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The Morning Roundup: Katie Couric Engaged, 'Fifty Shades' Fans Angry, 'True Blood' Ending In 2014 & Gisele Sings!

September 4th, 2013 9:53am EDT | Kevin Blair By: Kevin Blair

Katie Couric

Jennifer Lopez has confirmed that she'll be returning to the judge's panel on "American Idol" alongside Harry Connick Jr. and last season's lone holdout Keith Urban. J. Lo's boyfriend Casper Smart leaked the news a month ago, and on Tuesday Jenny from the block told Idol host Ryan Seacrest that she'll be back. (story)

Katie Couric is engaged to marry for the second time. The newswoman was blindsided by her financier boyfriend John Molner over the weekend when he surprised her with a sunset proposal on a beach in East Hampton, New York. They've been together for two years. Katie's first husband, Jay Monahan, died of colon cancer in 1998. (story)

"Fifty Shades of Grey" fans are not happy with the casting of Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson in the lead roles of the upcoming movie adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel. In fact, fans have started a petition on Change.org asking filmmakers to dump their choices and find new stars. Unfortunately what fans don't realiz is that there aren't too many stars willing to walk around naked or in bondage outfits for a movie that will feature numerous sex scenes. (story)

Miley Cyrus says she made history during last Sunday night's MTV VMA awards. The singer's raunchy performance was the talk of the entertainment world all last week, and now Miley says that everyone is "overthinking it". Miley compared the performance to Madonna and Britney Spears, saying that her performance with Robin Thicke was no different and that the two knew they'd make history. Of course everyone's been talking about Miley, not Robin. (story)

Kanye West banked a cooll $3 million to play a private concert for the grandson of Kazakhstan's president. Problem is, the guy's pretty controversial and has been known to rig elections. Sting refused to perform for him once, also. (story)

Kim Kardashian reportedly wants to pose nude for Playboy magazine again. The reality TV star says in a new clip for her show, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians", that she wants to take it all off again to show off her post-baby body. (story)

"True Blood" will end following its next season, the show's seventh. The vampire drama debuted in 2008 and will see it's final episode in 2014. "It will be hard to say goodbye to the residents of Bon Temps, but I look forward to what promises to be a fantastic final chapter of this incredible show," said HBO president of programming Michael Lombardo. (story)

Michael Douglas has spoken out for the first time since news that he and actress wife Catherine Zeta-Jones have separated, telling the pess at the Berlin Film Festival that they are "fine". (story)

Wanna hear supermodel Gisele Bundchen sing? Neither did we, but here she is covering The Kinks' "All Day and All of the Night." Just fyi: you cannot un-hear this. (story)

Katie Couric

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