Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are now husband and wife, a spokesperson for the couple confirms.

The couple tied the knot in Chateau Miraval, France last Saturday in a private, civil ceremony attended by friends and family.

Pitt, 50, and Jolie, 39, announced their engagement in 2012. A spokesperson says they obtained a marriage license from a judge in California, who also conducted the marriage ceremony in France.

Jolie and Pitt’s children were participants in the ceremony, said the spokesperson. The bride was walked down the aisle by sons Maddox, 12, and Pax, who’s 10. Daughters Zahara and Vivienne, 9 and 5 years old, respectively, threw flower petals, while daughter Shiloh, 7, and son Knox, 5, served as ring bearers.

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Reese Witherspoon transformed into “Pink Lady” Elle Woods from her hit movie Legally Blonde to send a hopeful message to a four-year-old boy battling cancer.

The Oscar-winning actress sent the message to four-year-old Will after learning that he was a big fan of Legally Blonde.

“This is for one of the strongest little four-year-olds I can imagine. Will — I hear that you’re fighting so hard and strong against cancer and that in the hospital you’ve been watching a lot of Legally Blonde and loving it. I hope it makes you laugh!”

Witherspoon captioned an Instagram photo of herself holding a sign with the hashtag “Team Will.”

“I wanted you to know that I made this sign in your honor — and I’m sending a big big hug and my hope and prayers. Just know — I’m a really big fan of YOURS!” Witherspoon wrote. “PS anyone else – feel free to make your own sign for Will and post it with the hashtag #TeamWill so he can see it. …I’m sure he’d love that!”

In addition, the mother of three made a short YouTube video titled “The Pink Lady’s Message To Will.”

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Imeh Akpanudosen/WireImage(ROSWELL, Ga.) — Bobbi Kristina Brown’s husband has been arrested and charged with DUI, police said.

Nick Gordon attempted to change lanes in a BMW sedan Thursday morning in Roswell, Georgia, when the vehicle struck a curb and overturned, police told ABC News. Afterward, Gordon was arrested for DUI, failure to maintain a lane and driving with a suspended license.

Brown, 21, announced last year that she was married to her childhood friend, Gordon, who had a longtime relationship with her family. They announced their engagement in 2012.

This is not the first time Gordon has been in trouble with the law. In 2012, he was arrested for reckless driving and speeding.

A rep for Brown has not yet responded to a request for comment.

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FOX via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Even animated characters are accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

In a new video released online, a shirtless Homer Simpson takes on the challenge. He nominates his neighbor Ned Flanders — twice — his co-worker Lenny and Donald Trump before spilling a glass of water on his head.

However, Bart then dumps gallons of water, plus penguins, a bear, hockey players, a snowman, Santa Claus, an ice cream truck and more, on his unsuspecting dad from a helicopter.

The 26th season of The Simpsons premieres on Fox on September 28. You can catch up on previous seasons by tuning in to the ongoing Simpsons marathon on FXX, which concludes on Labor Day.

Elsewhere in celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge news, Bridesmaids actor Chris O’Dowd got drenched in a video in which he nominated “Baby O’Porter,” thus revealing that he and wife Dawn O’Porter are expecting a child. Dawn is seen pouring water on her baby bump.

So far, the Ice Bucket Challenge has raised $94.3 million for the ALS Association.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are now husband and wife, according to People, which is citing multiple sources.

The couple reportedly tied the knot in Chateau Miraval, France last Saturday in a private, civil ceremony attended by friends and family.

Pitt, 50, and Jolie, 39, announced their engagement in 2012. A spokesperson says they obtained a marriage license from a judge in California, who also conducted the marriage ceremony in France.

Jolie and Pitt’s children were participants in the ceremony, said the spokesperson. The bride was walked down the aisle by sons Maddox, 12, and Pax, who’s 10. Daughters Zahara and Vivienne, 9 and 5 years old, respectively, threw flower petals, while daughter Shiloh, 7, and son Knox, 5, served as ring bearers.

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Charles Sykes/Bravo(NEW YORK) — Joan Rivers has been rushed to a New York City hospital after an emergency call that she was in cardiac arrest, according to a law enforcement source. According to the New York City Fire Department, Rivers is in critical condition.

Rivers was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital Thursday morning after receiving a call that a woman was in cardiac arrest at an Upper East Side clinic, ABC News confirmed.

TMZ reported earlier that Rivers was having surgery on her vocal chords at the clinic.

No other details were immediately available and Rivers’ rep had no other information when contacted by ABC News.

Rivers, 81, had been hard at work of late, co-hosting her E! TV show Fashion Police and doing stand-up comedy. According to Ticketmaster, she had seven shows planned across the U.S. for November.

“Ignore aging: Comedy is the one place it doesn’t matter. It matters in singing because the voice goes. It matters certainly in acting because you’re no longer the sexpot. But in comedy, if you can tell a joke, they will gather around your deathbed,” she wrote in The Hollywood Reporter in 2012. “If you’re funny, you’re funny. Isn’t that wonderful?”
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Craig Blankenhorn/HBO(NEW YORK) — It appears we still don’t know the answer to the question that’s been lingering on the minds of Sopranos fans for seven years: Did Tony Soprano die in the finale? Thought it seemed that series creator David Chase had cleared up the matter in a recent interview, he now says his comments were misconstrued.

