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— Neither Simon Cowell nor his alleged ladyfriend Lauren Silverman have addressed multiple reports, from multiple unnamed sources in multiple news outlets, that she is having his baby, so the closest confirmation comes from the news that her husband has named the “X-Factor” host in the divorce papers. (People, TMZ, New York Daily News)

Randy Travis is out of the hospital but not out of the woods. Three weeks after suffering heart failure and a stroke, the country star is being transferred to a physical therapy center for more treatment. (AP)

— So, “Carlos Danger” — what was that about? “It was a joke in my personal life between me and one person,” Anthony Weiner explains to Univision, just a little defensively. A Democratic mayoral rival had blasted the pseudonym as insensitive to Latinos. (Post Politics)

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