The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Yoko Ono says that Andy Warhol predicted the rise of someone like Lady Gaga and advised her to dress in a similar over-the-top fashion. [via NYP] 2. Watch the Throne — the KanyeJay-Z collaboration album — is actually happening, and the first single will be dropping January 1, 2011. [via Vulture] 3. In other Kanye West news, President George W. Bush told Matt Lauer that when he heard Kanye say, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” that “it was one of the most disgusting moments in my Presidency.” [via EW] 4. Controversial Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei — whose Sunflower Seeds is currently being shown at the Tate Modern — talks about the government order to tear down his new studio. [via Telegraph] 5. Rapper Gucci Mane has been arrested again in Atlanta. This time it was for “driving on the wrong side of the road, running a red light or stop sign, damage to government property, obstruction, no license, no proof of insurance, and other traffic charges.” [via accessAtlanta]

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