Weekend News Roundup! Abs Fab


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

• The Pope declared he is open to gay priests, and humanity got marginally more awesome. [WSJ]

• Johnny Depp announced he plans to quit acting in the not so distant future to do “quieter things.” We suggest knitting or papier-mâché. [The Sun]

• Lady Gaga’s revealed the album art for her upcoming single, Applause, and it’s artistic and cool and shot by Inez and Vinoodh and whatever. [MTV]

• That film in which Hugh Jackman’s abs look fantastic, Wolverine, won the weekend box office with $55 million followed by The Conjuring with $22 million. [BOM]

• Speaking of abs, behold Hunger Games star Alexander Ludwig shirtless, holding a puppy in the new Abercrombie advertisements. [The Cut]

• Selena Gomez enjoyed a number of extravagant birthday week celebrations in honor of her 21st birthday, because when you’re famous, you get more than just one day.  [E!]

• Despite his latest sextapades, Anthony Weiner says we are “stuck with him” in the New York mayoral race. Someone should probably inform him that in a democracy, we are only stuck with him if he gets elected. [USA Today]