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Liam Neeson’s Nephew in Critical Condition After Fall

ABC/Fred Lee(EAST SUSSEX, England) — Liam Neeson’s nephew is in a U.K. hospital, where he is listed in critical condition, after suffering serious head injuries last weekend.

The Telegraph reports 31-year-old Ronan Sexton was injured after falling 20 feet from the top of a telephone kiosk in East Sussex in the early morning on June 22. Sussex police say, “The man had been enjoying a night out with friends, who were present when he fell, and the incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

Sexton is the youngest child of Neeson’s sister Bernadette Sexton. The actor reportedly has been in contact with his sister since his nephew’s accident.

Neeson lost his wife, actress Natasha Richardson, following a skiing accident in Canada in 2009.

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Courteney Cox Engaged to Snow Patrol Musician

Donato Sardella/Getty Images for L’Oeil du Vert(NEW YORK) — Courteney Cox and Snow Patrol rocker Johnny McDaid made a special announcement on Twitter Thursday night: they’re engaged.

They both tweeted the same selfie, with Cox writing, “I’m engaged to him!” and McDaid stating, “I’m engaged to her!”

The couple was first linked last fall. Musician Ed Sheeran told OMG! Insider in December that he introduced the two.

Cox and McDaid, 37, reportedly celebrated Cox’s 50th birthday earlier this month with a trip to the Turks and Caicos Islands.

The Cougar Town star was previously married to David Arquette. They split in 2010 after 11 years of marriage, but their divorce wasn’t finalized until May of 2013. They have a 10-year-old daughter, Coco.

Arquette is currently involved with Christina McLarty, with whom he welcomed a son in April.

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Courteney Cox Engaged to Snow Patrol Musician

Donato Sardella/Getty Images for L’Oeil du Vert(NEW YORK) — Courteney Cox and Snow Patrol rocker Johnny McDaid made a special announcement on Twitter Thursday night: they’re engaged.

They both tweeted the same selfie, with Cox writing, “I’m engaged to him!” and McDaid stating, “I’m engaged to her!”

The couple was first linked last fall. Musician Ed Sheeran told OMG! Insider in December that he introduced the two.

Cox and McDaid, 37, reportedly celebrated Cox’s 50th birthday earlier this month with a trip to the Turks and Caicos Islands.

The Cougar Town star was previously married to David Arquette. They split in 2010 after 11 years of marriage, but their divorce wasn’t finalized until May of 2013. They have a 10-year-old daughter, Coco.

Arquette is currently involved with Christina McLarty, with whom he welcomed a son in April.

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Seth MacFarlane Offers Up to $1M to “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Campaign

FOX(NEW YORK) — Who knew Seth MacFarlane was such a fan of Reading Rainbow?

LeVar Burton, who hosted the long-running PBS series, has announced that the Family Guy creator has offered to donate up to $1 million to the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign.

Burton stated on the campaign’s page that for each dollar pledged over the $4 million mark, MacFarlane will match it, up to $1 million.

At last check, the fundraiser had raised $4.034 million.

Burton last month launched the campaign to bring an online version of Reading Rainbow to underfunded classrooms. His initial goal of $1 million was easily met, and now he’s hoping to reach $5 million by next week.

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Will Kandi Burruss Show Off New Family on “Real Housewives of Atlanta?”

Wilford Harewood/Bravo(NEW YORK) — When Kandi Burruss and her husband Todd Tucker start filming the seventh season of Real Housewives of Atlanta, there will be another person in their home — Tucker’s daughter from a previous relationship, Kaela. It’s not known if Burruss and Tucker will feature her on the hit series, but if history is any indication — Burruss has long featured her own daughter, Riley, on the show — then viewers may finally meet Tucker’s 18-year-old daughter.

For now, Burruss is focused on making sure her new blended family works. “She’s graduating…and after that she’s coming to Atlanta to move. And so it’s going to be kind of cool because it’s going to be time to see how we really blend as a family and I’m hoping that it all goes well,” she tells ABC News Radio.

