The Cricket's Daily 3: Armstrong's post-scandal life continues
Published: February 22, 2013 09:55AM
Updated: January 24, 2013 09:40AM
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In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 photo provided by Harpo Studios Inc., cyclist Lance Armstrong listens to a question from Oprah Winfrey during taping for the show "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive" in Austin, Texas. The two-part episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" will air nationally Thursday and Friday, Jan. 17-18, 2013. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Harpo Studios, Inc., George Burns)

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

• Lance Armstrong has turned down a spot on "Dancing With the Stars," while he also faces a lawsuit from buyers of his books -- who complain that they should have been labeled "fiction." [Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times]

• Yes, Beyonce lip-synched the National Anthem at President Obama's inaugural. Can we all move on with our lives now? [The Huffington Post]

• Hardcore/prog-rock group The Mars Volta is breaking up. And, of course, lead vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala announced this on Twitter. [Vulture]