The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Susan Boyle’s now infamous TV audition — her performance of “I Dreamed A Dream” on Britain’s Got Talent — was auto-tuned. [via 9 News] 2. For reasons unknown Mission: Impossible 4 will not be called Mission: Impossible 4. And it won’t pick up where Mission: Impossible 3 ended. [via The Playlist] 3. Oscar-nominated screenwriters Stephen J. Rivele and Chris Wilkinson (Ali, Nixon) have been hired to write Antoine Fuqua’s forthcoming Tupac Shakur biopic. [via Vulture] 4. Pussycat Dolls ringleader Nicole Scherzinger is set to guest star on the upcoming season of How I Met Your Mother as part of a plotline involving Robin Sparkles. [via MTV] 5. If Conan O’Brien wins an Emmy on Sunday, he’s legally prohibited from saying whatever he wants about his former bosses. Here is what he can say.

Bonus link: YouTube has launched a full-length movie section