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Jyoti Amge joins Jessica Lange in American Horror Story 4

Last updated on: August 14, 2014 18:05 IST

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Jyoti Amge, world's shortest living woman from India, is set to join the fourth season of American Horror Story, showrunner Ryan Murphy announced on Twitter.
 
Amge, 20, is the world's smallest living woman, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. She earned the title on her 18th birthday with a height of two feet, 0.6 inches, said the Hollywood Reporter.
 
Season four of the series, subtitled Freak Show, is set in Jupiter, Florida, in the 1950s, with Jessica Lange in the lead role.
 
"Jessica and our newest cast member Jyoti Amge... the world's smallest woman," Murphy posted on Twitter with a picture (above).
 
Amge was previously featured in a 2009 documentary, Body Shock: Two Foot High Teen.
 
She was a guest on Bigg Boss 6, an Indian version of international reality show Big Brother.
 
Amge will have a four-episode arc in the show, playing the mother to Gabourey Sidibe's character.
 
Besides Amge other newcomers on the show are Michael Chiklis, The Hunger Games actor Wes Bentley, Fargo star John Carroll Lynch and The Normal Heart actor Finn Wittrock.

Image: Jessica Lange with Jyoti Amge
Photographs: Ryan Murphy/ Twitter

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Robin Williams' rep denies actor's financial troubles

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Robin Williams' longtime publicist has said that the late actor was not involved in any financial troubles that may have led to the actor's apparent suicide.

Williams' publicist Mara Buxbaum asserted that the Mrs Doubtfire actor had no financial problems and they should be blessed to have actor's financial status, Contactmusic reported.

According to Buxbaum, Williams frequently said things "in jest" which did not translate in print, and the comedian took on the TV gig because of show creator David E Kelley and the material, and not to earn more money.

According to Forbes magazine, Williams' net worth was an estimated $50 million.

Meanwhile, the late acting legend will be honored during a special segment at Emmy Awards, it has been revealed.

DonMischer, executive producer of Emmy Awards told People Magazine that plans for the 'In Memoriam' section were in discussion and they were working to give Williams the proper and meaningful remembrance he so well deserved.

The 'In Memoriam' section of the ceremony paid tribute to Hollywood stars and respected members of the film industry who died over the previous year.


Image: Robin Williams
Photographs: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

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