Weekend News Roundup! Sad Surprises


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

• Corey Monteith, 31-year-old Canadian heartthrob and star of Glee, was found dead in his hotel room. [E!]

• Our cover star Thom Yorke took his music off Spotify, saying, “New artists get paid fuck all with this model.” [Guardian]

• Protestors gathered across L.A. in response to George Zimmerman’s acquittal. [USA Today]

• CGI monsters and robots were no match for animated minions and a mediocre throwback comedy. Despicable Me 2 won the weekend box office yet again with $44.5 million, followed by Grown Ups 2 with $42.5 million, trailed by Pacific Rim, which took in a measly $38 million its opening weekend. [BOM]

• It’s not all bleak and terrible: Kelly Osbourne announced her engagement to Matthew Mosshart, including details from his “Awwwwwww” inducing proposal. [Hello!]

• Alexander Wang gave away a bunch of clothes near the High Line Friday. Yes, gave away, as in for free. We don’t get it either, but no one is complaining. [The Cut]

• And, in case you’re still bummed out, here’s a photo of a model squeezing Kate Upton’s boob. [E!]