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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Bad day at Cannes

First Published      Last Updated May 22 2017 08:50 am

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• The Cannes Film Festival has apologized for a botched press screening this morning for Bong Joon-ho's new movie "Okja," which began with the film being shown in the wrong aspect ratio — a mortal sin among the film lovers on the Riviera. [Variety]

• Country star Toby Keith is teaming up with Saudi singer/lute player Rabeh Saqer for a concert in Riyadh, coinciding with Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia. The concert is free, but only men can attend because of the country's strict Islamic laws. [The Huffington Post]

• The Case of the Disastrous Date has been settled, with the Texas guy getting paid back the $17.31 he spent to take a woman to see "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2." [Entertainment Weekly]