The Cricket's Daily 3: Ashley Judd takes down sexist media
Published: April 10, 2012 09:12AM
Updated: April 10, 2012 09:12AM
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Actress/activist Ashley Judd is reportedly preparing to run for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky, according to The Huffington Post. The Democrat will challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, file)

Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• Ashley Judd dissects the media and Internet speculation over her "puffy" look -- arguing (quite successfully) that "the conversation was pointedly nasty, gendered, and misogynistic and embodies what all girls and women in our culture, to a greater or lesser degree, endure every day, in ways both outrageous and subtle." [The Daily Beast]

• If you've been waiting to see the movie version of Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game," be prepared to wait longer -- as the movie's release date has been moved from March 2013 to November 2013. [Collider, via Vulture]

• "The Lion King" has broken the record for the most money earned on Broadway, which in its 15-year run has surpassed the $853.1 million earned by "The Phantom of the Opera." [The Hollywood Reporter]