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Still hospitalized after a suicide attempt, Paris Jackson is receiving family visitors while her guardians mull over what to do next.

"Paris is doing well, smiling again and can't wait to see her friends," a family source tells People.

The 15-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson was sent to an L.A.-area hospital early Tuesday after cutting her wrists with a kitchen knife and taking as many as 20 ibuprofen pills, People confirms.

Among those visiting her are her grandmother/co-guardian Katherine Jackson, mother Debbie Rowe, brother Prince Michael Jackson, aunt LaToya Jackson and her former nanny Grace Rwaramba.

"It's not yet been decided what to do when Paris is released," says the source, adding the matter is being discussed by Katherine Jackson and the other co-guardian, cousin T.J. Jackson.




A 76-year-old man yelling that the government was going to take his house slit his wrists outside NBC's "Today" show Thursday morning before he was taken into police custody, The Associated Press reports.

The man, Pak Chong-Mar, was in the crowd on Rockefeller Plaza outside the "Today" studio and also was yelling about how the Internal Revenue Service was corrupt and ruined his life, authorities said. He took out a knife and sliced at his wrists, police said.

"I need people to help me fight for justice," Pak told the Daily News of New York from his hospital bed afterward. "If I don't do something drastic, sooner or later these guys are going to kill me anyway. I couldn't even pay rent this month."

His daughter sat nearby and told the newspaper what had happened was "sad."

Authorities and witnesses said police and plaza security guards quickly subdued the man. Some bystanders in the crowd were treated for exposure to blood. Police took the man to a hospital where his mental health was being evaluated. His injuries were not life threatening.

"I saw him take slice after slice. I saw the blood gushing," witness Kellie Ostransky told The New York Post. Ostransky, who lives near Phoenix, was in town to celebrate her birthday with her twin sister, the newspaper reported.

Authorities said the man's behavior was not believed to have been caught on television. The show moves inside and outside the studio to the plaza.

"Today" show host Matt Lauer explained to viewers at one point that the show was brought inside the studio because of "an incident" on the plaza. He said a man tried to harm himself with a knife but was taken into custody and the plaza was secure.

Lauer later sent a Twitter message that read: "All secure on the plaza after a scary incident. Thanks to our security team and the NYPD." NBC News said in a statement: "We have strict security protocols in place to protect visitors to the Today show, and those procedures were followed and effective."




Queen Elizabeth II's husband has been admitted to a London hospital for an exploratory operation, Buckingham Palace said Thursday, the AP reports.

The palace said the operation on 91-year-old Prince Philip was pre-planned and comes after "abdominal investigations," but did not elaborate.

In a brief statement, it said Philip is expected to be in the hospital for up to two weeks.

The queen's husband was admitted as planned to the London Clinic shortly after attending a Buckingham Palace garden party hosted by his wife.

The private hospital is a longtime favorite for celebrities and royals in need of treatment.

After pulling out of an event earlier this week because of illness, Philip later attended a service to mark the 60th anniversary of the queen's coronation.

Philip's health was in the spotlight last summer when he spent almost a week in the hospital after a recurrence of a bladder infection.




The latest actress to portray Elizabeth Taylor, Helena Bonham Carter will play the iconic actress opposite Dominic West (as Richard Burton) in BBC America's upcoming made-for-TV movie "Burton and Taylor."

As the violet-eyed beauty, Bonham Carter, 47, shows off a glamorous side most viewers aren't used to seeing from the star known for gritty roles in "Fight Club," the "Harry Potter" series, "Les Miserables" and more.

The 90-minute television drama follows Taylor and Burton's tumultuous on-again, off-again relationship - including multiple marriages and divorces - against their appearance in the 1983 revival of Noel Coward's play "Private Lives."

Most recently, Lindsay Lohan took on the role of Taylor in Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" but was panned by critics and on social media.

"Burton and Taylor" will premiere this fall.




Billionaire Warren Buffett's giving is being recognized by a group of his fellow philanthropists, the AP reports.

Buffett received a lifetime achievement award in philanthropy Wednesday at a private discussion of philanthropy that Forbes magazine sponsored.

Not only has Buffett pledged to give away nearly all of his fortune, but Berkshire Hathaway's chairman and CEO also has encouraged others with more than $1 billion to give away at least half their fortunes.

Video from the Forbes event shows U2's Bono singing a version of "Home Sweet Home" that he rewrote in tribute to Buffett.

In the song, Bono sings about how Buffett wants "No honors, no plaques, just a higher estate tax. Till his wealth is but a rich memory."

Bono says Buffett's advice and encouragement helped him in his own philanthropy.

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