• ABC Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) -- Actress Chandra Wilson, who plays a doctor on ABC's long-running hit drama Grey's Anatomy, has been involved with her family in a real-life medical saga.Wilson, who has played Dr. Miranda Bailey on Grey's Anatomy for the past 13 seasons, told Thursday's Good Morning America about the uncertainty and fear she faced when her 23-year-old daughter, Sarina McFarlane, first became ill as a teenager.It began with nausea, vomiting and crippling abdominal pain, the cause of which baffled doctors.  Wilson said they went nearly 10 months before she finally got a diagnosis -- cyclic vomiting syndrome, or CVS, a neurological disorder characterized by a series of prolonged attacks of severe nausea and vomiting, with no apparent cause."It presented itself like a real bad case of food poisoning," Wilson explained. "It didn't go away for four or five days so because of that we went to the ER."Wilson said emergency room doctors hydrated her daughter but none of the tests shed any light on the cause."A month later, the exact same presentation happened and this was month after month after month for 10 months," she said.Wilson kept a running log of her daughter's symptoms in multiple, 5-inch thick binders to note any progress or changes, and to streamline the often-arduous check-in process at hospitals.According to Dr. Richards Boles, medical director at Courtagen Life Sciences -- a medical facility that specializes in genetic testing -- Wilson's could have suffered years had it not been for her mom's tenacity."Serena was lucky because of the care and persistence of her mother," Boles said. "Most patients go many years without a diagnosis."
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  • Getty Images/Clemens Bilan(LOS ANGELES) -- George Clooney is ready to assume all the responsibilities that come with fatherhood.The actor tells Extra that his wife, renowned human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, is doing well with her pregnancy."She is doing really great," he said. "She is amazing. I don't have anything to do. There is nothing I can do to help but make tea and stuff."Thirty-nine-year-old Amal Clooney is pregnant with twins and is expected to give birth this summer.Her 55-year-old husband did say he already possesses some of the necessary skills a new dad requires."I know swaddling," he said. "I know what I'm in for."Clooney also joked about his age, noting that he'll become familiar with diapers, "for me, not for the kids."
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  • Getty Images/Sunset Boulevard(LOS ANGELES) -- Angelina Jolie volunteered to undergo random drug tests in order to get the part as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, according to excerpts of a new book published by The Hollywood Reporter.Jolie wanted the role, and director Simon West wanted her for it.  But according to the book -- a biography of Sherry Lansing, former Paramount CEO and the first woman to head a Hollywood studio -- Jolie's reputation, rumors about her relationship with her brother and about drug use, made the studio unsure."She said: 'Look, I want to do it, but I know what my reputation is, and I'll do anything you want to prove that I'm worthy," West is quoted as saying in the excerpt. "She said, 'I don't care if the studio wants to drug test me every day.'"
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  • ABC/Eddie Chen(LAS VEGAS) -- Matt Damon reports that his buddy, Ben Affleck is doing "fantastic" following his stint in rehab for alcohol addiction.During an appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas to promote his new film, Suburbicon, on Tuesday, Damon told Entertainment Tonight, that Affleck is "with the kids now" and "couldn't be happier."Matt says Ben is "Mr. Mom-ing it right now," while his estranged wife, Jennifer Garner, is in Atlanta filming her upcoming movie, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, adding, "and that's what he wants to be doing."Affleck is "lucky" to be surrounded by such a solid group of guys, says The Great Wall star. "I have a good group of friends...We always keep track of each other and look out for each other."Earlier this month, Affleck, 44, announced that he successfully completed a rehab program.Suburicon, co-written and directed by another Damon pal, George Clooney, and co-starring Josh Brolin and Julianne Moore, opens nationwide in November.
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  • FOX/Jordan Althaus(NEW YORK) -- Adam Pally, best known for his roles as Peter Prentice on Hulu's The Mindy Project and Max Blum in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings, reportedly was arrested for alleged marijuana and cocaine possession in New York City on Tuesday night.
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