We know exactly what you’re thinking, “Why isn’t the Monday after the Super Bowl a holiday?” We could not agree more, but allow us to help you ease your way into the beginning of the week with a few pop culture headlines. Bruno Mars rocks the Super Bowl, Michelle Obama binge-watches Scandal, Rihanna and Shakira collaborate on a new music video and the first trailer for 24: Live Another Day, are all in today’s celebrity headlines!
Here are the 6 stories you need to read this morning:
1. Talk about fireworks! Bruno Mars delivered a rousing performance during the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday. The singer kicked things off with a drum solo, followed by a medley of songs including “Give it Away” with the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Check it out below. [Just Jared]
2. You’re not the only one who can’t get enough of Olivia Pope. First lady Michelle Obama told Ryan Seacrest that she binge-watched 40 episodes of Scandal during a recent trip to Hawaii. “You know what, I hadn’t watched it until this past vacation — and we went to Hawaii so I had a long flight — so I watched all the seasons,” she admitted. [Politico]
3. Jack Bauer is (almost) back. Fox debuted the first promo for 24: Live Another Day during the Super Bowl on Sunday. The 12-episode revival premieres May 5. [TV Line]
4. Watch Rihanna and Shakira get up close and personal in their sultry new music video “Can’t Remember to Forget You.” Earlier this month Shakira told Ryan Seacrest that the song is about “that guy that just gets under your skin and you can’t leave alone.” [MTV]
5. Acca-what? We already announced that Elizabeth Banks will be directing the anticipated sequel to the 2012 musical comedy Pitch Perfect, and now we know have an official release date: May 15, 2015. Comedic virtuoso Kay Cannon, who wrote the first Pitch Perfect as well as various episodes of New Girl and 30 Rock, will return to pen the sequel. [Cosmopolitan]
6. It’s a wrap for Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers. The long-time Weekend Update host bid farewell with help from a few special guests (Stefon!). “This is the job I always wanted, and I had the best time,” Meyers said during the episode. [Today]
What’s your favorite headline from today?
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