The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. HBO is apologizing for putting a model of George W. Bush‘s head on a stake in an episode of Game of Thrones. “After the scene was already shot, someone pointed out that one of the heads looked like George W. Bush,” explain series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. “In the DVD commentary, we mentioned this, though we should not have. We meant no disrespect to the former president and apologize if anything we said or did suggested otherwise.” [via io9]

2. TMZ is reporting that Drake and Chris Brown got in a fight at a club in NYC last night. The rumor is, the altercation involved a bottle of champagne and a note about Rihanna. Scandalous! [via Vulture]

3. Lena Dunham is kind of obsessed with Jimmy Fallon — like once wrote a play about them switching bodies and then falling in love obsessed. [via Gawker]

4. It’s official: Beloved French fashion house Maison Martin Margiela is partnering with H&M on a collection that will be in select stores worldwide beginning on November 15th. If you’re interested in owning a piece, we recommend lining up now. [via UnBeige]

5. Were you aware that Lou Reed has a poem about a teacher who once gave him a “B” in the current issue of Poetry magazine? [via Pop Candy]

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