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December 27, 2018

TERRENCE HOWARD PROPOSES AGAIN TO MIRA PAK

NEW YORK (AP) — Terrence Howard has asked Mira Pak to marry him. If that sounds familiar, it’s because they were previously husband and wife. People magazine reports Howard announced this week he had proposed remarriage to Pak. They were married in 2013 and divorced in 2015. They have two children together.

TEENAGE WINNER OF “THE VOICE” WELCOMED HOME

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — “The Voice” winner Chevel Shepherd was welcomed back to her hometown of Farmington, New Mexico, with a celebration last Saturday. Fans watched a procession for Shepherd after she flew into town. At the Farmington High School Arena, Shepherd rushed to embrace some of her friends and family members from whom she has been separated since early November, when she traveled to Los Angeles to participate in the remainder of the 15th season on “The Voice,” the Farmington Daily Times reports. She told the audience at the school: “I feel all the support and all the love, so thank you so much.” Shepherd, who is 16, was declared the winner of the latest edition of “The Voice” after weeks of competition. Singer Kelly Clarkson was her coach. She tells the Daily Times that she plans to schedule a concert for January in her hometown.

BBC REMEMBERS “SISTER WENDY”

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says the late art historian Sister Wendy Beckett was hugely popular and will be remembered fondly. BBC director of arts Jonty Claypole says “Sister Wendy” had a “unique presentation style, a deep knowledge of and passion for the arts.” Beckett died yesterday at the Carmelite Monastery of Quidenham in southeastern England at the age of 88. The BBC featured Beckett in documentaries like “Sister Wendy’s Odyssey” and “Sister Wendy’s Grand Tour,” which ran in the U.S. on PBS.

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