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Billy V: March 9

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Oscar's tribute to John Hughes Sunday night was one of the show's highlights, if for nothing else than its display of grown-up child actors. With the Hughes legacy, it shouldn't come as a surprise that there's interest in his unproduced screenplays. According to sources, a draft of "Grisby's Go Broke" has been circulating Hollywood. The script follows the downward spiral of a wealthy Chicago family who loses everything and moves to the sticks.

The private funeral service for Marie Osmond's 18-year-old son was held Monday in Provo, Utah.  Approximately 450 people attended Michael's services. Marie, brother Donny Osmond and five of their siblings sang a hymn as part of the funeral ceremony. Michael, the fourth of Marie's eight children, died February 26 after jumping from the eighth floor of his L.A. apartment  building.

The Facebook page "Betty White to Host SNL (please?)!" must have worked. It's been confirmed that the Golden Girls star will be appearing on Saturday Night Live in the near future. When asked at Elton John's Oscar-viewing party whether she would be appearing on SNL, Betty answered in the affirmative. There's no word how she'll be a part of the show.

The executive producer of the upcoming cable TV show "America's Worst Driver" said each episode features four drivers from the city of the week, including Chicago, New York and Dallas, competing in a number of controlled situations to see who has the worst habits behind the wheel.  Should they do this in Honolulu??   

The runners-up will each receive a new car. The "winner" of "Americaʻs Worst Driver" will be awarded a bicycle and a bus pass.


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