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Husband of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star sentenced to eight years in prison

Apollo Nida, the husband of Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks, has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of federal fraud including conspiring to commit mail, wire, and bank fraud.

At the sentencing hearing in Atlanta, Nida was also ordered to pay restitution to victims of a $2.3 million scheme. According to the report, Nida and his co-conspirators were able to launder money by opening bank accounts using the names of their victims.

[The Associated Press]

Jim Nabors marries partner in Seattle

The actor best known for playing the TV character Gomer Pyle in the 1960s has married his partner of 38 years.

Hawaii News Now reports Jim Nabors and his partner, Stan Cadwallader, traveled from their Honolulu home to Seattle to be married Jan. 15. READ FULL STORY

Creative Arts Emmys 2012: See the winners here!

The Primetime Creative Arts Emmys, honoring TV achievements that aren’t included in the glitzier Primetime Emmys (airing Sept. 23), took place today at LA’s Nokia Theatre. The winners reflected the enormous diversity of the current TV landscape, from network biggies like CBS’s Two and a Half Men (whose Kathy Bates won Best Guest Actress in a Comedy) to cable offerings like best Outstanding Drama Casting winner Homeland. HBO’s Game of Thrones took home six trophies, including Outstanding Costumes for a Series, the most of any show this year. Here’s a list of notable winners (the full list can be found here). Tune to ReelzChannel next Saturday, September 22 at 8pm ET to watch a condensed two-hour version of  the ceremony.

Outstanding Casting for a Drama SeriesHomeland, Showtime

Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a SpecialGame Change, HBO

Outstanding Casting for a Comedy SeriesGirls, HBO

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series – Kathy Bates, Two and a Half Men, CBS

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series – Jeremy Davies, Justified, FX

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series – Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming – Martin Scorsese, George Harrison: Living in the Material World, HBO

Outstanding Children’s ProgramWizards of Waverly Place, Disney Channel

Outstanding Reality ProgramUndercover Boss, CBS

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series – Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife, CBS

'American Idol' alum Brooke White welcomes a baby girl

American Idol Season 7 finalist Brooke White, 28, gave birth to a daughter, London, on May 24 in a Los Angeles hospital, her rep confirms. The singer tweeted a picture of her child this morning.

Baby London is the first child for White and husband Dave Ray, who wed in 2004.

In recent months, White has continued to make music with songwriter Jack Matranga in the duo Jack and White, whom we revealed in August 2011. They will release a new EP, Undercover, on May 29.

Brooke has also been blogging about her pregnancy on her blog, Brookie Babble.

Matthew Fox charged with DUI

Lost alum Matthew Fox has officially been charged with a DUI, People reports. The actor was arrested last Friday in Oregon, then held in custody and released later that day. On Wednesday, he was charged with driving both under the influence and without a license. His arraignment is scheduled for June 7.

This is Fox’s second run-in with the law in less than a year; last August, he was detained after allegedly assaulting the driver of a party bus in Cleveland.

Read more:
Matthew Fox avoids criminal charges, faces civil suit for alleged assault
Sean Bean arrested after allegedly harassing ex-wife
Matthew Fox in talks to join ‘World War Z.’ Is this the start of his post-’Lost’ big screen career?

George 'Goober' Lindsey, star of 'Andy Griffith,' dies

Actor George Lindsey, best known for playing Gomer Pyle’s cousin Goober on The Andy Griffith Show, died Sunday morning at a hospital in Nashville. He was 83 years old.

In a statement, Griffith said, “George Lindsey was my friend. I had great respect for his talent and his human spirit.”

Lindsey grew up in Alabama and had an extensive stage and television career that included a long run on Hee Haw as well as guest spots on M*A*S*H, Gunsmoke, CHIPs, and The Twilight Zone.

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