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Maria Menounos prayed for her own cancer diagnosis during her mother's cancer battle

Maria Menounos is continuing to open up about her brain tumor diagnosis.

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Menounos revealed she felt frustrated after her mother’s stage IV brain cancer diagnosis and tried to reckon with a higher power as she watched her mother’s battle.

“I was getting really frustrated because she wasn’t fighting and she was doing worse,” Menounos said of her mother in an interview on “Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly.” “I just remember praying and just saying, ‘God, I wish you gave this to me because I have the fight and I have the will to beat this stuff. She doesn’t.’ And, uh, be careful what you wish for.”

Shortly after her mother, Litsa Menounos underwent surgery, Menounos said she started experiencing headaches and dizziness and had a difficult time reading the teleprompters at work. When she realized she was having symptoms similar to her mother, she made an appointment with her doctor.

“He said, ‘I’m so sorry I have to tell you this because I know that you’re going through a lot with your mom, but you have a brain tumor. It’s called a meningioma, and you need to schedule an appointment with a neurosurgeon right away,’” Menounos said. “And so, I was like, ‘OK.’ I started kind of chuckling because at that point it’s like, ‘This is a joke. How does this happen?'”

Menounos kept the diagnosis a secret from friends and family, not telling them until three days before her own surgery.

“It’s like you’re getting a punch in the face, or a hammer,” Litsa Menounos said of her reaction. “You cannot process that. That was the worst thing for me. [My cancer] didn’t matter, honestly.”

Menounos’ tumor was benign and now that she is back on her feet, the mother and daughter are focused on Litsa’s health.

“I just hope that we can make her one of the long-term survivors because I’m worried about her,” Menounos said through tears. “Nobody ever wants to lose their mom. I pray this next MRI is good so that we can all just take a breath, and I have some time to not worry.”

RELATED: The members of Linkin Park penned an emotional letter about the “demons” that led Chester Bennington to take his own life

Hilary Duff's L.A. home burglarized during Canadian vacation

While she was vacationing last week, actress Hilary Duff’s Beverly Hills home was burglarized, according to reports.

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“This is a scary and upsetting situation for anyone to go through, but Hilary is thankful that her family, her staff, her home and her pets are all safe,” Duff’s rep told E! News. “That said, she has a significant security team in place that will work with the authorities on this incident and handle security measures moving forward.”

Duff was vacationing in Canada with her son, Luca, 5, when the home was broken into.

According to TMZ, thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. The tabloid reported the thieves broke into the home through a door and cited police sources, who said an alarm in the home never went off.

Duff was open about posting vacation photos on social media, which tipped the crooks off that the home was empty.

Police confirmed to E! News that other homes in her neighborhood were also burglarized.

Duff joins a long list of celebrities who have been victims of home robberies. Scott Disick, Michael B. Jordan and Ronda Rousey have all been victims of recent home invasions.

‘Wonder Woman II’ in the works after smashing success of part one

A sequel to the summer blockbuster “Wonder Woman” is in the works; at least, that’s the word following a weird Warner Bros. flash card announcement at Comic-Con over the weekend.

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The studio flashed a title card with the words “Wonder Woman II” during a “Justice League"panel, according to CBS News.

Lead actor Gal Gadot is expected to reprise her role as the crime fighting superhero, but’s it’s unknown whether Patty Jenkins will return to direct the sequel. 

>> Related: “Wonder Woman’ breaks box office records, makes history

“Wonder Woman” has grossed $398 million at the North American box office since opening in early June.

Linkin Park: Chester Bennington's 'absence leaves a void that can never be filled'

Linkin Park on Monday remembered frontman Chester Bennington as a “fearless” man with “the biggest heart” in a statement released four days after the musician’s death.

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The remembrance, written as a letter to Bennington, was posted to the band’s social media pages on Monday morning.

“You touched so many lives, maybe even more than you realized,” the letter said. “Your absence leaves a void that can never be filled—a boisterous, funny, ambitious, creative, kind, generous voice in the room is missing.”

Bennington was found in dead of an apparent suicide in his home near Los Angeles last week, The Associated Press reported.

>> Related: Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington dead of suicide

The band said it’s still trying to come to terms with its grief.

“We’re trying to remind ourselves that the demons who took you away from us were always part of the deal. After all, it was the way you sang about those demons that made everyone fall in love with you in the first place,” the statement from Linkin Park said. “You fearlessly put them on display, and in doing so, brought us together and taught us to be more human. You had the biggest heart, and managed to wear it on your sleeve.”

Linkin Park canceled its upcoming tour, meant to kick off July 27 in support of the band’s new album, “One More Light.”

>> Related: Linkin Park cancels tour following death of Chester Bennington

The band also launched an online memorial to celebrate Bennington’s life and impact. Suicide prevention information is featured prominently on the page.

“While we don’t know what path our future may take, we know that each of our lives was made better by you,” the band said. “Thank you for that gift. We love you, and miss you so much.”

Tennis champ Andy Roddick and wife Brooklyn Decker expecting first daughter

Baby number two is on the way for Andy Roddick and Brooklyn Decker.

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Roddick subtly announced his wife’s pregnancy during a speech as he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday.

According to E! News, Roddick made an emotional acceptance speech thanking his wife, mother, father, son and soon-to-be daughter.

