ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) — Dancing with the Stars pro Mark Ballas was involved a car accident in Los Angeles Monday that landed him in the hospital for a time, according to TMZ.

The gossip website says Ballas was making a right turn when another car traveling fast in the same lane failed to stop in time and struck the right rear side of the dancer’s car. The car had to be towed away.

The website reports five guys riding in the car that struck Ballas reportedly jumped out and accused him of causing the crash, but an eyewitness told police the driver of the other car, not Ballas, was at fault.

TMZ says Ballas complained of whiplash and back pain and his girlfriend took him to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where doctors examined the dancer and prescribed painkillers.

ABC’s Dancing with the Stars returns in the fall for its 19th season.

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Amanda Edwards/Getty Images(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — The feud between Casey Kasem’s children and his widow may not have ended with the radio host’s death on Sunday.

Kasem’s daughter, Kerri Kasem, has informed an investigator she will file an elder abuse report with the Santa Monica Police Department against his widow, Jean Kasem, “in the near future,” Lt. Jay Moroso of the SMPD tells The Hollywood Reporter.

However, Kerri is quoted by the publication as saying, “There is a time and place for that but now is not the time.”

Jean Kasem and the late DJ’s children had feuded for some time over his care. The children were upset that Jean removed her husband from a Santa Monica hospital and transported him to Washington state, where he died Sunday.

A rep for Kasem’s children tells The Hollywood Reporter that Jean will handle his estate and burial plans.

Kasem, who suffered from a form of dementia, was 82.

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Ben Horton/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Jenny Slate, who has appeared in TV comedies such as Parks and Recreation and Kroll Show, is the star of a new film, Obvious Child.

Slate plays a comedienne who becomes pregnant as the result of a one-night stand, and subsequently decides to have an abortion. Though some media outlets have described the film as an “abortion comedy,” she begs to differ.

Slate explains to ABC News Radio, “I don’t think of it as an abortion comedy. I don’t really know what that is. And I don’t think that abortion is funny, and our film is not making jokes about abortion.”

She adds, “I would hate for people to be deterred because they thought that our movie is thoughtless or rough with a subject that is complex.”

Slate’s star has been on the rise since she was a cast member of Saturday Night Live during its 2009-2010 season. Perhaps her most memorable moment on SNL came during her first show, when she accidentally dropped the F-bomb. She prefers not to dwell on her SNL days too much.

Slate says, “Everybody asks about it. I don’t have anything new to say, and what is boring to me is that I feel like it’s not part of my narrative, like, every day.”

Obvious Child is currently playing in limited release.

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Donato Sardella/Getty Images for L’Oeil du Vert(NEW YORK) — Courteney Cox celebrated her 50th birthday on Sunday by relaxing on a beach in the Caribbean, E! News reports.

Insiders tell E! News the former Friends star and boyfriend Johnny McDaid arrived Saturday night on Turks and Caicos Islands after flying in from Miami. The couple is staying in a villa on the beach.

According to an eyewitness, the couple marked Courteney’s birthday by spending “all afternoon on the beach.”

“It was just the two of them and they found a secluded spot in a cove…It was very romantic and a beautiful setting for the afternoon,” the spy observed. “They shared a green cocktail and took a nap side by side. Courteney looked like there was nowhere else in the world she would rather be and just so happy to be doing what she was doing.”

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ryan Gosling was the victim of a Father’s Day hoax that had many of his fans believing he adopted a child.

This past Saturday, a bogus Facebook page claiming to belong to Gosling showed a picture of the 33-year-old Drive actor smiling and holding a baby boy.

The photo was accompanied by the touching story of how Ryan came to adopt the baby when he was nine months old.

“His mom and I were great friends before she passed away from cancer,” the post reads. “I promised her, I’d always look after him. So, I had decided to step up and become his dad. He brought me so much joy. He was my everything.”

It goes on to explain that a year after the adoption, his biological father wanted the baby back. “Of course, I put up a fight, but he won. That 1 year of being his father taught me how to love unconditionally,” the post stated.

The post ends by urging fans to “stop and be thankful for our children and children should stop and be thankful for their parents. What I truly learned most of all is, every child needs love.”

The post links to another page where fans are encouraged to buy an “exclusive limited-edition” T-shirt with the words “Young Wild and Free.” It claims those who sign up will automatically be entered for a chance to win a date with Gosling. All proceeds, it promises, will go to the fictitious Orphanage Home Foundation.

The bogus story obviously had a lot of people fooled, earning 945,798 likes and 52,547 shares.

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Ben Horton/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — While LaVar Burton famously hit a million dollar goal within hours of launching a Kickstarter campaign to bring back a modern version of Reading Rainbow, the actor and the educational show’s other champions are aiming even higher.

One million bucks is enough to bring a revamped, interactive version of Reading Rainbow to the web, as well as fund free subscriptions for more than 1,500 classrooms.

