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Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony perform onstage during Fox's "American Idol 2011" finale results show.

Lopez and Anthony play nice(ish)

Jennifer Lopez
reunited with estranged husband Marc Anthony this week in the Hamptons, according to TMZ. The pair were spotted riding in the back of a red convertible in Southampton, N.Y., where Anthony was visiting to see his children, his rep explains. And he’s reportedly not taking their divorce well. “His mood shifts from blaming her to begging her to take him back to telling her she is destroying his life,” a source tells Us Weekly, adding that while working out the details of their impending divorce, Anthony was “being difficult on every little point. He wants to prolong things so she reconsiders.”

Kate Hudson keeping her parenting cool

Kate Hudson says she’s aspiring to be like her own parents when it comes to raising her kids. “My parents allowed my brother and I to have our freedom,” she tells Elle magazine. “[We could] be ourselves and feel confident in our choices and make mistakes without too much judgment.” Hudson hopes she “can do as good of a job” as her mom, Goldie Hawn, who “never hands out unsolicited preachy words of wisdom,” she says. And despite having a newborn at home, Hudson isn’t slowing down. “I would never want to be with someone who complains and goes, ‘Oh, my god, my life is so crazy,’” she says. “If you make the best of it, it can be amazing.”

More good news for Viola Davis

It’s a big week for Viola Davis. Not only is she earning rave reviews for her role in “The Help,” but she and husband Julius Tennon are starting a family. “We’re about to adopt a baby,” Davis tells E! News. The baby will the couple’s first child together, while Tennon has two children from previous relationships.


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