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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE MARRIES JESSICA BIEL

LOS ANGLES (AP) -- Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel managed to get married without paparazzi invading their space. They were married Friday at a resort in southern Italy near the Adriatic Sea. They released a statement to People magazine saying the ceremony was beautiful and special and "it's great to be married." No other details were given. It's the first marriage for both.

WHAT THE ROLLING STONES REMEMBER ABOUT "CROSSFIRE HURRICANE"

LONDON (AP) -- Keith Richards says he may not recall the order of events in his life, but he remembers the girls. Richards saw footage from the Rolling Stones documentary "Crossfire Hurricane" and says, "I'm looking at the chicks in the background - oh yeah, I remember them." What he may not remember is the guys in the foreground. Ronnie Wood says he sat next to Richards while they were watching early footage included in the film and Richards said, "Who's that?" Wood said, "That's Mick." Richards then asked, "Who's that bloke?" and Wood said, "That's you."

BILL WYMAN HAS NOT GOTTEN THE CALL FROM THE ROLLING STONES

LONDON (AP) -- Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has heard the rumors that he'll rejoin the band for their upcoming shows in London and in Newark, New Jersey. What he hasn't heard is the Stones saying, "We want you." Wyman says he hasn't gotten an official request from the band. He says he just got off a European tour with his own band, so he hasn't had a chance to talk to the Stones.

LAWYER DETAILS BRITNEY SPEARS' PARENTS' STRUGGLES

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A lawyer for Britney Spears' father says her family gave their all to save Spears when she had a public meltdown several years ago. Attorney Leon Gladstone told a Los Angeles courtroom in opening statements Friday Spears' father stayed up with her all night when she was in a psychiatric ward and that he expected to turn on the TV to find out she had died. Spears' parents are being sued by her former manager, Sam Lutfi. He says he's entitled to a cut of Spears' profits and Spears' mother defamed him by calling him manipulative in her book.

DENVER FANS UPSET OVER MADONNA GUN SONG

DENVER (AP) -- Madonna has said she uses fake guns in her concert to symbolize intolerance and having her heart broken. The audience in Denver saw them as a symbol for the theater shootings in nearby Aurora in July. Some members of the audience left when Madonna used a fake gun to shoot a masked gunman and images of blood splattered on a screen behind the stage for her song "Gang Bang" on Thursday. Madonna's press agent, Liz Rosenberg, says Madonna can't take out the scene because it's so integral to the show, "it's like taking out the third act of Hamlet."

KINKS BASSIST'S BOOK DESTROYED AFTER LEGAL DISPUTE

LONDON (AP) -- A work of fiction by late Kinks bassist Pete Quaife has been pulled from sale because of a dispute over its cover photo. Quaife's book "Veritas" came out in February 2011 and chronicles the rise of a band similar to The Kinks. Quaife's brother Dave has released a statement saying photographer Harrie Verstappen claims ownership of the cover photo of Quaife, so all copies of the book have been destroyed. Proceeds from sales of the book were to benefit Quaife's foundation to help kidney patients. Quaife died in 2010 of kidney problems.

STING MOVES CONCERT AFTER ENVIRONMENTALISTS COMPLAIN

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Environmental activists say Sting should practice what he preaches with the environment, and Sting agreed. Sting has moved his concert in the Philippines after environmentalists circulated a petition saying the original venue is owned by a conglomerate that plans to uproot 182 trees for a parking lot and mall expansion. The SM Mall of Asia Arena says Sting himself made the decision to change the site of his December 9 concert. The original arena's business manager says the venue became "collateral damage" in the environmentalists' campaign.

AEROSMITH, LENNY KRAVITZ SING FOR FOOTBALL

NEW YORK (AP) -- Aerosmith and Lenny Kravitz have recorded football songs for their favorite teams. Aerosmith has created a song called "Legendary Child" for the New England Patriots. Kravitz has made one for the New York Jets. They're available for free download at PepsiAnthems.com and they're used during CBS broadcasts. Kid Rock created a song for the Lions, Kelly Clarkson for the Cowboys, Travie McCoy for the Giants, Ice Cube for the Raiders, and Wiz Khalifa for the Steelers.

ANDY WILLIAMS TRIBUTE HELD IN BRANSON

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) -- About a thousand people crowded into Andy Williams' Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri, to remember his life and music. Williams died last month of bladder cancer at the age of 84. Bob Newhart, the Lennon Sisters and Bill Cosby are among those who paid tribute to Williams.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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