Weekend News Roundup! Racism, Bill Cosby, and Waka Flocka’s Cough Drop Ad

Published November 24, 2014

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

•  It was a pretty depressing weekend for America: a 12-year-old was fatally shot by a police office for carrying a B.B. gun (the kind you can buy at Walmart) in Cleveland. [The Guardian

  Then Rudy Giuliani said some racist things. [CNN

•  The evidence against Bill Cosby continues to pile up. [CNN]

•  In lighter news, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 won the box office. [BOM]

•  Here is Waka Flocka Flame in a cough drop ad. [YouTube]

•  Idris Elba is recording an album inspired by the detective he plays on the BBC show Luther. [THR]

•  Finally, The AMAs took place: Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift cried; One Direction won lots of stuff. Iggy Azalea won the first ever award for best hip-hop album. [CBS]