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Eliza Dushku Is Married: Buffy Star Weds Peter Palandjian. Eliza Dushku is a married woman! The 37-year-old Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dollhouse alum and Bring It On actress revealed on Sunday that last month, she wed Peter Palandjian. Dushku and her husband, who is 54 and the CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, got engaged in June 2017. Their wedding took place in a courtyard at the Boston Public Library. The bride, a Massachusetts native who moved from Los Angeles to the city in 2014 to attend college, wore a sleeveless white lace gown with a cutout back and a long veil and her hair worn loose, as seen in photos Dushku posted on her Instagram page. The groom wore a navy suit. Dushku and Palandjan posed for wedding photos beside giant hearts at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts. "8.18.18," the actress wrote. This is the first marriage for Dushku and the second for Palandjan, who has four children -- Madelon, Manon, Margot and Petros -- from a previous marriage. (Eonline)

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin Did Not Have a Prenup Before Courthouse Wedding. Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin, who legally wed in a New York City courthouse on Friday, September 14, do not have a prenup. A legal insider tells Us Weekly that the "What Do You Mean?" singer, 24, and the model, 21, have no legal document in place to establish their separate property and financial rights in the event of a divorce. According to Celebrity Net Worth Opens a New Window. , the pop star is worth approximately $265 million, with Forbes Opens a New Window. estimating that the singer pulled in $85 million in 2017 alone. The Drop the Mic host, meanwhile, is worth $2 million according to the CNW website Opens a New Window. A source confirmed to Us that despite Baldwin's now-deleted tweet on Friday denying her marriage to the musician, the two did indeed tie the knot. "They got legally married, but she believes marriage between God is the real thing," the source explained. An eyewitness at the court clerk's office told Us that the couple entered the building on Friday through a back door, after which they were taken into a private office toward the back of the building. "Hailey was glowing and Justin had his hand wrapped tightly around hers," the eyewitness said. Bieber's mom, Pattie Mallette, posted two cryptic tweets in the wake of the twosome's headline-making visit. "Love is unconditional," she tweeted on Friday, with a second posted on Sunday, September 16, reading, "Haters gonna hate." The Grammy winner proposed to Baldwin on July 7 at a Bahamas resort. The duo rekindled their relationship just one month prior after dating for one year from 2015 to 2016. (UsWeekly)

Denise Richards and Aaron Phypers Dish on Wedding and Married Life. Denise Richards is all smiles as a married woman again following a "magical" wedding to Aaron Phypers. The 47-year-old actress and new Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star and the actor tied the knot earlier this month at a beach-side ceremony in Malibu earlier this month. The wedding was not planned far in advance; planner Mindy Weiss had just 48 hours. "It was amazing. It was beautiful and it was really magical," Richards told E! News at the premiere of her horror film The Toybox, where she and Phypers made their red carpet debut as a married couple. "Mindy Weiss got it done for us." Mark Zunino said he had 24 hours to design Richards' outfit, a strapless white lace romper with a long chiffon skirt. Richards said the inspiration behind the outfit was "riding off on [Phyper's] motorcycle." "So I'm glad that it was a romper," she said. "Second wedding, I didn't want the long, traditional...if I wore that, people would say something about that." The wedding was filmed for the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Richards said she didn't even noticed they were being filmed, adding, "They are so respectful." She also said she and Phypers plan to go on a honeymoon in December. This marks the second marriage for both; Richards, a mother of three, was previously married to Charlie Sheen, while Phypers was previously married to Desperate Housewives alum and Dynasty reboot star Nicollette Sheridan. He told reporters at the film premiere that he loves being married. "I love her," he said about Richards. "She's amazing. A dream come true." When asked what is his favorite thing about his new wife, he said, "Everything. There are so many things. So many things." (Eonline)

