ABC/Image Group LA(ST. LOUIS) — County music star Hunter Hayes has cancelled a concert planned for Thursday night in St. Louis after a state of emergency was declared in Missouri.

The show was scheduled for Thursday night at Chaifetz Arena, but on Wednesday a message to his fans appeared on his website.

“Out of respect for Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s declaration declaring a state of emergency in Missouri, Hunter Hayes’ Thursday, November 20 show at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis has been cancelled,” it read.

It continued, “Tickets will be reimbursed at the point of purchase. At this time, all other University related events at Saint Louis University this week are planned to go on as scheduled. Hunter assures his fans that he will be back to St. Louis in 2015.”

Hayes, 23, also tweeted, “I am so beyond bummed that our show had to be canceled. St Louis fans, your shows are always epic. We miss you and cannot wait to come back!”

Nixon declared a state of emergency on Monday and activated the National Guard.

The move was made with the impending grand jury decision about whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the Aug. 9 shooting and death of Michael Brown.

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ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) — Kristen Bell is on the cusp of delivering her second child, but these days she’s focused on giving back to other expectant women.

The actress donated $91,500 worth of Bravado nursing bras and Medela breast pumps to new and expectant mothers.

“I understand the importance of having the essential tools necessary to provide for a newborn. Greater still, I am aware of the immeasurable value of having support systems in place to ensure success on this journey of motherhood,” Bell said. “Anything I can offer in support and care to new moms in need remains a huge priority to me.”

At a shower thrown in her honor by Baby Buggy on Tuesday in L.A., 40 of the recipients were sized for the products and enjoyed an afternoon of bonding and finger sandwiches.

“It’s overwhelming to have such amazing support,” guest Alicia Mora said. “For me, it’s exciting to see everybody pregnant and all of the mothers sharing in this experience together. It’s pretty good! I’m really happy.”

The Frozen star was unable to attend due to her impending due date.

Bell, 34, is married to actor Dax Shepherd, with whom she has a one-year-old daughter, Lincoln.

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Mike Coppola/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Fans and former MTV co-stars lost a dear friend last week when Diem Brown died at the age of 32 after battling cancer for the third time.

None more so that Chris “CT” Tamburello, who dated Brown on and off during the pair’s time on the network’s challenges.

“You have always been My Angel,” Tamburello posted on Instagram Wednesday, next to a picture of Brown and some sentimental items. “And now you have your wings. We’ve been thru so much over the years. Thru the ups and downs we somehow managed to keep our promise. We never gave up on each other. Our plan to be together forever hasn’t changed… it’s just going to take a little longer now.”

He continued, “And I’m going to hold onto this ring for you till we are together again. So don’t worry mama, I’m not afraid. I know you will always be with me to give me your strength. You are The Love of My Life. My reason to be a better man. I Love You Always and Forever.”

Much like the rest of her MTV family, Tamburello was there for Brown as she was diagnosed with cancer yet again this past summer.

In September, he posted a heartfelt picture holding her hand in the hospital.

“Sometimes just being there for someone can be the difference between a good and bad day. @diembrown could definitely use a few… Please goto her support page: www.medgift.com/diemsnextchallenge #medgift,” he wrote.

Tamburello, who first met Brown in 2006, was among those at Brown’s funeral on Tuesday in New York City.

Also in attendance was Brown’s sister Megan, who gave a eulogy and said, “Diem loved hard, lived hard and danced hard. My mom always said that Diem came out fighting since day one,” according to People magazine.

Another close friend, Alicia Quarles, also spoke, saying, “Diem was the happiest person I know. Till her last breath, she never gave up. I can’t even explain to you her divinity.”

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Following the news that Netflix had postponed its plans to air a Bill Cosby comedy special, NBC now says that a comedy it was developing around the veteran comedian won’t be moving forward, ABC News confirms.

The project was a family comedy that would have cast Cosby as the father of three married daughters with children.

The cancellation comes after allegations of rape against the comedian resurfaced in recent weeks.

A series of women have claimed to have been sexually abused by Cosby over the years, including Joan Tarshis, who came forward on Sunday. Last week, Barbara Bowman published an essay in the Washington Post detailing her own alleged abuse at the hands of Cosby, and later told the Hollywood Reporter that she felt NBC would be “irresponsible” to put Cosby “back in a position of a patriarchal father, in an authoritative and trusted position.”

Cosby’s attorney, John P. Schmitt, issued a statement earlier in the week, calling the rape allegations “decades-old” and “discredited.” Schmitt later issued a second statement saying the comedian’s denial “was not intended to refer in any way to Andrea Constand,” an accuser who settled a civil lawsuit against the 77-year-old comedy legend in 2006.

The comedian’s rep told ABC News that Cosby agreed with Netflix’s decision to postpone the special, which would have aired on Nov. 28.

