Mariah Carey says Nick Cannon hospitalized with kidney failure; Zooey Deschanel files for divorce; Broadway stars Audra McDonald and Will Swenson engaged. (Jan. 5)
VOICE-OVER:AP ShowBiz Minute.Nick Cannon is spending the first week of the new year in hospital, with his wife Mariah Carey by his side.Carey tweeted that her husband has "mild kidney failure" and posted a picture on her website of a miserable-looking Cannon in a hospital bed as she lay beside him.The couple are in Aspen, Colorado, where they were on vacation.Zooey Deschanel has filed for divorce from her husband of two years, Death Cab for Cutie singer Ben Gibbard. The actress cited irreconcilable differences as she filed on December 27th in Los Angeles.The former couple announced they'd split up in November.Broadway stars Audra McDonald and Will Swenson are getting married.McDonald tweeted Tuesday "We're super happy and excited," after the couple got engaged on New Year's Day.The Tony Award winning actress plays Bess in "Porgy and Bess," while Swenson is Tick in "Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical" This is Nicki Finlay with AP ShowBiz Minute. SHOTLIST:AP Entertainment Los Angeles, 26 June 2011 1. Wide of Nick Cannon on arrivals for BET Awards AP Entertainment London, 6 November 20082. Tilt up Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon3. Mid shot Mariah Carey and husband Nick CannonAP ImagesLos Angeles, 8 Feb 20094. Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard arrive at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards AP Entertainment++FILE: New York, 16 May 20115. Medium shot of Zooey DeschanelAP Entertainment++FILE: Los Angeles, 9 July 20116. Setup shot actress Zooey Deschanel at the BAFTA event AP ImagesWashington DC, 4 December 20117. Actress Audra McDonald, right, and actor Will Swenson arrive at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the Kennedy Center Honor gala performance in Washington. AP EntertainmentLos Angeles, 17 July 20088. Close of Audra McDonald talking to reporter9. Fashion shot of Audra McDonald 'Private Practice'