Fawcett more a TV persona
The executive director of the film academy says Farrah Fawcett wasn't included in the Academy Awards "In Memoriam" segment because the actress was better known as a TV star, The Associated Press reports. Bruce Davis says it was a difficult decision for the committee that assembles the segment to omit Fawcett and that he's not surprised that some fans and family members are upset.
Duff to pen series of novels
Welcome the latest celebrity children's author, Hilary Duff. Simon & Schuster Books for Young readers said Tuesday the actress-singer will work on a series of young adult novels that starts with "Elixir," to be published in October. The first novel will feature the worldwide adventures of photojournalist Clea Raymond, AP reports. Duff, 22, also plans a nonfiction book about children coping with divorce, scheduled for 2012.