5 Things You Need To Know In Pop Culture Today! (Feb. 3)

Here's a rundown of what's in the Pop Culture news this morning, corralled and curated for your viewing pleasure!

"E.R." Cast Reunion With George Clooney Fails, Hugh Laurie Joins In

When the rest of the cast "fails " to show up, Dr. House and Dr. Ross get the Sugarhill Gang "Rapper's Delight" to save Jimmy Kimmel's life. Is it just us, or has George gotten funnier since married?

 

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 Cast Has Begun Work

James Gunn shared a shot on Twitter of most of the cast getting on their script work. E! reports that Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper will also return for voices of Rocket Raccoon and Groot.

 

Kanye Humbles Out, Downgrades Waves Hype

After humbling down a tad with the whole Wiz Khalifa/Amber Rose bit, Kanye "respectfully" stays confident, but says that his new album Waves will not be "The best album of all time" but rather "One of the Greatest." As we heard that Kim initiated quelling the feud with Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa, maybe Kim Kardashian is actually doing Kanye some good in not being as vain as he can be sometimes.

 

Ben & Jerry's Creates Vegan Ice Cream

Straight from Ben & Jerry's website, there are now certified vegan, almond milk ice creams. So anyone going on a no-dairy diet, is vegan, or just doesn't like milk bloat, we've got the ice cream for you! It comes in 4 flavors, P.B. & Cookies, Coffee Carmel Fudge, Chunky Monkey, and Chocolate Fudge Brownie.

 

Academy Awards Bans Vaping, Way To Go Leo...

You might not get an Oscar, and you don't get to smoke it off, Leo. The Academy Awards has banned the use of vapor pens, AKA vaping, according to TMZ. Fun fact, people - vaping is still smoking, there's just no ash. Makes perfect sense. TMZ also reported that The American Heart Association calls Leonardo DiCaprio's vaping "deeply troubling." Probably isn't all that good for the atmosphere either...

 

Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”