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LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- It's true: Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra are married. The Chicago Bulls forward and the former Baywatch star exchanged vows in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Electra's agent confirmed the marriage, but disputed the idea that Rodman was too drunk to know what he was doing, as Rodman's agent claimed in Tuesday's New York Post.
Electra's agent, Cindy Guagenti, says Rodman faxed her a hand-written apology rejecting the suggestion that he wasn't in his right mind when he married the former Baywatch star. The statement said, "I love Carmen and am proud to be married to her." According to a report in the New York Post, Rodman, 37, and Electra, 26, were married on the Las Vegas strip over the weekend. The Post said Electra wore a dark-colored pants suit and Rodman was clad in what appeared to be a police uniform.
BOSTON (CNN) -- Andre Braugher is returning to "Homicide: Life on the Streets," but he won't be playing his character, Frank Pembleton. Braugher left the NBC cop show last spring, after six seasons with the show, in order to diversify his career and not be stereotyped by the Pembleton character. But in February Braugher will be back in Baltimore to direct an episode. He says his departure from the show will allow the characters played by Clark Johnson and Kyle Secor to blossom.
LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Comedienne Carol Burnett has announced that all 284 episodes of her "The Carol Burnett Show" will be housed for posterity at the University of California, Los Angeles. The collection, which also includes 350,000 pages of music, script notes and commercials, will be housed at the UCLA Library and in the university's Film and Television Archive.
"I'm so happy that we can share the many years of music and sketches from our shows with the students of UCLA and people interested in the entertainment industry," Burnett said Monday in announcing her donation. "This is a wonderful way for the material to continue to have a life." The popular television comedy hour aired on CBS from 1967 to 1978 and won 25 Emmy Awards.
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Filmmaker Michael Moore, who skewered General Motors in his award winning-documentary "Roger and Me," has set his sights on DaimlerChrysler, the company that emerged from the $40 billion merger of Chrysler and Germany's Daimler-Benz.
Moore went to Wall Street on Tuesday as trading started on DaimlerChrysler, and staged a wedding complete with lavender-frocked bridesmaids and a flower girl who passed out wedding cake to passersby. He managed to present a wedding gift -- a crystal ball -- to a DaimlerChrysler executive and asked him about layoffs, but security stopped him from giving a toaster to another executive.
Meanwhile, New York City has lifted a ban blocking Moore from filming his upcoming television satire on city streets. The head of Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's office said she had misunderstood a court order against Moore before banning him, and she cleared the way for him to resume shooting. However, Moore still must stay away from the home and offices of millionaire industrialist Ira Rennert, who has a court order keeping the filmmaker at least 150 feet away.
ANGOLA, Louisiana (CNN) -- Crooner Harry Connick Jr. is doing hands-on research for his upcoming role as an inmate in a movie. Connick recently spent two days in solitary at notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, even wearing leg irons and handcuffs during his stay.
An unshaven Connick had planned to do three days in solitary but signaled to get out a day early, saying "it was too quiet" and "the food wasn't too good," Warden Burl Cain said on Monday. "The inmates didn't know who he was," Cain said. "They nicknamed him 'Youngster.'"
In return for the cooperation, Connick agreed to perform a concert for the inmates next spring and to help raise money to build chapels in state prisons.
(CNN) -- For fans of Hard Rock Cafe who can't get enough of the rock 'n' roll-themed restaurant, now they can visit the Web site. Hard Rock Cafe officials launched the site Wednesday at www.hardrock.com. The site offers a place to visit the company's mammoth collection of rock memorabilia, as well as a "record shop" with over 260,000 titles, biographies of artists, trivia and discographies. Hardrock.com also offers virtual visits to nearly 100 Hard Rock Cafes in 33 different countries.
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