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The Cricket's Daily 3: A princess backlash

Published June 6, 2013 12:12 pm

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

• After creating a tarted-up version of Merida, the arrow-shooting Scotswoman from the movie "Brave," Disney has apparently backed down in the face of a massive online protest. [The Daily Beast]

• Candice Glover is your new "American Idol." Do you care? [The Huffington Post]

• A painting by John Currin, "Bea Arthur Naked" (which shows exactly what you think it does), has sold at auction for $1.9 million. [Entertainment Weekly]