Weekend News Roundup! Ke$ha at Coachella and Clooney for Hillary

Published April 18, 2016

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend. 

• Coachella kicked off this weekend. Surprisingly, in the midst of her battle against Dr. Luke, Ke$ha made an appearance. [NY Daily News]

• J.J. Abrams and Chris Rock trashed Batman v. Superman at a talk for The Tribeca Film Festival. [Vulture]

• HBO released a teaser trailer for Beyonce’s short “Lemonade,” which will be released later this week. [Pitchfork]

 Disney’s The Jungle Book won the box office this weekend, making over $100 million. Barbershop: The Next Cut came in second place with just over $20 million. [BOM]

• George Clooney hosted a million-dollar fundraiser for Hillary Clinton this weekend, while his next-door neighbor hosted one for Bernie Sanders. [The Wrap]

 Johnny Depp and Amber Heard released an apology video for illegally bringing Heard’s dogs onto Australian soil. Heard plead guilty but will not be facing any jail time.  [EW]

 The season five finale of Girls aired last night. This was the penultimate season for the HBO smash hit. [Gothamist]