Robino Salvatore/GC Images(NEW YORK) — While George Clooney and new wife Amal Alamuddin bask in newly-wedded bliss, the details of their lavish, star-studded, Venice-set nuptials can now be peeked at by the little people, thanks to a spread in People magazine.

The pair officially sealed the deal Monday with a short civil ceremony, which followed a Saturday wedding befitting Hollywood royalty.

The magazine’s latest issue boasts 25 exclusive photos of and surrounding the event, which was held at Italy’s historic Aman Canal Grande Venice hotel.

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ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Wal-Mart is pointing fingers, saying Tracy Morgan and his fellow passengers should’ve worn seatbelts, in a formal response to the lawsuit over the June crash on the New Jersey Turnpike involving one of its drivers.

In court papers, Wal-Mart broadly denied allegations of recklessness and negligence when the vehicle Morgan and his friends were riding in was struck by Wal-Mart truck driver Kevin Roper’s rig and said the plaintiffs’ injuries were caused “by failure to wear an appropriate available seatbelt restraint device.”

Had Morgan and the others been wearing seatbelts Wal-Mart said, “all or a portion of the injuries could have been diminished or minimized.”

Morgan was seriously injured in the crash. He suffered a broken femur, a broken nose and several broken ribs, among other injuries. His friend, comedian James McNair, died.

Wal-Mart declined to answer a specific allegation that its driver, Roper, was fatigued. The company said it can’t because it’s also involved in the National Transportation Safety Board investigation.

But Wal-Mart did say, “the plaintiffs’ alleged damages may have been caused by third parties over whom Wal-Mart had no control.”

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ABC/Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) — Michael Strahan stunned viewers on Live with Kelly and Michael back in 2012 by breaking out into his very own stripper dance for Channing Tatum, who was promoting Magic Mike at the time.

Well, it seems for Strahan showing off his dance moves has paid off. On Monday, the former NFL player announced that he will be appearing in Magic Mike XXL.

“I’m getting ready to do something that’s making me nervous,” he said Monday. “I’m about to do something that started as a joke on the show. …I decided to reenact some of [Tatum's] movie. So then he was messing around with me and wrote me into the next Magic Mike XXL movie.”

Although his co-host Kelly Ripa didn’t believe him, Strahan insisted his initial strip tease was a joke not an audition.

“That was a joke! And then everytime Channing would come here, he would go, ‘Are you ready?’ even when we weren’t on camera. And I would go, ‘I stay ready! If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready,'” he explained.

Denying he was on a diet to prepare for his role, Strahan said he’s ready regardless. “No, no, no. I’m not on a diet. See, I’m slim here but I’m telling you the muscles under this jacket are about to explode!” he said, laughing.

Strahan will join Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello and Jada Pinkett Smith in the film. Earlier this month, Magic Mike XXL director Gregory Jacobs announced Matthew McConaughey won’t be reprising his role as Dallas in the forthcoming sequel.

Magic Mike XXL will strut into theaters on July 1, 2015.

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PIERRE TEYSSOT/AFP/Getty Images(VENICE, Italy) — George Clooney tied the knot — again — to his wife Amal Alamuddin during a civil ceremony in Italy Monday.

The ceremony at the Ca’ Farsetti Palace in Venice was short, lasting just about 12 minutes. The couple arrived at the palace on their boat, the “Amore,” and both looked happy while wearing their wedding bands.

The Oscar-winner, 53, and his now wife, 36, had also been married during a private ceremony Saturday for friends and family at the Aman Canal Grande Venice Hotel.

As for Monday’s venue, the Ca’ Farsetti is a palace facing the Canal Grande and boasts one of the best views in all of Italy. It’s also close to the Rialto Bridge.

Clooney and Alamuddin took part in Monday’s legal ceremony in order to make the marriage legal. Italian law stipulates that you have to sign the register at a local town hall in order for the marriage to be valid.

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ABC(LOS ANGELES) — Have your popcorn ready on Monday night, because Dancing with the Stars is going to the movies.

The 11 remaining couples will dance to songs from their favorite movies. Lea Thompson’s most popular acting credit is Back to the Future, so it’s no surprise that her performance will be inspired by the classic 1980s film. But she feels some of her other movies could have worked just as well.

Thompson tells ABC News Radio, “I do have a lot of movies that people really like. We could have done Some Kind of Wonderful, or the controversial Red Dawn with my Russian.” She was referring to her pro partner, Artem Chigvintsev.

What else can you expect on Dancing with the Stars’ “movie night”? Comedian Tommy Chong is planning a dance inspired by Scent of a Woman, actress Janel Parrish is working on a jazz routine based on West Side Story, and fashion designer Betsey Johnson will recreate a scene from Ghost.

An A-list movie star will be on hand to serve as a guest judge: Kevin Hart. Celebrity contestant Alfonso Ribeiro is looking forward to Hart’s commentary, though he doesn’t expect the Ride Along actor to critique each competitor’s technique.

