Welcome to the Morning Brief. These are some of the top celebrity and pop culture news stories making news this a.m.
Jason Momoa resurrected his deceased Khal Drogo character from Game of Thrones in a spoof for a Dothraki cable access talk show called Khal Drogo’s Ghost Dojo on Saturday Night Live. If only the rest of the show was as funny as this sketch.
OMG! Amazing casting news! American Horror Story‘s Ryan Murphy has tapped longtime muse and collaborator Jessica Lange to star in his latest Netflix series, The Politician. Lange will be starring opposite Ben Platt, the star of Broadway’s runaway hit Dear Evan Hanson.
Lindsey Buckingham and his former Fleetwood Mac bandmates have settled a lawsuit he filed after he was axed from a tour, the musician said in a television interview that aired on Saturday. Fleetwood Mac, which first formed in 1967, has been plagued by behind-the-scenes romantic and creative tensions among its members and a shifting lineup over the years. According to Lindsay, it is all Stevie Nicks fault.
Nick Cannon has taken it upon himself to defend Kevin Hart after Hart stepped down from his gig as Oscar host following the backlash over past homophobic tweets. Cannon called out female comedians who had used anti-gay slurs on their own handles. The comedians he called out where Chelsea Handler, Sarah Silverman and Amy Schumer who would never have been in consideration to host the Academy Awards because they are too raunchy. So, what was your point, Nick? Stay in your lane Nick, whatever that is.