Weekend News Roundup! Oyel, Oyel, Oyel, Oyel

Published January 4, 2015

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

•  Awards season kicked off with the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Our favorite moment involved David Oyelowo, Brad Pitt, and an altered version of “Olé, Olé, Olé.” [Vulture]

•  Ludacris the rapper is back. He released a new mixtape titled LudaVerses and will release a new album, Ludaversal, in March. [Soundcloud]

•  Judd Apatow once wrote a spec script for The Simpsons. Twenty-five years later, it is finally getting produced. [TVGuide]

•  The Hobbit won the box office for the third consecutive week. [BOM]

•  Mike Leigh threw some shade at Quentin Tarantino. [Indiewire]

•  Michael Jackson’s eldest son is hanging out with Justin Bieber. No good can come of this. [P6]

•  Good news: America’s future psychiatrists are learning about their field by watching sitcoms from the 1990s (well, just Seinfeld, but still). [Time