Prince William, Kate Middleton get Christmas ornament; 'Glee' gets holiday Chewy
Daybreak Daily’s afternoon gaze through the prism of the pop-culture world finds a royal Christmas ornament, a Wookie, other things, and the mystery music video.
CHEWBACCA VISITS ‘GLEE’: With the blessing of the movie’s director, Star Wars’ famous Wookie will appears in the show’s holiday special next week, per jam!SHOWBIZ, “(Matthew) Morrison, who plays teacher Will Schuester on the hit show, says, "He (George Lucas) gave us Chewbacca. There's only one guy who can officially be Chewbacca and he lives in northern California; they flew him in... It was just great... We were all taking pictures with him.” http://bit.ly/tpoN5J
DECK THE ROYAL HALLS: Prince William and Kate Middleton get their very own Christmas ornament, per People (with photo), “The blue, gold and white bauble is embossed with a "W" and a "C" and features a crown over the couple's initials. An inscription reads: "Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, 29th April 2011," in honor of their wedding date.” http://bit.ly/rCoja5
AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS: Jason Aldean picks up plenty of hardware, per the AP, “Country music's newest superstar won six awards Monday in Las Vegas, including the night's top honors artist of the year and record of the year for "My Kinda Party." http://apne.ws/t50c9K
BACK TO WORK: Several hours after announcing she had decided to get a double mastectomy, E! News host Giuliana Rancic, per Us Weekly, “was back on the job -- meeting Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and other stars on the red carpet for the NYC premiere of In the Land of Blood and Honey, Jolie's intense debut as a director and screenwriter.” http://bit.ly/uO6n3u
OKEY DOKEY: Larry King’s interesting wish, per PerezHilton, "My biggest fear is death, because I don't think I'm going anywhere. And since I don't think that, and I don't have a belief… I want to be frozen, in the hope that they'll find whatever I died of and they'll bring me back." http://bit.ly/uIZ6Tu
ANTI-BULLYING MESSAGE: Lady Gaga is at the White House today to talk to Obama administration staffers about her crusade but, per the AP, “Gaga won't have a chance to meet with President Barack Obama. He's traveling to Kansas for a speech on the economy.” http://apne.ws/sz3Rst
BUSINESS DECISION: Or ratings decision, or a combination thereof, per Radaronline, “Rattled by recent tragedies, Bravo played it safe with Kim Richards. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star has entered into rehab, and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that it was her network employer Bravo that forced her to seek help in a treatment center.” http://bit.ly/sY1G9A
ALBUM REVIEWS: And streaming links, leading off with The Black Keys, per Rolling Stone, http://bit.ly/s5g6w5
AH, HA!: Great read from TBD, and the headline says it all: “George Washington professor uses fake Britney Spears nude pics to teach defamation” http://tbd.ly/rzTM0b
AND FINALLY: Today’s mystery music video. http://bit.ly/azYE8
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