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Katy Perry reveals she and Orlando Bloom are expecting first child in 'Never Worn White' music video

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Katy Perry/YouTube(LOS ANGELES) — After sparking pregnancy rumors with a buzz-worthy promo of her new single “Never Worn White” on Wednesday, in which she is seemingly cradling a baby bump, Katy Perry confirmed in her new music video on Thursday that she truly is expecting her first child with soon to be husband Orlando Bloom.

At the stroke of midnight, the American Idol judge released the music video for “Never Worn White,” a dreamy tune that’s the perfect lead up to her upcoming wedding.

While Perry demonstrates her powerhouse vocals in the emotionally raw ballad, what truly stole the show arrived right at the end of the hyper-romantic music video.

The video ends with Katy standing to the side and lovingly embracing a healthy baby bump.

While the mom to be doesn’t sing about her pregnancy, she chooses to focus solely on declaring her unconditional love to her future husband.

“Never Worn White” opens to a gentle string version of Felix Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March,” as a vulnerable Perry, dressed in white, stands against a pink backdrop with a romantic evening sky behind her.

“I’ve stood on the edge of love/ But never took the leap/ And you took my armor off/ And did it delicately,” she sings before revealing that she’s actually scared to walk down the aisle, because she’s “Never Worn White.”

However, the intimate song reveals that her love of Orlando makes her “really wanna try” because he is the man of her dreams and her mother’s prayers.

While the baby is Katy’s first, it will be Bloom’s second child.  He shares nine-year-old Flynn with ex-wife Miranda Kerr.

Perry and Bloom are rumored to be heading to Japan later this year for a low-key and intimate wedding ceremony.  The two became engaged on Valentine’s Day 2019.

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'One night, one storm killed them both': Man loses both his sister, brother-in-law in deadly Tennessee tornadoes

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Brett Carlsen/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — At least 24 killed, 38 missing after Tennessee tornadoesTornadoes swept through communities in and around Nashville, reduced buildings to rubble and left dozens dead with more missing as residents already talk about rebuilding.

When Larry Redmond stepped onto his sister’s porch Wednesday, there was nowhere to go.

The three-bedroom home where he had visited his sister, Cathy Selby, 63, and brother-in-law, Keith Selby, 65, countless times was completely blown away by the tornado that ripped through Putnam County, Tennessee, the day before.

All that was left were pieces of cinder block strewn on the ground and a view of the devastation.

The Selbys were also gone. They died after being thrown from the home, Redmond told ABC News correspondent Victor Oquendo.

“One night, one storm, killed them both,” he said.

At least 25 people were killed in the tornado and 18 of those were from Putnam County, the county’s Mayor Randy Porter said Wednesday. Three people are still unaccounted for in the area.

Dozens of homes were wiped out as the twisters touched down in the hours after midnight, tearing through Nashville and neighboring cities.

Redmond said he got the call about the tornado around 3 a.m. from his nephew, the son of his sister and brother-in-law.

“Brian, my nephew, called and said his mother’s house was gone,” Redmond recalled. “None of their home was on the property. It was on [another] property.”

After searching through the debris, Redmond eventually found his sister and brother-in-law’s bodies about 60 yards away from where their home used to stand.

“If somebody’s sick a long time in your family, you kind of expect it, but when you wake up the next morning and your family’s gone … that’s devastating,” Redmond said.

His nephew is expected to survive, he said, though he broke his collarbone.

Looking out on the patio in front of what used to be his sister’s home, Redmond was still in shock.

“It’s completely gone. … It looks like a bomb,” he said.

Other families in Putnam County were also picking up the pieces Wednesday.

Jean Gregory told ABC News that she and her husband managed to survive the storm on the floor of their bedroom, with her husband Frank lying on top of her.

When they eventually went outside knowing it was safe, she saw the damage done and felt lucky to be alive.

“I can’t believe it. I would have never thought we’d get out of here alive, but we did,” Gregory said.

Her home was left in shambles, with the roof of her kitchen and living room entirely gone.

“It’s really bad. You want to go look, but then you want to come right back out,” Gregory said.

She has been sifting through the debris trying to find valuables. She was grateful to find a journal her husband has held onto from the Vietnam War and is hopeful to find more of their items.

“He picked [the journal] up on the battlefield,” Gregory said. “Now it’s in another battlefield, isn’t it?”

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Flight diverted after 'unruly passenger' attempts to open exit door mid-flight: Witnesses

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blackred/iStock(DALLAS) — An American Airlines flight bound for Dallas from Chicago was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger tried to open the emergency exit door in the middle of the journey.

American Airlines Flight 2300 left O’Hare International Airport Tuesday and was less than 45 minutes into its flight to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport when the plane had to be diverted to St. Louis, Missouri, because of the unidentified “unruly passenger,” the airline said in a statement Wednesday.

