Weekend News Roundup! James Franco Stormborn

Published May 13, 2013

THE GREAT IRON MAN

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

• Miley Cyrus took to Twitter to speak out against Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez enthusiasts who hate on her… particularly those sending death threats. But more importantly, who knew Miley Cyrus fans were called “Smilers?” [E!]

• It is not an illusion. Arrested Development returns in two weeks and here is the hilarious trailer. Jean cutoffs for all! [E!]

• In case you are feeling too good about yourself today, this is how mother of four Heidi Klum looked in a bikini on Mother’s Day. [USA Today]

• Even Baz Lurhmann’s highly anticipated adaptation of The Great Gatsby, which took in $51.1 million opening weekend, was not enough to take down the behemoth that is Iron Man 3, which claimed $72.5 million. Looks like we have a new American classic. [BOM]

• After decades of struggling to pronounce the letter “R,” the incomparable Barbara Walters announces she’s calling it quits next year. [ABC]

• James Franco took Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen to the Frieze Art Fair, meaning they are definitely, without a doubt, 100 percent engaged in a monogamous relationship. [New York Post]

• Chris Brown, the world’s most lovable celebrity, is being fined by Los Angeles officials for painting giant monsters on his house, which are frightening local children. [The Guardian]