Welcome to the Morning Brief. These are some of the top celebrity and pop culture news stories making news this a.m.
It looks like Jim Parsons may be the reason why The Big Bang Theory is ending. He was done with Sheldon Cooper. — Entertainment Weekly
Tequila helps George Clooney land on the Forbes highest-paid actor list. Clooney took in $239 million in pretax earnings, thanks to a lucrative business Tequila venture, endorsements and older movies. Dwayne Johnson was the runner-up. — Forbes
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before star Israel Broussard is apologizing for his previous racially “inappropriate and insensitive” tweets. Broussard’s previous activity on Twitter resurfaced over the weekend. Critics said Broussard has made anti-Asian statements. — People
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office is reviewing a second sexual assault case relating to actor Kevin Spacey. Spacey, who is also being investigated by UK police, has been accused of multiple instances of sexual misconduct after actor Anthony Rapp first alleged last year that Spacey made a sexual advance on him in the ’80s. — CNN
Things keep getting worse for Harvey Weinstein. Actress Emma Loman has filed a lawsuit against the disgraced Hollywood producer, alleging he raped her at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006. – The Guardian
Grammy-winning country music star Gretchen Wilson has been arrested at a Connecticut airport after what was described as a minor disturbance on an incoming flight. Girl looks exhausted. — HuffPost
American Horror Story: Apocalypse debuted the first look at what we think is Sarah Paulson‘s third mystery character. Yep. She plays three characters on the forthcoming season. — Deadline