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Kingston still in hospital but feeling better

Singer Sean Kingston says he's feeling better almost a month after crashing his watercraft into a Miami Beach bridge.

On his Twitter page Monday, Kingston posted a message to his fans.

He wrote: "Feeling alot better! GOD IS GREAT! Thanks for all the prayers and support! Love you ALL!"

Kingston also posted a picture of himself, in the hospital, flashing a peace sign.

His publicist, Joseph Carozza, says Kingston's condition has been upgraded to fair.

The singer famous for his 2007 hit "Beautiful Girls" has been hospitalized in Miami since the May 29 crash.

Carozza says Kingston walked on his own a couple of weeks ago for the first time since the accident.

Monroe dress brings $4.6 million

The Marilyn Monroe dress that flirted revealingly with a gust of New York subway air in "The Seven Year Itch" fetched $4.6 million at an auction of film memorabilia.

A more sedate outfit worn by Audrey Hepburn in the Ascot race scene of "My Fair Lady" drew a $3.7 million bid at the sale in Los Angeles of nearly 600 Hollywood costumes and props collected by film star Debbie Reynolds .

The buyers, who were not identified, also paid a sum to the auction house and other fees, according to auction publicity firm Nancy Seltzer & Associates.

The auction house, Profiles in History, was calculating the sale's final tally Monday.

Dylan plays Tel Aviv

Legendary rocker Bob Dylan played a much-awaited concert in Tel Aviv on Monday, reprising his famous hits but disappointing thousands of fans by not addressing them and refusing to perform encores.

The concert was Dylan's third in Israel, following previous gigs in 1987 and 1993. Dylan, who is Jewish, enjoys a loyal following in Israel.

Allen casts comedy

Woody Allen has finalized the cast for his next film, "The Bop Decameron."

The comedy is to begin production July 11 in Rome.

It will be the first time the director will be shooting there.

"The Bop Decameron" will star Roberto Benigni, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig, Alec Baldwin, Ellen Page, Penelope Cruz and Judy Davis . Allen will also play a role, his first since 2006's "Scoop."

Another year older

Today's birthdays: Actor Bernie Kopell , 78... actor Monte Markham , 76... actress Mariette Hartley , 71... comedian Joe Flaherty , 70... actress Meredith Baxter , 64... actor Michael Gross , 64... cartoonist Berke Breathed , 54... country singer Kathy Mattea , 52... actress Juliette Lewis , 38 ... Britain's Prince William , 29

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