The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. While it has yet to be confirmed, word on the street is that Kanye West will be performing at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards on September 12. [via US] 2. According to Courtney Love, her daughter Frances Bean Cobain was offered the role of Bella in Twilight, but passed on it, because she’s not interested in being famous. [via Cinematical] 3. Alanis Morissette has announced that she’s pregnant. She’ll also be returning to guest star on Weeds. [via Spinner] 4. What do you think of the Monty Python-inspired ad for Conan O’Brien‘s new TBS show? [via Vulture] 5. Boy George thinks that Lady Gaga is a cokehead, and he has been blogging about it: “Isn’t saying you’re an ‘occasional’ drug taker a bit like saying you’re bisexual? That usually means you’re raving.” [via NYP]

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