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Lawrence’s brother stalked?


A Canadian man is facing charges that he stalked the brother of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, according to court documents.

Twenty-three-year-old Zhao Han Cong of Vancouver, British Columbia, was ordered Friday to remain held until he could undergo a psychiatric examination to determine if the case against him can proceed.

FBI agents in Louisville, Ky., charged Cong on Monday with interstate stalking and repeated harassing phone communications.

FBI Special Agent Richard Boswell III wrote in an affidavit that Cong started contacting “B.L.,” who is identified in a related state court record as the actress’s brother Blaine Lawrence, on April 4. Boswell writes that Lawrence received numerous phone calls and text messages from Cong.

Stalker sentenced

A New York City woman has been sentenced to probation for stalking actress Marion Cotillard on the Internet.

Teresa Yuan was sentenced Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court. She pleaded guilty last fall.

Prosecutors said Yuan sent 504 emails and 120 webcam videos of herself to a Cotillard fan website in 2011.

Memoirs due

Nick Carter isn’t only writing songs – he’s written a book.

The Backstreet Boys singer will release a memoir, “Facing the Music and Living to Talk About It,” on Sept. 24 via Bird Street Books. The 33-year-old is the first in the group to release a book.

The autobiography and self-help book will include stories about Carter’s teenage years in the multiplatinum Backstreet Boys, his struggles with substance and alcohol abuse, and the hardships of his family.

Lea Michele has stories to share about the many auditions she has passed.

The “Glee” actress has a deal with Harmony Books, a Random House Inc. imprint. Harmony Books announced Thursday that “Brunette Ambition” will come out in the spring of 2014. The publisher is billing the book as a combination memoir, style guide and advice book.

The 26-year-old Michele is best known as the ever-striving Rachel Berry on “Glee.”

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today: Actress Carroll Baker is 82. Singer Gladys Knight is 69. Actress Christa Miller is 49. Singer Phil Vassar is 49. Singer Chris Ballew is 48. Singer Kylie Minogue is 45. Actor Justin Kirk is 44. “The View” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck is 36. Singer Colbie Caillat is 28. Actress Carey Mulligan is 28.