People: Taylor Swift, Claire Danes, Megan Hilty, Vince Gilligan, Justin Bieber and Michelle Pfeiffer

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The Country Music Association Awards aren't until Wednesday, but Taylor Swift is already a winner, The Associated Press reports.

The CMA will present Swift with its Pinnacle Award, given to an artist who has achieved worldwide success and recognition that's unique to country music.

Garth Brooks is the only other performer to win the award. It was created in 2005.

Swift is the top nominee at Wednesday's awards, airing live at 8 p.m. on ABC from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. She's got six nominations along with Kacey Musgraves, and is going for a third win of top honor entertainer of the year.

Swift will perform on the awards show with Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Sam Bush, Edgar Meyer and Eric Darken.

"Homeland" star Claire Danes posed topless for Interview magazine and showed off her amazing post-baby body, E! News reports.

During her chat with the fashion mag, Danes spoke about the difficulties in taking on her bipolar character on the hit Showtime series so soon after giving birth to her son Cyrus.

"It was exhausting but also exhilarating. I had just come out of my mommy cocoon and my cushy, mushy love planet. So entering that mania at that point was not as enjoyable," she explained.

The 34-year-old star also shared how she and her husband, Hugh Dancy, help one another with their respective projects.

"My husband is also on a television show now, so we're always running lines with each other. We'll run lines with each other on the phone. I run lines with him in taxicabs."

Danes couldn't help but gush about her new family of three and how it's completely shifted her priorities.

"I guess it's closest to being infatuated with a lover or something, but it's not that. It's cellular," she told the magazine.

"So yeah, that the love for your child is physical was a big surprise. I can't not look at him if he's anywhere nearby, because there's not competition. I can't read. I can't watch a show. I can't do anything but stare at him doing nothing."

Forget the weddings section of The New York Times.

CMU grad and former "Smash" star Megan Hilty and Brian Gallagher announced they got married with ... an email, E! News reports.

The email, signed by "THE GALLAGHERS," also said, "At 7:30pm on 11/02, we held a very intimate ceremony at The Venetian in Las Vegas (we classy) with only our immediate family in attendance.

"We decided we couldn't wait to be Mr. and Mrs. Gallagher so we skipped the whole engagement thing. We're very sorry we didn't get to celebrate with you, but we'd like to."

Separate receptions are being planned for Seattle, Los Angeles and New York.

Hilty walked down the aisle in a Badgley Mischka gown and Gallagher wore a J Lindeberg suit, according to People magazine.

"Breaking Bad" is over, but at least "Community" is doing its part to keep the love alive.

Vince Gilligan, the creator and mastermind behind "Breaking Bad," will make his acting debut and guest star on the NBC comedy, E! News reports.

According to EW.com, who first reported the casting, Gilligan will play a smooth-taking gold digger who gets involved in a fight happening between Annie (Alison Brie) and Abed (Danny Pudi). Instead of calming the duo down, his character will actually fan the flames of their argument. Maybe so much so that one of the will break bad? Get it? See what we did there?

But wait, "Community" isn't stopping there with the "Breaking Bad" connection! As previously announced, Jonathan Banks, aka Mike the hit man with a heart of gold, has been cast as a criminology professor in season five. He's scheduled to appear in 11 episodes, but (spoiler alert?) only if Walter (Bryan Cranston) manages to not shoot him dead like last time.

Elsewhere in "Breaking Bad" alum land: E! News exclusively revealed Monday that Anna Gunn will guest star on "The Mindy Project" as an OBGYN that will try to woo Mindy (Mindy Kaling) to her practice.

"Community's" fifth season will premiere Jan. 2 on NBC.

Justin Bieber took a hit on Saturday. While performing his hit song "Boyfriend" at Arena Anhembi in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the pop star was pelted in the hand with a water bottle. The incident caused Bieber to accidentally drop his mic and storm off stage, E! News reports.

He did not appear to be seriously injured. In fact, Bieber neglected to mention the episode after the show ended. Instead, the 19-year-old thanked his fans for being such a good audience. "We had a good time tonight. brazil goes hard," he tweeted. "u all were loud tonight. thanks for the love. it's all love. all the time. Obrigado Brazil! On to the next one. #BelieveTour again tomorrow."

The next night, Bieber took his show to Praca da Apoteose in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "That was crazy!! Thank u rio!! Thank u brazil! Sold out stadium tonight! Amazing crowd. Hyped. Blessed. Thank u," he tweeted after the concert.

At midnight, Bieber released yet another new song. "Bad Day" is the fifth track he's shared via his #MusicMondays campaign, following "Hold Tight," "All That Matters," "Heartbreaker" and "Recovery." To celebrate its release, he uploaded an Instagram video that showed him singing the song a capella.

Hollywood diets can be extreme, but this one tops them all.

Michelle Pfeiffer admitted to The Telegraph she used to be part of a cult that believed humans could live without food or water, with only sunlight for nourishment, a way of life called breatharianism, People reports.

"They believed that people in their highest state were breatharian," she said, explaining that she was put on a diet "nobody can adhere to."

Pfeiffer realized that the group was trying to manipulate her when she and her first husband, actor Peter Horton, conducted research on the Moonies, which was officially called Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church. Pfeiffer and Horton interviewed one of the members about the experience of being in a cult, adding it was then she realized, "I was in one."

"We were talking with an ex-Moonie and he was describing the psychological manipulation and I just clicked," she said.

Pfeiffer, who is still a strict vegan, left home for Los Angeles when she was 20 and met a "very controlling" couple as she was just starting out in Hollywood.

"They worked with weights and put people on diets. Their thing was vegetarianism," she said. "They were very controlling. I wasn't living with them, but I was there a lot and they were always telling me I needed to come more. I had to pay for all the time I was there, so it was financially very draining."


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