Eminem Divorces, Natalie Cole to Wed
GRANTED: Eminem, 28, and his ex-wife, Kim Mathers, 26, are officially divorced, reports the Detroit Free Press. They will share custody of their daughter, Hailie Jade, 5. In the divorce decree, Michigan's Macomb County Circuit Judge Donald G. Miller ordered the rapper to pay $1,000 a week in child support, far less than the $2,740 a week recommended by the Macomb County Friend of the Court . . . SET: Singer Natalie Cole, 51, and Kenneth Dupree, 44, will be married on Friday in Nashville, where Dupree is bishop of the Victory Church, reports Variety. It will be her third marriage, his second . . . ILL: Country singer JOHNNY CASH, 69, was admitted to Nashville's Baptist Hospital on Sunday after being diagnosed with bronchitis, it was announced Wednesday. The man in black suffers from autonomic neuropathy, which makes him susceptible to pneumonia and has been hospitalized four times since 1998. His last hospitalization was in January. Also, evangelist BILLY GRAHAM, 82, fell and broke his foot on Tuesday, just before the start of a four-day prayer meeting in California. Graham, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, is in mild discomfort, according to his Web site, but no special pain medication was required . . . CAST: Veteran "I Dream of Jeannie" star Barbara Eden, 67, is back in the magic game, this time on the WB's "Sabrina the Teenage Witch." Eden has signed on to play the recurring character of Sabrina's great-aunt. Her episodes will begin airing in December . . . SPLIT: '70s supermodel Cheryl Tiegs, 54, and her fourth husband, yoga master Rod Stryker, 44, are going their separate ways, reports New York's Daily News. Stryker filed papers on Wednesday in Los Angeles to end the three-year marriage. In July 2000, the couple became parents of twin boys, who were born to a surrogate mother . . . SWITCHED: Instead of promoting his new movie "Collateral Damage" (whose release has been put on hold, due to its inappropriate subject matter -- terrorism -- in light of current events), action star Arnold Schwarzenegger, 54 and the father of four children, said he wants to help the estimated 15 million children without after-school programs. "I am now able to sit here and do promotion for after-school programs, so the whole thing ended up being a positive in that regard," he told L.A.'s KTLA-TV. Schwarzenegger is national chairman of "Lights on Afterschool!" On Thursday, some 3,500 local projects and more than 60 supporting sponsors will be turning on the lights in support of after-school programs . . . STAYED: A federal appeals court in Georgia has reaffirmed a May ruling allowing publication of author Alice Randall's "The Wind Done Gone," a parody of the Civil War best-seller "Gone With the Wind," saying that such a work is protected by the First Amendment. However, the three-judge panel ruled that the estate of Margaret Mitchell, late author of the 1936 "Wind," might be entitled to monetary damages.
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