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Did Raven-Symone Come Out? "I Can Finally Get Married," She Tweets

Raven Symone

Actress Raven-Symone appears to have come out on Twitter.

"I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you," she wrote on Friday, presumably referring to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn The Defense of Marriage Act, allowing same-sex couples to be recognized by the federal government.

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It's a Girl for Roswell’s Majandra Delfino and Bent's David Walton

Majandra Delfino and David Walton

Roswell grad Majandra Delfino and Bent's David Walton welcomed their first child Thursday, People reports.

Majandra Delfino and David Walton expecting first child

Daughter Cecilia Delphine Walton weighed in at... read more

Majandra Delfino and David Walton Expecting First Child

Majandra Delfino and David Walton

State of Georgia's Majandra Delfino and husband David Walton will welcome their first child this summer, People reports.
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ABC Family Renews Make It Or Break It; Orders More Lying Game; Cancels Georgia

Make It Or Break It

ABC Family has renewed Make It Or Break It and given a 12-episode back-order to The Lying Game, the network announced Friday. In addition, the network has picked up four new pilots.

However, State of Georgia joins The Nine Lives of Chloe King in the canceled pile, Deadline reports. Make It Or Break It wrapped its second season in May, while The Lying Game is in the middle ...
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ABC Family Shows Lead Second Wave of Teen Choice Nominations

Pretty Little Liars

ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars and Switched at Birth lead the second wave of Teen Choice Awards nominations with five nods each.

The two will go head to head in the Choice Summer TV Show category, and compete against Keeping Up with the Kardashians, So You Think You Can Dance and Teen Wolf. Liars' Troian Bellisario and Lucy Hale (who won last year) are also up for Choice Summer TV Star: Female along with Switched at Birth's Vanessa Marano, Teen Wolf's Crystal Reed and State of Georgia's Raven-Symoné.

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Jennifer Weiner: From Novelist to Showrunner with State of Georgia

Majandra Delfino and Raven-Symone

When author Jennifer Weiner set out to cast ABC Family's State of Georgia, the first show she had created, she was looking for a girl who was big in every way. She says she hit the jackpot with Raven-Symoné, but had to re-jigger the character after Raven, who was the plus-sized female with a knack for physical comedy she was looking for, lost 30 pounds.

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VIDEO: Raven-Symoné Takes on the Big Apple in State of Georgia

Raven-Symone

For Raven-Symoné's character Georgia, making it in the Big Apple isn't so easy.

In her new series State of Georgia, the 25-year-old actress plays Georgia Chamberlain, a confident Southern girl who moves to New York to become a star. With the help of her best friend Jo (Majandra Delfino), and her Aunt Honey (Loretta Devine), Georgia does whatever it takes — like working odd jobs — to make it big.

Watch our video interview with Raven-Symoné to find out who her biggest acting inspirations are and who she's hoping to get as a guest star on the show.

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Raven-Symoné on Her New Slim Figure: "I Was Beautiful Before I Lost Weight"

Raven-Symone

Raven-Symoné knows she's turning heads following her dramatic weight loss earlier this year, but it seems she didn't need the extra confidence boost.

"I find it funny that people now come up to me and say, 'Wow, you are absolutely gorgeous,'" the 25-year-old actress tells Vibe Magazine. "I'm like, 'I was beautiful before I lost weight. Egotistically... read more

ABC Family Orders New Series Jane by Design

ABC Family

ABC Family has picked up its fifth scripted series of the season, Jane by Design, the network announced Tuesday.

The one-hour drama will follow Jane Quimby, a teen who lands a job at a cool retail company after they mistook for an adult. Jane, to be played by The Lake's Erica Dasher, must juggle school with her new high-powered career. Andie MacDowell will play her demanding boss Gray Chandler Murray.

ABC Family announces summer programming

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Premiered: June 29, 2011, on ABC Family
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