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GLAAD Media Awards honor Lady Gaga, 'DWTS,' 'Oprah Winfrey Show': Full winners list

The 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, hosted by Glee‘s Cory Monteith and Naya Rivera, were held Saturday night in New York City. The winners:

• Vito Russo Award: Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, executive producers of Smash
• Special Recognition Award: Katy Butler, openly gay 17-year-old anti-bullying advocate
• Outstanding Film – Limited Release: Pariah
• Outstanding TV Movie Or Mini Series: Cinema Verite
• Outstanding Talk Show Episode: “Coming Out on the Oprah Show: 25 Years of Unforgettable Guests,” The Oprah Winfrey Show
• Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: “The ‘Sissy Boy’ Experiments,” Anderson Cooper 360
• Outstanding Reality Program: Dancing With the Stars
• Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “Battle Against Bullying,” ABC World News with Diane Sawyer
• Outstanding Music Artist: Lady Gaga, Born This Way
• Outstanding Comic Book: Batwoman by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman
• Outstanding Los Angeles Theatre: No Word in Guyanese for Me by Wendy Graf
• Outstanding New York Theatre: Broadway & Off Broadway: The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures by Tony Kushner READ FULL STORY

'Real Housewives of Orange County' star Tamra Barney is engaged

Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney is engaged to boyfriend of two years, Eddie Judge, People reports. Barney’s previous rocky marriage to Simon Barney, which ended in divorce in 2010, was well documented on the show. The reality star and her new fiancé, 38, started dating two months later. Barney has three young children with Simon and one child from her first marriage. Barney noted on the show that she “wasn’t looking for love,” but Judge “kissed me back to life.” There is no word yet on when exactly they’ll head down the aisle.

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Olivia Munn, Christina Hendricks deny nude photos are of them

Olivia Munn and Mad Men‘s Christina Hendricks are the latest female stars to deal with alleged naked photo leaks. Both actresses deny the shots, which hit the Internet over the weekend, are of them.

Munn’s rep tells EW Munn’s phone was not hacked. That echoes Munn’s only statement on the matter, which she posted to Twitter Sunday night: “If you ever hacked my phone, these are the pictures you’d find: http://pic.twitter.com/Y.” The link leads to photos of a large baby and a cat reading.

Hendricks’ phone was hacked, her rep confirms. But while some of the leaked photos of her wearing lingerie are real, the topless shot is most definitely not, the rep claims. “Christina’s phone was in fact hacked and photos were stolen. The proper authorities have been contacted in hopes of rectifying this unfortunate situation. The topless image is fake and not an image of Christina,” the rep says in a statement. READ FULL STORY

'Malcolm in the Middle' and 'Seinfeld' actor Daniel von Bargen hospitalized after suicide attempt

Character actor Daniel von Bargen, perhaps best known for his work on television for his turns as Commandant Spangler on Malcolm in the Middle and Kruger on Seinfeld, has been hospitalized after a failed suicide attempt. ABC News reports that von Bargen, who also appeared in supporting roles in films like The Silence of the Lambs and O Brother, Where Art Thou?, attempted to shoot himself in the head with a Colt .38 pistol on Monday.

The 61-year old star, who resides in Montgomery, Ohio, called 911 after the attempt. “I shot myself in the head and… I need help,” he told dispatchers. ABC News also notes that “von Bargen is a diabetic and was supposed to have two of his toes amputated that day.” In the phone call to 911, von Bargen can be heard saying, “I was supposed to go to the hospital today, didn’t want to.” Montgomery Police Sgt. Greg Vondenbenken told ABC News when police arrived at von Bargen’s home five minutes after the call was placed, he was found “seriously injured.” The actor is at Bethesda North Hospital, where his condition is reportedly improving.

