The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. It’s allegedly full steam ahead for the MTV drug-intervention reality series that DJ AM worked on before his death. [via THR]
2. Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart are suing Gawker for more than $1 million and demanding that they pull down the couple’s sexy tape. [via The Daily Beast]
3. Stanley Tucci, Cher, and Christina Aguilera will star in Burlesque, a big screen musical to be directed by Steve Antin. [via Variety]
4. Michelle Phillips says that daughter Mackenzie is lying about the incestuous affair with her father. [via Showbiz 411]
5. Lily Allen has quit her battle against illegal downloaders… and the music industry. [via NME]

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