Nicki Minaj 'Starships' video begs quite a few questions
Daybreak Daily’s afternoon stroll along the pop-culture world beach finds body painting, a new mom, other things, and the mystery music video.
LOTS OF QUESTIONS: Answers are welcome, per the Huffington Post, “We're not entirely sure what Nicki Minaj is trying to do in her new video for "Starships." Is she an alien? Is that why she has green hair? Why is she on the set of "Lost"? If so, where's the Smoke Monster? Who are all of these people? Why does she only wear bikinis? Where did the body paint come from? The questions are endless.” http://huff.to/IgW46n
BUFFY BUMP: She slays, per People, “Sarah Michelle Gellar is going to be a mom again. The Ringer actress, 35, and husband Freddie Prinze Jr., 36, are expecting their second child, PEOPLE confirms.” http://bit.ly/IexFNh
TRENDING: Not a bad thing if you’re POTUS, per the Los Angeles Times, “Depending on whom you ask, President Obama's slow-jamming performance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" was either (good or bad). Stephen Colbert (has) weighed in on the controversy, calling the "preezy of the United Steezy's" appearance "a pathetically successful ploy to seem appealing." This put him at odds with the talking heads at Fox News, most of whom parroted the same talking point: That visiting a comedy show, or for that matter, doing anything vaguely funny, is somehow undignified.” http://lat.ms/IhhPmu
VACATION: This is a job for John Belushi, per Rolling Stone, “Is this the end of Chevy? People have been asking this question for as long as Chevy Chase has been around. Even when he was burning through his one and only season on Saturday Night Live, they were doing gags about how the rest of the cast despised him. And now he's raging his way out of Community in a blaze of bilious glory.” http://bit.ly/J0news
INDUSTRY STUFF: A matter of opinion, per Deadline Hollywood, “Broadcasters are not happy with today’s FCC passage of a rule that will force stations to put their political advertising information — like who is buying what time and for how much — online.” http://bit.ly/IdTJKP
HE’S BACK: Will Ferrell, that is, on Saturday Night Live, per PerezHilton, “No, not permanently, but he's hosting the sketch show that launched his career on May 12, along with musical guest Usher.” http://bit.ly/JfwKJr
MEANWHILE: More not-ready-for-prime-time-players, per Vulture, “Who knew that the year’s best episode of Saturday Night Live would take place on another show? 30 Rock last night must have been what SNL felt like in the early days: a party where all the coolest people on television were invited.” http://bit.ly/Ihn9Gr
GOOD READ: About things to watch, per the New York Times, “If one thing is evident from the five sports documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival, it’s that the old phrase about the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat is an oversimplification. The drama of sports often has nothing to do with a crosstown rivalry or a final score.” http://nyti.ms/Iaresk
SQUIRT: Of joining a long line, per the AP, “Broadway's newest Annie is an 11-year-old from Los Angeles with long, black curly hair who is already a Broadway veteran. Lilla Crawford was unveiled Friday as the girl slated to play the title role in a fall revival of the Tony Award-winning musical "Annie." http://apne.ws/JrxWht
TAKING NOTES: Mentally, that is, per The Hollywood Reporter, “A&E has announced the return of The Glades and the debut of new series Longmire. The Glades will launch its third season on Sunday, June 3 at 9 p.m. Immediately following the veteran series, the Katee Sackhoff-led Longmire will premiere at 10 p.m.” http://bit.ly/IhrcT7
NOT TAKING NOTES: Just the facts, per Radar, “The man who loaned Nadya "Octo-Mom" Suleman more than $450k to buy the La Habra house she is living in, which is scheduled to be auctioned off by the bank on Monday, is planning on suing her for failure to pay back the loan to him for over a year and causing his credit to be in shambles, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.” http://bit.ly/Ie0jRh
AND FINALLY: Today’s mystery music video. http://bit.ly/JrB3pE
--Skip Wood (Follow me on Twitter @DaybreakSkip)
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