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Plus, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union throw engagement party, Eric Benet and wife expecting second child, Jason Collins signs with the Brooklyn Nets.
Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a local developer for a reported $32 million. The studio where she filmed The Oprah Winfrey Show from 1990 to 2011 will remain on the property for another two years as it continues to produce programming for OWN. About 200 people work at the 3.5-acre campus. [HollywoodReporter]
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union hosted an engagement bash this Saturday at Nikki Beach in Miami. After attending the Reid & Fiorentino Call of the Game dinner hosted by Union, the pair got together with family and friends to celebrate the pending nuptials with a white-themed party. Kelly Rowland, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Hart were in attendance. The couple and their guests ate white cake and sipped on champagne and Grey Goose cocktails before leaving at about 3 a.m. [E!News]
Eric Benet and his wife Manuela Testolini are expecting their second child together. The singer’s rep confirms that the bundle of joy is due this summer. The couple announced the news to loved ones by showing them a picture of their toddler standing in front of a to-do list, the last item on the adorable list being, “become a big sister.” Benet and Testolini are parents to two-year-old daughter Lucia and Benet has a 22-year-old daughter, India, from a previous marriage. [E! News]
Jason Collins has been signed to the Brooklyn Nets for the remainder of the season. After completing his second 10-day-contract with the team, the Nets signed the 34-year-old center Saturday. Since signing the contract, Collins became the NBA’s first openly gay player after coming out last April. [E!News]
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