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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Thurs 8/29/13

The marriage between "Wall Street" actor Michael Douglas and actress Catherine Zeta-Jones might be on the rocks. The Oscar-nominated couple, who have been married for 13 years, are said to be spending time apart, according to People magazine report.

Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber's new song, "Twerk," has leaked online. The single features the rapper and Canadian pop star joining forces with the former Disney talent to sing about her favorite raunchy dance move.

Meanwhile, Oxford Dictionaries Online is including the word "Twerk" as defined as a 'sexually provocative' dance in its latest update.

Bryan Cranston has agreed to play Lex Luthor in the upcoming Superman sequel, sources say.

Glee's Amber Riley and Leah Remini have signed on to take a spin around the ballroom in season 17, sources tell E! News. Jack Osbourne and Jersey Shore alum Snooki are also in final talks.

Following a 139,000 signature-strong petition on Change.org calling on Twitter to introduce a "report abuse" button, Twitter has added the feature and is gradually rolling it out to all Twitter users.

Original CSI cast member George Eads will miss at least portion of the crime series' upcoming 14th season after he got into an altercation with a pregnant writer on the show over what was described as creative issues.

Madonna, 55, is the world's top-earning celebrity, according to a Forbes list released on Monday, raking in an estimated $125 million in the past year, mainly from her $305 million-grossing MDNA tour, but helped by sales of clothing, fragrance and various investments.

Simon Cowell is being pressured to quit smoking ahead of the birth of his first child. The music mogul has been warned he could be putting the unborn child's health at risk if he lights a cigarette in front of pregnant lover Lauren Silverman.

John Travolta, Jamie Foxx, Sharon Stone, Jake Gyllenhaal and Will Smith will be among the first guests on new daytime talker, "The Queen Latifah Show."

Michael Jackson protected his kids from the horror of his child abuse trial by rigging TVs in the family home so coverage of the case was blocked, Jackson's mother Katherine tells Hello! magazine.

Alec Baldwin is in trouble again. This time he roughed up a photographer. [Apparently, he was upset about being photographed while he was roughing up a photographer.]

STARBUCKS IS SERVING PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES IN SECRET _ First I told you about the Manhattan restaurant playing Christmas music, and now there's word Starbucks is secretly serving the addicting Pumpkin Spice Lattes already. According to sources, you can start ordering Pumpkin Spice Lattes with a secret code: PSL10. Starbucks confirmed it on its official Facebook page. 

MAN SHOWS OFF POT GROWING ON YOUTUBE _ A New Hampshire man who documented his marijuana-growing operation on YouTube was sentenced to jail. Assistant Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Attorney Jerome Blanchard said Kyle Berry was "showing how to grow it, how to set it up, what chemicals he uses, where he gets his seeds."

KRIS JENNER TALK SHOW IS NOT CANCELED _ Don't count Kris Jenner out quite yet. Reports of her talk show being "canceled" are false, according to a 20th Television representative. The rep said Wednesday, "It's too early to make a decision." Representatives of the show took to Twitter, as well, to deny Wednesday reports citing sources that said that low ratings during its six-week test run left the show dead in the water. 

According to a new survey, Guinness is the most popular beer with men who are HAVING AFFAIRS.  The rest of the top five beers for cheaters are Corona, Peroni, San Miguel, and Budweiser.

Here are a few jobs that SOUND cool, but actually aren't.  Strip club bouncers, because they have to focus on drunk guys, not naked women . . . people who work with animals, because they see a lot of feces and death . . . and Girls Gone Wild cameramen, who get paid poorly, have to be complete predators, AND can't tell their moms what they do.

A man in Nebraska is suing Walmart over their plastic bags . . . because one of them broke, dropped a can on his wife's toe, and she DIED from an infection.

NUMBER FOR THE DAY _ 75: Number of cases of people biting people reported to New York City police each year.

30 WAYS TO STAY MARRIED FOR 30 YEARS

- Mind your manners. Say please and thank you and excuse me.

- Take care of yourself. Eat right, exercise and get some sleep so you can be around for the next 30 years.

- Assume the best. Chances are he/she meant to do the right thing even if they messed it up.

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