LONDON (AP) -- The piano John Lennon kept in his New York apartment just before his death is going on sale.
The ebony Steinway is expected to fetch between $1.35 million to $1.65 million, auctioneers said Sunday.
Lennon bought the piano in 1979, and it remained at his home in Manhattan's Dakota building until his widow Yoko Ono gave it away as part of an album promotion in 1984, four years after the former Beatle's death in December 1980.
It is to go on sale March 27 as part of an auction at London's Hard Rock Cafe, organized by Mick Fleetwood of the band Fleetwood Mac and auctioneer Ted Owen. Bids will also be accepted online.
Singer George Michael paid $2.1 million for another Lennon piano last year, and has said he plans to give it to Liverpool's Beatles museum.
Jail no joke to comic
RADNOR, Pa. (AP) -- Comedian Andy Dick said he got a hard dose of reality when he spent the night in jail after crashing his car and trying to flee the scene in May 1999.
"I was in such a dense fog of drugs and alcohol that I couldn't imagine life without them," Dick tells TV Guide in its March 3 edition. "Even seeing friends die wasn't enough to make me stop."
He said it took the car crash and being arrested to make him quit drugs.
The former "NewsRadio" actor has been ordered to undergo a two-year drug program after pleading guilty to charges of cocaine and marijuana possession and possession of a smoking device.
In January, a judge reviewed a progress report and said the actor appeared to be in compliance with court-ordered treatment. If he completes the program successfully, he could be cleared of charges.
The comedian's next project, "The Andy Dick Show," debuts on MTV on Tuesday.
Houston drug case postponed
HILO, Hawaii (AP) -- A hearing in the drug case against singer Whitney Houston has been postponed a week.
The hearing, which had been scheduled for Friday, is now scheduled for March 8.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to set aside a plea agreement on a misdemeanor drug charge. They said Houston failed to submit a substance-abuse assessment as required by the agreement.
Houston's bag, which allegedly contained less than half an ounce of marijuana and three partially smoked marijuana cigarettes, was seized at the Keahole Kona International Airport in January 2000.
Houston was not arrested. Prosecutors say she abandoned the bag and boarded a flight to San Francisco with her husband, singer Bobby Brown, before police arrived.
Houston entered a no contest plea in the case last November and was ordered to pay $4,025.
Judge Joseph Florendo Jr. agreed to dismiss the conviction if Houston stayed out of trouble and complied with the agreement.
Actress expecting child
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress Tisha Campbell-Martin and her husband, Duane Martin, are expecting their first child this summer, her publicist announced Friday.
Campbell-Martin, 32, stars with Damon Wayans on ABC's new sitcom "My Wife and Kids," which premieres March 28. She plays a wife and mother who wants to start a career as a stock broker.
Campbell-Martin and her husband married in 1996, said publicist Lee Wallman.
The actress is best known as Gina from the Fox series "Martin," where she played the girlfriend of a sexist, wisecracking radio talk-show host played by Martin Lawrence.
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