HOSPITALIZED: Grammy Award-winning rapper and producer Wyclef Jean, 31, was hospitalized on Wednesday, in Miami, Florida, suffering from dehydration and exhaustion as a result of food poisoning, according to the Associated Press. Jean's spokesperson said that the star is expected to be hospitalized through the weekend. "Apparently, he was on his way back from his promotional tour in Europe and got food poisoning. It just seemed to snowball into something that made him very sick and put him in the hospital. The doctor is recommending that he slow down a bit," said the rep, according to the AP.
QUOTED: "Whether he walks out or he has to be assisted, we will have to wait and see." -- a spokesman for American magician David Blaine, 30, who is due to pop out of his solitary box on Sunday, after hanging over London's River Thames for 44 days
OUSTED: Michelle Tesauro, 22, a student from Pittstown, N.J., was voted out of the once-dominant Drake tribe in a six-to-one decision on Thursday night's "Survivor: Pearl Island," on CBS. Shortly after her torch was extinguished, Tesauro remarked, "Regardless of all the politics, I wish I could've been here longer, just had more time to kick some butt and really get into the game."
GRANTED: A judge has ordered that the trial of former NBA star Jayson Williams, 35, be moved out of Hunterdon County because of extensive publicity about the case, reports the AP. Williams is charged with shooting limo driver Costas Christofi while handling a shotgun at his mansion in Alexandria Township, N.J., on Feb. 14, 2002. ADDED: "The Bob Newhart Show" veteran Suzanne Pleshette, 66, will join James Garner in "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" when the sitcom returns in an hour-long special to air on ABC Nov. 4, reports Reuters. She will play the Garner character's estranged wife, helping him and the rest of the family deal with the death of their son-in-law, who was played by John Ritter. Ritter, 54, died Sept. 11 of a heart defect, and his death is being worked into the sitcom's storyline.