Add Rebecca Gayheart to the list of celebrity moms who keep it real. It's been seven months since the 47-year-old filed for divorce from Eric Dane, and she admitted that co-parenting their daughters Billie, 8, and Georgia, 6, can be tricky. "We do our best," Gayheart told Us Weekly at the Giving Keys' retail store opening party in Los Angeles. "I think that we're, you know, I'm not going to lie, it's not easy all the time. But we're doing OK." (Gayheart and the Grey's Anatomy alum were married for 14 years. She requested both legal and joint custody of the children in her February filing.) The mom of two also opened up to Us about the scene that unfolded at home before she headed out to the event. "One of my daughters really did not want me to leave and I told her that this was important for me and I left," the Scream 2 actress revealed. "But I have so much guilt. Like, I'm thinking about it every second." But Gayheart was determined to enjoy her night. "At the end of the day, I know my daughter is safe, I know she has a roof over her head, I know she's gonna have great food for dinner and there's someone who loves her and will put her to bed nicely," explained the star. "And tomorrow morning, I'm driving her to school. I have her every day of my life, so she will survive tonight." Gayheart noted that she hopes she is setting a good example. "Hopefully she'll learn that I value myself and my self-care enough to sometimes step away," the Kentucky native mused. "And hopefully she will learn to do that for herself." For now, Gayheart is happily single -- "no dating! I hang out with girlfriends" -- and she's focusing on her charity work. Gayheart was an honoree at the Los Angeles-based jewelry company's retail opening. (The shop, which is located near shelters, will employ men and women who are transitioning out of homelessness.) The Giving Keys partnered with Chrysalis, a nonprofit near that Gayheart has been involved with for nearly two decades. "It's an organization that helps the homeless find jobs," Gayheart told Us. "They walk through our doors and we offer them a real solution to their problem -- not just a Band-Aid. To end homelessness we need to give people jobs, which then gives them their dignity and hope. We have a very high success rate." (US Weekly)

Ben Affleck has his family on his mind as he continues rehab. On Saturday, Ben's younger brother Casey Affleck told Entertainment Tonight that Ben, 46, has four important reasons to be sober: his children -- Violet, 12, Seraphina, 9, and Samuel, 6 -- and their mother, Ben's ex Jennifer Garner, 46. "Alcoholism has a huge impact on not just the person, but also their family," Casey, 43, said to ET. "I think for his kids' sake and for their mom, and for himself, he's trying to do the work and get it together." Casey noted that the Affleck family has a history of alcoholism. "Ben is an addict and an alcoholic," Casey shared at an event for his movie The Old Man and the Gun. "Most of my grandparents are alcoholics. My father is an alcoholic, as bad as you can be, and he's been sober for about 30 years. I've been sober for about six years." Describing his brother's experience, Casey told ET, "Ben is trying to put it together, and it can be a very hard thing to do. He has the kind of resources and time, luckily, to take the time and go to a good facility." Ben's fame adds another level of difficulty to his struggle, Casey explained to ET: "It can't be easier to have everybody looking at you and taking your picture as you're walking out of an intervention. I saw my father struggle with it for many years and nobody was following him around with cameras and stuff." He added, "It's not a great look. But on the other hand, it's nothing to be ashamed of and it's good that he's taken care of." Garner drove Ben to a treatment facility in Malibu in August and has hosted the Affleck brothers' mom Chris at her home as Ben continues rehab. A source close to the Peppermint star recently told PEOPLE that when it comes to talking to her children about their father's addiction issues, "There are no secrets, and Jen is great at explaining what's going on in -- age-appropriate ways." The source added, "She tells them Ben is sick and needs doctors. What she ultimately cares about is his sobriety and whether she can rely on him to co-parent." PEOPLE confirmed Ben entered rehab for alcohol addiction on Aug. 22. "He knew he needed help and was vocal about it," a source said at the time. "He looks much better and seems healthier," an insider previously told PEOPLE. Ben -- who is permitted to leave the facility during the day as prescribed by his treatment team -- has since been seen making trips to his Los Angeles home and was spotted getting a haircut last weekend. He's also been seen playing basketball with a coach at home where rumored new flame Shauna Sexton, 22, has been visiting. If you or someone you know is in need of help, please contact the SAMHSA substance abuse helpline at 1-800-662-HELP. (People)

