Weekend News Roundup! Teen Choice Awards; Aurora Aftermath

Published July 23, 2012

ABOVE: JUSTIN BIEBER, ROWDY TEEN.


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

• Last night’s Teen Choice Awards saw Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diairies, Justin Bieber, Twilight, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift and The Hunger Games each win multiple awards. Not being teens ourselves, we’ve never even heard of these entities. [HuffPo]

• Following the tragedy in Aurora, Warner Bros is reportedly considering delaying the release of its much-discussed film Gangster Squad, starring Ryan Gosling and initially slated for a Sept. 7 release—or at least re-cutting it to amend the scene in the film that shows mobsters shooting up a movie theater. [P6/NYP]

• Also, Madonna waved around some fake firearms onstage in Scotland two days after the shooting, against the orders of Edinburgh police. [Jezebel]

• Warner Bros. has decided in the wake of the event not to release its weekend box office numbers until later today, but early estimates put The Dark Knight Rises‘ weekend take at about $161 million. [Inside Pulse]

• As the first Olympians arrived in London, gay cruising app Grindr was so inundated with demand that it crashed. [People]

• Pierre Denis, former general manager of Galliano, is now the CEO of Jimmy Choo. [WWD]

• Somehow, it’s already been a year since the death of Amy Winehouse. [THR]