“Brook, I don’t know how you juggle it all ... You hear a lot of guys find it very tough to walk away from professional sports, but you are the reason my personal transition into a quasi-everyday life has been gratifying and full,” he said. “Hank will someday realize how lucky he is, and our daughter that’s coming will also realize she has the best mother on Earth.”

The couple wed in 2009 and welcomed their first child together in August 2015.

WATCH: Michael Phelps races great white shark ... sort of

Michael Phelps may be fast, but apparently not as fast as a great white shark.

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In Discovery's highly anticipated Shark Week special "Phelps vs Shark: Great Gold vs Great White," the 28-time Olympic medalist wore a special wetsuit and monofin to take on a great white – well, sort of – in a 100-meter race.

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Unfortunately for fans, Phelps, with a time of 38.1 seconds, lost by 2 seconds. But that wasn't the biggest disappointment: Instead of facing a real shark, Phelps was shown alongside a computer simulation of a great white. The shark's "time" in the race was based on speed data collected by scientists.

Fans were not amused.

Hoda Kotb posts new pics of new daughter, cutest photos yet

On Friday, Hoda Kotb shared another adorable picture of her new daughter, Haley Joy, whom she calls her “everything” in the caption on Instagram.

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In the picture, Hayley smiles right at the camera with her big, brown eyes shining and sporting some thick, growing hair. Kotb has been keeping fans updated on Haley’s growth ever since announcing her adoption early this year, posting cute photos of her daughter’s sweetest moments.

“Life flies by,” she said on becoming a mom and on celebrating her recent four year anniversary with boyfriend Joel.

>> Related: Hoda Kotb reveals how she kept her adoption a secret

“It’s so funny because you spend so much of your life wondering, ‘When is it going to happen?’ If ever. Sometimes in my life, I thought it was already happening—like the most that could ever happen was happening. I was happy and grateful, and then this happened. It just reminded me that work is work, and life is life.”

Princes William, Harry on their sorrow over last ‘rushed’ call with Diana 

Princes William and Harry are talking about the last, rushed phone call they had with their mother, Princess Diana, before her untimely death in a car crash in Paris in 1997.

Their painful reflections are part of a new ITV documentary called “Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy,” airing on Monday, July 24. The program comes as the 20th anniversary of the death of the Princess of Wales approaches on Aug. 31, and celebrates her life and charitable works, according to ITV.

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The princes opened up to the filmmakers about the last time they spoke to Diana from the Queen’s estate in Balmoral, Scotland. The brothers, William 15, at the time, and Harry, just 12, remembered that they were playing with their cousins at the time Diana phoned. 

Both William and Harry said they have regrets about that final call to this day.

“Harry and I were in a desperate rush to say goodbye, you know ‘see you later.’ … If I’d known now, obviously, what was going to happen I wouldn’t have been so blasé about it and everything else,” William said in the documentary while he and Harry were looking through a photo album. “But that phone call sticks in my mind quite heavily.”

Harry echoed his brother.

“Looking back on it now, it’s incredibly hard. I’ll have to sort of deal with that for the rest of my life,” Harry said. “Not knowing that was the last time I was going to speak to my mum; how differently that conversation would have panned out if I’d had even the slightest inkling her life was going to be taken that night.”

>> Related: Prince William, Harry to rededicate Princess Diana’s grave on her birthday

“I can’t necessarily remember what I said, but all I do remember is probably regretting for the rest of my life how short the phone call was,” Harry said.

The brothers also talked about how much fun their mother was.

“She was very informal and really enjoyed laughter and the fun,” William said.

“She was one of the naughtiest parents,” Harry added.

Prince William and Harry said they are talking candidly about their mother publicly for the first time to help honor her memory and the good works she was known for, including her work with AIDS victims and her activism against land mines. But Prince William said he doesn’t expect to discuss his mother again in such an open way after the events surrounding the 20th anniversary of her death. 

 The Associated Press contributed to this report.

New 'Justice League' trailer, movie poster revealed at Comic-Con

Superhero fans, rejoice: A new "Justice League" trailer and movie poster have been revealed at Comic-Con in San Diego.

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Time reported that the trailer released Saturday "hints at the appearance of a mysterious hero," possibly Superman or a Green Lantern. 

>> WATCH: Gal Gadot cheers up teary-eyed girl dressed as Wonder Woman at Comic-Con

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The poster, which features Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), the Flash (Ezra Miller), Cyborg (Ray Fisher) and Aquaman (Jason Momoa), features the words, "You can't save the world alone."

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WATCH: Gal Gadot cheers up teary-eyed girl dressed as Wonder Woman at Comic-Con

A young Wonder Woman fan has something to smile about after sharing a heartwarming moment with actress Gal Gadot at Comic-Con in San Diego.

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According to "Entertainment Tonight," a girl dressed as the superhero seemed to have tears in her eyes when she met Gadot during a "Justice League" autograph signing Saturday. Gadot immediately smiled at the young fan, took her hand and offered some words of encouragement. 

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"Now we are friends, so there's no reason to cry anymore. We are together!" Gadot said in a viral video of the exchange shared by Variety, according to "ET."

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Gadot's "Justice League" co-star Ezra Miller also contributed to the pep talk.

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"You're a warrior. ... I think the ability to let yourself cry is what makes you such a warrior," he said, according to "ET." "Come join the Justice League whenever you get ready."

"Sweet kid," co-star Ben Affleck added.

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