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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill want people to accept that they have a solid marriage. Hill says she wishes people would stop buying tabloids that say their 17-year marriage is breaking up and she wishes tabloids would stop printing it. She says, "Happy is good. I don't know why happy can't be a story." McGraw and Hill have launched a residency in Las Vegas that will run for 10 select weekends through April. The residency challenges even the best of marriages, because the couple flies from Nashville to Las Vegas when they have to perform. Hill says they probably won't do any more Las Vegas shows because their oldest daughter is in high school and they want to be around for her.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The dispute over who owns Andy Warhol's portrait of Farrah Fawcett is going to trial. Ryan O'Neal says it's his, but the University of Texas at Austin says they should get it because they have Warhol's other portrait of Fawcett. Her will left her artwork to the university, but O'Neal says Warhol gave him a copy of the portrait as a gift. Jury selection is expected to begin this week.

NEW YORK (AP) - Alec Baldwin's stalker is going to jail, but it didn't have to be that way. Genevieve Sabourin (zhan-uh-vee-EHV' sa-boor-AN') rejected a plea deal that would've kept her out of jail. Instead, she'll have to serve six months for stalking Baldwin and another month for contempt of court. After hearing the verdict, Sabourin told the judge he was making "a mistake" and she hadn't done "anything wrong." Baldwin had accused her of stalking him after they met once for dinner. Sabourin says they had a sexual relationship and she sent him dozens of emails because she wanted to find out why he wouldn't talk to her anymore. Sabourin says just because Baldwin is rich and famous, he shouldn't be able to "take advantage of women and throw them in the garbage."

Friday, 15 November 2013 12:31

App relives John Lennon's Bermuda Trip

NEW YORK (AP) - The sailing trip John Lennon took to Bermuda six months before he died is now the subject of an app. "John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes" allows users to simulate the six-day journey by reliving the memories of Lennon himself through an interview he gave to Playboy magazine, as well as interviews with two crew members. Users can also visit a virtual disco where Lennon heard "Rock Lobster" by The B-52's, which reminded him of Yoko Ono's music and inspired his creativity. The app also features Lennon's creative process as he worked on the "Double Fantasy" album. The app is available now for Apple devices and sells for $4.99. Proceeds will benefit the charity WhyHunger.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - CBS says Celine Dion will host a holiday special spotlighting adoption. The network says Dion also will perform on the 15th annual "A Home for the Holidays," along with Ne-Yo, Chris Young and others. The special will introduce families and the children they adopted from foster care. Among them is a Los Angeles couple inspired to act after seeing last year's program, and a young man who lived in 11 foster homes before a Washington woman adopted him. According to the Department of Health & Human Services, there are about 400,000 children in foster care in the U.S. Presenters of "A Home for the Holidays with Celine Dion" include the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and the Children's Action Network. The hour-long special airs 8 p.m. Eastern on Dec. 18.

Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:17

Kardashian Christmas Special

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Kardashian Christmas card will be unveiled during a TV special on E! The photo shoot for the card will be part of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians: A Very Merry Christmas." The family will then change into black and white pajamas to share their Christmas memories. They'll also show videos and photos from previous Christmas mornings. Then they'll have their annual white elephant gift exchange. Find out who gets the double-chin exercise thing. The special airs December 1 on E!

Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:16

CBS to air special marking Beatles' arrival

NEW YORK (AP) - CBS is planning a two-hour special to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' groundbreaking first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." The Feb. 9 special will be billed as a Grammy Awards salute to the Beatles. It will be recorded the day after the Grammys are held two weeks earlier. Top contemporary artists will cover songs the Beatles performed on Sullivan, a historic night in music that launched Beatlemania in the United States. The special will be aired 50 years to the day the Beatles appeared on Sullivan, in the same time slot and on the same network. No participating artists were announced Thursday.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 11:15

'Fifty Shades of Grey' film postponed until 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - The release of the big-screen adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey" has been postponed until 2015. The film had been scheduled to open in August next year, but Universal Pictures announced Wednesday that it will now debut on Valentine's Day in 2015. The production of "Fifty Shades of Grey" has not gone according to plan. "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam dropped out of the project shortly after his high-profile casting as billionaire Christian Grey. Jamie Dornan replaced him, and the start of production was pushed from November to December. A Valentine's Day release is fitting for the erotic romance, but it also moves the film out of the lucrative summer movie-going months. February is often a dumping ground for Hollywood's less prestigious releases.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was the time travel that hooked Owen Wilson on "Free Birds," not the fact that he was going to be speaking for a turkey. Wilson says he could've been the voice of a soybean for all he cared. He says soybeans could've traveled to Japan "to get tofu out of miso." But he says he doesn't think that would've been as funny as turkeys trying to get the pilgrims to take turkey off the menu of the first Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 10:43

Musicians Hall of Fame Honors Roy Orbison

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville will honor Roy Orbison with an award it's never given before. Orbison will be awarded the Iconic Riff Award for his 1964 hit "Oh, Pretty Woman." Orbison will be acknowledged in a ceremony on January 28 at the hall of fame.

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