Wiig gets 'SNL' send-off
Kristen Wiig got a musical send-off on the season finale of "Saturday Night Live" as the popular and versatile cast member made her exit after seven years.
In the show's final sketch, guest host Mick Jagger played the principal at a high school graduation and brought up Wiig, in cap and gown, as "one particular student who is leaving this summer."
She danced in turn with Jagger, cast members and executive producer Lorne Michaels to the tune of the Rolling Stones classic "She's a Rainbow." Then the ensemble sang another Stones hit, "Ruby Tuesday," with its line, "still I'm gonna miss you."
Wiig appeared to be holding back tears.
Though NBC had made no prior announcement of her departure, it comes as no surprise. She starred in and co-wrote the hit comedy "Bridesmaids" and even before that had notable roles in "Friends With Kids," "Paul," "Adventureland" and "Knocked Up," among other films. She has six more in various stages of development.
Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis have also been reported to be leaving "SNL," though Michaels recently said any decision on cast changes will wait until the summer.
Smith slaps kissing reporter
Hollywood star Will Smith slapped a male television reporter who he said tried to kiss him on the lips as he walked down the red carpet for the Moscow premiere of "Men in Black III."
The reporter from the Ukrainian television channel 1 1, Vitalii Sediuk, made headlines at the Venice Film Festival in September when he presented a bouquet of clearly unappreciated purple hydrangeas to Madonna and called her "my princess."
Smith was even less charmed by the reporter, who approached him on the carpet outside the movie theater Friday night and tried to kiss him.
"C'mon man, what the hell is your problem, buddy?" Smith said as he pushed Sediuk away and slapped him lightly across the cheek with the back of his left hand.
"He's lucky I didn't sucker punch him," Smith said to the crowd of journalists and fans. "Oh, I said that on camera. It's all good."
He said he thought Sediuk tried to kiss him on the mouth, but it was not clear whether the reporter intended to do so or was aiming for his cheek as Smith swiveled to avoid him.
3 charged in Winans carjacking
A Michigan prosecutor has charged three young men in the assault and carjacking of popular Detroit pastor and gospel singing icon Marvin Winans.
The office of Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says 20-year-old Detroit residents Montoya Givens and Christopher Moorehead and 18-year-old Brian K. Young of Macomb County's Clinton Township are charged with carjacking, unarmed robbery and conspiracy.
The Prosecutor's Office says the three were arraigned Sunday.
Winans, 54, was attacked Wednesday afternoon while pumping gas at a gas station. He suffered bruises and scrapes. His wallet, Rolex watch and 2012 Infiniti sport utility vehicle were taken. The SUV was recovered.
Winans is pastor of Perfecting Church. He delivered singer Whitney Houston's eulogy in February.
-- From News and wire services