The Kickstarter’s take currently stands at more than 3.8 million bucks, however, the next high water mark is five million dollars, which the site says will not only bring Reading Rainbow to mobile and console platforms, but will also fund at least 7,500 classroom subscriptions.

However, one of the campaign’s organizers tells ABC News Radio exclusively they’d “love” to break Kickstarter’s all-time record when the campaign expires in 15 days. That high water mark was the 10.2 million raised by the makers of the wired Pebble Watch.

Whether or not Reading Rainbow’s Kickstarter hits those new goals, the organizer says every dollar raised helps the campaign’s bottom line, to bring the Emmy-winning brand back, “for every child, everywhere.”

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ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Tracy Morgan’s condition has improved enough that he is now listed in fair condition, his rep said Monday, nine days after a multi-car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

“Happy to pass along that Tracy has been upgraded to fair condition, which is a great improvement,” his rep Lewis Kay told ABC News in a statement. “His personality is certainly starting to come back as well.”

The comedian, 45, was hospitalized after a crash early on June 7, when a Walmart truck collided with the limo bus Morgan was riding in. James McNair, a fellow comedian in Morgan’s limo, died in the crash.

In addition to Morgan, his assistant, Jeff Millea, and comedian Ardie Fuqua also were listed in critical condition.

“Also, Jeff Millea’s family shared that he has been upgraded to fair condition as well,” Kay said.

Kevin Roper, the driver of the Walmart truck that hit Morgan’s vehicle, is accused of vehicular homicide and pleaded not guilty last Wednesday.

He remained free on $50,000 bail. No new court appearance has been scheduled.

Middlesex County prosecutors have accused Roper, 35, of not sleeping for 24 hours prior to the crash.

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Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) — For the 25th anniversary for the iconic movie Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner and die-hard fans recently visited the original field in Iowa, where the movie was filmed, to pay homage to the movie and its big milestone.

“For me, it represented a magical story about, you know, listening to a voice you maybe didn’t want to listen to,” Costner, 59, told the Des Moines Register.

The Register reported that some 12,000 fans came out to the historic field where the movie was shot in 1988.

It was Costner’s first visit back to the field in almost a decade. He brought his sons — Hayes, 5, and Cayden, 7 — and even had a game of catch with them on Friday, just like the famous scene in the movie between Costner and his on-screen father.

“The movie does deal with that biblical thing of men and their sons maybe not getting along…you don’t want to go through life and wish you had played catch,” the actor said. “That’s the metaphor: playing catch.”

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Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for 2014 Sarasota Film Festival(LOS ANGELES) — Jason Momoa has been confirmed by HitFix to play Aquaman in the upcoming Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice movie set for release in 2016.

HitFix adds that director Zack Snyder already has designs for his costume.

This follows suit with the ripped, gritty Batman photo released weeks ago showing Ben Affleck taking on a darker Dark Knight.

Momoa, 35, who has appeared on Game of Thrones, is no Vincent Chase or Justin Hartley — basically this is not the typical blond Adonis that has played the character in the past, but a beefy, hulking superhero.

Momoa’s appearance in the film will only add to the anticipated Justice League film that will follow, where Batman, Superman and others form a team (much like The Avengers) to ensure the safety of Earth.

Warner Bros. has yet to make the official announcement.

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Warner Bros. (New Line)(LOS ANGELES) — Sarah Jessica Parker revealed that there is still one more story left to tell for a third Sex and The City movie, but she was vague about whether it would ever make it to the big screen.

“We’ve never really had real conversation about it, other than that I know there is a story. I think it’s a really lovely, wonderful story but whether or not we tell it remains to be seen,” the actress told an audience gathered in France at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the ad world’s biggest awards competition and trade show, according to The Daily Mail.

Parker, 49, is best known for her role as Carrie in the iconic HBO comedy series and the two big-screen adaptations it inspired. Her comments were recently echoed by Michael Patrick King, who wrote and directed the two films and oversaw the series.

“Sarah Jessica and I both know what that final chapter is,” King told Entertainment Weekly in February. “That doesn’t mean it will or should be told, but I do think there’s one story left. Whether it ever happens is a whole other situation.”

So while fans are left hoping for more Carrie and the gang, Parker is busy working on a new show called Into the Fire, about a daytime talk show host who quits her job to become a stay-at-home mom and soon finds herself involved in an affair with a dad she meets at her children’s school.

“Really, it’s a portrait of that particular decade of her life that many women are experiencing; you’ve made some choices and maybe you’ve discovered that they’re not the right choices and you might even have some regrets,” Parker told the crowd at the festival in Cannes, according to the Mail. “You’re conflicted about love and want very much to be fulfilled but also feel a real connection, and you have a yearning to be a great mother and wife, and what we’ve discovered researching this project is that women are having affairs in their forties.”

Meanwhile, Parker, who is about to enter her fifth decade, maintains her trim physique working out with a personal trainer, but the mother of three claims to be no superwoman.

“I work out for a sum total of 22 minutes,” she said, “because that’s all I can bear.”

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