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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: 'The Bachelor' star splits with fiancee

LOS ANGELES -- ''The Bachelor'' is flying solo again.

Jake Pavelka and Vienna Giraldi, the lovey-dovey couple who met and became engaged in front of millions of viewers on the 14th season of the ABC dating series, have called off their engagement, according to Pavelka's spokeswoman.

Janice Lee said ''Jake and Vienna have split. They appreciate the respect for their privacy at this time.'' No additional details were provided.

After choosing 23-year-old marketing representative Giraldi on ''The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love,'' 32-year-old pilot Pavelka competed on the 10th season of ABC's ''Dancing with the Stars'' and was eliminated fifth from the competition.

Only four of the 13 previous couples who met on ''The Bachelor'' are still together.

Wrestler's widow files suit against WWE

HARTFORD, Conn. -- The widow of a World Wrestling Entertainment performer who died in a televised 1999 stunt filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Connecticut-based company and its leaders, including Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon.

Martha Hart said she learned three months ago that McMahon, who stepped down as WWE chief executive in the fall to run for Senate, and her husband, Vince, the current chairman, have for years used the image of her late husband, Owen Hart, in at least 37 videos and other materials without her knowledge and permission, and despite her objections to his likeness being associated with the pro-wrestling company.

''They'd have to be living under a rock if they didn't get that I don't want any association with them whatsoever or Owen to be associated with them whatsoever,'' said Martha Hart, who lives in Calgary, Alberta, with the couple's two children, now 18 and 14.

''I believe it is morally, ethically and legally wrong for the WWE to seek profit from Owen's death,'' she told reporters at a news conference held at a hotel in downtown Hartford. The WWE is based in Stamford.