Happy Friday! Let us help you settle into your post holiday weekend with some celebrity headlines! Ryan Murphy reveals the original ending to Glee, Beyoncé continues to inspire and a James Franco essay about selfies awaits you in today’s pop culture headlines!
Here are the 6 stories you need to read this morning:
1. Glee exec producer Ryan Murphy revealed how he envisioned the series ending in an In Memoriam piece for Entertainment Weekly. “The ending of Glee is something I have never shared with anyone, but I always knew it. I’ve always relied on it as a source of comfort, a North Star. The very last line of dialogue was to be this: Rachel (Michele’s character) comes back to Ohio, fulfilled and yet not, and walks into Finn’s glee club. ‘What are you doing here?’ he would ask. ‘I’m home,’ she would reply. Fade out. The end.” [SF Gate]
2. Who stood atop the “Top 20 Celebs Gone Good” list? According to a ranking by DoSomething.org, Taylor Swift is 2013′s most charitable celeb, while One Direction comes in a close second. Also on the list? Late actor Paul Walker and Justin Bieber. [The Hollywood Reporter]
3. James Franco wants to see your selfie. “In our age of social networking, the selfie is the new way to look someone right in the eye and say, ‘Hello, this is me,’” Franco wrote in an essay for the New York Times. [NY Times]
4. Walk the plank! If you’re wondering about the most pirated shows of the year we got you covered. Game of Thrones takes home the dubious distinction followed by Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead. [The Wrap}
5. Beyoncé continues to impress! During a Las Vegas Show, Queen Bey swooped into the audience and sang "Survivor" to a terminally ill cancer patient named Taylon. [People]
6. Miley Cyrus received a not so pleasant surprise this Christmas: Her latest video for “Adore You” was leaked. Though Miley took to Twitter to sound off about the early release, she didn’t let it dampen her holiday spirit for too long. Alllllll good! Keep smiling :),” she wrote, after saying that the video would have broken another record if it wasn’t for the leak. [Detroit Free Press]
What’s your favorite headline from today?
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