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QUEEN ELIZABETH II: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was upset over "The Queen's Hidden Cousins," a TV program about her mentally handicapped relatives, a royal family member said.

The queen's cousin, Lady Elizabeth Anson, told The Daily Telegraph she doesn't think the monarch watched the documentary but said she still thinks the queen was upset because it suggested the royal family neglected Katherine and Nerissa Bowes-Lyon, the nieces of Queen Elizabeth, the queen mother.

"I thought it was such an unfair thing to do to the queen, and I know she was very hurt about it," Anson told the Telegraph. "I watched it and I was horrified. I was dreading it as soon as I found out they were making the program."

Anson blasted the program's producers for "capitalizing on the royal connection and ignoring the facts, as the sisters have always been looked after by that family."


GEORGE MICHAEL: British pop star George Michael remains hospitalized in Vienna with pneumonia and has canceled the rest of his concert tour while he recovers, his doctors said.

"George Michael has severe community acquired pneumonia and is being treated as an inpatient. His condition has stabilized and he is responding to treatment," the singer's doctors said in a statement issued to Britain's Daily Mail newspaper Thursday.

"From the current point of view, the time until recovery cannot be estimated, but he will not be able to perform the rest of the tour. Besides medical treatment, complete rest and peace and quiet are mandatory."

The 48-year-old singer has been performing with a symphony orchestra on his Symphonica tour since August.

Michael was due to appear in Vienna Monday but fell ill shortly before he was to take the stage. He was transported to Vienna's AKH hospital where he is being treated.


GRIFFIN O'NEAL: Actor Griffin O'Neal has pleaded guilty in a San Diego court to driving under the influence and possession of a firearm by a felon, officials said.

O'Neal, 47, is the son of actor Ryan O'Neal and late actress Joanna Cook Moore. He was convicted of firing a gun into an unoccupied vehicle nearly 20 years ago and of negligently operating a boat in a 1986 mishap that killed producer Gian-Carlo Coppola, the son of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola.

The latest charges against O'Neal stem from an incident in San Pasqual, Calif., last August in which he crashed his vehicle head-on into another car.

O'Neal is scheduled for a sentencing hearing Jan. 12, E! News said.

He faces a possible four years in prison, the entertainment news Web site said.

O'Neal's film credits include "The Escape Artist," "April Fool's Day," "Assault of the Killer Bimbos" and "Ghoulies III."


LILY ALLEN: British recording star Lily Allen gave birth to a daughter Friday, The Daily Mail reported.

The child is the first for Allen and businessman Sam Cooper, whom she married in June 2011. Allen suffered two previous miscarriages.

UsMagazine.com said the couple have not announced their baby's name or released other details regarding her birth.

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