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Alec Baldwin marries Hilaria Thomas

Plus: Aniston spotted with Clooney, Bieber gets fourth chart-topper, Katie Holmes secretly secured flat and Soderbergh to take indefinite break.

FILE - This June 12, 2012 file photo shows actor Alec Baldwin and his fiancee Hilaria Thomas at The Friars Club and Friars Foundation Honor of Tom Cruise at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York. A New York City news photographer says he was punched by Alec Baldwin outside a marriage license bureau in Manhattan. The Daily News reports that Marcus Santos was snapping images of the
FILE - This June 12, 2012 file photo shows actor Alec Baldwin and his fiancee Hilaria Thomas at The Friars Club and Friars Foundation Honor of Tom Cruise at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York. A New York City news photographer says he was punched by Alec Baldwin outside a marriage license bureau in Manhattan. The Daily News reports that Marcus Santos was snapping images of the "30 Rock" star with his fiancÈe Hilaria Thomas Tuesday, June 19. Santos told the paper that Baldwin grabbed a second news photographer, then started shoving Santos and hit him in the chin. He then walked away. Photos on the newspaper's website appear to show Baldwin shoving the photographer. No police report has been filed. A call to the newspaper's public relations office wasn't returned. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file) *** Local Caption *** People Alec Baldwin.JPEG-0702d.jpg

Alec Baldwin and his yoga instructor fiancée Hilaria Thomas tied the knot on Saturday in a New York City church, before guests including Tina Fey, Woody Allen, Jimmy Fallon and Baldwin's brothers, Stephen and Billy. Baldwin, 58, and Thomas, 28, began dating last year and became engaged in April. The actor warmly received congratulations from fans on his way in for the service, said his publicist. - AP

Aniston spotted with Clooney

Jennifer Aniston and her boyfriend Justin Theroux boarded a private jet with George Clooney and his girlfriend Stacy Keibler in Switzerland last Wednesday, reported the celebrity website TMZ. This marks a significant progress in the friendship of Aniston and Clooney, who have not been spotted together for years. Clooney is famously close to Aniston's ex-husband, Brad Pitt. Just a day before that trip, Clooney and Pitt were photographed having dinner at a restaurant in Berkshire, England.

Bieber gets fourth chart-topper

Justin Bieber's Believe is the year's top-selling album, topping charts in 30 countries. It sold 374,000 copies in the US last week, giving the 18-year-old his fourth chart-topping album and the best sales week of his career. Fans had been impatiently awaiting the release of Believe, viewing the video for the title single 86 million times on YouTube and putting four songs in the Billboard's Hot 100 chart simultaneously. - AP

Katie Holmes secretly secured flat

Before filing for divorce from Tom Cruise on Thursday, Katie Holmes rented a New York City property separate from the home she shares with the actor when they are in town, reported Us Weekly. Holmes made the arrangement while Cruise was in Iceland filming his forthcoming sci-fi flick Oblivion. Cruise was seen on Saturday taking off in a private helicopter from an Iceland airport. Holmes is seeking sole custody of their six-year-old daughter, Suri.

Soderbergh to take indefinite break

With his new film Magic Mike opening in the US this week, Steven Soderbergh says he has two more films to finish before he's "going to drop off the grid for a while". "It's time to recharge," he said. "I'm all or nothing. It's on or off, and I need to be off for a while." He aims to begin his indefinite break from Hollywood on his 50th birthday in January. * AP