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Latest Hollywood Buzz Revealed In The Showbiz Wrap

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A celebrity reveals he is dealing with type 2 diabetes.  Akiko Fujita tells us who in the Showbiz Wrap. 

Life's gotten a little less sweet for Tom Hanks--the two time Oscar-winner revealing he's been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.  A slimmed-down Hanks, who's out promoting his newest movie, "Captain Phillips"--underplayed the diagnosis--saying it's all under control.  The 57-year-old actor joins the ranks of other celebrities battling diabetes including Paula Deen, Drew Carey and Randy Jackson.

Talk about an about-face?  Bryan Cranston--just coming off his career defining portrayal of Walter White--the "Breaking Bad" science teacher turned meth cooking kingpin--heads to the great white way--cast as President Lyndon Baines Johnson.  Cranston plays the former president during that difficult first year in office--and explores both his bid for re-election-- and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Taylor Swift set a new record--the nashville songwriters association International announcing it will name Swift its Songwriter/Artist of the Year--her 6th win--beating out 5-time winners, Vince Gill and Alan

Jackson.  The award recognizes Nashville acts that have achieved top 30 singles.

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