The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Flying Tomato’ spends time in the can
Published: September 18, 2012 09:20AM
Updated: September 18, 2012 09:20AM
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FILE - In this file photo taken April 18, 2012, Olympic athlete Shaun White is photographed in New York. A Nashville, Tenn., police report says the two-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder was charged with vandalism after an employee at a Nashville hotel saw him break a phone there. He is charged with vandalism of $500 or less. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

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

• Olympic snowboarder Shaun White, “The Flying Tomato,” was arrested for vandalism and public intoxication after a Sunday morning incident at a Nashville hotel. [Washington Post]

• A plea from ace publicist (and Sundance friend of The Cricket) Jeremy Walker, in regards to “Innocence of Muslims”: “Please stop calling this thing a film or a movie.” [The Wrap]

• An aspiring stand-up comedian pranked the folks at “Fox and Friends,” getting airtime by posing as a disillusioned Barack Obama supporter who’s now voting for Mitt Romney. He says he did it to make the “fake news organization” look “stupid.” [The Hollywood Reporter]