The Cricket's Daily 3: Cohen says 'Nyet' to Miss Universe
Published: August 15, 2013 08:05AM
Updated: August 4, 2014 08:18PM
FILE - This June 7, 2013 file photo shows actress Anna Kendrick at an appearance at the iHeartRadio Theater in New York. Since its release in Sept. 2012, “Pitch Perfect: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” has peaked at No. 3 on Billboard’s 200 albums chart and has sold more than 700,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Kendrick’s “Cup” is certified platinum and is a Top 30 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, file)

Here's what's happening in pop culture:

• Bravo talk-show host Andy Cohen is boycotting this year's Miss Universe pageant, which he has co-emceed the last two years, saying the event's host, Russia, isn't safe for gay people. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• The “Pitch Perfect” folks, having already released two popular CDs, are coming out with a holiday album. []

• Now both of the late Cory Monteith's remaining movies will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. [Entertainment Weekly]