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Why “Preachers of LA’s” Bishop Noel Jones Won’t Marry Girlfriend After 16 Years

Nino Munoz/Oxygen(NEW YORK) — The relationship between Bishop Noel Jones and his “lady friend,” Loretta, has been the center of the second season of Oxygen’s Preachers of LA as fellow castmember Bishop Ron Gibson raises a question that many viewers have — why don’t the two just get married after being together for 16 years?

Bishop Jones tells ABC News Radio that Loretta has known from the start that they weren’t ever going to marry because he had just ended a marriage when they began their relationship.

“When you marry young — I was 20 years old, 20, 21, something like that — and of course my ex-wife is older than I am and so she was probably more mature. I was forming and budding and becoming and we grew apart. So I wasn’t in any mood for marriage [when I met Loretta],” he explains. “And Loretta didn’t sign up in a relationship, in a friendship, with marriage in mind.”

Bishop Jones adds that viewers falsely assume that Loretta has a desire to walk down the aisle.

“I think people are assuming that this woman is an inanimate object, who has no real choice as to whether or not she wants to be with me or not. If she’s at the point where marriage is that critical to her and she knows my position, then it would seem to me that she would go find somebody to marry,” he says.

Castmember Pastor Jay Haizlip defends Bishop Jones’ reasoning for not wanting to walk down the aisle. “In my reading the Bible, I’ve never seen anything that would tell a guy, even if he’s in ministry, that he can’t have a girlfriend,” he says.

Bishop Gibson, and his wife LaVette, have a different stance. On Wednesday’s episode of Preachers of LA, the two sit down with Bishop Jones and Loretta to tell them they won’t do community outreach with the two if they aren’t married.

Oxygen’s Preachers of LA airs Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Pierce Brosnan Film “The November Man” Opens Wednesday

Relativity(NEW YORK) — Pierce Brosnan stars in the new thriller The November Man, opening nationwide on Wednesday.

Brosnan is Peter Deveraux, a.k.a. “The November Man” — an ex-CIA agent who comes out of retirement to protect a witness, played by one-time Bond girl Olga Kurylenko. This puts him in the cross hairs of a former friend and protégé.

The November Man, based on Bill Granger’s best-selling book series, is rated R.

Brosnan announced last week he will reprise his role in a sequel.

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Pierce Brosnan Film “The November Man” Opens Wednesday

Relativity(NEW YORK) — Pierce Brosnan stars in the new thriller The November Man, opening nationwide on Wednesday.

Brosnan is Peter Deveraux, a.k.a. “The November Man” — an ex-CIA agent who comes out of retirement to protect a witness, played by one-time Bond girl Olga Kurylenko. This puts him in the cross hairs of a former friend and protégé.

The November Man, based on Bill Granger’s best-selling book series, is rated R.

Brosnan announced last week he will reprise his role in a sequel.

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The Sweet Nickname “19 Kids and Counting’s” Jill Duggar Dillard Has for Her Unborn Baby

Photo Credit: TLC(NEW YORK) — It’s only been a week since Jill and Derick Dillard from 19 Kids and Counting announced they were expecting their first baby, and only two months since they were married in June, but the Dillards already have a nickname for their future little bundle of joy.

“We’re expecting!!! So grateful to God for this new little blessing!!! #babydilly #firsttimeparents #sogratefultoGod #derickdillard #jillmdillard,” she wrote next to a sweet picture of the couple holding tiny white baby shoes.

So “Baby Dilly” it is!

When the couple announced the good news last week, they told People magazine, “Both of us want as many kids as God will give us,” Jill said.

Jill’s father Jim Bob Duggar said everyone was surprised by the news but happy to have another baby running around someday.

“Everyone was clapping and cheering, and we were in shock, too,” he said.

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Miley Cyrus’ Homeless VMAs Date Has Record, Warrant Out for Arrest

ABC/Richard Harbaugh(LOS ANGELES) — The once-homeless man who was Miley Cyrus’ date at the MTV VMAs on Sunday has a police record and an open warrant out for his arrest.

Jesse Helt, 22, gave a speech and accepted the award for Best Video on behalf of Cyrus on Sunday night at the MTV VMAs.

Helt spoke about youth homelessness in America and had Cyrus, 21, in tears.

However, Helt has a warrant out for his arrest in his native Oregon.

Court records obtained by ABC News showed he was arrested for “criminal mischief” and “attempted burglary” in 2010. The burglary charge was changed to “criminal trespass” later that year. The records showed that Helt admitted he tried to enter an apartment by breaking a window amid a “marijuana” dispute.

He pleaded guilty/no contest to the charges and received probation. An arrest warrant was issued in 2011 when Helt violated probation by failing to report to scheduled probation meetings and failing to complete urine tests, among other charges.

Jon Troike, a judicial services specialist, told ABC News that Helt would be arrested if the police found him, and they might find him right in Oregon.

Helt’s mother, Linda Helt, told The Oregonian for Monday’s editions that Helt would be returning.

“He’s going to be traveling to Oregon today,” she told the paper.

Helt grew up in Salem, Oregon, according to his mother, who added that Cyrus gave him money to go home and see his family.

Cyrus and Helt connected through My Friend’s Place — a Los Angeles center for homeless youth, helping them to get food and shelter.

