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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Tues 6/11/13

NBC said Monday that CHR will perform live on NBC's "The Voice" season finale on June 18.

Last Thursday in Toronto, John Malkovich was outside enjoying a cigarette when an elderly man walking by tripped, fell and slashed his neck open on some scaffolding. Malkovich applied pressure to the man's neck until help could arrive.

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich was arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated at Lake Mead near Las Vegas.

You probably heard by now that during the finale of "Britain's Got Talent" that someone just walked out on the stage and started pelting Simon Cowell with eggs. It's all over YouTube.

Police say rapper 2 Chainz was robbed in San Francisco just hours before he was scheduled to perform at a concert.

Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler have finally made it down the aisle last Friday after being engaged twice.

If you're in Nashville and you find an engagement ring, it could be the one Kelly Clarkson lost at the CMA music festival.

"Nurse Jackie" has been picked up for a sixth season on Showtime.

A Saudi Arabian billionaire prince has sued Forbes magazine, accusing them of underestimating his wealth in their annual of the world's richest people.

American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe confirmed on Twitter Saturday that he has been fired from the job.

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference is this week, with the big announcement said to be about software, NOT a cool new phone or computer. Supposedly, the next software upgrade will be announced which will make older iPhones and iPads seem new again.

CBS' Tony Awards saw viewership jump to 7.24 million people, the show's largest audience in four years.

Cory Monteith has made his first red carpet appearance since completing rehab in April at the 12th annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball in LA Saturday, with girlfriend (and fellow "Glee" star) Lea Michele by his side.

Yes, that was Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis vacationing with Princess Beatrice of York and her boyfriend Dave Clark in Saint Tropez over the weekend.

According to a new study, 35% of designated drivers have had something to drink. [The study found that they were in no position to drive but were chosen by their friends simply because they were the only ones still capable of correctly pronouncing the word "designated."]

HILLARY CLINTON JOINS TWITTER _ Hillary Clinton launched her Twitter account Monday. Her bio on the social network reads: "Wife, mom, lawyer, women & kids advocate, FLOAR, FLOTUS, US Senator, SecState, author, dog owner, hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass ceiling cracker, TBD..."

MEN DON'T MATURE UNTIL THEY HIT 43 _ New research claims men don't mature until they're 43 -- 11 years after women. But at least men know they take more time to grow up. In the same study, men were nearly twice as likely to describe themselves as immature than were women, with one in four men believing they are actively immature.

EMAIL CAN RAISE YOUR STRESS LEVEL _ A new study says a simple email can significantly raise your stress levels. Researchers watched 30 government employees as they worked and measured their stress levels throughout the day. When email started coming in, 83% reported quicker pulse and higher blood pressure.  

MAN USES SHOP VACUUM TO SIPHON GAS _ A Florida man suffered serious burn injuries Sunday evening while using a shop vac to siphon gasoline from a vehicle. A resulting garage fire caused $20,000 damage to the house.

JANE LYNCH IS GETTING A DIVORCE _ Jane Lynch and her wife, Dr. Lara Embry, are getting a divorce. The couple met in 2009 and announced their engagement in April 2010. They were married Memorial Day 2010.

The Ypsilanti, Michigan, City Council recently voted on a resolution that would have required the members to always vote either "yes" or "no." This was done to eliminate the annoying number of "abstain" votes. Sadly, the resolution to ban abstaining failed because three of the seven members abstained.

Here are a few CONTROVERSIAL new stats from a parenting survey.  34% of moms and 28% of dads say they secretly have a favorite child . . . 8% of parents say they're not really sure if all the stress of raising kids was worth it . . . and men change diapers 29 seconds faster than women. 

A guy in Iowa was arrested for lighting a firecracker, while a bomb squad was conducting an investigation nearby. 

NEW ON DVD _ Released June 11

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Oz the Great and Powerful

Snitch

The Newsroom: The Complete First Season

House of Cards: The Complete First Season

Becker, Season 5

The Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 3 [Blu-ray]

Rizzoli & Isles: The Complete Third Season

Burn Notice: Season Six

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