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Jessa Duggar From “19 Kids and Counting” Marries Ben Seewald

TLC(NEW YORK) — It’s official — 19 Kids and Counting‘s Jessa Duggar are Ben Seewald married.

The couple tied the knot on Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Ark., People magazine reported.

The wedding took place just two and half months after the duo became engaged on August 15, and a year after Duggar, 21, began her courtship with Seewald last September.

Saturday was even more special for the couple as it was the first time the love birds kissed, as is tradition in the Duggar family to wait until marriage.

“We’re really looking forward to the first kiss!” Duggar told ABC News in August. “We’re talking about it — what if we miss or mess up? We’re gonna have to plan this out or something!”

Duggar also said her wedding would be one that wouldn’t break the bank.

“People spend so much on flowers, it’s outrageous!” she said. “I’ll go to the grocery and buy flowers! I don’t know how many flowers we’ll have in nature if it’s cold outside but I was like, ‘How about we just go pick [some]?'”

Seewald added, “We want to have a nice wedding that everyone will enjoy but at the same time, we’d like to push our budget more toward our honeymoon because that’s our time together.”

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What’s New on Netflix in November: “Kingpin,” “Total Recall,” and More

Netflix(NEW YORK) — It’s Nov. 1 and that means Netflix has added a ton of great titles to check out, so get comfortable, you’re going to be glued to your computer or TV for quite a while.

Here’s the full list:

Available Nov. 1

  • Artifact
  • Babes In Toyland
  • Bali: Season 1
  • Hell is for Heroes
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 9
  • Kingpin
  • Portlandia: Season 4
  • The Rocketeer
  • Trading Mom
  • Spike
  • Total Recall

Available Nov. 3

  • The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

Available Nov. 4

  • Altman

Available Nov. 5

  • Fading Gigalo

Available Nov. 6

  • Doug Benson: Doug Dynasty

Available Nov. 7

  • Virunga

AvailableNov. 8

  • Louder Than Words
  • Nebraska

Available Nov. 10

  • Helix: Season 1

Available Nov. 11

  • Not Yet Begin the Flight
  • Quartet

Available Nov. 12

  • La Bare

Available Nov. 13

  • Small Town Santa

Available Nov. 14

  • Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats

Available Nov. 15

  • Doc Martin Series 6
  • Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage
  • Live At The North Pole
  • Woldblood: Season 2

Available Nov. 16

  • Dream House

Available Nov. 19

  • Sabotage

Available Nov. 21

  • Lilyhammer

Available Nov. 22

  • Ida
  • Nikita: Season 4
  • Snowpiercer

Available Nov. 23

  • Happy Christmas

Available Nov. 25

  • Beyond the Edge
  • Running from Crazy
  • War Story

Available Nov. 26

  • Bomb Girls: Season 3
  • VeggieTales in the House

Available Nov. 27

  • Bill Cosby 77

Available Nov. 29

  • The One I Love
  • Trailer Park Boys 3: Don’t Legalize it

Available Nov. 30

  • About Cherry
  • The Grand Seduction

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Country Star Hunter Hayes Says He Wants to Be Like Garth Brooks

ABC/Fred Lee(NEW YORK) — Hunter Hayes has become one of country music’s hottest stars, but even he has legends in the biz he idolizes.

“Garth [Brooks] is one of my earliest and thus probably most profound influences,” Hayes told Robin Roberts in an interview for the ABC News special, Countdown to the CMA Awards: 15 Songs That Changed Country Music.

His dream, Hayes said, would be that “somebody, someday” would go to one of his concerts and be reminded of Garth Brooks.

“If they would say that, I would pass out,” he said.

That’s really saying something, because at just 23 years old, Hayes is already a four-time Grammy-nominated music prodigy.

The singer, who hails from a small Louisiana town, plays 30 instruments. When he was just 6 years old, he had a small part in Robert Duvall’s movie, The Apostle, where he jammed on an accordion.

Hayes became a household country music name when he opened for Taylor Swift on tour. His debut, self-titled album, which was released in 2010, went double platinum, and he released his third album this year.

