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Amy Berke , Brian Williams - World Choreography Awards at The Ricardo Montalban Theatre - Arrivals at The Ricardo Montalban Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 16th November 2015

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Tom Hanks Spent $35 To Officiate Allison Williams' Wedding


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Tom Hanks paid $35 to officiate Allison Williams' wedding.

The 59-year-old actor, who is a devout Christian, has admitted he spent the measly sum on a course so that he could become ordained and oversee the 'Girls' star and her beau Ricky Van Veen's lavish ceremony at the luxury Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming, last week.

Speaking to E! News, he said: ''I studied the divinity. I studied as a minister for nearly $35. Out of that I have a certificate that makes me available for weddings.''

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Brian Williams' TV Return Is Mocked By Twitter With #BrianWilliamsPopeStories


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Brian Williams made his return to television news on Tuesday, presenting live coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States for MSNBC. But while the former ‘NBC Nightly News’ anchor might be trying to put his past scandal behind him, twitter wasn't so quick to forget as #BrianWilliamsPopeStories began trending.

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Williams has been off the air since February after he was suspended by network NBC following accusations that he misrepresented events during his coverage of the 2003 Iraq War.

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Allison Williams' 'stunning' Wedding


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Allison Williams' wedding was ''stunning''.

The 'Girls' actress married CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Veen in a star-studded ceremony at the luxury Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming, on Saturday (19.09.15) and one guest says the serene wedding was beautiful.

A source told PEOPLE.com: ''The magical setting featured a small creek and spectacular views. It was a stunning ceremony.

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Allison Williams' Secret Wedding


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Allison Williams is to marry in a secret ceremony today (19.09.15).

The 'Girls' actress is set to tie the knot with CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Even in front of guests including Lena Dunham, Tom Hanks and Bruce Springsteen.

A source told the New York Post newspaper: ''The wedding is being kept so secret that guests are being asked to fly to Denver, where they will be picked up and taken to the location, which is thought to be somewhere in Wyoming.

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Brian Williams Back On MSNBC To Provide Coverage Of Pope's Visit


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Former NBC anchor Brian Williams will make his comeback to TV screens later this month, covering the Pope’s visit to the United States on September 22nd on MSNBC.

Williams, who has been suspended without pay from the network since February after it was discovered that he had fabricated his experiences during his coverage of the Iraq war, will work as a breaking news and special reports anchor at the network’s sister station MSNBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Brian Williams Will Make Not-So-Triumphant Return To MSNBC In August


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After weeks of back-and-forth rumours, the news is official: Brian Williams is staying on NBC News. The twist is that he's not staying on as anchor. Williams' anchor spot on Nightly News will be taken by Lester Holt, while Williams will take on a reporting role on MSNBC. This arrangement will come into effect in mid-August, after the end of Williams' suspension from the network.  

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Brian Williams will stay on with NBC Universal.

The announcement, making an expected deal official, came Thursday afternoon from NBC News chairman Andy Lack and NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke. 

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Fox's Bill O'Reilly Defends Himself From Accusations Of Fictionalised War Reporting


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In another controversy regarding a journalist alleged to have embellished his war reportage, Fox news host Bill O’Reilly continues to come under fire for apparently over-exaggerating the danger he was in while covering the 1982 Falklands crisis in his book four years ago.

A former CBS colleague of O’Reilly’s, Eric Engberg, claimed in a lengthy Facebook post that they were not really in a combat zone, instead being caught up in little more than “routine reporting on a demonstration that got a little nasty.”

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Fox's Bill O'Reilly is facing accusations of exaggerating his war reporting

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Allison Williams' Wedding Has Been 'derailed'


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Allison Williams admits her wedding plans have been ''derailed.''

The 'Girls' actress, who got engaged to entrepreneur Ricky Van Veen last February, has postponed their nuptials twice in recent months due to her hectic schedule and the recent suspension of her father, Brian Williams, from NBC's 'Nightly News'.

Asked when she would tie the knot, the 26-year-old star said: ''You sort of think, 'What could possibly come along that would make me not think about this?' And then I get Peter Pan [Live!], and I think, 'Okay, I will think only about Neverland, and then we'll go back to planning our wedding.' Then current events started happening, so that derailed it a little bit ....''

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Brian Williams Defended By His 'Girls' Actress Daughter Allison


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‘Girls’ star Allison Williams has leapt to her news anchor father Brian’s defence, following the recent controversy in which he incorrectly claimed that his life was in grave danger while he was reporting on the Iraq conflict.

On Wednesday night, the 26 year old actress was a guest at a talk with NBC host Seth Myers in New York when the subject of her father’s suspension was raised. Allison is the first member of the family to speak publicly about the controversy, and she described it as “tough, obviously toughest on my dad” before stating confidently to the audience “I know you can trust him”, reported CNN.

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Allison Williams, star of 'Girls' on HBO, spoke about her news anchor father Brian

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Allison Williams Puts Wedding Plans On Hold To Support Troubled Newsman Father


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Actress Allison Williams has put her wedding plans on hold to support her embattled father Brian Williams as his job as a top U.S. news anchor hangs in the balance.

Brian Williams has been handed a six-month suspension from NBC News bosses after he was found to have falsely claimed he was onboard a U.S. forces helicopter that was shot down by opposition gunmen during the Iraq War in 2003.

Girls star Allison defended her dad during a public interview with comedian Seth Meyers in New York on Wednesday (18Feb15), insisting the reporter is not a liar.

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"Neighbors" - Los Angeles Premiere

Brian Williams - "Neighbors" - Los Angeles Premiere - Westwood, California, United States - Monday 28th April 2014

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"Girls" Season Three Premiere

Brian Williams and Allison Williams - "Girls" Season Three Premiere at Jazz at Lincoln Center - New York, New York, United States - Monday 6th January 2014

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The Ziegfeld Presents Lone Survivor Premiere

Brian Williams and Son - Universal Pictures Presents Lone Survivor at The Ziegfeld Theater - NYC, New York, United States - Tuesday 3rd December 2013

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Premiere Of 'Lone Survivor' - Arrivals

Brian Williams and Doug Williams - Premiere of 'Lone Survivor' held at the Ziegfeld Theater - Arrivals - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 3rd December 2013

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