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds' split from his wife, Aja Volkman, has taken its toll on their three young children. During a fundraiser for the Tyler Robinson Foundation on Friday night, the rocker, 31, touched briefly on his personal life. "I have three little girls and this year for my family has been kind of a difficult year for personal and emotional reasons," he told PEOPLE, "and just going through that and watching the effect on my girls has been very hard for me." In April, Reynolds announced that he and Volkman -- who share daughters Arrow, 6, and 17-month-old twins Coco and Gia -- had broken up. "After 7 beautiful years together, Aja and I's marriage has come to an end," he tweeted. "Our children continue to be the most important thing in our lives, & we will continue to co-parent them with all our love. I ask that you please respect our privacy at this time as we work through this as a family." Reynolds didn't harp on his personal life on Friday, rather focusing on the good that the Tyler Robinson Foundation does. The band began the foundation in 2013 after an Imagine Dragons super fan named Tyler Robinson lost his battle with cancer at the age of 17. The purpose of the foundation is to help families offset the costs of caring for a sick child. Simply put, the band wanted to help other pediatric cancer families who are going through similar fights at Robinson's family. On Friday night, the foundation raised $2 million. Illusionist Criss Angel, whose 4-year-old son, Johnny, has been diagnosed with cancer, donated $109,000 to the foundation. "The beautiful thing is you're all here tonight and you're all giving back, and we're all looking to help those who are in a position that I cannot even fathom," Reynolds said. "Tonight was powerful perspective... There are families who are being told that their child has a disease that could be incurable that could take the child from them. We are blessed because we are alive right now. We have our health and we shouldn't take it for granted." (People)

We've Been Pronouncing Ariana Grande and Chrissy Teigen's Names Wrong This Whole Time. We're at a loss for words right now. Chrissy Teigen dropped an unexpected truth bomb on all of us late Sunday night when she revealed that we've all been pronouncing her last name wrong this entire time. "Gave up a long time ago. last name is tie-gen not tee-gen," she revealed on Twitter. As fans suddenly questioned everything they've ever known, some wondered why even Teigen wrongly pronounced her name like the rest of us. "I know. I even correct people when they say it correctly. it's all v effed up," she added. "I don't correct people, ever," the star continued. "They can call me Janet and I won't. Wrong order? I'll eat it. Taxi going to the wrong airport? I'll change my flight." The mom of two even shared a video of herself pronouncing the name correctly for anyone in need of a tutorial. It seems she and pop star Ariana Grande unexpectedly have this in common. In a recent August interview with Ebro Darden for Apple's Beats 1, the songstress revealed that her name, too, has been said wrong her entire career -- but not by accident. "I have to keep Grande because my grandpa -- I think of him with everything I do and he was so proud of my name. I should keep it. Ima keep it," she told Darden when he asked about her taking Pete Davidson's name when they get married. "My grandparents said [Grandee]. My brother [Frankie Grande] kind of change it to [Grawnday] because [Grandee] was kind of like the Americanized version of it," she explained. "I grew up saying [Grandee]." There you have it. Allow your mind to be blown. (Eonline)

Logic is a single man again, at the ripe old age of 28. The rapper just got a sign-off from a judge in his divorce case. He was the one who filed, citing "irreconcilable differences" in his marriage to Jessica Andrea. They tied the knot in Oct 2015, when Logic was just 25. As we reported, Logic became "very distant" from Jessica after the success of his track, "1-800-273-8255," which dropped late last year. Shortly after the 2 appeared at the Grammys together in January, he dropped the news to her he wanted a divorce. He told her he wanted to be single again ... news that was not received well by her. We got video of Logic boarding a private jet with another woman shortly after he told Jessica he wanted out. Our sources say the couple had a prenup, so there weren't many assets to split. Logic and Jessica had no children. (TMZ)

