and warn his hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers about the dangers of smoking.
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Mary J. Blige's father stabbed, critically wounded

Michigan police say the father of multi-platinum-selling singer Mary J. Blige was stabbed and critically injured.

Police say his ex-girlfriend is in jail on an attempted murder charge.

Battle Creek police say the attack happened about 7 a.m. Thursday at the apartment of 63-year-old Thomas Blige.

Police say he had a neck wound and was taken to Kalamazoo’s Bronson Methodist Hospital, which says it has no information on his condition.

Detective Sgt. Jim Martens tells the Battle Creek Enquirer that officers recovered the knife and found Blige’s ex-girlfriend with blood on her clothing. She’s in the Calhoun County jail and is expected to be arraigned Friday.

Forty-three-year-old Mary J. Blige is a Grammy award winner whose hits include “Real Love,” “No More Drama,” and “Family Affair.”

'Orange Is the New Black' team raises money for Michelle Hurst as she recovers from car crash

The ladies of Litchfield really are a family: The cast and crew of Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black has banded together to raise funds for series costar Michelle Hurst, who suffered serious injuries in a car accident in December.

Hurst — who plays Miss Claudette on Orange — “had major injuries so the doctors put her in a medically induced coma to avoid movement while they did multiple surgeries near her spine,” the team explains on a fundraising page for their comrade.

“She is out of the coma (after 16 days) and has opened her eyes! We can’t send flowers yet because she is in ICU at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital. So we have set up a fundraising page,” the text continues. “All the money will go through Michelle’s sister to help pay for her medical expenses & time off of work.” The page has already exceeded its fundraising goal of $5,000.

Arsenio Hall uninjured in minor car accident

Los Angeles police say talk show host Arsenio Hall drove off a road in the San Fernando Valley but he’s uninjured.

Sgt. Russell Carr tells City News Service that Hall lost control of his Porsche and drove into a dirt shoulder at around 7:15 p.m. Monday in West Hills.

The car had to be towed.

Carr says it’s unclear why Hall lost control of the car but police have ruled out driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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