Just call her 'Dr. Dolly': Parton receives Ph.D.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Award-winning entertainer, businesswoman and education advocate Dolly Parton has a new title.
'Just think, I am Dr. Dolly!' she said Friday after receiving an honorary doctorate of humane and musical letters from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Always joking about her buxom figure, she added, 'So when people say something about 'Double-D,' they will be thinking of something entirely different.'
The audience of 1,069 new graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences roared with laughter and gave Parton a standing ovation.
Leigh of 'Grey's Anatomy' has baby girl
NEW YORK - 'Grey's Anatomy' actress Chyler Leigh has welcomed her third child, a daughter named Anniston Kae.
A representative for Leigh said the baby was born Thursday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Said publicist Marcel Pariseau: 'Both mother and child are healthy.'
The 27-year-old actress and her husband, actor Nathan West, have a 5-year-old son and a 2-year-old daughter. The couple have been married for almost seven years.
Leigh plays Meredith Grey's half-sister on the ABC medical drama.
Tom Hanks throws out first pitch at game
TOKYO - Hollywood star Tom Hanks was in a league of his own Friday when he threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a Japanese professional baseball game.
Hanks, who is in Tokyo with director Ron Howard to promote their film 'Angels & Demons,' took a few warm-up pitches before heading out to the mound to throw out the first pitch at a game between the Yomiuri Giants and the Chunichi Dragons at Tokyo Dome.
With Howard behind the plate and Yomiuri infielder Hayato Sakamoto in the batter's box, Hanks threw a pitch that bounced several feet in front of home plate before skidding past a diving Howard.