Kirstie Alley Shoots Down John Travolta Gay Rumors. Kirstie Alley knows the love. The actress famously co-starred alongside John Travolta in Look Who's Talking back in 1989. Behind the scenes, according to Alley, they fell in love with each other -- but didn't physically act on their feelings. "It wasn't a sexual relationship because I'm not going to cheat on my husband. But, you know I think there are things that are way worse than sexual relationships, than cheating on someone that way because I consider what I did even worse because I actually let myself fall in love with him and stay in love with him for a long time," the star explained to Dan Wootton in an interview for his eponymous podcast. As Alley described, she was married to then-husband Parker Stevenson while Travolta dated his now-wife Kelly Preston before they crossed paths for Look Who's Talking. "He had dated Kelly Preston before he did Look Who's Talking with me and then I would say he would agree that it was mutual that we sort of fell in love with each other," she told Wootton. "When it became very apparent that I wasn't going anywhere, I was staying married... and then he started seeing Kelly again." While Alley even gave Travolta her stamp of approval on Preston, she admitted that she flirted with him "like crazy" on their second movie together -- and his new wife noticed. "Kelly came up to me and she said uh -- and they were married then -- she said, 'Um, why are you flirting with my husband?'" As Alley continued, "That was sort of when I had to make a decision -- are you going to be this girl that's not only married, but he's now married and just flirting in a way... you're still acting like you're together somehow when you're not. It was sort of kooky...so I made the decision and that was pretty much the end of that." The actress considers making that decision as one of the hardest in her life. "I knew I had to make a decision, too -- I'm either going to be this creepy girl who flirts with her husband... I just had to make a decision. Are you going to be that girl or are you going to have these guys as friends and have that kind of life?" she told Wootton. "I will say it's one of the hardest things I've ever done... the hardest decision -- one of the hardest decisions I've had to make because I was madly in love with him." However, their story has a happy ending as they live next door to each other and Alley calls Preston her "best friend for a long time." While discussing the Grease and Saturday Night Fever legend, Wootton pointed out that Alley must not believe the rumors that Travolta is gay. In 2012, several men filed since-dismissed lawsuits against the actor, accusing him of sexual misconduct. Travolta denied all the allegations. "No, I don't," Alley answered. "I mean, I know him pretty well -- and I know the love." The comment echoes a previous rebuttal she gave years ago to Barbara Walters. "I know John with all my heart and soul; he's not gay," Alley told her in a 2012 interview. "I think in some weird way, in Hollywood, if someone gets big enough and famous enough, and they're not out doing drugs and they're not womanizing, what do you say about them?" While discussing a lawsuit from a man who claimed to have had a romantic relationship with him, Travolta told The Daily Beast, "This is every celebrity's Achilles heel. It's just about people wanting money. That's all. It happens on many levels." (Eonline)

Sean Penn Says the #MeToo Movement Aims to "Divide Men and Women." Sean Penn didn't mince his words while discussing the #MeToo movement during Monday's episode of Today. The actor said he was "suspicious" of the movement and that it aimed to "divide men and women." The topic came up during an interview with NBC News' Natalie Morales and Penn's co-star Natascha McElhone. Their new Hulu series, The First, is set in the year 2030 and is about a crew's mission to Mars. The majority of the astronauts on the show are women and the president at the time of the mission is a woman. When Morales asked McElhone if she thought the #MeToo movement influenced the show, she acknowledged it may have had an impact. "Yeah, and for me in life, that's not unusual," the actress replied. "I don't see that as aberrant. I get that, in TV and in a lot of our media, women haven't been depicted in that way, and I find that deeply disturbing." Penn, however, saw things a bit differently. "I'd like to think that none of it was influenced by what they would call the movement of #MeToo," he said. "I think it's influenced by the things that are developing in terms of the empowerment of women who've been acknowledging each other and being acknowledged by men. This is a movement that was, you know, largely shouldered by a kind of receptacle of the salacious." When Morales asked the two-time Oscar winner what he meant by "receptacle of the salacious," Penn proceeded to elaborate. "Well, we don't know what's a fact in many of the cases," he said. "Salacious is as soon as you call something a movement that is really a series of many individual accusers, victims, accusations, some of which are unfounded." He later said the "spirit of what has been the #MeToo movement" has been "to divide men and women." When Morales pointed out that many women felt united by the movement, Penn continued to disagree, claiming he'd talked to women of "all walks of life" about the topic and that there appeared to be a "common sense that is not represented at all" in the media's discussion of it. "I don't want it to be a trend, and I'm very suspicious of a movement that gets glommed on to in great stridency and rage and without nuance," the Milk star said. "And even when people try to discuss it in a nuanced way, the nuance itself is attacked." After Morales asked Penn if he thought there were "too many shades of gray" within the movement, the Mystic River actor replied, "I think it's too black and white." "In most things that are very important, it's really good to just slow down," he said. McElhone said she and Penn actually talk about #MeToo movement and what it stands for "a great deal." "I think what Sean was maybe alluding to is this sort of bubble of actors or people who are in magazines that have gotten a lot of attention from this," she said. "Of course it's terrific that they've put a spotlight on it. But now, it's we need to go to the places where this is happening behind closed doors, and it's not exposed and those voices aren't being heard." In addition to asking Penn about the movement, Morales questioned the actor about the difference between acting for television versus film. "They both suck," he replied. McElhone then told her co-star that his comment was "quite hurtful." (Eonline)

