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Chance to appear on TV worth $7,500 to woman

A hug from Mark Harmon and a role opposite him on Chicago Hope was worth $7,500 to Joy Grodnick. Eager to fulfill her dream of appearing on television, she outbid all others Friday at the benefit auction for the Mary Abbie Berg Senior Citizens Center in Mobile, Ala.

The center reached its goal of raising $25,000 with the role and by selling other Harmon items including a coat worn by the actor in HBO's From the Earth to the Moon. The coat sold for $1,250.

Expectant actors

Thurman, Hawke wed

Prospective parents Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke got married Friday night in a cathedral decorated with lilacs, cherry blossoms and candles lining the bride's walk up the aisle of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan, the New York Post said.

Thurman, 28, who's pregnant, was previously married to fellow actor Gary Oldman. It's the first marriage for Hawke, 27.

Rapper charged with

possessing marijuana

A slap in the face brought Snoop Doggy Dogg an arrest for alleged marijuana possession at a comedy concert Friday night at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. While walking backstage with a fellow rapper, someone slapped him and he alerted a sheriff's deputy, who searched the rapper after smelling marijuana, said sheriff's Lt. Brad Welker.

Each was found with less than one ounce of the drug, he said. Both were booked for misdemeanor marijuana possession and released after receiving a court appearance citation.