Burruss says Kaela — who currently lives in New York — and her daughter Riley get along. “They’re cool…over the holidays for the last couple of years she’s been coming down and staying with us and they’ve built a little friendship, but they’re not tight-tight yet.”

Burruss is currently starring in her RHOA spin-off, Kandi’s Wedding. The R&B singer caused controversy during last Sunday’s episode because of the terms she had in her pre-nuptial agreement. Tucker said Burruss’ pre-nup detailed that if they divorced, he’d have to vacate the house they now share within 30 days. It also said that if Burruss died, he’d get absolutely no compensation, even if they hadn’t divorced. Many viewers were outraged, but Burruss defended her pre-nup, saying her lawyer explained it better.

“[My lawyer] was like if I wanted to leave something for him in my will — because I have to do a will as well — she was like he would still get whatever you wanted him to have,” she says. “But typically like if you don’t put that in a pre-nup — say something happens to me — he could always go against whatever was in the will.”

Burruss added that she eventually dropped that language from the pre-nup.

And if that’s not enough drama, then her wedding hairstylist, Derek J., calling Tucker an opportunist brought plenty of it. Burruss says her friends started calling Tucker an opportunist after her mother, Momma Joyce, labeled him that.

“I think anytime that a woman makes more than her man, people automatically make it seem like he’s an opportunist. I don’t understand,” Burruss explains. “If you’re a woman who’s successful does that make you any less fun to be around, any less cute or fine, whatever you may be, just because you’re successful? So that means that’s the only reason he could want to be with you is because you’re successful? I think that’s kind of shallow.”

Along with calling Tucker an opportunist, Momma Joyce has also called Tucker’s late father a pimp and his mother a prostitute. Burruss tells ABC News Radio that despite her mother’s antics all season long, Momma Joyce doesn’t regret one thing she’s said.

“You know, when I bring up certain things to her, she justifies everything she says or does. And she’s like, ‘Well everything I said was the truth.’ And I’m like, ‘No, that’s not the truth. You have no proof.’ [She says,] ‘Oh yes I do, I know such-and-such from the such-and-such said.’ And I’m like, ‘Those people have no credibility.'”

The season finale of Kandi’s Wedding, featuring Burruss and Tucker’s Coming to America-themed wedding will air Sunday, July 6 on Bravo.

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Seth MacFarlane Offers Up to $1M to “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Campaign

FOX(NEW YORK) — Who knew Seth MacFarlane was such a fan of Reading Rainbow?

LeVar Burton, who hosted the long-running PBS series, has announced that the Family Guy creator has offered to donate up to $1 million to the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign.

Burton stated on the campaign’s page that for each dollar pledged over the $4 million mark, MacFarlane will match it, up to $1 million.

At last check, the fundraiser had raised $4.034 million.

Burton last month launched the campaign to bring an online version of Reading Rainbow to underfunded classrooms. His initial goal of $1 million was easily met, and now he’s hoping to reach $5 million by next week.

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Will Kandi Burruss Show Off New Family on “Real Housewives of Atlanta?”

Wilford Harewood/Bravo(NEW YORK) — When Kandi Burruss and her husband Todd Tucker start filming the seventh season of Real Housewives of Atlanta, there will be another person in their home — Tucker’s daughter from a previous relationship, Kaela. It’s not known if Burruss and Tucker will feature her on the hit series, but if history is any indication — Burruss has long featured her own daughter, Riley, on the show — then viewers may finally meet Tucker’s 18-year-old daughter.

For now, Burruss is focused on making sure her new blended family works. “She’s graduating…and after that she’s coming to Atlanta to move. And so it’s going to be kind of cool because it’s going to be time to see how we really blend as a family and I’m hoping that it all goes well,” she tells ABC News Radio.

Burruss says Kaela — who currently lives in New York — and her daughter Riley get along. “They’re cool…over the holidays for the last couple of years she’s been coming down and staying with us and they’ve built a little friendship, but they’re not tight-tight yet.”