Tom Arnold and Mark Burnett Fight at a Pre-Emmys Party. In his ongoing efforts to unearth the so-called "Trump tapes," actor Tom Arnold has frequently accused producer Mark Burnett of burying the supposed videos, which purport to show then-host Donald Trump acting inappropriately while filming the NBC reality show. Last month, Trump responded to the rumors, saying Burnett had called him to deny having footage that showed him using a racial slur, as Omarosa Manigault Newman had claimed. "I don't have that word in my vocabulary, and never have," the U.S. President tweeted. "She made it up." Arnold remains unconvinced. Overnight, Arnold and Roma Downey each made accusations of physical attacks that also involved Downey's husband, Burnett, at the annual Evening Before the Emmys party in California; Burnett and Downey are both members of the executive host committee. "Mark Burnett just went apes--t and choked me at this huge Emmy party then he ran away with his torn pink shirt and missing gold chain," Arnold claimed on Twitter. "I'm waiting for LAPD." E! News has reached out to the LAPD for comment. Marty Singer, Arnold's lawyer, confirmed the incident occurred to The Hollywood Reporter and maintained Burnett "attacked" his client. In response, Downey tweeted a picture of a hand injury, writing, "Got this bruise tonight when Tom Arnold tried to ambush my husband Mark and me at a charity event. Is your TV show worth it Tom?" Arnold replied to her tweet, writing, "Bulls--t. You lie your crazy husband attacked me you psycho. I'm filing police report and suing you for defamation." Actor Patton Oswalt later took a photo with Arnold, writing, "He's okay. We gotta protect this brutal angel." Burnett has yet to publicly comment on his altercation with Arnold. But, according to the actor, "Roma knocked Bryan Fogel's phone out of his hand after Mark Burnett chocked me. Bryan came with me. He won the Oscar this year for his amazing documentary Icarus. He has tape." Fogel, who has been active on Twitter since the alleged scuffle, has yet to corroborate Arnold's claim. In another tweet, Arnold told his followers actor Kevin Bacon "is a solid reliable brawl witness," and his daughter, Sosie Bacon, "is a wingman." The elder Bacon, meanwhile, has not commented on the dust-up via his own Twitter account. Arnold's new series, Viceland's The Hunt for the Trump Tapes, premieres this Tuesday; The Hollywood Reporter notes some have speculated the scuffle could have been a publicity stunt. (Eonline)

