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Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey team up for free meditation, Colton Underwood's book is out and Savannah Guthrie is back in studio for the TODAY Show

Plus, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are just as annoyed with each other as the rest of us in isolation, in your Pop Break on What's New
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The Bachelor's Colton Underwood has a new book out today, aptly titled The First Time, in a play on words referencing his virgin status, which came into play with both The Bachelorette's Becca Kufrin, and current girlfriend Cassie Randolph, who competed for his love while he took his turn starring in the dating show franchise.

In Tuesday's top Hollywood headlines, two huge names are coming together to bring peace and calm to people around the world who are struggling to cope with the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, as one of Hollywood's favorite couples reveals they, too, are sick of spending so much time together.

Plus, a Bachelor star releases a tell-all book about the life that led him to seek love on reality television as he recovers from COVID-19, and Savannah Guthrie returns to Studio 1A on the TODAY Show, after self-quarantining for 14 days.

Guthrie has been co-hosting from home after experiencing minor symptoms of the coronavirus, but now things are just a bit closer to getting back to normal.

She returned to the studio in New York City today with co-anchor Hoda Kotb.

"It feels good to be in the same room," Guthrie said, before noting the two were keeping at least six-feet apart, in line with physical distancing guidelines.

"I wish we were closer like we used to snuggle up, but we're practicing our social distancing," she said. "It's good to be back in the studio."

Two people who are less excited about being in the same room right now are married couple Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars, Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and Dax Shepard (Bless This Mess, Parks and Recreation).

On an Instagram Live interview with Katie Couric on Monday, the famous duo shared they are incredibly annoyed with each other right now, like so many couples who have been spending a lot of time together at home.

"We've been at each other's throats real bad, real bad," Bell said, pointing out that sitting next to each other for the interview was "as physically close as we've been in a couple of days 'cause we've just found each other revolting."

Not to be outdone, Shepard chimed in to add: "America's sweetheart has some character defects."

Perhaps the two could benefit from calming exercises, like guided mediation with Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey?

The two powerhouses have come together to offer a 21-day program, that launched on Sunday on Vimeo, before technical difficulties required that Chopra make the switch to Facebook Live.

There's no charge for the sessions, and all skill levels are welcome, but users must sign up through the site, which can be accessed here.

Speaking of first-timers, The Bachelor's Colton Underwood has a new book out today, aptly titled The First Time, in a play on words referencing his virgin status, which came into play with both The Bachelorette's Becca Kufrin, and current girlfriend Cassie Randolph, who competed for his love while he took his turn starring in the dating show franchise.

The book touches on Underwood's confusion over his sexuality, his breakup with Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, and how he became obsessed with getting cast on The Bachelorette, to the point of treating it like he was training for his past professional football career. (Underwood was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2014, and was on the practice squad of the Oakland Raiders and Philadelphia Eagles.)

Underwood is in the middle of recovering after testing positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, and shared the scariest part of it for him has been the trouble he's had with breathing.

“It was like I had access to only 20 percent of my lungs," Underwood told Entertainment Tonight's Lauren Zima. 

"The reason why the coughing is so scary and so hard to deal with is because when you cough, you can't get that air back as quickly as you normally can."

Underwood shared on Instagram that as of one week ago, he was feeling much better.

"Today, I woke up seeing light at the end of the tunnel,"he wrote in the caption of an Instagram TV video shared on March 24. 

"I had my best sleep in more than a week and feel closer to my normal self. I still have a mild cough but the aches and pains are gone. I’m just feeling grateful right now that I still have a life. I realize that my case was not as severe as others and I am lucky we managed it at home. 

"I am in awe of the doctors and nurses who are on the front lines saving lives and the grocery checkers and truckers and everyone else helping people stay fed and comforted. We’ve learned that superheroes are real, not just in the movies. 

"I never thought I’d know as much about supply chains or use the phrase 'flatten the curve' when not referring to my stomach after a big meal. Please continue to practice kindness. Keep a distance. Stay safe. Let’s shut this thing down and put it in our rearview mirror. We’re all in this together."

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