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Sugar Bits — Matt Smith Named New Doctor Who

  • Little-known actor Matt Smith has been revealed as the 11th Doctor Who, and at 26 he will be the youngest actor ever to take the role. BBC bosses are reportedly keen for his new female companion to a "high profile" name, with Lily Allen, Rachel Stevens and Kelly Brook high on the BBC's wish-list. — Telegraph
  • John Travolta and Kelly Preston have released a statement on their websites, thanking all those who have sent messages of condolence following the the death of their son, Jett. The 16-year-old had a seizure at the family's vacation home in the Bahamas and passed away on Friday. Our hearts and thoughts go out to the family. — PopSugar
  • Britney's brother Bryan Spears married Graciella Sanchez (Jamie Lynn's manager) on New Year's Eve in New Orleans, in front of the whole family. — People
  • Jade Goody has had to quit her Panto role after after having an emergency kidney operation on Friday, because of a low white blood cell count. — Mirror
  • Richard Attenborough is "making progress" and remains in a stable condition, a spokesman for St George's Hospital in London has said. He has been treated at the hospital since he fell at his home a fortnight ago. After the accident he went into a coma, but later regained consciousness. — BBC
  • Alexandra Burke's version of "Hallelujah" has kept the number one spot on the UK singles charts for a third week. Take That's The Circus remained at number one on the album chart for the fifth week in a row. — PA
  • ICYMI, Celebrity Big Brother started on Friday! What do you think of the contestants?

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