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Val Kilmer: Bourdain suicide ‘selfish’

Ouch. Page Six reports Val Kilmer mourned Anthony Bourdain by savaging the late chef for ending his own life, citing “the selfishness” of suicide. “From every corner of the world you were loved,” the “Real Genius” star, 58, wrote on Facebook. “So selfish. You’ve given us cause to be so angry.” Kilmer never met Bourdain, but says he and millions of fans were “selfishly angry” that Bourdain left them behind.

Hilary Duff is preggers

Actress and singer Hilary Duff, 30, posted news of her pregnancy on Instagram Friday, saying that she and boyfriend Matthew Koma, a 31-year-old songwriter and professional bowler, are expecting their first child — a daughter. “Guess what guys! @matthewkoma and I made a little princess of our own and we couldn’t be more excited!!!!!!,” Duff wrote, according to People. The “Younger” actress posted a snap of Koma and herself with the beginnings of a baby bulge clearly visible through her maxi-skirt.

Charles Krauthammer facing death

Longtime FOX News commentator and columnist Charles Krauthammer, 68, says he’s been diagnosed with terminal cancer and only has a few weeks to live. All the same, TMZ quotes him as saying, “It was a wonderful life.” The news analyst had a cancerous tumor in his abdomen removed 10 months ago. Doctors initially were hopeful, but recent tests show the cancer has spread rapidly.

“My doctors tell me their best estimate is that I have only a few weeks left to live. This is the final verdict. My fight is over,” wrote Krauthammer, who’s paralyzed from a diving accident years ago. “I leave this life with no regrets,” he added in an open letter. “It was a wonderful life full and complete with the great loves and great endeavors that make it worth living.”

Some may like it not: new Marilyn Monroe statue

Marilyn Monroe’s rear is getting some leers in Connecticut. A 26-foot statue of the actress has been placed in a Stamford park across the street from a the First Congregational Church of Stamford, which is getting a full view of her behind, reports the Associated Press. The statue was put up Monday as part of a citywide art display. It depicts the famous scene from 1955’s “The Seven Year Itch” where Monroe holds down her white dress as air blows up from a subway grate. “I think some people will be offended,” said said church member Maureen Matthews, who is not bothered by the statue. “It is silly. There are bigger issues to worry about. But I’ll be interested to see how people talk about it on Sunday.”

mhodges@detroitnews.com

Saturday’s birthdays

Natalie Portman, 37

Johnny Depp, 55

Michael J. Fox, 57

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