Welcome to the Morning Brief. These are some of the top celebrity and pop culture news stories making news this a.m.
Leonardo DiCaprio threw a star-studded soiree at a members-only club in Beverly Hills on Saturday, in celebration of his 44th birthday. Celebrities in attendance were Beyonce, Jay Z, Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, and new hubby Brad Falchuk, as well as DiCaprio’s longtime pal, Tobey Maguire.
Yikes. Morrissey ended a gig in San Diego early after fans stormed the stage, with one appearing to attack the former Smiths singer. In footage, which you can see below, one of the fans appears to strike Morrissey in the face, causing the singer to leave the stage and the song to end abruptly.
Antoni Porowski, the resident food expert on Netflix’s Emmy-winning Queer Eye reboot, has joined the cast of Celebrity Autobiography. The long-running off-Broadway comedy series, which will play four performances Monday nights from November 26 to December 19 at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre, invites actors and comedians to read aloud from memoirs of the famous and infamous.
This is how Rob McElhenney and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia pulled off that epic dance number at the end of the season 13 finale.
The People’s Choice Awards made its debut on the E! channel Sunday night to “For the People, By the People” fanfare, announcing the winners of the annual ceremony. Marvel conquered the film side with Avengers: Infinity War winning Movie of 2018 while Shadowhunters topped TV, winning Show of 2018.
It was The Grinch that won this weekend’s box office race, earning $66 million. Bohemian Rhapsody had only a 40 percent drop in its second weekend. It’s made $100 million in 10 days!