Ribeiro tells ABC News Radio, “I think what he’s going to judge is the fun of it all, and probably what he sees from a fan point of view.”

Dancing with the Stars airs on ABC at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

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PVS/GC Images(VENICE, Italy) — George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are expected to make their weekend wedding official Monday with a civil ceremony in the Venice town hall. It’s expected to take place between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. local time — or 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. Eastern.

The newlyweds are expected to travel from the Cipriani Hotel down the famous city’s Grand Canal to the Aman Hotel where they were married, and from there to the town hall, which is across the waterway.

The couple had dinner Sunday night with approximately 100 guests at the Granaries of the Republic, according to People magazine. The venue is part of the Belmond Hotel Cipriani, where many of the guests were staying.

Clooney’s rep confirmed to ABC News over the weekend that the actor and the British-Lebanese human rights lawyer wed in a private ceremony in the Italian city on Saturday. They got engaged in April.

Speaking to AFP on Sunday, Clooney’s new father-in-law called the wedding “more than perfect.” Ramzi Alamuddin added that the wedding was “very good news among the bad news we are living now,” referring to the current unrest in the Middle East.

TMZ
claims that the wedding guests were asked to leave their cellphones in their hotel room. They were provided with cameras with which they could take pictures, but the cameras had a code associated with them that allows Clooney’s camp to keep tabs on all of the snapshots, just in case there are any leaks.

The guest list for the wedding reportedly included Matt Damon, Bono, John Krasinski and his wife Emily Blunt, and Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber.

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Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Jennifer Lopez is apparently okay following a fender-bender in Malibu, California, on Saturday, but she’s still pretty upset about the incident.

The 45-year-old American Idol judge posted a photo on Instagram of herself and pal, actress Leah Remini, in a car with the caption, “Sitting at a light, Riding high right before some drunk fool rear ended us in my new whip!!!” She added, “Thank god everyone ok!!!”

Police tell TMZ that Remini, 44, was driving J-Lo’s car with the singer and her two kids along the Pacific Coast Highway when they stopped at a light.

TMZ reports either Lopez or Remini called 911 and told cops a driver in a small pickup had rear-ended them and fled the scene.

According to the report, the driver of the pickup was located a short distance away and was arrested for DUI and hit and run.

No injuries were reported.

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Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Randy Jackson’s wife has filed for divorce from the former American Idol judge and season 13 mentor after 18 years of marriage, according to court papers obtained by E! News.

Erika Jackson cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split and listed their date of separation as Sept. 11.

Randy and Erika have two children together, but 17-year-old Jordan is the only minor. She’s asking for joint legal custody and primary physical custody, with “reasonable visitation” for Randy.

Erika is also petitioning to have her maiden name of Riker legally restored.

This is the second marriage for Jackson, who has a daughter with his first wife.

American Idol
returns for its 14th season on Jan. 14 on Fox.

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Steve Granitz/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Vanessa Williams has exciting news to share: She’s engaged.

The actress, 50, is set to wed her boyfriend of more than a year, Jim Skrip.

“I’ve had a lot of good things happen while I’ve been on this lovely trip,” she told Queen Latifah, who commented on her “bling ring,” on Latifah’s daytime talk show. “I turned 50 when we were in rehearsal on Broadway, and I just got engaged a couple weeks ago. It’s been a lot of blessings on this trip!”

Williams said Skrip “was in real estate and, back in the day, he was an accountant.”

This will be the third marriage for the actress, who has three children with her first husband, her former manager, Ramon Hervy II. She has one child with her second husband, former NBA player Rick Fox.

The episode of Latifah’s talk show that features the interview will air Tuesday.

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Miller Mobley/VH1(NEW YORK) — Nick Lachey returns as host of VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live. The 98 Degrees singer told ABC News Radio his morning show stands out from the rest.

“I think the biggest thing for me that sets us apart is that we have live music every day and you know that makes sense being on VH1,” he explained. “And certainly that’s special to me being a musician to be able to feature both established artists like Pharrell Williams, who was on last season, Neon Trees, Sam Smith, but also feature some up and coming artists who people may not necessarily be as familiar with.”

Big Morning Buzz Live
airs out of Total Request Live studios in Times Square in New York City. Lachey said the location is so important to the show.

“Times Square is almost a character on our show. And we make it a point to go out into the square every day [and] interact with the people who are there,” he said. “You’ve got kind of a cross section of New Yorkers and tourists and young and old and there’s cowboys and underwear and all kinds of crazy stuff. It brings the spirit of New York into the show.”

Lachey is getting a new permanent co-host this season, comedian Michelle Buteau, who has guest co-hosted previously.

“I adore her,” Lachey said of his new side kick. “[She's] one of the funniest people that I’ve ever been around, just quick as she can be, [and] obviously hilarious. She’s definitely going to keep me on my toes.”

VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live premieres Monday at 9 a.m. Eastern time.

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