If you've been reading Ali Fedotowsky's Bachelorette blog this season (and you are the worst if you haven't), then you know that Ali, using her expert opinion, has picked Brooks to win it all. Or at ... more 
If you've been reading Ali Fedotowsky's Bachelorette blog this season (and you are the worst if you haven't), then you know that Ali, using her expert opinion, has picked Brooks to win it all. Or at the very least, be the next Bachelor. And based on a sneak peek from next week's episode, the former Bachelorette is very on the money. So on the money, her name should be George Washington. British pop star Cheryl Cole has launched a furious online rant against a journalist over an article that alleged fame has wrecked the singer?s life. Barry Manilow closed the show at the PBS' 33rd annual A Capitol Fourth celebration in Washington, D.C. with a bang.The 70-year-old performed classics, like show-closer "Let Freedom Ring," to a crowd of thousands. The festivities also included a performance from Neil Diamond (who sang "Sweet Caroline" to honor the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing), selections from Lincoln played by the National Symphony Orchestra and a fireworks display. This wasn't Manilow's first time headlining the Capitol Fourth presentation?back in 2009 he led the show and was requested this year by popular demand. less 
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