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JK Rowling Knighted and Enters French Legion of Honour, plus Roundup of Today's Entertainment News Stories

Sugar Bits — JK Rowling Knighted by Nicolas Sarkozy

  • JK Rowling has been inducted in to France's prestigious Legion of Honour. Nicolas Sarkozy has given her the honorary title of "knight" at a ceremony at Paris's Elysee presidential palace yesterday. — PA
  • Jade Goody's cancer has spread to her liver, bowel and groin. Her doctors, who had previously estimated that Jade had a 40 per cent chance of survival, have now started treatment to prolong her life for as long as possible, instead of pursuing a cure. Our thoughts are with Jade and her family. — The Sun
  • Sam Lutfi, Britney Spears's former manager, is suing Britney and her parents for breach of contract and defamation. He is also claiming battery, libel and intentional infliction of emotional distress. — People
  • Mischa Barton has reportedly been dumped by her boyfriend since December, Luke Pritchard from The Kooks. Apparently, heartbroken Mischa suggested Luke visit her in Paris and he got "cold feet". — The Sun
  • Tickets for this summer's Glastonbury have already sold out nearly five months in advance, even though the official lineup hasn't even been confirmed. — Guardian
  • Slumdog Millionaire has held on to the number one position in the UK box office for a second week running, taking £14.2million since it opened. Valkyrie remained at number two, with Revolutionary Road going in at number three. — BBC


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