“He started coming at the door,” passenger Jonathan Cowan told ABC News. “He just had these big, black gazing eyes. There was really no emotion. … He had all the door levers being flipped up. He was just going at it, attacking it.”

The door, however, could not be opened. Airline experts said that emergency doors are kept sealed during flight by cabin pressure inside the plane.

Others on board were quick to subdue the unruly passenger.

“I got him to the ground, pinned him,” Cowan said. “A couple other gentlemen got on back of me and helped pin him down.”

Alexa Campanile, a passenger who shared a video with ABC News, said that after the man attempted to open the exit door, passengers were the first to take action and then flight attendants assisted.

“The aircraft landed safely and law enforcement met it upon arrival,” American Airlines said in its statement. “There were no injuries to passengers or crew members. We thank our crew members for their quick action to ensure the safety of everyone on board and providing excellent care to our customers during a difficult situation.”

The unruly man was tied up and held down until the plane landed in St. Louis. Video shared by passengers showed the unidentified man being detained by authorities and later removed from the aircraft in St. Louis.

Officials at St. Louis Lambert International Airport did not comment on the incident and referred ABC News to federal authorities.

An FBI spokesman in St. Louis said that the agency had coordinated with airport police during the incident and that no one had been arrested. The man was released without charges.

“There was no nexus to terrorism or criminal activity,” the spokesman told ABC News on Wednesday.

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Lori Vallow, mother of missing Idaho children, to be extradited to Idaho

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BlakeDavidTaylor/iStock(REXBURG, Idaho) — Lori Vallow, the woman facing multiple charges in the case of her two children’s months-long disappearance, will be extradited back to Idaho Wednesday evening from Hawaii, officials said.

Vallow has been living on the island of Kauai since December 2019 without her children, 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan, according to authorities.

JJ and Tylee have not been seen since September 2019. The three had lived together in Rexburg, Idaho, prior to their disappearance.

Vallow will be booked into the Madison County Jail as soon as she arrives, likely Thursday afternoon, a Madison County spokesperson told ABC News.

She is scheduled to appear in court in Rexburg on Friday, where she will be read her charges at the Madison County Courthouse. On Wednesday, she appeared in court in Kauai, where her extradition was confirmed.

Among the charges Vallow faces are two felony counts of desertion and non-support of dependent children. She was arrested Feb. 20 by police in Kauai on a warrant issued from authorities in Madison County, Idaho.

Vallow’s arrest came about four weeks after she failed to comply with a court order to produce her kids in Madison County on Jan. 30.

During the investigation, numerous details led authorities to believe she’d deserted her children. Authorities said JJ’s prescription to manage his autism had not been filled since Vallow moved to Idaho in September 2019, that she’d hired a babysitter for JJ only to fire her days later, and that Vallow has been living in Hawaii since December without the children.

An affidavit states that police have found “no evidence or verification of anyone providing for the housing, food, clothing, education or medical care” for the children since September.

Vallow moved to Kauai with her fifth husband, Chad Daybell, who is not the father of either JJ or Tylee. Daybell has not been charged with any crimes and recently flew back to Idaho.

Daybell told ABC News over the weekend that “the kids are safe,” but did not elaborate.

An attorney for Vallow did not immediately respond to a request for comment from ABC News on Wednesday.

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Chance the Rapper in talks to join the cast of the 'Sesame Street' movie

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ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Chance The Rapper is talks with Warner Bros. and MGM to start in the live-action musical adaptation of Sesame Street, according to Collider. Last year, Chance met a few iconic Sesame Street characters during a teachable “T is for Theatre” skit with Elmo and Cookie Monster. 

The movie role will be Chance’s second major acting gig; he made his film debut in the 2018 horror-comedy Slice. Anne Hathaway is on board to star in Sesame Street film, which would cast the Chicago rapper as a mayor’s aide.  The role reflects Chance’s family background: His father Ken Bennett was a deputy assistant to President Obama and also served as director of public engagement under former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel. 

According to Collider, the movie will find the Sesame Street characters lost in New York City after being expelled from their own neighborhood. They then team up with a history show host to prove that Sesame Street actually exists. Portlandia‘s Jonathan Krisel will direct the musical, which will feature song contributions from comedic writer and director Bo Burnham.

Sesame Street the TV series first premiered on PBS in 1969. It’s produced by Sesame Workshop, which holds the rights to the show and plan to be heavily involved in the film’s development. Sesame Street is expected to hit theaters in January 2022. 

Meanwhile, Chance is set to host the Punk’d revival on content platform Quibi. He also contributes his voice to the upcoming animated film Trolls World Tour.

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