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Douglas wins GQ award, Harper joins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 - 01:38

Sept. 04 - The day's top showbiz news including Michael Douglas wins the Legend award at the GQ Men of the Year awards and Valerie Harper will join ''Dancing With the Stars.'' Roselle Chen reports.

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Actor Michael Douglas won the Legend award at the GQ Men of the Year awards in London on Tuesday (Sept. 04). The actor, who has separated from his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, took to the stage to say he was looking forward to his third act in life. Former Oasis member Noel Gallagher picked up the Icon award, while Harry Potter star Emma Watson was given the Woman award. Actresses Valerie Harper and Leah Remini will join reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi for the 17th season of the hit TV competition "Dancing With the Stars." Harper, who is 74, is a four-time Emmy Award winner. She recently announced her battle with cancer and said her condition was improving. Jon Stewart got back to work on "The Daily Show" on Tuesday (Sept. 04) after being gone for the summer. He was in Jordan for the past three months directing political drama "Rosewater." Stewart's break was his longest yet since joining the show in 1999. Sofia Vergara is the top paid TV actress for the second year in a row, according to the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. The reigning TV queen from ABC's "Modern Family" earned $30 million from June of last year to this year in TV projects and endorsements. Scarlett Johansson sent pulses racing on and off screen at the Venice film festival premiere of "Under The Skin" on Tuesday (September 3). She wowed fans in a black gown, signed autographs and posed for photos with her admirers on the red carpet. The experimental film features Johansson as a predatory alien in the Scottish highlands. "Under the Skin" is one of 20 new films in competition for a prestigious Golden Lion at the 70th annual festival.

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Douglas wins GQ award, Harper joins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 - 01:38