'Deadliest Catch' captain Elliott Neese accused of harassing ex with phone calls and texts

On Valentine’s Day, the mother of Ramblin’ Rose captain Elliott Neese’s two children was granted a temporary restraining order against Neese after filing court papers accusing him of harassing her with 15 texts and 38 phone calls in a one-hour period. According to Valerie Gunderson’s petition, Neese showed up at her home saying he wanted to hug their two children, ages 3 and 6, goodnight. Later that night, she claims, he called her mother and told her he was going to take their daughter to Mexico, where he has dual citizenship. Neese is currently at sea fishing for opilio crab and is unavailable for comment. On Feb. 15, on his way to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Neese tweeted that he loved Gunderson and their children and that he couldn’t wait to get home again to see them. READ FULL STORY

Jennifer Aniston to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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It may not be as high an honor as the “hottest woman of all time” nod she received from Men’s Health last year, but Jennifer Aniston will be granted her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week. The former Friends star, whose new film Wanderlust opens next weekend, will receive her star on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce  maintains the Walk of Fame, and the price of sponsoring a new star is $30,000.

For her role on Friends as Rachel Green, Aniston received five Emmy nominations, two SAG Awards, and two Golden Globe nominations. She has since starred in numerous films, including Rumor Has It, The Good Girl, and The Break Up. Fun fact: Aniston’s godfather, actor Telly Savalas, received his Walk of Fame star in 1983.

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'19 Kids and Counting' blackmail case -- Amy Duggar responds

News broke today that Iowa resident Teresa Hunt was arrested for attempting to extort $10,000 from TLC and/or force the network to shut down its show 19 Kids and Counting, starring Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar and their massive family. Hunt claimed to have scandalous photos of “rebellious” (by Duggar standards) cousin and aspiring musician Amy Duggar with an older man.

EW contacted TLC, who could not comment on the situation. Amy Duggar, however, has issued this statement: “It’s totally untrue. James is a long time family friend who has always been supportive of my music career.  He’s a good Christian and it’s upsetting that his generosity has been exploited like this.”

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'Glee,' 'Modern Family,' 'J. Edgar,' Lady Gaga among nominees for 2012 GLAAD Media Awards

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The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation announced the nominees for its 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards this morning, bestowing honors on everything from J. Edgar and Albert Nobbs in movies; to Grey’s Anatomy, Glee, and Modern Family (pictured) in television; and Lady Gaga and The Voice contestant Beverly McClellan in music.

Nominees were announced in several other categories, including reality television, talk shows, daily dramas, newsmagazines, blogs, theater, comic books, newspapers, and magazines, where Entertainment Weekly was once again nominated in the category for Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage. The awards “recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.”

“This year’s nominees enlighten and entertain, while spotlighting the diversity of our community,” said GLAAD’s acting president Mike Thompson, in a statement. “Audiences expect to see their own worlds reflected in media, and today more than ever, those include the lives of LGBT people. Viewers know that LGBT characters and stories are simply natural extensions of, and glimpses into, their own experiences from across America.”

The 2012 GLAAD Media Awards will be handed out during three different ceremonies, in New York City on March 24, in Los Angeles on April 21, and in San Francisco on June 2. Special honorees for each city will be announced in the coming weeks. Read the full list of nominees here:

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'Teen Mom 2' star Jenelle Evans arrested for the second time in a week

Looks like the new year is off to a rough start for for Jenelle Evans.

After getting arrested on harassment charges in Brunswick County, North Carolina last Wednesday, MTV’s Teen Mom 2 star found herself behind bars again last night for violating a domestic violence protection order, according to E!.

“[Jenelle] spent the night in jail and we had a first appearance in court this morning,” her attorney, Dustin Sullivan, told E! News.

Though she was allowed to go free after paying a $1000 bond, the 20-year-old reality staple will have to return to court on Feb. 6 for another hearing and possible sentencing.

MTV had no comment on the story.

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'Harry Potter,' Katy Perry top People's Choice winners list

Katy Perry is in the popular clique now.

The singer-actress won the most People’s Choice Awards at Wednesday’s 38th annual fan-favorite extravaganza, but viewers wouldn’t have known it from watching the ceremony. An absentee Perry was honored in five categories, including favorite female artist, tour headliner, song of the year for “E.T.” with Kanye West, music video for “Last Friday Night,” and TV guest star for How I Met Your Mother. READ FULL STORY

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