Cosby himself has not responded to the allegations. He has never been criminally charged.

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ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — U2 singer Bono is going to need “intensive and progressive therapy,” according to a statement Wednesday from the medical center that treated him after his bicycle accident.

The accident took place earlier this week in New York City and on Wednesday, a trauma surgeon at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center said after multiple X-rays and CT scans, the singer’s injuries included a left facial fracture, a shoulder blade fracture in “3 separate pieces” and a fracture to his arm.

“He was taken to the operating room for a 5-hour surgery Sunday evening,” Dr. Dean Lorich stated, adding that his elbow was the focal point. “A nerve trapped in the break was moved; and the bone was repaired with 3 metal plates and 18 screws.”

The next day, Bono, 54, had surgery on his left hand, the hospital said.

“He will require intensive and progressive therapy, however a full recovery is expected,” Lorich added.

The accident happened after Bono “attempted to avoid another rider,” according to the hospital’s statement.

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Disney(NEW YORK) — Disney’s latest film, Cinderella, doesn’t hit theaters until March 13, but fans got their first look of the new flick on Wednesday as the trailer debuted.

The movie follows a young girl, Ella, played by Lily James, who is cared for by her evil stepmother (Cate Blanchett) after her father dies.

Her stepmother is far from kind, renaming the girl “Cinderella” and tearing a dress she hoped to wear to a ball at the palace.

“It would be an insult to take you to the palace dressed in these old rags,” she says in the trailer. “You shall not go to the ball!”

Enter Helena Bonham Carter as Ella’s fairy godmother, who, naturally, saves the day.

Editor’s note: Disney is the parent company of ABC News.

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ABC/Randy Holmes(TRENTON, N.J.) — Tracy Morgan is on the road to recovery, but he is still struggling, his lawyer said Tuesday.

“Mr. Morgan is a fighter,” attorney Benedict Morelli told reporters outside of federal court in Trenton, New Jersey. “He’s fighting to get better. If there’s a chance to be back to the Tracy Morgan he once was, he is going to try to do that. We just don’t know.”

Morgan suffered multiple broken bones and a traumatic brain injury when a Walmart truck slammed into his limo on the New Jersey Turnpike back in June. The crash killed comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair, and injured three other passengers.

Morgan, 45, is suing Walmart over the crash. He is accusing the retailer of being negligent when they put driver Kevin Roper behind the wheel. Roper, 35, had allegedly been awake for more than a full day before the crash. He has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and four counts of assault by auto. In court documents, Walmart said the passengers were partly to blame because they weren’t wearing seat belts.

Attorneys for both Morgan and the retail chain were in court Tuesday to schedule dates in the civil case.

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ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — If there was an award for best Christmas card, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi would probably win it.

For their season’s greetings this year, the two spoofed Kim Kardashian’s booty-baring Paper magazine cover.

The 56-year-old TV host tweeted the Photoshopped image Tuesday. “Here’s a holiday wish from me and Portia to you,” she wrote. The card wishes people “Happy Holidays…And a Shiny New Year.”

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Mychal Watts/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Diem Brown’s funeral was held in New York City Tuesday.

Brown, a recurring cast member on MTV’s The Challenge, lost her lengthy battle with cancer last Friday at the age of 32.

Us Weekly reported that the service, held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, was attended by many of her fellow MTV stars, including her former flame Chris “CT” Tamburello, Ace Amerson, Ruthie Alcaide and Aneesa Ferriera.

Her casket was brought into the church as the hymn “On Eagle’s Wings” played. Following the opening procession, country singer Trisha Yearwood performed “I Remember You,” a song from her new album Prizefighter: Hit After Hit.

Brown was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2006, and then again in 2012. She was diagnosed for a third time this past August, this time in her colon. Last month, she revealed to People magazine that the cancer had spread to her liver and lymph nodes.

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ABC(LOS ANGELES) — On Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday night, Jimmy revealed Thor and Avengers series star Chris Hemsworth as People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2014.

In a Skype session with the star, whose identity was at first shielded, Jimmy had his audience members attempt to guess the star’s identity. Eventually, clues that the mystery man was born overseas, played a superhero, and that the superhero used a hammer, led to none other than the 31-year-old Aussie, who is married to actress Elsa Pataky. The pair have three kids.

In accepting the honor from Australia, Hemsworth was handed a cheeky trophy emblazoned with a mirror, and told Kimmel he’s, “most excited about the ‘alive’ portion” of the honor. “The sexy is a bonus, and I’m flattered,” Hemsworth added.

The actor reveals to People magazine that he prefers to sleep naked, and when he’s cheating on his diet he prefers pizza, hamburgers, beer, and sugary things.

Hemsworth takes over the crown from last year’s Sexiest Man Alive: Adam Levine.

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