Hayes writes several of his own songs, but he said listening to Brooks’ music is like being with an old friend.

“[Garth Brooks makes] songs that put you in a moment, that tell a story,” he said. “They’re like your best friends, because they’re the only thing that really know … and then know exactly what to do, either to make you feel better, to celebrate with you to just talk it out.”

It’s not just Brooks’ music. Hayes said the country music icon’s high-energy performances are unlike any other and he wants to give his fans the same incredible concert experience. Hayes is currently in the middle of headlining his own Tattoo Your Name tour.

“At the end of the night, I want to make sure that I can get back on the bus and know that I gave them everything I had … that was the show that I wanted to put on, no bars, no fences,” Hayes said, making a nod to Brooks’ 1990 album, No Fences.

“[Brooks is] an entertainer and he’s real. He is, to me, the definition of laying it all out there,” Hayes added. “I love that. I want to do that. I want to have that. … He’s so relatable because he is who he is on stage, and he’s not afraid to show who he is on stage.”

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Pee-Wee Herman Is Returning to the Big Screen

Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC(NEW YORK) — It’s been nearly 30 years since Pee-wee’s Big Adventure hit movie screened and solidified the quirky character’s cult following. Now, a new movie is in the works, according to Pee-wee himself, Paul Reubens.

“It think it first got leaked four years ago or so that the movie was going to be made, and ever since then it’s just been stalling and stalling,” Reubens told Rolling Stone magazine. “So I’m really ready for this to happen.”

The actor, 62, also played the lovable Pee-wee Herman on Pee-wee’s Playhouse from 1986 to 1990.

After speculation of the big return, Reubens announced that the new Pee-wee project will begin production in early 2015.

“It’s going to get made shortly after the new year,” he said. “I wish I could tell you about it right now, because…I mean, it’s amazing. It’s going to be amazing.”

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Chelsea Handler Posts Topless Pic to Highlight Sexism

Timothy White/E!(LOS ANGELES) — Chelsea Handler posted a topless photo of herself on Instagram Thursday to highlight the different reactions social media has to men and women.

In the photo, she imitated Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose topless horse riding pic has become an Internet sensation. After being up for a few minutes, it was taken down by Instagram.

Handler, 39, responded to the photo being deleted with a picture of the message she received and her own opinion.

The picture shows that Handler’s photo was “removed because it doesn’t follow our Community Guidelines,” Instagram wrote to the comedian.

“If a man posts a photo of his nipples, it’s ok, but not a woman? Are we in 1825?” Handler captioned the new pic.

A request for comment from Handler’s rep was not immediately returned to ABC News.

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Amanda Bynes Released from Psychiatric Facility

Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Amanda Bynes has been released from the facility where she had been on a psychiatric hold, a source told ABC News.

The hearing officer believed that Bynes was stable enough that it did not make sense to hold her involuntarily, so he ended the 30-day hold that had been granted last week, the source said. With that, the former child star, whose mother was also recently granted conservatorship over her finances, was free to go.

Bynes, 28, was hospitalized earlier this month after displaying erratic behavior, including going on a worrisome Twitter rant against her father. The 72-hour hold was extended twice before it was reversed Thursday. She was photographed in Los Angeles Thursday night.

“My clients are very concerned about their daughter,” Tamar Arminak, the lawyer for the Bynes family, told ABC News in a statement just prior to Bynes’ hospitalization. “They are doing everything they can to help Amanda.”

Last summer, Bynes was also hospitalized and spent time in rehab before moving back in with her parents last winter. She enrolled in fashion school and things appeared to be improving for the actress until just recently.

In September, the actress was arrested for an alleged DUI, when authorities claim she stopped in the middle of an intersection. She has yet to enter a plea.

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Iggy Azalea Claims “SNL” Photoshopped Her Facial Moles

Dana Edelson/NBC(NEW YORK) — You might know Iggy Azalea from the song “Fancy,” one of the big hits of the year. The rapper is known also for her platinum blonde hair and signature facial moles, but she alleges that those moles were digitally removed in photos that promoted her appearance on Saturday Night Live last weekend.