The acclaimed HBO drama famously wrapped in 2007 with a fade-to-black ending in a diner, accompanied by the Journey hit “Don’t Stop Believin.’”

The scene seemingly left open the possibility that Soprano was killed. Chase was asked in a recent interview with Vox.com whether Soprano died. This was his response, in the words of writer Martha P. Nochimson: “He shook his head ‘no.’ And he said simply, ‘No he isn’t.’”

However, Chase’s rep released the following statement Wednesday night: “A journalist for Vox misconstrued what David Chase said in their interview. To simply quote David as saying, ‘Tony Soprano is not dead,’ is inaccurate. There is a much larger context for that statement and as such, it is not true.”

The statement continues, “As David Chase has said numerous times on the record, ‘Whether Tony Soprano is alive or dead is not the point.’ To continue to search for this answer is fruitless. The final scene of The Sopranos raises a spiritual question that has no right or wrong answer.”

The actor who played Tony Soprano, James Gandolfini, died last year in Italy of a heart attack at the age of 51.

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Craig Blankenhorn/HBO(NEW YORK) — It appears we still don’t know the answer to the question that’s been lingering on the minds of Sopranos fans for seven years: Did Tony Soprano die in the finale? Thought it seemed that series creator David Chase had cleared up the matter in a recent interview, he now says his comments were misconstrued.

The acclaimed HBO drama famously wrapped in 2007 with a fade-to-black ending in a diner, accompanied by the Journey hit “Don’t Stop Believin.’”

The scene seemingly left open the possibility that Soprano was killed. Chase was asked in a recent interview with Vox.com whether Soprano died. This was his response, in the words of writer Martha P. Nochimson: “He shook his head ‘no.’ And he said simply, ‘No he isn’t.’”

However, Chase’s rep released the following statement Wednesday night: “A journalist for Vox misconstrued what David Chase said in their interview. To simply quote David as saying, ‘Tony Soprano is not dead,’ is inaccurate. There is a much larger context for that statement and as such, it is not true.”

The statement continues, “As David Chase has said numerous times on the record, ‘Whether Tony Soprano is alive or dead is not the point.’ To continue to search for this answer is fruitless. The final scene of The Sopranos raises a spiritual question that has no right or wrong answer.”

The actor who played Tony Soprano, James Gandolfini, died last year in Italy of a heart attack at the age of 51.

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iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Appearances can be deceiving. Take, for example, Hello Kitty, who, despite its name and apparent whiskers on its face, is not a cat.

So says Sanrio, the Japanese company behind the popular character. Christine Yano, who’s serving as a curator of a retrospective on Hello Kitty at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles in honor of the character’s 40th anniversary, says she thought Hello Kitty was a cat. However, she notes to the Los Angeles Times, Sanrio corrected her — “very firmly.”

Yano says, “That’s one correction Sanrio made for my script for the show. Hello Kitty is not a cat. She’s a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She’s never depicted on all fours. She walks and sits like a two-legged creature. She does have a pet cat of her own, however, and it’s called Charmmy Kitty.”

In a bio for Hello Kitty posted on the official Sanrio fan site, the character is a “cheerful and happy little girl” who lives in London with her mother and twin sister.

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Columbia Pictures/Archive Photos/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As you wait for Labor Day weekend to arrive, you can celebrate another “holiday”: National Ghostbusters Day.

Sony Pictures Entertainment has deemed Thursday to be National Ghostbusters Day in honor of the 30th anniversary of the original film in the series, which debuted on June 8, 1984. To mark the occasion, a remastered version of Ghostbusters will be released in more than 700 theaters in North America for a limited run, beginning Friday.

The classic comedy, directed by Ivan Reitman, starred Bill Murray, Dan Akyroyd, and the late Harold Ramis as, respectively, Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Raymond Stantz, and Dr. Egon Spengler — a trio of parapsychologists-turned-professional ghost exterminators.

Ernie Hudson was also featured in the film as the group’s fourth member, Winston Zeddemore. In an interview with ABC News Radio, he explained why he thinks the popularity of Ghostbusters has endured.

Hudson commented, “It deals with something, I think, that’s very primal in all of us. The fear of what’s on the other side…we hear these stories about the end of the world and, you know, the god appearing. And in the movie, that’s what happens and so we take them in a very realistic way and yet we laugh about them.”

Hudson believes Ghostbusters came at the right time, because movie studios wouldn’t be as receptive to such a story nowadays. He says, “I think Hollywood does not respond to really creative material. I think they’re looking to make money, and when money becomes the bottom line you end up with what we are getting now, which is a bunch of movies that aren’t story-driven or character-driven.”

There’s been much talk about a third Ghostbusters movie, but unfortunately it won’t involve Ramis, who passed away in February. Hudson says he’s “very thankful” to have had the opportunity to work with Ramis, who co-wrote the original film and its 1989 sequel with Aykroyd.

Hudson is open to participating in a new Ghostbusters sequel. He tells ABC News Radio, “The last conversation I had with Bill Murray, he said he’d love to do it but he wants it to be good. But, you know, that’s not why I determine what I do. I’m a working actor, so you know what? They have a job and they are offering it and if it’s interesting, yeah, I’d sign up.”

In another nod to Ghostbusters’ milestone, anniversary editions of both films in the series — as well as a limited edition gift set — will be released on Blu-ray on Sept. 16.

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