Elizabeth Smart has good reason to be scared of the fact one of her kidnappers is being released from prison ... because the parole board tells TMZ the convict poses a danger to society. The Utah Board of Pardons and Prisons believes ... Wanda Barzee is unfit for parole -- but the board's hands are tied because the 72-year-old will complete her sentence next week and be released Sept. 19. Just 3 months ago the Board said Barzee was unfit for early release. We're told there's simply nothing the board can do to keep Barzee off the streets, even though they don't consider release to be appropriate in her case. Barzee pled guilty to helping kidnap Smart in 2002, and Wednesday marks the end of her 15-year sentence. In Utah, prisoners must be released by the time their sentence is complete. Elizabeth -- famously held captive by Barzee and Brian David Mitchell for 9 months when she was 14 -- is PISSED one of her captors is hitting the streets and she's taking extreme measures to protect her family. (TMZ)

"This Is Us" creator Dan Fogelman's house got hit by burglars who made off with some expensive watches -- and then it got hit again ... and again. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Dan's San Fernando Valley home was first burglarized a couple weeks ago when thieves broke in through a door and stole around $40,000 worth of watches. We're told later that night -- around 3:30 AM -- burglars smashed a window and Fogelman came out yelling something ... scaring them away empty-handed. And, for the trifecta ... our sources say Dan's home was hit again Thursday night -- while he was attending the premiere of this new film, "Life Itself" -- which set off his alarm. We're told the burglars smashed another window in the back of his house to get in and rummaged through Dan's things. It's unclear if anything was taken, but when police arrived the suspects were gone. Interesting note -- our sources say while cops were checking out the scene ... Dan's neighbor, Steve Carell, drove by to check on the situation after cops arrived. Cops are investigating the burglaries ... and we're told they believe all 3 are related. As we've reported ... Dan's not the only celeb in the area to fall victim to a burglary. In fact, he's not even the only one to have it happen multiple times. (TMZ)

The engagement ring Wiz Khalifa gave Amber Rose more than 6 years ago has gone missing ... and cops are on the hunt. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Amber filed a police report Thursday with LAPD after she went looking for the ring in her closet but it was nowhere to be seen. We're told the last time Amber eyeballed it was sometime last month. Our law enforcement sources say the report lists the value of the engagement ring -- given to Amber after Wiz proposed to her back in March 2012 -- at around $150k. BTW, they split in September 2014. And, here's what's complicating the search -- we're told Amber has tons of people coming in and out of her house, so it's hard to say exactly when the ring went missing. In any event ... Amber's heartbroken, because sources close to her tell us she wanted to pass it on to her and Wiz's son, Sebastian. Goes without saying ... Amber wants the ring back, badly. (TMZ)

Asia Argento threatens to sue Rose McGowan over underage sex allegation. On Monday, Asia Argento demanded that Rose McGowan retract a statement alleging that Argento sexually assaulted actor Jimmy Bennett. In the original statement, McGowan, 45, claimed that her partner, Rain Dove, told her that Argento admitted to having sex with Bennett when he was 17 years old. "Dear @RoseMcGowan. It is with genuine regret that I am giving you 24 hours to retract and apologize [sic] for the horrendous lies made against me in your statement of August 27th," Argento, 42, tweeted to McGowan. "If you fail to address this libel I will have no option other than to take immediate legal action," she warned. On Aug. 27, McGowan -- who had become close friends with Argento since they both accused Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting them -- said that Dove told her that Argento had said in text messages that she had had sex with her young co-star. McGowan last month said she encouraged Dove to turn the texts over to police, and wrote, "What was hard was the shell shock of the realization that everything the MeToo movement stood for was about to be in jeopardy." In the statement, McGowan also called on Argento to come clean about her alleged behavior. "Asia you were my friend ... Do the right thing. Be honest. Be fair. Let justice stay its course. Be the person you wish Harvey could have been," she wrote. The New York Times reported earlier that Argento had paid Bennett $380,000 to keep mum about allegedly sexually assaulting him in a California hotel five years ago. Argento staunchly denied the allegation she slept with the teen and said her late boyfriend Anthony Bourdain had coughed up the cash fearing negative press. But text messages published by TMZ, that Dove said they released to the police, allegedly show the actress admitting to the assault. In the messages she also allegedly claims it was the teen who "jumped" her. "When the individual made it clear that they were not going to be honest about their engagement, I turned in materials that may contribute towards an honest investigation. All victims deserve justice. Justice can rarely exist without honesty," Dove said. According to TMZ, Bennett is preparing to file a police report in Los Angeles. (PageSix)

