Good morning! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories — so far.
1. Michelle Wolf and the #WHCD
Comedian Michelle Wolf’s monologue at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner continues to divide the internet — and different industries. Many in politics are calling for Wolf to apologize for her acerbic jokes about White House press secretary Sarah Sanders — who was visibly upset by the comedian’s remarks (one which targeted her signature smoky eye makeup) — while those in the entertainment industry, such as Kathy Griffith, are staunchly defending her. Read more >
2. Kanye West, Emma Gonzalez, and James Shaw Jr.
Kanye West was back in the headlines on Sunday, taking to Twitter to reveal that he shaved his head to honor his “hero,” Emma Gonzalez. The Parkland shooting survivor turned activist was not impressed, and promptly tweeted about her own personal hero: James Shaw Jr., the man who stopped a recent shooting at a Waffle House in Tennessee. Read more >
3. Rihanna teases new body-positive lingerie line
Fresh off her success with Fenty Beauty, the pop star has turned her entrepreneurial eye to a body-positive lingerie line called Savage X Fenty. She teased it with a sexy video. Watch it here >
4. ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ was this weekend’s must-see movie
In fact, it had the highest domestic debut of all time, with what looked to be $250 million in box office sales (official numbers will come in today). We’ve got a guide to the movie’s Easter eggs and end-credit scenes. And Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds celebrated the opening in his own special way: by sharing a rejection letter from Tony Stark. Read more >
5. Miley Cyrus is no longer sorry for sexy photo shoot at age 15
Miley Cyrus has rescinded an apology she made 10 years ago for taking part in a nearly nude photo shoot with Vanity Fair that was criticized for sexualizing a child. “I feel so embarrassed I never intended any of this to happen,” the Hannah Montana star wrote to her fans at the time. As of last night, her tone changed: “IM NOT SORRY.” Read more >
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