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Colbie Smulders talks cancer battle

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CREATING AWARENESS

Cobie Smulders, formerly of How I Met Your Mother, has a health secret. Smulders, 33, revealed in an interview with Women’s Health that she had cancer while on the show. She was diagnosed with tumors on both ovaries during season three, when she was 25. The cancer spread into the lymph nodes and surrounding tissues and she underwent two surgeries to remove it all. Smulders is married to SNL star Taran Killam and welcomed their second baby in January.

SPREADING THE LOVE

Sawyer Sweeten’s Everybody Loves Raymond TV family is mourning the teen’s loss. Ray Romano talked to E! News about the 19-year-old Texan who shot himself in the head on his family’s front porch. It was a suicide, said his sister, fellow ELR costar Madylin Sweeten. “He was a wonderful and sweet kid to be around. Just a great energy whenever he was there. My heart breaks for him, his family, and his friends during this very difficult time,” wrote Romano, who acted alongside Sawyer, who began playing one of the comedian’s twin sons on the show when he was 16 months old.

PARTNERING UP

New couple in the making? Sources are telling E! News that Ciara and Seattle Seahawks player Russell Wilson are an item. “It’s still at the beginning stages, and it’s very fresh,” an insider told the website. The quarterback filed for divorce from Ashton Meem after two years of marriage in January 2014; the singer was last linked to her ex-fiancé, fellow rapper Future, with whom she has a young son.

START YOUR BIDS

Oprah Winfrey is selling the furniture, artwork, household items and clothing that once filled her Chicago home. More than 500 items with price points from $50 to $120,000 are going on the auction block Saturday. Proceeds benefit her Leadership Academy Foundation.

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