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Want to jazz up your phone’s outgoing message with a celebrity’s voice? The advocacy group Autism Speaks is offering just that: custom-recorded messages from “Batman” star Adam West, “Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston, actors Jack Black, Peter Dinklage, Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto and broadcaster Vin Scully. From Monday to Sunday, a limited number of 20-second long MP3 messages you write will be recorded by each star on a first-come, first-served basis. Requests cost $299; all proceeds go to the cause.

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Tamara Mellon’s been there, seen that. In the her memoir, “In My Shoes” (Portfolio/Penguin, $29.95), read about the luxe life of the founder of billion-dollar fashion brand and “Sex and the City” fixture Jimmy Choo. Believe it: the 46-year-old mogul was a high-school dropout and spent time in rehab. Juicy tidbits include Oscar mishaps with Julianne Moore, curtsying for the Queen of England and of course hanging with her biggest fans like Liz Hurley, Georgina Chapman and Cate Blanchett.

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Amanda Peet wants you to be healthy and do good. The actress is leading the charge in the Get a Shot, Give a Shot partnership between the UN Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign and Walgreens. Through Oct. 14, for every vaccine administered at a Walgreens pharmacy, one will be donated to kids in developing countries. See? That didn’t hurt at all.

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There are many people out there who’d love to get their hands on Dwyane Wade’s jeans and now they can. Wade is one of 14 celebs along with the likes of Britney Spears, Hayden Panettiere and Andy Roddick who has donated and signed a pair of his jeans for an auction benefiting Blue Jeans Go Green, Cotton Inc’s initiative to promote awareness about textile recycling. Bidding ends Nov. 3 at www.bluejeansgogreen.org.

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 30: Bindi Irwin arrives at the 3rd Annual AACTA Awards Ceremony at The Star on January 30, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

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    Speaking in depth for the first time about her father Steve Irwin’s death, 16-year-old Bindi Irwin told People magazine the “sadness never goes away.” The Crocodile Hunter star died after a rogue attack by a stingray in 2006. Bindi, a SeaWorld youth ambassador, keeps Irwin’s memory alive by working with animals and lives within the gates of the Australia Zoo.

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 file photo, Peaches Geldof arrives to attend the ETAM's ready to wear fall/winter 2014-2015 fashion collection presented in Paris. A British coroner has concluded that model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose. Coroner Roger Hatch said Wednesday that Geldof had taken a fatal dose after a period of trying to come off the drug. The 25-year-old daughter of Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof was found dead at her home south of London on April 7, 2014.

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    LONDON (AP) – Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.

  • Celebrity birthdays on July 23

    Actress Gloria DeHaven is 89. Radio personality Don Imus is 74. Actor Larry Manetti (“Magnum, P.I.”) is 67. Actor Woody Harrelson is 53. Guitarist Martin Gore of Depeche Mode is 53. Actor Eriq Lasalle (“ER”) is 52. Guitarist Slash is 49. Model Stephanie Seymour is 46. Comedian Marlon Wayans is 42. Singer Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child) is 34. Actor Paul Wesley (“The Vampire Diaries”) is 32. Actor Daniel Radcliffe is 25.

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