Need To Know: Nikki Reed And Paul McDonald Split

Today's top stories include some exciting 'Harry Potter' news and a slimy recap of the 2014 Kids Choice Awards.

Nikki Reed & Paul McDonald Separate

The "Twilight" actress and "American Idol" alum have separated after two years of marriage. In a statement from Reed's rep, it was revealed that the pair has been living apart for six months but will continue to record their debut duet album, I'm Not Falling, out later this year.

'Harry Potter' Spin-Off Will Be A Film Trilogy

J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" will become a three-part film series. The novel, published in 2001, is neither a prequel or sequel to the Harry Potter novels but rather "an extension" of the "wizarding world" that follows the adventures of a "magizoologist" named Newt Scamander.

Kids' Choice Awards Get Slimy

Saturday night's Kids' Choice Awards were as slimy as ever, with the likes of Pharrell Williams, Austin Mahone and Mark Wahlberg getting green. Ariana Grande took home a blimp for Best TV Actress (wearing a Nickelodeon colored dress and cartoon-embossed purse) and Aloe Blacc performed his Avicii-backed hit "Wake Me Up." Highlight for us? All the bright fashion on the orange carpet.

Benzino Shot In Atlanta

Rapper and "Love & Hip Hop" star Benzino was shot at by his nephew and taken to the hospital on Saturday (March 29) in Atlanta. In town to attend his mother's funeral, Benzino, former owner of The Source magazine, was later posting selfies despite the doctors declaring him in "critical condition." The shooter, Gai Scott, was arrested on Sunday for armed assault with intent to murder.

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