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Plus, Billy Dee Williams bows out of 'DWTS', Tyler Perry gets the comic book treatment, and Halle Berry dispels divorce rumors.
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Michael Strahan has scored a new hosting gig. The Live! With Kelly and Michael host is expected to join the Good Morning America team on a part-time basis. Fans of Live! have nothing the worry about since Strahan will appear on the shows 7 a.m. slot before heading to assist Kelly on their feel-good daytime show. He’ll also keep his spot as an analyst for Fox NFL Sunday. [HollywoodReporter]
Actress-Comedian Aisha Tyler’s New York Time best-selling book Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation is making its way to the small screen. CBS has selected the book for adaptation as a comedy series and is currently searching for writers for the project. Tyler’s management company, ROAR, is set to executive produce. [HollywoodReporter]
Billy Dee Williams has thrown in the towel on Dancing With the Stars due to back problems. The 76-year-old star, who has undergone two hip surgeries in recent years, faced less than favorable reviews from judges. “I’ve had a wonderful, brilliant, fantastic blast of a time…Pure joy. And I want to thank every one of you folks for your support,” said Williams. [TheGrio]
Tyler Perry is gearing up for an animation transformation. Bluewater Productions is telling the story of the media mogul’s life in comic book form. The series entitled, FAME focuses on the real lives of celebrities in a comic-like setting. Perry’s version will be released in print and digitally today. [TheGrio]
Halle Berry put rumors of a divorce from her husband Oliver Martinez to rest. During an appearance on Extra, the Oscar winner gushed about her happy life and her hubby’s recent appearance on the hit show, Revenge. “I think he’s delicious” she said of Martinez. Well, looks like there’s nothing to see here. [TheGrio]
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