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Valerie Harper Hospitalized After Falling Ill Before Musical

Valerie Harper was hospitalized prior to a performance of "Nice Work If You Can Get It" at a Maine theater, the Ogunquit, earlier this week. Harper, 75, has battled cancer in the past. On Thursday, Valerie's rep released a statement saying she's "resting comfortably and will remain in the hospital for observation for the time being."

Lady Gaga Shows Off Alexander McQueen Armadillo Shoes On Instagram

Lady Gaga showed off her Alexander McQueen armadillo boots which she purchased at a Christie's auction to benefit UNICEF. The Mother Monster purchased three pairs, totaling $295,000. "When a gift comes to you from Heaven . . . photo by Taylor Kinney best fiancée ever," Gaga wrote on Instagram, adding the picture of her with the boots, while wearing a flesh colored body suit.

Elizabeth Banks And Diane Kruger Join Venice Film Festival Jury

Elizabeth Banks and Diane Kruger have joined the jury at the Venice Film Festival, which runs from September 2-12. Director Alfonso Cuaron helms the panel, which also features director Emmanuel Carrère, Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski, Italian director Francesco Munzi, Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien, and British director and Lynne Ramsay.

Bill Cosby Admits To Using Quaaludes Recreationally

Bill Cosby has admitted that he used the drug Quaaludes in the 1970s but only during consensual sex. The comic's legal team issued their first statements in his defense since the initial sex abuse charges were filed against him in 2005. In their statement Cosby's lawyers say he "admitted to nothing more than being one of the many people who introduced Quaaludes into their consensual sex life."