The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Thank god Jimmy Fallon decided to do another installment of his hilarious Downton Abbey parody “Downton Sixbey” — and this time we have Whoopi Goldberg playing Questlove’s mother. [via Vulture]

2. The critical consensus to the premiere of Kanye’s 26-minute “sensory experience” at the Cannes Film Festival seems to be that the music was the best part. Well, you don’t say! [via Gawker]

3. It turns out that director Jon Favreau will be involved with Iron Man 3, but it’s not what you think; he’s reprising his role of Happy Hogan, Tony Stark’s bodyguard-sidekick. Perhaps this is his subtle way of endorsing the franchise’s new director, Shane Black? [via Heat Vision]

4. Do you think it’s a bad sign that Britney Spears reportedly walked off the set of X-Factor in the middle of auditions after a contestant “butchered” one of her songs? If we were Simon Cowell, we’d be a bit worried. [via TMZ]

5. In case you’ve been wondering all these years, the exact location of the bridge from the Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ 1992 hit “Under The Bridge” has finally been identified. [via NME]

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