The Cricket’s Daily 3: The ‘Conscious Uncoupling’ break-up letter
Published: March 26, 2014 07:31AM
Updated: March 27, 2014 08:26AM
FILE - This Jan. 11, 2014 file photo shows actress Gwyneth Paltrow, left, and her husband, singer Chris Martin at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends Help Haiti Home Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Paltrow and Martin are separating after 11 years of marriage. A message posed on the 41-year-old actress' blog Tuesday, March 25, says that the couple has "come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain separate." Paltrow and the 37-year-old musician married in 2003. The couple has two children, 9-year-old daughter Apple and 7-year-old son Moses. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff /Invision/AP, File)

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

• Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced that they are separating, after more than 10 years of marriage. Expect Coldplay songs to get mopier than they already were. [CNN, Goop]

• Folks at CinemaCon, the Vegas confab for movie exhibitors to see Hollywood’s new product, got their first look at scenes from “50 Shades of Grey.” [AP, via The Huffington Post]

• Mantecore — the massive white tiger who mauled its owner, illusionist Roy Horn, during a Siegfried & Roy performance in 2003 — has died after a brief illness, at the age of 17. [The Hollywood Reporter]