Guess who's going to be a big brother! (Photo by Michael Middleton/Kensington Palace via Getty Images) Guess who's going to be a big brother! (Photo by Michael Middleton/Kensington Palace via Getty Images)

Great news for everyone except Prince Harry, who now takes yet another step back in the British monarchy's line of succession: Kate Middleton is pregnant once again, carrying her and Prince William's second child, Kensington Palace confirms. Also confirmed: Middleton is once again suffering from very acute morning sickness and is being treated by doctors. But now at least Harry will have a real job to do in coaching his upcoming niece or nephew how to best serve as "the back-up" — as his late mother, Princess Diana, used to call him. I imagine he might also have some useful advice down the road about London nightlife, hangover cures and what questionable Halloween costumes to avoid.


Miley Cyrus makes bold pastie-based fashion statement


Oh, Miley. In response to the usual calls of "Who are you wearing?" during Fashion Week, pop troublemaker Miley Cyrus can apparently respond, "No one!" The former Disney star showed up to a top-secret New York Fashion Week after-party topless save for a pair of pasties strategically covering her nipples. As you do. Hey, let's all just be glad she didn't follow that Chanel fashion rule of taking one item off before leaving the house, right?


 

O'Donnell and Goldberg call a truce


Don't worry, tensions are finally calming over at "the View" between Whoopi Goldberg and returning table-mate Rosie O'Donnell. "Whoopi and Rosie hate each other. They're constantly at odds," a source tells Radar Online. So what's caused the ease of tensions? Apparently Goldberg has been in talks with ABC about leaving within the next two years, and O'Donnell can just wait her out. "Surprisingly, Rosie has decided not to rock the boat. She'll let Whoopi be the queen bee. Rosie knows she has ABC completely on her side." Definitely sounds like a fun place to work.


Hiddleston channels Hank Williams


It is a truth universally acknowledged that "Avengers" baddie Tom Hiddleston is in real life quite charming and is capable of manifesting delight wherever he goes. Case in point: Hiddleston made a surprise appearance this weekend at the Wheatland Music Festival in Michigan, taking the stage and belting out a pair of Hank Williams country classics — "Move it on Over" and "I'm So Lonely I Could Cry" — to the pleasant surprise of the crowd on hand. Hiddleston, as it so happens, is set to play Williams in "I Saw the Light," a film about the singer that begins filming next month. As far as rehearsing for a role goes, this pretty darn entertaining.

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