The Farrows fire back at NY Mag and Soon-Yi over explosive interview. Dylan Farrow and Ronan Farrow have fired back at Woody Allen's wife Soon-Yi Previn for the explosive accusations she made against their mother during her interview with New York Magazine. "I owe everything I am to Mia Farrow," Ronan said in a statement. "She is a devoted mom who went through hell for her family all while creating a loving home for us. But that has never stopped Woody Allen and his allies from planting stories that attack and vilify my mother to deflect from my sister's credible allegation of abuse." Calling out the journalist behind the interview, Daphne Merkin, Dylan said: "The author has written about her friendship and infatuation with Woody Allen. The idea of letting a friend of an alleged predator write a one-sided piece attacking the credibility of his victim is disgusting." When New York Magazine contacted her about the article -- in which Previn accuses Mia Farrow of abuse -- they "described multiple obvious falsehoods," Dylan said. "[Merkin] suggested that my mother bribed me to lie with a doll that was not manufactured until years later," she explained. "The story still includes bizarre fabrications about my mother while failing to mention that a prosecutor found probable cause of abuse by Woody Allen and that he was in therapy for his unhealthy fixation on my body." Dylan, 33, claims Allen molested her when she was 7-years-old. The actor is her adoptive father. "My mother never coached me," Dylan said. "But she did stand by me, even when Woody Allen unleashed hell on her via lawyers and publicists and allies like the author of this piece." Dylan described the abuse as being part of a "documented pattern of inappropriate, abusive touching." This "led a judge to say there was no evidence I was coached and that it was unsafe for me to be in Woody Allen's presence," she added. In a separate statement, Ronan and other family members showed their support for both Dylan and Mia. "We love and stand by our mom, who has always been a caring and giving parent," the family said. "None of us ever witnessed anything other than compassionate treatment in our home, which is why the courts granted sole custody to our mother of all her children. We reject any effort to deflect from Dylan's allegation by trying to vilify our mom. While we would rather not have to speak publicly about this painful time in our lives, we also couldn't be silent as she is once again unfairly attacked." Ronan, who won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal, went on to blast New York Magazine and Merkin, specifically -- calling her a "longtime admirer" of Allen's and the article a "hit job." "As a journalist, I'm shocked by the lack of care for the facts, the refusal to include eyewitness testimony that would contradict falsehoods in this piece, and the failure to include my sister's complete responses," he said. "Survivors of abuse deserve better." Numerous others were condemning the magazine on Sunday night for allowing Merkin to handle the piece, including staffers. "The decision by NY Mag (disclosure: I write for NY Mag) to have @DaphneMerkin write the Soon-Yi Previn profile is quite disappointing," tweeted writer Yashar Ali. "To have a Woody Allen sycophant (read Daphne's previous writings on Woody) profile Soon-Yi isn't journalistically sound... [the] piece brings us nowhere close to understanding Soon-Yi, it's just a slew of attacks on @MiaFarrow." New York Magazine had earlier put out a statement defending the story and saying they had mentioned Merkin's relationship to Woody Allen. (PageSix)

Marie Avgeropoulos -- known for playing a post-apocalyptic juvenile delinquent on CW's hit sci-fi show -- is facing some real-life legal trouble now ... a felony charge for allegedly attacking her boyfriend. "The 100" star's been hit with one count of felony corporal injury to a spouse ... this according to the L.A. County District Attorney's Office. She's set to be arraigned Monday. Avgeropoulos was arrested last month for the incident. We broke the story ... Avgeropoulos' boyfriend called police claiming she hit him during a verbal argument. Cops hauled her off to jail after they said they noticed marks on his body. Marie then took this memorable, teary-eyed mug shot. Sources close to Marie claim the actress was on new meds, mixed it with wine during dinner that evening ... and had a bad reaction. We were told the BF begged cops not to take her away and didn't want to press charges. If convicted, she faces up to 4 years in prison. (TMZ)

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