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This week brings several celebrity weddings and engagements, Bieber made another headline, there was some huge casting news announced, and much more...

Dancing With The Stars season 17 cast announced.
That's right, ABC has made the cast list for season 17 of Dancing With The Stars official, and it's certainly an interesting mix. "Jersey Shore's" Snooki has signed on to compete against other celebs including Valerie Harper ("Rhoda," "Mary Tyler Moore"), Corbin Bleu ("One Life To Live," "High School Musical"), Elizabeth Berkley ("Showgirls," "Saved By The Bell"), Amber Riley ("Glee"), former NFL player Keyshawn Johnson, Brant Daugherty ("Pretty Little Liars," "Days of our Lives"), singer Christina Milian, Leah Remini ("The Talk," "King of Queens"), Jack Osbourne ("The Osbournes"), comedian Bill Engvall, and none other than Bill Nye the Science Guy. Epic!

Justin Bieber attacked in Toronto nightclub?
Justin Bieber was grabbed by a man in Toronto nightclub, Uniun, when he left the VIP area to greet fans around 3:00 AM Saturday August 31. Bouncers pulled the man in question to the ground and reports indicated that the Biebs had been attacked. Later, however, The Toronto Star reported that the club's operations manager said the 'small' man was a fan trying to get a photo with the singer, and that he wasn't being aggressive. Regardless, Bieber reportedly lost a gold chain worth $40,000 in the melee. Ouch!

Clint Eastwood and wife split.
Clint Eastwood ("Bridges of Madison County," "Gran Torino," "Dirty Harry") and wife, Dina ("Mrs. Eastwood & Company"), are ending their 17 year marriage, according to People, which also confirmed the couple has been living separately for some time. The pair has a daughter, Morgan, age 16, together.

Austin Mahone's driver test drama.
Pop singer Austin Mahone took the road test for his driver's license on Wednesday September 4, and the 17 year-old failed...twice! The drama began to unfold on Twitter when the young entertainer posted that he'd failed his first test, noting that the instructor had asked him to stop singing. About an hour later, Mahone tweeted that he was allowed to take it again. Unfortunately, that didn't work out any better. He tweeted:

Followed by:

So maybe it wasn't just the singing? Better luck next time!

Katie Couric is engaged.
Katie Couric is engaged to financier boyfriend, John Molner. People reported that Couric, who has dated Molner for two years, received a diamond ring on the Labor Day weekend in East Hampton.

Saturday Night Live star weds.
"Saturday Night Live's" Seth Meyers married human rights lawyer, Alexi Ashe, on Martha's Vineyard on Sunday September 1. Meyers is slated to take over "Late Night" from Jimmy Fallon next year.

Dennis Rodman back to North Korea.
Basketball player/celebrity, Dennis Rodman, has once again headed to North Korea for a visit with the country's leader, Kim Jong-un, who is reportedly a big basketball fan. The pair initially hit it off on Rodman's promotional visit to North Korea in February. Rodman was questioned by media about whether or not he was making the trip to negotiate the release of jailed American missionary, Kenneth Bae, but insisted that wasn't his reason for visiting.

Lance Bass's proposal.
People reported that former N'SYNC band member, Lance Bass, popped the question to his partner, Michael Turchin, at the gates of Jackson Square in New Orleans this past weekend. Bass took to social media to share the news that Turchin had accepted his proposal:

Lindsay Lohan skips Venice Film Festival.
Lindsay Lohan did not attend the Venice Film Festival to promote her new thriller, "The Canyons," however, the apparent no-show was not as it seemed. Lohan posted a message with regard to the event on her website, which stated, "I was never confirmed to attend. Of course, I would have enjoyed returning to that wonderful city and being a part of this amazing event, but my focus is on my health and well-being. Plain and simple, it is of the utmost importance."

Simon Cowell's baby fever.
Daddy-to-be, Simon Cowell, who is expecting his first child with Lauren Silverman, ex-wife of one of his former best friends, has been making it clear to the media that he is excited about the prospect of fatherhood. He recently saw an ultrasound scan of the baby, which he described as 'just surreal'. He told The Times in London that he is feeling 'very paternal' and is 'very happy', and was pictured beaming while holding up a onesie with his photo on it. Cowell also indulged in baby talk on the ITV's morning television show, saying that the little one would arrive in time for the March premiere of his upcoming stage production, "I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical," and joked that he'd timed it so the baby could attend.

Kate Bosworth gets married.
Kate Bosworth ("Straw Dogs") married director Michael Polish in a ranch ceremony organized by Martha Stewart Weddings on Saturday August 31. Bosworth met Polish when he directed her in the movie "Big Sur" in 2011.

E.L. James reveals 50 Shades of Grey actors.
Author E.L. James, who wrote the popular book, 50 Shades of Grey, took to Twitter to reveal (finally!) the name of the actor and actress who would play the lead roles in the film adaptation of the novel. She posted:


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Omarosa Manigault is dating again.
Omarosa Manigault, who rose to fame after appearing on "The Apprentice," has started dating again following the loss of her fiance, Michael Clarke Duncan ("The Green Mile"), who died following a heart attack one year ago. People reported that Manigault is seeing "WWE's" Titus O'Neil, whom she met at a party in August.

A.J. Buckley and his wife are expecting.
A.J. Buckley ("CSI: NY") and his wife, Abigail Ochse confirmed to People via a representative that they are expecting a baby girl early in 2014. Buckley is set to co-star with Katherine Heigl ("Grey's Anatomy") in the upcoming movie, "North Of Hell."

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- Candace Young