The Water Cooler: Feb. 22

Country Singer’s death reported as suicide

Authorities in Arkansas confirmed country singer Mindy McCready’s death Sunday evening was the result of a suicide.

The singer’s preliminary autopsy results from an Arkansas State crime lab provide evidence that her death was a suicide from a single gunshot wound to the head.

‘Twilight’ author writes new series

“Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer is working on a sequel to “The Host.”

Much like how her “Twilight” book saga was made into movies, “The Host” will be premiering on the silver screen next month. The writer hopes to bring more life to the characters with an ongoing series.

Lynch to star in ‘Annie’on broadway

“Glee” star Jane Lynch said Wednesday she will be playing the evil orphanage matron Miss Hannigan in “Annie” on Broadway this summer.

“I do (play) a lot of mean (characters),” she said. “I’m the sweetest person you’ll ever meet, but I do have a fascination with that kind of cruelty that comes from a very, very soft place.”

The show will run from May 16 through July 14.

Roberts makes return to ‘Good Morning America’

News anchor Robin Roberts returned to ABC’s “Good Morning America” Wednesday, after receiving a bone marrow transplant five months earlier.

“I have been waiting 174 days to say this,” Roberts said on air Wednesday. “Good morning, America.”

Roberts decided not to wear the wig her stylist made.

Information and photos from The Associated Press

Compiled by Anna Taylor, Festures Editor.