Estranged from their famous son,

Sue and Willie Coleman

want to know more about the manner of

Gary Coleman's

death last week. "We're not pointing fingers at anyone, but we need to know exactly what happened," says Sue, a longtime nurse who lives with her husband, a retired forklift driver, in a suburb of Chicago. "We're not angry. We're just concerned. Did our son fall down the stairs? Did he fall in the bathtub? We need to have some closure on our son's life." Gary Coleman, 42, known for his childhood role on the TV series

Diff'rent Strokes

, was taken off life support Friday after suffering a brain hemorrhage in a fall at his home in Utah. He and his wife had a difficult past, with the actor charged with domestic violence this year. A determination of the official cause of his death was pending.

German songbird

Lena Meyer-Landrut

of Germany won the Eurovision Song Contest in Norway this weekend, edging out contestants from Turkey and Romania. The annual competition normally brings together singers representing the 39 countries in the European Broadcasting Union, but four countries didn't enter this year because of a lack of funding amid the continent's financial woes. Meyer-Landrut, who turned 19 this month and was among the favorites to win, sang the upbeat, dance-floor-friendly "Satellite." It's only the second time that Germany - next year's host - has won in the songfest's 55-year history.

The dog is expecting

Rumors swirled that songstress

Mariah Carey

might be expecting when she pulled out of

Tyler Perry's

latest flick. But hubby

Nick Cannon

went by the E! studios last week to say his Jack Russell terrier, Cha Cha, was expecting. Carey also had said she hoped her dog had puppies. No word on the condition of his missus.

May and December divided again

Another Hollywood actress in her 60s,

Barbara Hershey

, has ended a romance with a much younger man, People.com reports. Hershey, 62, and

Naveen Andrews

, 41, a star of TV's

Lost

, quietly separated several months ago after 12 years together, reminiscent of the quiet split of

Tim Robbins,

51, and

Susan Sarandon

, 63. Of course, they remain the best of friends.

Welcome to reality, girls

Former New York Giants running back

Tiki Barber

is estranged from his wife of 11 years,

Ginny

, but she has given birth to twin girls. Barber left her for a 23-year-old NBC intern named

Traci Lynn Johnson

. Ginny gave birth last Monday, though for personal reasons the couple waited to inform the media, reports the New York Daily News. Tiki, 35, was present for the birth. The girls, whose names had not been released, join brothers

A.J.

, 7, and

Chason

, 6. Tiki is seeking joint custody of all four children, while his wife has accused him of trying to lowball her in the divorce settlement.

Weekend box office

Early box office reports Sunday, the middle of a three-day holiday weekend, showed the animated sequel

Shrek Forever After

remained the No. 1 movie for a second weekend, bringing in $43.3 million from Friday to Sunday. It topped

Sex and the City 2

's $32.1 million debut. At No. 3, with $30.2 million, was the action tale

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

.

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