Former Bee Gee Robin Gibb is in a coma after contracting pneumonia, a statement on his official website said Saturday.
The statement, which confirmed media reports that the singer was gravely ill, said we are all hoping and praying that he will pull through.
The Press Association news agency reported that family members including wife Dwina and brother Barry were at Gibb’s bedside in a London hospital.
Sirius to air concert
Before their reunion tour kicks off, the Beach Boys will perform together in a much more intimate setting for SiriusXM Radio.
The band is due to perform a selection of songs Thursday in Los Angeles as part of SiriusXM’s Artist Confidential private concert series. The group will also be interviewed during the event.
The Beach Boys kick off their tour in Tucson, Ariz., on April 24.
The SiriusXM concert will air May 26.
Not guilty plea
Bobby Brown has pleaded not guilty to drunken driving and other charges stemming from his arrest last month in Los Angeles.
City News Service says an attorney entered pleas Monday on Brown’s behalf to misdemeanor counts of DUI, driving with an illegal blood-alcohol content and driving on a suspended license.
‘Games’ stay on top
The top five movies from the weekend box office:
1. The Hunger Games, $21.1 million
2. The Three Stooges, $17 million
3. The Cabin in the Woods, $14.7 million
4. Titanic 3D, $11.9 million
5. American Reunion, $10.5 million
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Among celebrity birthdays today: Actor Sean Bean is 53. Singer Maynard James Keenan is 48. Singer Liz Phair is 45. Actress Jennifer Garner is 40. Singer Victoria Beckham is 38. Actress Rooney Mara is 27.