TELEVISION: American Horror Story has been picked up for a 6th season, and Lady Gaga might return. What do you think next season’s theme will be?
CELEBRITIES BEHAVING BADLY: Azealia Banks is being investigated for assault on security guard: “Banks and her crew were partying at Break Room 86 in L.A. late last month when she allegedly became unruly and security told her to leave. As Banks approached the front door, security claims she tried pulling the fire alarm. A security guard grabbed Banks as she was messing with the fire control valves, and that’s when Banks and her crew jumped the guy.”
POTENT QUOTABLES: Ted Cruz thinks anyone who “doesn’t begin every day on his knees isn’t fit to be commander-in-chief.”
MOVIES: Jem and the Holograms did so poorly at the box office it was pulled from movie theaters after just two weeks.
MUSIC: One Direction debuts new single “Love You Goodbye.” Bandmember Louis says, “‘Love You Goodbye’ is probably the most personal to me.”
GAY MARRIAGE: Gallup poll finds dramatic increase in number of married LGBT couples post-SCOTUS ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide: “Overall, 3.9% of all Americans identify as LGBT, and 0.4% of all Americans are in a same-sex marriage. The latter figure is up from 0.3% before the ruling. Those figures can be used to estimate that there are now approximately 972,000 Americans in a same-sex marriage, up from approximately 780,000 before the ruling. Put differently, there are now approximately 486,000 same-sex marriages in the U.S., compared with approximately 390,000 four months ago.”
MODEL MAYHEM: Pietro Boselli makes an excellent lumberjack.
SCIENCE: New study shows champagne could help prevent Alzheimers: “A compound found in the black grapes used to make a bottle of bubbly is said to prevent the onset of the brain diseases. ‘These exciting results illustrate for the first time that the moderate consumption of champagne has the potential to influence cognitive functioning, such as memory,’ Professor Jeremy Spencer said in a press release.”
ACTIVISM: Cynthia Nixon says LGBT homeless youth is “the AIDS crisis of this generation.”
HARRY POTTER: Daniel Radcliffe is just as excited as you are for the Harry Potter prequel: “Yes, I am very excited, but I’ve also been asked about it a lot, and I don’’t have any information to give, unfortunately. I’ve just seen the image and [Eddie] looks great.”
DOMESTIC TERRORISM: FBI uncovers skinhead plot to bomb black churches and Jewish synagogues intended to incite a race war.
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: Lush trailer debuts for BBC adaptation of Leo Tolstoy classic War and Peace.