People magazine has named Gwyneth Paltrow as the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2013.
The 40-year-old actress tops the magazine’s annual list of the World’s Most Beautiful, announced Wednesday.
Commenting on her selection, Paltrow says: Around the house, I’m in jeans and a T-shirt. I don’t really wear makeup.
‘Caroline’ sales soar
Sales for Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline are up by 597 percent a week after the tune became a source of comfort following the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
Nielsen SoundScan said Wednesday the song sold 19,000 tracks this week. It sold 2,800 tracks the previous week and 1.75 million tracks to date.
The crowd-pleasing song is a staple of Boston Red Sox games.
Dwayne Johnson is home after hernia surgery.
The 40-year-old actor tweeted a photo of himself in a hospital bed Tuesday.
Johnson wrote that the doctor repaired three hernia tears. Johnson’s publicist, Alan Nierob, says the actor is now recovering at home.
Bassist in rehab
The bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down has checked himself into a drug treatment facility after bonding out of jail, the musician’s lawyer said Wednesday.
Robert Todd Harrell is accused of driving under the influence and causing a fatal crash last weekend in a Nashville suburb. Police say the 41-year-old bassist admitted to drinking and taking prescription drugs before the wreck on Friday.
Among celebrity birthdays today: Actor Al Pacino is 73. Singer Bjorn Ulvaeus is 68. Actor Jeffrey DeMunn is 66. Singer Rob Crosby is 59. Actor Hank Azaria is 49. Early Show host Jane Clayson is 46. Actress Gina Torres is 44. Actress Renee Zellweger is 44. Actor Jason Lee is 43. Actor Jason Wiles is 43.