Elvis Musical Canceled For Being Too Sexy & A “Downton Abbey” Spoiler!

Jessica Wakeman | January 5, 2013 - 11:30 am
  • A Utah school district cancelled a high school musical based on Elvis Presley’s music because a concerned parent fretted that “All Shook Up” had too much “sexually explicit language” and “cross-dressing” in it. When this parent discovers MTV, MINDS ARE GOING TO BE BLOWN.[Raw Story]
  • Another Golden Globes promo, y’all: here’s Tina Fey and Amy Poehler imagining conversations with Angelina Jolie. [The Mary Sue]
  • Waaaaaah! The “30 Rock” season finale is coming up on January 31. At least we can an hour-long episode with a cameo from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. First Joe Biden on “Parks & Rec,” then Pelosi on “30 Rock” — who’s next? [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Sofia Vergara’s fiancé Nick Loeb got into a bar fight on New Year’s Eve while partying in Miami and poor Sofiia got pushed and shoved and had her dress torn when she tried to intervene and calm everyone down. [Evil Beet Gossip]
  • George Lucas is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Mellody Hobson, the chairman of Dreamworks Animation. Mazel ton! [Newser]
  • On why the phrase “boys will be boys” needs to go away, immediately. [The Gloss]
  • Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was shot by a mentally ill gunman in 2010, is planning to meet with the families who lost children in the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting last month. [NYmag.com]
  • Some creep is facing 18 months in prison after he pricked holes in his girlfriend’s condoms, resulting her getting pregnancy pregnant. That’s called birth control sabotage and it’s a type of domestic abuse. I hope he rots in jail for as long as possible. [The Stir]
  • Kids doing yoga = wussification of America. Gee, thanks, Fox News. [BlissTree]
  • Bliss Spa’s new “meditation manicure,” which is “inspired” by Oprah-approved self-help writer Gabrielle Bernstein, is officially the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard of. [Racked]
  • Thomas the hot, gay footman on “Downton Abbey,” is coming out in season three. [Queerty]