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Fox(LOS ANGELES) -- It's been 13 years since Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. tied the knot.

The actress and mother of two posted an amazing picture from the couple's wedding Monday on Instagram to commemorate their anniversary.

"13 years #happyanniversary 'I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me'," Gellar, 38, wrote. 

Prinze Jr. wrote to his fans on Twitter, adding, "Thx for the love today! Yay us!"

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Peter Kramer/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger have called it quits after two years of marriage. Avril officially announced their separation on Instagram Wednesday.

"It is with a heavy heart that Chad and I announce our separation today," she writes alongside a photo of them on their wedding day. "Through not only the marriage, but the music as well, we've created many unforgettable moments. We are still and forever will be, the best of friends, and will always care deeply for each other. To all our family, friends and fans, thank you sincerely for the support."

There were rumors that the couple was headed for divorce last year, but those claims were denied at the time. Earlier this year, Avril credited Chad with helping her through her battle with Lyme disease. The two had also reportedly just purchased a French-style California estate together.

The Canadian artists had been married since July 2013.

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ABC/Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- The full cast of season 21 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars has finally been revealed. Don't Be Tardy star Kim Zolciak, singer Chaka Khan, jockey Victor Espinoza, and Bindi Irwin, the daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin, are among the celebrity contestants. They told ABC Radio why they decided to compete for the Mirrorball trophy.

"I've been asked a few times before to do the show," Zolciak explained. "[But] I just had had a baby or I'm filming Don't Be Tardy. This year the timing is perfect, and I'm excited. I'm up for a challenge. I'm not one that really can dance so it's a challenge. It's something new, fun. I'm super excited."

Khan, whose career has spanned four decades, said she joined the dance competition because she's "done everything else! You know, I thought why not? It'd be something new and interesting." 

Espinoza is trying to repeat the success he's had as a jockey, riding Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, but admitted dancing is a bit out of his element. "I mean, it's different, something that I've never done before. And honestly, I've watched that show before and I was making fun of all the one's that starred [before] and look where I am!" Espinoza said, with a laugh. "Everyone's gonna make fun of me now."

Irwin isn't focusing on the competition -- right now, she told ABC Radio she's enjoying the camaraderie. "It is a real team effort and being able to work with such beautiful people; we're this huge family," she said. "It's not really that we're competing against each other. We're kind of just working together to achieve greatness to do the best job we can."

"This is such a new journey for me. I'm a girl from Australia, who lives in the middle of a zoo, trying to spread my message of wildlife and conservation," she added.

Also on Dancing with the Stars are husband and wife Carlos and Alexa PenaVega. The celebrity couple admitted it may be hard to turn off the competition at home, but explained why it was worth the risk.

"It's such a blessing that we can do it together because it's very taxing on the body and on any relationship. Because you're constantly in rehearsal, you're spending so much time away from your other half," said Carlos. "So the fact that she's next door and I can pop into rehearsal, it's amazing! And I know what's she going through. So I think having this experience and doing it together, and it's something we can share with our kids in the future; that was a big reason why we were like let's do this! Let's do it together."

Judges Julianne Hough, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba also will return to Dancing with the Stars. However, as previously announced, Len Goodman is sitting out this season.  Host Tom Bergeron told ABC Radio reports that Goodman is "leaving the show have been greatly exaggerated -- [it's] just for the fall."  So why is Goodman sitting out this season?

"That was because of the incredible burden really of judging the show in England, which Bruno still will be doing," explained Bergeron.  "Then he and Bruno in past seasons would fly all the way from London [to judge Strictly Come Dancing, the U.K. version of Dancing with the Stars] to the States, to L.A., do our show then fly right back to London. So Len decided he needed a break from that, but we have every hope that he'll back with us in the Spring..." 

A rep for Goodman added he's taking time off due to the recent birth of his grandson. The show will feature guest judges in his place, though he's Goodman expected to pop up now and then this season.

Season 21 of Dancing with the Stars, co-hosted by Bergeron and Erin Andrews, premieres Sept. 14, on ABC at 8 p.m. Eastern.

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Brian Bowen Smith/E!(NEW YORK) -- Just days from the one-year anniversary of Joan Rivers' death, daughter Melissa Rivers and her son Cooper have found a meaningful place to scatter the late star's ashes.

"Coop and I took our annual family vacation to Wyoming," the new Fashion Police co-host told Entertainment Tonight. "[The] first without my mom and scattered some of her ashes there so we can still be together every August as a family."

Joan died unexpectedly last September 4 at the age of 81.  Rivers shared how she and her son will mark Friday's one-year anniversary.

"Everyone expects me to have this big grand plan for the 4th and I am just going to be spending it with my son," she told ET. “He is going to go to school, I am going to go to work and come home and light a candle, and have a glass of wine."

Rivers recently returned to Fashion Police, which she executive produces, taking on the role of co-host after both Kelly Osbourne and Kathy Griffin exited the program earlier this year following Joan Rivers' death. 

"I'm kind of a disaster this week," she confessed, adding "the greatest way to honor my mother's legacy is to keep going, because she was not a quitter."

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Sony/Screen Gems(LONDON) -- Current James Bond author Anthony Horowitz has apologized after stating that British actor Idris Elba is too "street" to play 007 on the big screen.

"Idris Elba is a terrific actor, but I can think of other black actors who would do it better," Horowitz told the U.K.'s Daily Mail. "For me, Idris Elba is a bit too rough to play the part. It’s not a colour issue. I think he is probably a bit too 'street' for Bond. Is it a question of being suave? Yeah."

Instead, Horowitz said, he can see Hustle's Adrian Lester as Bond.

Horowitz has since issued an apology via Twitter. It reads:

“I’m really sorry my comments about Idris Elba have caused offence. That wasn’t my intention. I was asked in my interview if Idris Elba would make a good James Bond. In the article I expressed the opinion that to my mind Adrian Lester would be a better choice but I’m a writer not a casting director so what do I know? Clumsily, I chose the word ‘street’ as Elba’s gritty portrayal of DCI John Luther was in my mind but I admit it was a poor choice of word. I am mortified to have caused offence.”

Horowitz is the latest author to be tapped by Bond creator Ian Fleming's estate to continue writing novels about 007. Unlike the earliest Bond films, which were adaptations of Fleming's original novels, the latest Bond films -- with the exception of Casino Royale -- have been stories written specifically for the screen.

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