Eavesdropping In: Dalai Lama Visa Issues; Rachel Uchitel Elopes In Vegas; Hank Williams Jr. Says Obama-Hitler Comparison "Misunderstood"; iPhone 5 Unveil Today?; Amanda Knox Free, Returns Home

by Emily Green · October 4, 2011

Spiritual Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama is forced to cancel his trip to South Africa to celebrate the 80th birthday of close friend and fellow Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu due to travel visa issues. [LATimes]

Former #1 Tiger Woods mistress Rachel Uchitel, 36, secretly marries 26-year-old boyfriend Matt Hahn in Las Vegas over the weekend. [DailyMail]

Hank Williams Jr. says his comments on Fox News, wherein he compared President Obama to Hitler, were "misunderstood." [TMZ]

Apple is expected to make an announcement unveiling its hotly anticipated iPhone 5 today. [KTLA]

After an Italian court of appeals reverses her murder conviction following 10 hours of deliberations, American student Amanda Knox is freed, currently en route home to Seattle. [Radar]