The 24-year-old Australian aired her feelings on Instagram, writing: “I loved the promo pictures but I wish they hadn’t photoshopped all my moles off my face (hey, I like those things!!)”

Merle Ginsberg, senior style writer for The Hollywood Reporter, reacted to Azalea’s statement.

“It’s almost like she wanted to head off the masses before they blamed it on her. So before they said ‘Iggy took all her moles off her face,’ she got to say ‘no! SNL took them off. I like them’, which was a brave, funny thing to do, I think,” Ginsberg said.

Saturday Night Live isn’t commenting on Azalea’s claim.

Celebrities are often accused of photoshopping their own bodies, but many cry foul when others digitally alter their appearance to change things the stars like about themselves. Hollywood A-listers including Lena Dunham and Kate Winslet have spoken about having been digitally downsized on magazine covers, and supermodel Cindy Crawford said she initially faced backlash over her now-iconic facial mole.

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Iggy Azalea Claims “SNL” Photoshopped Her Facial Moles

Dana Edelson/NBC(NEW YORK) — You might know Iggy Azalea from the song “Fancy,” one of the big hits of the year. The rapper is known also for her platinum blonde hair and signature facial moles, but she alleges that those moles were digitally removed in photos that promoted her appearance on Saturday Night Live last weekend.

The 24-year-old Australian aired her feelings on Instagram, writing: “I loved the promo pictures but I wish they hadn’t photoshopped all my moles off my face (hey, I like those things!!)”

Merle Ginsberg, senior style writer for The Hollywood Reporter, reacted to Azalea’s statement.

“It’s almost like she wanted to head off the masses before they blamed it on her. So before they said ‘Iggy took all her moles off her face,’ she got to say ‘no! SNL took them off. I like them’, which was a brave, funny thing to do, I think,” Ginsberg said.

Saturday Night Live isn’t commenting on Azalea’s claim.

Celebrities are often accused of photoshopping their own bodies, but many cry foul when others digitally alter their appearance to change things the stars like about themselves. Hollywood A-listers including Lena Dunham and Kate Winslet have spoken about having been digitally downsized on magazine covers, and supermodel Cindy Crawford said she initially faced backlash over her now-iconic facial mole.

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“Game of Thrones” Cast Gets Big Pay Raise

HBO(NEW YORK) — The cast of Game of Thrones is getting a huge pay raise, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The main actors on the HBO series had only been signed on through season six of the show, but their contracts were renegotiated to include the option for a seventh. In exchange for the option, HBO is shelling out the big bucks.

According to the report, the so-called “A” tier actors are being paid the highest amount. That includes Kit Harrington, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

The “B” tier actors — Natalie Dormer, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams — also secured raises at a lower salary level.

It wasn’t specified how much of a pay bump each cast member will be receiving.

Game of Thrones is currently filming its fifth season.

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After Internet Leak, Kaley Cuoco Advises, ‘Don’t Take Naked Photos’

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Earlier this year, Kaley Cuoco was one of the stars whose nude photos were leaked to the Internet. Now, she’s advising others to put down their cameras.

“Don’t take naked photos. That would be a good start. How about that?” she told Extra. “Just don’t take pictures. I’ve now taken to Polaroid cameras, so I just carry a big Polaroid around my neck, self-aroid, that’s what I do now. No one can get those. Polaroid cameras, that’s the way to go.”

Cuoco, 28, added that some of the photos that appear to be of her are not.

“Just so everyone knows, a lot of those were not real,” she said. “A lot were completely fake, if you look closely!”

Last month, the Big Bang Theory star told Jimmy Kimmel that after the leak, she alerted her family about what happened and then tried to find humor in the situation. Ultimately, she decided to post a fake nude photo on her Instagram page.

“It was just a really bad situation but I took it in my own hands and make a joke about it because what are you gonna do?” she said. “You gotta make fun of yourself.”

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