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Director Rupert Sanders is facing divorce, five months after his brief affair with actress Kristen Stewart.

Liberty Ross, Sanders' wife of more than 9 years, filed for divorce in LA Friday, citing irreconcilable differences.

She's seeking joint custody of their 2 children.

Country music star Randy Travis is expected to plead guilty in a drunken-driving case in North Texas this week.

The singer was arrested naked over the summer, after crashing his Pontiac Trans Am near Tioga, north of Dallas.

A District Attorney said Monday Travis will enter a guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge, punishable by up to 2 years in jail and a $4,000 fine. However his defense attoney expects a sentence of probation.

Barbara Walters faces more time in hospital after coming down with the chicken pox.

The 83-year old TV veteran was admitted more than a week ago after a fall, and was kept in for observation as she was running a temperature.

Whoopi Goldberg delivered the news Monday on "The View" talk show Walters started, telling Walters "no scratching."

This is Nicki Finlay with AP ShowBiz Minute.

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FILE: Sydney, Australia, 19 June 2012R

1. Mid shot of director Rupert Sanders

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FILE: London, 14 May 2012

2. Mid shot of Rupert Sanders and actress-wife Liberty Ross

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FILE: Sydney, Australia, 19 June 2012R

3. Wide shot of Rupert Sanders, Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth

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4. Music video clip: "Three Wooden Crosses" by Randy Travis

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New York, 5 October 2009

5. Barbara Walters talking to reporter

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New York, 6 October 2009

6. Various of Barbara Walters arriving at theatre premiere

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Hollywood, 14 June 2007

7. Barbara Walters posing for photographers

 

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