Mark Kerrigan, brother of former figure skating champion Nancy Kerrigan, allegedly assaulted their father and thus caused the heart attack that killed him this week.

Now the Olympic medalist's sibling won't be allowed to attend the funeral, the Boston Herald reports, per the Massachusetts department of correction guidelines.

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Rumors on the Internets suggest that Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are secretly engaged. Anyone believe that gossip? Anyone hear of Swizz Beatz before?

Well, he's dating Alicia Keys, and the singer apparently had a lot to smile about on her 29th birthday January 25 when he got her an engagement ring.

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American Idol took its show to Dallas last night, where it encountered a few contestants with moving personal stories (one overcame cancer, another struggles with Tourette's Syndrome) and one with a controversial background.

Todrick Hall, a 24-year old from Arlington, Texas, wrote an original song for his audition and impressed all four judges.

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Hayden Panettiere recently ditched her blonde 'do to become a redhead simply "Because I could! I was tired of being a blonde and being... you get stuck in one thing and known for one thing and as a cheerleader or whatever that image."

"It's fun to change things up, and now I feel I don't have to overcompensate as much personality-wise when I have red hair as I do with blonde hair."

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Britney Spears had some errands to run yesterday afternoon in Calabasas, Calif. For Britney, errands mean getting Starbucks fix before heading over to the salon.

Of course, this being Britney, she managed once again to set off rumors that she is engaged to Jason Trawick, wearing a big ol' diamond on her left ring finger ...

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Count Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens among the latest celebrities to offer their assistance to the victims of this month's earthquake in Haiti.

The cute couple have agreed to help George Lopez raise funds for that nation at Help Haiti, a concert taking place on Thursday, February 4.

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