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The Cricket's Daily 3: Freeman puts his money behind Obama

Published July 19, 2012 9:02 am

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

• Actor Morgan Freeman, soon to be seen everywhere in "The Dark Knight Rises," is donating $1 million to Priorities USA, a leading Democratic super PAC supporting Barack Obama's re-election. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Comic actor Fred Willard ("Anchorman," "Best in Show," "Church Ball") was arrested on a lewd conduct charge in Hollywood, allegedly caught with his pants down (literally) in an adult movie theater. [TMZ]

• A Chicago record store's "Do Not Never Ever Buy" list — a guide for employees of what CDs they shouldn't accept from customers selling back used CDs — has gone viral, crushing the egos of famous musicians everywhere. [Mashable, via Spin]