The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Despite Brian Wilson and Mike Love‘s professed admiration for Katy Perry‘s “California Gurls,” Beach Boys reps are threatening to sue the pop star for including the line, “I wish they all could be California girls” in the song. [via NY Post] 2. Not only will Mad Men costume guru Janie Bryant be publishing a book and releasing a clothing line this year — she’s also at work on her own nail polish and lingerie. [via UnBeige] 3. Weezer have gone indie: The band is releasing its next album, Hurley, via punk stalwart Epitaph. [via Vulture] 4. Mouthy singer Lily Allen is pregnant. [via People] 5. Director Shane Salerno is co-writing an 800-page biography of J.D. Salinger and will release a documentary on the author in September. [via GalleyCat]

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