Burruss is currently starring in her RHOA spin-off, Kandi’s Wedding. The R&B singer caused controversy during last Sunday’s episode because of the terms she had in her pre-nuptial agreement. Tucker said Burruss’ pre-nup detailed that if they divorced, he’d have to vacate the house they now share within 30 days. It also said that if Burruss died, he’d get absolutely no compensation, even if they hadn’t divorced. Many viewers were outraged, but Burruss defended her pre-nup, saying her lawyer explained it better.

“[My lawyer] was like if I wanted to leave something for him in my will — because I have to do a will as well — she was like he would still get whatever you wanted him to have,” she says. “But typically like if you don’t put that in a pre-nup — say something happens to me — he could always go against whatever was in the will.”

Burruss added that she eventually dropped that language from the pre-nup.

And if that’s not enough drama, then her wedding hairstylist, Derek J., calling Tucker an opportunist brought plenty of it. Burruss says her friends started calling Tucker an opportunist after her mother, Momma Joyce, labeled him that.

“I think anytime that a woman makes more than her man, people automatically make it seem like he’s an opportunist. I don’t understand,” Burruss explains. “If you’re a woman who’s successful does that make you any less fun to be around, any less cute or fine, whatever you may be, just because you’re successful? So that means that’s the only reason he could want to be with you is because you’re successful? I think that’s kind of shallow.”

Along with calling Tucker an opportunist, Momma Joyce has also called Tucker’s late father a pimp and his mother a prostitute. Burruss tells ABC News Radio that despite her mother’s antics all season long, Momma Joyce doesn’t regret one thing she’s said.

“You know, when I bring up certain things to her, she justifies everything she says or does. And she’s like, ‘Well everything I said was the truth.’ And I’m like, ‘No, that’s not the truth. You have no proof.’ [She says,] ‘Oh yes I do, I know such-and-such from the such-and-such said.’ And I’m like, ‘Those people have no credibility.'”

The season finale of Kandi’s Wedding, featuring Burruss and Tucker’s Coming to America-themed wedding will air Sunday, July 6 on Bravo.

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Nominees Announced for Young Hollywood Awards

Lionsgate/Summit(LOS ANGELES) — Shailene Woodley is one of Hollywood’s hottest young stars, so it’s no surprise that her films have earned several nominations for the Young Hollywood Awards.

Woodley’s two recent hits, Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars, are contenders for favorite flick and favorite cast chemistry: film, according to Variety.

In addition, the 22-year-old actress is in the running for fan favorite actor: female and best on-screen couple. She actually has two nominations in the latter category, for her roles opposite Theo James in Divergent and Ansel Elgort in The Fault in Our Stars.

On the TV side, AMC’s The Walking Dead, ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, and the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black are among the programs that earned multiple nods.

You can currently vote in the fan favorite actor: male and fan favorite actor: female categories by visiting YHAwards.com.

Kelly Osbourne will host the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards, which will be held in Los Angeles and air on the CW on July 28.

Here are the nominees in select categories:

Fan Favorite Actor: Male

  • Adam Driver
  • Ansel Elgort
  • Andrew Garfield
  • Liam Hemsworth
  • Jonah Hill
  • Josh Hutcherson
  • Theo James
  • Michael B. Jordan
  • Taylor Lautner
  • Aaron Paul
  • Andy Samberg
  • Channing Tatum

Fan Favorite Actor: Female

  • Emilia Clarke
  • Kaley Cuoco
  • Zooey Deschanel
  • Nina Dobrev
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Chloe Grace Moretz
  • Emma Roberts
  • Emmy Rossum
  • Taylor Schilling
  • Emma Stone
  • Allison Williams
  • Shailene Woodley

Breakthrough Actor

  • Sam Claflin
  • Ansel Elgort
  • Dylan O’Brien
  • Miles Teller
  • Nat Wolff

Breakthrough Actress

  • Danielle Brooks
  • Elle Fanning
  • Dakota Johnson
  • Nicola Peltz
  • Margot Robbie

