Weekend News Roundup! Drugs Are Bad, Mmm-kay

Published August 5, 2013

THE ARTIST AT WORK

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

• Happy birthday, Mr. President! Obama celebrated his 52nd birthday by playing golf, hanging with his buddies at Camp David and posting the best Instagram photo in the history of social media. [ABC]

• Jay-Z premiered Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film, which documents the rapper’s six-hour performance at a Chelsea art gallery. So it was performance art—it says so right in the title! Take that, haters. [Rolling Stone]

• CBS is like, totally giving Time Warner the silent treatment. [NY Post]

2 Guns won a slow weekend box office with $27.4 million followed by The Wolverine with $21.7 million and The Smurfs 2, which took in a measly $18.2 million its opening weekend. Guess it ain’t easy being blue either. [BOM]

• Former baseball hero A-Rod is being suspended for his connection to an awfully sketchy “medical clinic.” Don’t do drugs, kids. [Forbes]

• A teaser for Lindsay Lohan’s sit down with Oprah came out, proving the first step to recovery still is and always will be a sit-down with Oprah. [E!]

• And someone (finally?) threw a tampon at One Direction. [TMZ]