The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. After hearing about a potential suicide jumper on an Atlanta radio station, T.I. drove over to the building and talked the man down with this video phone message: “Nothing is that bad. Believe me, I know.” [via E!] 2. Neil Patrick Harris will direct Emma Roberts in a romantic comedy called Aaron and Sarah. [via THR] 3. Exciting news for children of the ’80s: There’s definitely a Top Gun sequel in the works, and Tom Cruise has agreed to reprise the role of Maverick. Seriously, we’ll forgive him for the past decade of crazy if he does this right. [via Vulture] 4. Spike TV is planning to air a new mining reality TV series from the producers of Deadliest Catch. And they promise that Coal was in the works long before the Chilean miner rescue. [via LF] 5. Prince is holding a press conference at the Apollo Theater today. Our fingers are crossed that he’s announcing a new tour! [via Gatecrasher]

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