Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell, were arrested on disorderly conduct charges by officers investigating a family dispute, but the couple held hands in court Monday and said they did not feel threatened by the other, The Associated Press reports.
Simon, 72, told a Norwalk Superior Court judge that he had a rare argument with Brickell, 47, Saturday night at their home in New Canaan, Conn. The couple are to return to court May 16.
A caller from the singers' home dialed 911 Saturday night and hung up, police chief Leon Krolikowski said at a news conference Monday. Officers who responded found minor injuries and believed it was a case of domestic violence, he said.
Simon and Brickell, who were married in 1992 and have three children, were each given a misdemeanor summons and one of them agreed to leave and go to another location, Krolikowski said.
George Clooney, 52, has become engaged to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, 36.
"The barristers and staff of Doughty Street Chambers offer their best wishes and congratulations to Ms. Amal Alamuddin, a member of Chambers, and Mr. George Clooney on their engagement to be married," the firm said in a statement Monday, ending the rumors swirling around the couple for days.
Alamuddin, who joined the firm in 2010, is a member of its international law team.
Miley Cyrus will bring her Bangerz Tour to Consol Energy Center Aug. 4, three days after her tour resumes at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y.
Tickets are $25.50 to $95 with a limit of eight per household. They go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at LiveNation.com, ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets and at 1-800-745-3000.
PBS's "National Memorial Day Concert" will be co-hosted by Tony Award winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award winner Gary Sinise May 25 at 8 p.m. with an all-star lineup that includes Carnegie Mellon alum and Broadway and TV star Megan Hilty and Richland classical music crossover Jackie Evancho, the network announced.
They will be joined by retired Gen. Colin L. Powell ; two-time Academy and Emmy Award-winning actress Dianne Wiest; country music sensation and "The Voice" 2013 winner Danielle Bradbery; Grammy Award-winning music and television legend Doc Severinsen, and world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns; in performance with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of pops conductor Jack Everly.
Fox apparently isn't going to let NBC dominate the world of live TV musicals, the AP reports.
Fox jumped into the theater game Monday by announcing it will broadcast a three-hour live version of the musical "Grease" that will feature "a young ensemble cast" that has yet to be named.
NBC got a ratings boost last December with its live broadcast of "The Sound of Music" starring Carrie Underwood. It says it's working on a live production of "Peter Pan" for next December.
"Grease" features such songs as "Summer Nights," "Greased Lightnin'," "We Go Together" and "You're the One That I Want." It was made into a 1978 film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
The live version will be a production of Paramount Television.