Best Threesome

  • The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson
  • Neighbors, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
  • That Awkward Moment, Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan
  • The Vampire Diaries, Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley
  • Workaholics, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson

Best On-Screen Couple

  • Mayim Bialik & Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
  • Chris Colfer & Darren Criss, Glee
  • Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield, The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • Shailene Woodley & Ansel Elgort, The Fault in Our Stars
  • Shailene Woodley & Theo James, Divergent

Best Bromance

  • Mark Ballas & Derek Hough
  • Jonah Hill & Channing Tatum
  • Key & Peele
  • Adam Levine & Blake Shelton
  • Seth Rogen & James Franco

Super Superhero

  • Stephen Amell, Arrow
  • Chris Evans, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Andrew Garfield, The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • Nicholas Hoult, X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • Kellan Lutz, The Legend of Hercules
  • Chris Pratt, Guardians of the Galaxy

We Love to Hate You

  • Dane DeHaan, The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • Jack Gleeson, Games of Thrones
  • Sam Riley, Maleficent
  • Pablo Schreiber, Orange Is the New Black
  • Zombies, The Walking Dead

Best Cast Chemistry: Film

  • Divergent
  • The Fault in Our Stars
  • The Hunger Games
  • Neighbors
  • Veronica Mars
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

Best Cast Chemistry: TV

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Girls
  • Modern Family
  • Orange Is the New Black
  • Pretty Little Liars
  • The Vampire Diaries

Bingeworthy TV Show

  • Awkward.
  • Game of Thrones
  • Orange Is The New Black
  • Pretty Little Liars
  • Teen Wolf
  • The Walking Dead

Favorite Flick

  • 22 Jump Street
  • Divergent
  • The Fault in Our Stars
  • The Hunger Games
  • Maleficent
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

Reality Royalty

  • America’s Next Top Model
  • The Bachelor and The Bachelorette
  • The Real Housewives
  • So You Think You Can Dance
  • The Voice

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Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy Leaving “The View”

ABC/Fred Lee(NEW YORK) — The View will look a lot different next season. Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy have both announced they are leaving the ABC daytime program.

Deadline.com reports Shepherd and the network were “too far apart” on terms of a new contract. Her current deal will soon expire.

In a statement from her rep obtained by Deadline.com, Shepherd says, “It’s been seven wonderful years on The View and after careful consideration it is time for me to move on. I am extremely grateful to [executive producers] Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie for giving me the opportunity. I look forward to the business opportunities that lay ahead for me and I am incredibly grateful to my View family and my fans for supporting me on this journey.”

Shepherd joined The View in 2007 after previously spending time on the show as a guest co-host.

McCarthy seems to be following Shepherd out the door. She tweeted, “If Sherri goes… I go too. #sisters.” She added, “My View will be changing too. As will with many hard working folks. Thanks to everyone at the show for your dedication and an amazing year.”

Furthermore, McCarthy tweeted a photo of herself with Shepherd and Geddie, and wrote, “These are my Avengers and we will be back!”

ABC says in a statement, “The View will be moving in an exciting new direction next season and ABC has made decisions to evolve the show creatively.”

It appears co-host Whoopi Goldberg is sticking around.

Walters retired as co-host of The View last month. She’s a guest on Friday’s edition of the show. She taped the appearance on Wednesday.

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“Transformers: Age of Extinction” Opens Nationwide Friday

Paramount Pictures(NEW YORK) — Only one film opens nationwide on Friday, and it’s a big one: Transformers: Age of Extinction.

The fourth Transformers film is the first in director Michael Bay’s series that does not star Shia LaBeouf. Instead, Mark Wahlberg headlines the sequel, which is set after the events of 2011’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Long story short, Optimus Prime and the Autobots brace themselves for another action-packed battle to save Earth from destruction.

Kelsey Grammer, Stanley Tucci, Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor also star in Transformers: Age of Extinction, which is screening in 3D and IMAX 3D. It’s rated PG-13.

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