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Fast Track: Jerry Lewis is gone from the MDA telethon

August 04, 2011
  • This year's Labor Day MDA telethon was supposed to be his last, but now Jerry Lewis won't be on it at all.
This year's Labor Day MDA telethon was supposed to be his last, but… (Mario Anzuoni / Reuters )

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday.

Change of plans: You won't get get to see Jerry Lewis on the MDA telethon one last time this year. He's out of the organization completely. (Huffington Post)

President Obama's 50th birthday party is looking as if it'll be decidedly unstarry. (Los Angeles Times)

CNN's Piers Morgan and Paul McCartney's ex, Heather Mills, are having a phone-hacking spat of their own. (Los Angeles Times)

Her Royal Highness, Kate, has gained entry into the International Best Dressed list. Finally, things are going her way. (Los Angeles Times)

Ladies and gentlemen, here is your new Superman. (Los Angeles Times)

Ratings for Discovery's 24th annual Shark Week are up 10% above last year's. (New York Times)

"Police Academy's" Bubba Smith has died at age 66. (Los Angeles Times)

Michael Patrick King says he isn't working on a "Sex and the City" prequel. So don't hold your breath for "Rise of the Planet of the Bradshaws." (Los Angeles Times)

And the girlfriend of the late Stieg Larsson says that rumored fourth Millennium novel probably won't ever get published. (Hollywood Reporter)

The E! network is planning to air Kim Kardashian's wedding to New Jersey Net Kris Humphries as a two-part, two-night event. Take that, "royal wedding"! (UPI)

Octomom tells a magazine she doesn't think Casey Anthony is mentally stable. (Radar Online)

Supermodel Linda Evangelista wants $46,000 a month in child support from French billionaire Francois Henri-Pinault for their 4-year-old son. (Los Angeles Times)

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