PEOPLE: Lara Spencer, "Better Call Saul," Kim Kardashian, Zac Brown and more!

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ABC's Lara Spencer is apologizing for referring to Cinco de Mayo as "Cinco de Drinko" on a "Good Morning America" segment this week, The Associated Press reports.

The anchor wore, then twirled, a sombrero and mentioned that the holiday was the biggest day of the year for margarita sales. She held what appeared to be a margarita.

She tweeted a day later that she got a little carried away and was sorry for the segment. MSNBC's "Way Too Early" show similarly apologized this week for showing a staff member shaking maracas and taking a swig from what was said to be a tequila bottle.

The holiday marks an 1862 battle victory by Mexican troops.

Fresh faces are stepping into the "Breaking Bad" universe.

AMC's highly anticipated spinoff series, "Better Call Saul," has added three new names to its cast. Patrick Fabian, Rhea Seehorn and Michael Mando have all been tapped to star in the upcoming drama, E! News confirms.

Fabian, who thrilled fans in "The Last Exorcism," will play Burt, a Kennedy-esque lawyer who's winning at life and is a name partner at a firm, while Seehorn will also play a prestigious attorney named Beth who's hard life is complicated by her romantic entanglements with somebody else at the firm. Mando will be playing Eddie, a smart and calculating criminal.

Keeping with the "Breaking Bad" mentality, viewers should not assume that these characters are who they claim to be.

"Better Call Saul" will debut on AMC this November.

She may be in the midst of planning her wedding day with fiance Kanye West, but Kim Kardashian also has some heavy thoughts on her mind these days.

In an open essay titled "On My Mind" that was posted on her website Wednesday, Kardashian, 33, opens up about motherhood and her fears of raising her daughter in a world filled with racism.

"To be honest, before I had North, I never really gave racism or discrimination a lot of thought," writes the reality star. "It is obviously a topic that Kanye is passionate about, but I guess it was easier for me to believe that it was someone else's battle."

After Kardashian and West's recent Vogue cover, she said she was honored to be the first interracial couple to grace the storied magazine's cover.

Writes Kardashian, "I feel a responsibility as a mother, a public figure, a human being, to do what I can to make sure that not only my child, but all children, don't have to grow up in a world where they are judged by the color of their skin, or their gender, or their sexual orientation. So the first step I'm taking is to stop pretending like this isn't my issue or my problem, because it is, it's everyone's."

It's a boy for country singer Zac Brown.

His wife, Shelly, gave birth to the couple's fifth child -- and first boy -- earlier this week, the AP reports.

A publicist for Brown said the baby, Alexander Frost Brown, was born Monday in Atlanta, weighing 11 pounds, 7 ounces.

The couple are also the parents of 7-year-old Justice, 6-year-old Lucy, 4-year-old Georgia and 3-year-old Joni.

The Grammy-winning Zac Brown Band will go on tour later this month.

The-Dream turned himself into the NYPD on Wednesday morning, People reports.

The mega producer, whose real name is Terius Nash, is being accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend Lydia Nam, 29, on April 4, 2013. She claims he assaulted, strangled and threatened her while she was pregnant during an argument at the Plaza Hotel.

According to the complaint, 36-year-old Dream, who wrote Beyonce's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," Justin Bieber's "Baby" and Rihanna's "Umbrella," kicked and punched Nam in the head and choked her against the wall. The complaint also states that he threatened to kill her "like OJ Simpson killed Nicole Brown."

The singer-songwriter -- who was formerly married to Christina Milian and has a daughter, Violet, with her -- is being charged with assault, strangulation, reckless endangerment of a child and harassment.

He posted a $20,000 cash bail and is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 8.


Two journalists in Amman, Jordan, having a televised debate about the civil war in neighboring Syria literally turned -- and overturned -- the table on each other during an on-air brawl, the AP reports.

The program aired Tuesday on the "Seven Stars" satellite television channel.

It featured journalists Shaker al-Johari and Mohammad al-Jayousi talking about the 3-year-old war pitting rebels against President Bashar Assad's government, a conflict that activists say has killed more than 150,000 people.

However, the debate fell apart as al-Jayousi accused al-Johari of supporting the Syrian rebels. Al-Johari then accused al-Jayousi of taking money for supporting Assad.

The two men, obviously carried away by the debate, stood up and grabbed the edge of the studio table they had been seated at, and tried to fight each other.

In the scuffle, the top of the table broke off and the rest of it toppled as the moderator and studio workers tried to stop the fight and finally separated the two journalists.

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