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Miley Cyrus’ Homeless VMAs Date Has Record, Warrant Out for Arrest

ABC/Richard Harbaugh(LOS ANGELES) — The once-homeless man who was Miley Cyrus’ date at the MTV VMAs on Sunday has a police record and an open warrant out for his arrest.

Jesse Helt, 22, gave a speech and accepted the award for Best Video on behalf of Cyrus on Sunday night at the MTV VMAs.

Helt spoke about youth homelessness in America and had Cyrus, 21, in tears.

However, Helt has a warrant out for his arrest in his native Oregon.

Court records obtained by ABC News showed he was arrested for “criminal mischief” and “attempted burglary” in 2010. The burglary charge was changed to “criminal trespass” later that year. The records showed that Helt admitted he tried to enter an apartment by breaking a window amid a “marijuana” dispute.

He pleaded guilty/no contest to the charges and received probation. An arrest warrant was issued in 2011 when Helt violated probation by failing to report to scheduled probation meetings and failing to complete urine tests, among other charges.

Jon Troike, a judicial services specialist, told ABC News that Helt would be arrested if the police found him, and they might find him right in Oregon.

Helt’s mother, Linda Helt, told The Oregonian for Monday’s editions that Helt would be returning.

“He’s going to be traveling to Oregon today,” she told the paper.

Helt grew up in Salem, Oregon, according to his mother, who added that Cyrus gave him money to go home and see his family.

Cyrus and Helt connected through My Friend’s Place — a Los Angeles center for homeless youth, helping them to get food and shelter.

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Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop Have Split

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images via ABC(LOS ANGELES) — Sarah Hyland and her boyfriend Matt Prokop have broken up, the actress’s rep has confirmed.

Prokop and the Modern Family star dated for five years. According to People Magazine, the two met in 2008 at an audition for High School Musical.

Hyland is clearly staying busy though– Modern Family took home the trophy for outstanding comedy series at Monday’s Emmys. Hyland documented her whole night at the awards on her Twitter account, including a photo with co-star Sofia Vergara.

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Why Kevin Spacey Showed Up to the Emmys Walking with a Cane

Jason Kempin/NBC(LOS ANGELES) — Everyone was caught off guard when House of Cards star Kevin Spacey showed up to the Emmys with a walking cane.

But the cane wasn’t to look extra fancy. Spacey, 55, was suffering from a minor tennis injury.

“The cane wasn’t actually planned,” he told Entertainment Tonight. “Two days ago on the tennis court, I strained my hamstring in racing for a drop shot, which I got, by the way.”

Even though the Emmy nominee was injured and didn’t win for Best Actor in a Drama Monday night, he said diving for that tennis shot was well worth it.

“It was the winning point, so at least there’s that,” he added.

In Spacey’s category, Bryan Cranston took home the Emmy for his role of Walter White in the final season of Breaking Bad.

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Sofia Vergara Tells Critics of Emmys Pedestal Gag to ‘Lighten Up’

Mark Davis/NBC(LOS ANGELES) — Sofia Vergara thinks people need to “lighten up.”

The Modern Family actress was referring to critics who called her rotating pedestal gag at Monday night’s Emmy Awards sexist.

During the 66th annual awards, Vergara stood on a slowly rotating pedestal, showing off her curves while the president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Bruce Rosenblum, spoke.

Vergara’s curves were supposed to be a funny distraction from the Academy president’s usual boring speech. Instead, the bit was slammed on Twitter and websites.

Salon called it “a bizarre, objectifying Emmy moment,” while Jezebel fumed, “She was treated like a literal object.”

The Colombian actress and model, 42, didn’t see the stunt as sexist or demeaning.

“I think it’s absolutely the opposite,” she told Entertainment Weekly. “It means that somebody can be hot and also be funny and make fun of herself. I think it’s ridiculous that somebody started this — I know who she was — who has no sense of humor [and should] lighten up a little bit.”

Vergara did not expound on who she believes started the criticism.

The backlash certainly didn’t get in the way of her celebrating the fifth consecutive win for Modern Family for best comedy series. Vergara was later spotted at HBO’s after party, shaking her famous curves on the dance floor.

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Emmy Winner Sarah Silverman Insists ‘I Wasn’t Stoned’

Mark Davis/NBC(LOS ANGELES) — Sarah Silverman had a big night at the 2014 Emmy Awards.

The actress, 43, looked stunning on the red carpet to start the night, but when Giuliana Rancic took a peek inside her purse, she found what looked like a smoking device.

“That is my pot,” she told Rancic, explaining it was a liquid form of marijuana.

Silverman went on to win an Emmy during the award show for her HBO special Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles.

In her speech, Silverman pronounced her love in the sweetest way during her acceptance speech, thanking “Mr. Fancy Pants Sheen,” her boyfriend Michael Sheen.

Backstage at the Emmys, Silverman explained her speech — where she also said, “We’re just all made of molecules and we’re hurtling through space right now” — clarifying that her speech was in no way affected by any substance.

“I wasn’t stoned. I had pot for later in my purse,” she said. “It’s legal and I don’t drink. I like to have a puff as a treat at appropriate times.”

Marijuana is legal in California if you use it for medical purposes. Silverman did not clarify if she had the drug for that reason or if she was just using it for recreational purposes.

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