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‘Despicable Me 2’ beats ‘The Lone Ranger’

The minions of ‘‘Despicable Me 2’’ ran away with the July Fourth box office, leaving the Johnny Depp western ‘‘The Lone Ranger’’ in the dust. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Universal animated sequel took in $82.5 million over the weekend and $142.1 million across the five-day holiday window. Gore Verbinski’s reimagining of the iconic lawman bombed for the Walt Disney Co., opening with just $29.4 million over the weekend, and a disappointing $48.9 million since Wednesday. Stand-up Kevin Hart’s concert documentary ‘‘Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain’’ proved savvy counter-programming for Summit Entertainment, opening with $17.5 million over five days, with $10.1 million over the weekend. Fox Searchlight’s family comedy ‘‘The Way, Way Back’’ (which stars Steve Carell and was filmed around Marshfield) opened in 19 theaters with a strong theater average of about $30,000. It slowly expands for a July 26 national release.

Chef Lawson faces divorce

Prominent art collector Charles Saatchi says he is divorcing his celebrity chef wife, Nigella Lawson, because she did not publicly defend his reputation after images emerged of him grasping the throat of his wife in a posh London restaurant. Tabloid newspapers last month published photos of the incident, which Saatchi described as a ‘‘playful tiff.’’ Saatchi, 70, was given a police ‘‘caution’’ after admitting assault. He told Britain’s Mail on Sunday newspaper that he is divorcing Lawson because he has ‘‘clearly been a disappointment’’ to her and because he is disappointed she did not defend him. Lawson’s spokesman declined to comment.

Beyoncé’s dad remarries

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Beyoncé has a stepmother. Her father and former manager, Mathew Knowles, 61, got married last Sunday. His representative told the Associated Press on Friday that he has wed former model Gena Charmaine Avery, 48, in Houston. The pair had been engaged for a year and a half. Knowles guided his daughter to superstardom with the group Destiny’s Child and later in her solo career.

Movie shoot at Conn. park

A crew for a movie starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton plans to do some filming in Connecticut. Officials at Lake Compounce amusement park say scenes for Rob Reiner’s film ‘‘And So It Goes’’ will be shot at the park on Monday. The park will stay open during the filming.

Get real

“I think that’s why our relationship is so special — we truly started as friends.” — Eva Longoria, confirming to People that she’s involved with Ernesto Arguello, who starred in her now-canceled reality-TV dating show, “Ready for Love.”

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