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‘Saved by the Bell’ star arrested

Dustin Diamond.
Dustin Diamond.

Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show Saved by the Bell, has been charged with stabbing a man at a Wisconsin bar.

Diamond was charged Friday with felony second-degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon.

He appeared Friday afternoon in Ozaukee County court, where bail was set at $10,000.

Port Washington police say they responded at 11:15 p.m. Thursday to a report of a stabbing at a bar.

The criminal complaint says Diamond, who lives in Port Washington, told police he accidentally stabbed a man while defending his fiancee from two men harassing her. The victim was not seriously injured.

His fiancee also faces a disorderly conduct charge.

Diamond’s agent declined comment Friday. No attorney was listed in court records.

Flying high

Did Santa bring Justin Bieber his own private jet?

Maybe, reports People. The pop star, 20, shared an Instagram phot of himself inside a jet with the comment, “New jet for Christmas. And she’s beautiful.”

TMZ estimates the plane, Gulfstream G6, is worth $60 million.

New roles

Sarah Jessica Parker is close to agreeing to a deal with HBO to headline a new comedy for Sex and the City’s former network, according to People.com

Parker, 49, would play a wife who’s embarking on a divorce. People.com reports she will be executive producer of the comedy with actress-writer Sharon Horgan (who penned the pilot script), Paul Simms, Alison Benson and Aaron Kaplan.

In other casting news: Michael Imperioli, who starred as Tony Soprano’s nephew Christopher on HBO’s The Sopranos, has a new gig on Hawaii Five-O.

Imperioli will play Odell Martin, a reformed criminal who loves to surf, according to EW.com The character will pop up in at least two episodes, according to the website.

The CBS show returns at 9 p.m. Friday.

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