The Cricket’s Daily 3: Miley’s in character, y’all
Published: December 27, 2013 09:15AM
Updated: December 30, 2013 08:33AM
Miley Cyrus performing as part of the Power 96.1's Jingle Ball 2013 at Philips Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, in Atlanta. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP)

Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture:

• Miley Cyrus says that when she’s being a sexpot on stage, ‘That’s a character.’ [New York Times]

• Today’s the first day members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences can vote for Oscar nominees. [Entertainment Weekly]

• The Italian distributor of “12 Years a Slave” is recalling unauthorized posters that emphasized the film’s white stars, Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender. [Variety]