The Cricket's Daily 3: Celebs come to Planned Parenthood's aid

Published February 3, 2012 9:36 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

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

• Celebrities from The Decemberists to Michael Bloomberg are showing support for Planned Parenthood — and backing away from the breast-cancer advocacy group Susan G. Komen for the Cure — after Komen's higher-ups bowed to right-wing pressure and cut funding to Planned Parenthood's breast-cancer screening programs. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Willow Smith won't be whipping her hair back and forth anymore — because she got it shaved off. [New York]

• Chris Rock and Melissa McCarthy as a dysfunctional married couple? Rock says he's trying to make it happen. [Los Angeles Times]