PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Madonna to appear on 'Marriage Ref'

NEW YORK — Maybe she will have advice on what not to do in a marriage.

Madonna, who's been divorced twice, is going to be on ‘‘The Marriage Ref.''

Madonna's spokeswoman Liz Rosenberg confirmed Saturday that Madonna would make an appearance on the upcoming reality show, where celebrities and a referee try to help couples in conflict. The episode has not yet been taped and Rosenberg did not have further details.

Madonna has been married twice, once to Sean Penn and most recently to Guy Ritchie.

The ‘‘Marriage Ref'' will debut on NBC after the Olympics.

Vatican's Top 10: Jacko to Beatles

VATICAN CITY — Call it the Vatican's 10 commandments for good listening.

The Holy See's newspaper Saturday published its picks for pop rock paradise, ranging from Michael Jackson's album ‘‘Thriller'' to Pink Floyd's ‘‘The Dark Side of the Moon'' and the Beatles' ‘‘Revolver.''

What L'Osservatore Romano calls a semiserious guide on the road to good music will take you to ‘‘Graceland'' — Paul Simon's album made the cut. And it does get into the ‘‘Supernatural'' by Carlos Santana.

The newspaper calls them classics to pack for a desert island. The other picks are David Crosby's ‘‘If I Could Only Remember My Name;'' ‘‘Rumours'' by Fleetwood Mac, Donald Fagen's ‘‘Nightfly,'' U2's ‘‘Achtung Baby,'' and ‘‘(What's The Story) Morning Glory'' by Oasis.

Woman sues CNN's Cooper after fall at NYC home

NEW YORK — An interior designer is suing CNN anchor Anderson Cooper after she took an unusual fall at an old New York City firehouse that he is converting into a new home.

Killian O'Brien, of Brooklyn, says in her suit that she plunged 17 feet through the hole that once held the station's fire pole. The pole had been removed, but the hole was uncovered.

The accident happened in September. Her lawyer, Neil Greenberg, says she is lucky to be alive.

Cooper's spokesman declined to comment.

The Manhattan firehouse was built in 1906.