Daybreak Daily's afternoon visit with those who reside in pop-culture land finds a melancholy rapper, comic books, other things, and the mystery music video.
OHHHHHH-KAY: Life's such a drag, and 50 Cent wants to make it better - at least for others, per Rap Up, "In a darker tweet, he explained why he started his Street King movement, which feeds millions of starving Africans. "I'll be honest I don't think I'm gonna live much longer," revealed 50. "That's why I started my street king movement. I want to mean more in other people's lives." http://bit.ly/v3rsaj
SPIDERWHO?: DC Comics leaves a big footprint, per the Hollywood Reporter, "The Warner Bros.-owned publisher's gamble to relaunch its entire line of comics with 52 new series has hit a home run, outselling Marvel books since the reboot went wide in September. " http://bit.ly/ybogwC
BAD DEAL: Bounce back, brother, per the AP, "Nick Cannon is spending the first week of the new year in the hospital, with wife Mariah Carey by his side. Carey tweeted that Cannon is suffering from "mild kidney failure." His representative confirmed Cannon's hospitalization. He is in Aspen, Colo., where he and Carey were vacationing." http://apne.ws/yntycD
SNEAK PEEK: And free publicity, to boot, per Rolling Stone, "Journalists across New York have been invited to a Van Halen concert at the Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village this Thursday. Though nothing is official, word is the band are going to perform a 45-minute set. The group hasn't played in public since the end of their 2007/'08 reunion tour with original frontman David Lee Roth, though they have been rehearsing for their upcoming world tour at the Roxy in Los Angeles for the past few months." http://bit.ly/rrewo0
KARDASHIAN ALERT: This is really, really big, per PerezHilton, "Amber Rose just dropped one hell of a drama bomb, and it's about to make Kim Kardashian's life THAT much messier! According to the former Miss Kanye West, the reality starlet is the reason behind her split with the rapper, as she was openly seeing him - while she was also still dating Reggie Bush, no less!" http://bit.ly/w69toF
WOW: When you wish upon a star, per Deadline Hollywood, "In what is being hailed as a groundbreaking deal and the most comprehensive carriage agreement ever, the Walt Disney Co. has signed a long-term pact with Comcast for its entire portfolio of TV networks, including ABC and ESPN." http://bit.ly/wpirsU
LONG QUOTE: Bascially, Demi Moore tells Harper's that, yeah, she's skinny, per People, ""I think I sit today in a place of greater acceptance of my body, and that includes not just my weight but all of the things that come with your changing body as you age to now experiencing my body as extremely thin - thin in a way that I never imagined somebody would be saying to me, 'You're too thin, and you don't look good,' " the actress, 49, tells the magazine." http://bit.ly/xTPD9p
HUH?: Just read it, per Access Hollywood, "Sinead O'Connor has apparently called off her divorce from Berry Herridge. "Spent beautiful evening of love making with [none] other than husband! Who turned up angelically we decided to be boyfriend and girlfriend guess who had a mad love making affair with her own husband last night?" the singer, who previously announced she was splitting with her new groom after just 18 days, Tweeted." http://bit.ly/wpI2SG
OF INTEREST TO SOME: Maybe, per Radar, "Troubled Teen Mom Jenelle Evans is struggling to keep her life on the straight and narrow, but as she puts her legal troubles behind her she still isn't seeking custody of her young son, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned." http://bit.ly/wYvHcR
AND FINALLY: Today's mystery music video. Actually, two mystery music videos. Which is your favorite?
No. 1 http://bit.ly/cCIc5y
No. 2. http://bit.ly/z0EQQI
--Skip Wood Follow me on Twitter @DaybreakSkip