The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. The Kanye West/Lady Gaga tour has been canceled but an official reason has yet to be been given. [via ArtsBeat] 2. David Letterman explains to viewers that he was being extorted for $2 M because of some “creepy stuff” he did — ie., having sex with women who worked on his show. (video) [via YouTube] 3. Warner Bros. is developing a stage musical based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. [via THR] 4. Diddy has signed a deal with Universal Music Group to launch a new Bad Boy/Interscope joint venture. [via Billboard] 5. Thom Yorke has confirmed that “warm-up show” gig at the Echoplex. [via Stereogum]