Jackman has another cancerous growth removed
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hugh Jackman has had another cancerous growth removed.
The 45-year-old actor attended the premiere of his latest film, "X-Men: Days of Future Past" Saturday night with a bandage over his nose. He told The Associated Press he had a basal-cell carcinoma removed two nights earlier.
Jackman said learned the results of a recent biopsy earlier on Thursday, and had it removed right after.
Basal-cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer. Jackman was treated for the same disease last year but said the prognosis was good: "It's all out now."
But he urges others to "get checkups and wear sunscreen."
He says he hopes kids will listen to X-Men character Wolverine, or at least the man who plays him, and be smart about their health.
'View' host Shepherd's husband seeks separation
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Court records show the husband of comedian and "The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd has filed for legal separation after nearly three years of marriage.
Lamar Sally filed for separation May 2 in Los Angeles Superior Court. The pair married in August 2011, and Sally's filing states they are expecting a son who is due in July.
Sally is seeking custody of the child when he is born, with visitation for Shepherd.
The filing also asks a judge to invalidate the couple's prenuptial agreement based on fraud.
An email sent to Shepherd's agents was not immediately returned. Shepherd's manager Darris Hatch also did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment.
More jail for Chris Brown on probation violation
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Brown was ordered to remain in a Los Angeles jail Friday after the R&B singer admitted he violated his probation by getting into an altercation outside a hotel in Washington, D.C., last year.
Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin sentenced the singer to serve an additional 131 days in jail, although he's likely to get out much sooner.
His mother and other supporters watched Friday's court proceedings, with some in the audience gasping when the singer was brought into court in handcuffs and jail attire.
Brandlin sentenced Brown to serve a year in county jail but gave him credit for nearly eight months. The credits include time that the singer has spent in rehab and jail, as well as credits for good behavior while behind bars. Brown's time in jail could be cut down even more drastically once sheriff's officials start tallying his sentence and determine whether he's eligible for early release.
Spike Lee wants to adapt 1986 film for TV
ATLANTA (AP) -- Spike Lee says his wife persuaded him to adapt his 1986 film, "She's Gotta Have It," for television.
"For years, my wife Tonya (Lewis) kept telling me, 'That would make a great TV show,' " Lee said in an interview Thursday night. "Then I went to Showtime with the first initial meeting and we sold the idea. That's not something that happens every day."
Lee wants to adapt the movie into a half-hour comedy series. The original story focused on a woman's relationship with three men, exploring the issues of race, sexuality and gentrification in the neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.
The film was a breakthrough project for Lee, and helped ignite the independent film movement.