The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Beloved Some Like It Hot and Spartacus actor Tony Curtis, who is also the father of Jamie Lee Curtis, died yesterday of a cardiac arrest. He was 85. [via NY Times] 2. Last night on Modern Family, Cam and Mitchell — the gay couple whose conspicuous absence of physical affection sparked a popular Facebook campaign — finally kissed. But when it happened, it wasn’t even in focus. Sigh. [via Vulture] 3. The Dark Knight filmmaker Christopher Nolan has confirmed that he will resume directing duties for the next Batman movie, which Michael Caine claims will begin shooting in May. [via Digital Spy] 4. Michael Bolton, who got the boot from Dancing with the Stars last night, was so offended by judge Bruno Tonioli‘s harsh criticisms that he’s demanding a public apology. [via UK Press Association] 5. Also pissed off this morning: Kanye West, who won’t be doing his weekly G.O.O.D. Friday song giveaway this week because he’s upset about yesterday’s leak of his Bon Iver collaboration, “Lost in the World.” [via Exclaim]

Bonus link: Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon’s history of hip hop