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Simon Cowell shows off baby pictures

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Proud papa

Simon Cowell didn’t opt to sell his baby Eric’s photos to a cash-flushed tabloid. The music mogul, 54, preferred to Tweet out a snap of the 11-week-old to his 9.8 million followers. Hard to say if the tot resembles Cowell or his mum, Miami Country Day School alum Lauren Silverman.

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The fiance of Julia Roberts’ late half-sister Nancy Motes complained to RadarOnline that the movie star and her family tried to keep people close to the woman from attending Saturday’s memorial services in Georgia. “It really hurts,” John Dilbeck told the site. “I was very frustrated and hurt by it. I needed to voice being hurt, because Nancy’s voice is being silenced.” Before Motes died from a drug overdose in February she bashed Roberts, calling her “cruel,” and the b-word.

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Ben Affleck is getting support in his card counting scandal from old friend Matt Damon. “He's a good card player,” Damon told People while attending an air show in California. Affleck was kicked out of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Vegas last week but contrary to reports is not banned.

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