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British actor Richard Briers dies at age 79

British actor Richard Briers died yesterday at the age of 79, according to BBC News. Briers was beloved in the U.K. for his starring roles in the longrunning sitcoms The Good Life and Ever Decreasing Circles. In 1987, Briers joined Kenneth Branagh’s Renaissance theatre company, playing King Lear in a 1990 production of Shakespeare’s tragedy. He also appeared in several films directed by Branagh, including Henry V (1989) and Frankenstein (1994).

For the past few years, Briers had been battling a lung condition but continued to work and will be seen in the forthcoming horror-comedy movie Cockneys vs. Zombies. Briers died peacefully at his home in London.

'Teen Mom' star Jenelle Evans reportedly expecting

It looks like Teen Mom’s Jenelle Evans is expecting again.

The 21-year-old star of the MTV reality show, who’s had a slew of legal troubles, is reportedly expecting a child with her husband, Courtland Rogers.

Evans confirmed the news exclusively to Star magazine and tweeted a link to a report earlier today that says she’s due in September.

“Me and Jenelle are so happy that she’s pregnant,” Rogers, who has a daughter that lives with his ex, told Star.

Evans also has a son, Jace, from a prior relationship, who is in the custody of her mother.

MTV Act Blog has confirmed the news. “I missed a few birth control pills, and found out I was pregnant at a doctor’s appointment,” Evans told MTV Act. “I was really surprised. This wasn’t planned, but it happened, so we’re taking it as we go. Courtland and I are happy and excited now.”

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Hugh Hefner marries Crystal Harris -- PHOTO

Hugh Hefner is a married man.

The 86-year-old Playboy mogul married 26-year-old Playmate Crystal Harris on New Year’s Eve and now there’s a photo, provided by Hefner with the caption, “Happy New Year from Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hefner!”

This is Hefner’s third marriage, Harris’ first, and the couple’s second time being engaged. (They were originally set to marry more than a year ago but Harris ended the relationship days before the wedding.)

They became engaged once again just last month.

President Obama speaks at Newtown memorial service -- VIDEO

President Barack Obama spoke Sunday night at a memorial service honoring the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

In his roughly 20-minute speech at the interfaith vigil, which was carried by many cable news networks uninterrupted, Obama offered “the love and prayers of a nation” and read the names of the victims.

Watch the full speech below. READ FULL STORY

Donald Faison marries girlfriend Cacee Cobb

Donald Faison married his girlfriend Cacee Cobb yesterday, according to People. The ceremony took place at the Los Angeles home of Faison’s Scrubs costar Zach Braff, and Cobb’s friend Jessica Simpson was a bridesmaid. The couple got engaged in August 2011.

Toni Braxton hospitalized for lupus complications

Singer Toni Braxton, 45, has been hospitalized for complications related to lupus, she revealed via Twitter yesterday. “Hey guys, I’m in the hospital for health issues related to Lupus & Blood clots, I will be home soon…Thanks for all the love&support,” Braxton wrote on Friday. Braxton hasn’t updated beyond that initial message.

The 45-year-old Grammy winner — famed for mid-’90s hits like “You’re Makin’ Me High” and “Un-Break My Heart” — announced she had the autoimmune disease lupus two years ago. The second season of her reality show with her family, WE’s Braxton Family Values, had its second season finale in September.

'Modern Family' star removed from home after abuse report

Ariel Winter, the 14-year-old actress who plays Alex Dunphy on Modern Family, has been removed from her home by a judge after allegations that her mother, Crystal Workman, was physically and emotionally abusing her, according to court documents obtained by EW. Winter is currently in the guardianship of her older sister, Shanelle Workman.

TMZ first reported the story. The TMZ report noted that Workman was also abused as a child by Crystal and placed in foster care.

Another hearing for Ariel has been set for Nov. 20.

A rep for Winter declined to comment.

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Sharon Osbourne has double mastectomy

Sharon Osbourne says she had a double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene that increases the risk of developing breast cancer.

Osbourne told Hello! magazine that “I didn’t want to live the rest of my life with that shadow hanging over me.”

The 60-year-old former America’s Got Talent judge, who had colon cancer a decade ago, said that without the surgery, “the odds are not in my favor.”

She added: “It’s not ‘pity me,’ it’s a decision I made that’s got rid of this weight that I was carrying around.”

The magazine went on sale Monday.

Osbourne, husband Ozzy and children Jack and Kelly became rock’s most famous clan thanks to reality show The Osbournes a decade ago.

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Actor Jack Scalia arrested for gun at LA airport

Police at Los Angeles International Airport say actor Jack Scalia has been arrested after security screeners found an unloaded handgun in his carry-on bag.

Sgt. Belinda Nettles says the 61-year-old Scalia, who had recurring roles on All My Children, Remington Steele, and Dallas, was arrested Thursday afternoon in Terminal 7.

No further details were released.

According to the Internet Movie Database, Scalia played the role of Nicholas Pearce on Dallas. The character plunged to his death from a balcony following a fight with J.R. Ewing.

Scalia played Chris Stamp on All My Children from 2001 to 2003.

A representative of Scalia could not be reached for comment late Thursday.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson engaged

Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson is engaged to Justin Mikita, his boyfriend of nearly two years.

Ferguson, 36, and Mikita, 27, announced the news in a video blog discussing the foundation Tie The Knot, which supports the fight for marriage equality.

“It’s true, I popped the big Q,” Ferguson says.

Check out the video below: READ FULL STORY

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