Welcome to the Short List, where you’ll find all the news and entertainment tidbits worth digesting for the day.
In this edition, Ricky Martin is unmarried but still sexy (and he knows it), Andy Cohen is taking over late night, and Snooki is, um, violating Lady Gaga.
* Even Channing Tatum knows he’s no Laurence Olivier. “I know I’m not the best actor,” he says. “But I hope my characters are getting better.” [Details]
*Now that REM has broken up, Michael Stipe is working on new projects, like producing the gay Korean flick Dol [Pink News UK]
* Rugby player Lee Steele—whose name sounds like a gay porn star—was benched after sending out player Gareth Thomas a homophobic tweet [Oxford Mail]
*ABC’s Pan Am might be set in the early 60s, but its going for a modern twist with a lesbian kiss between Christina Ricci and Ashley Greene on Sunday’s episode. Pilot to copilot: we goin’ down! [SheWired]
*Betty White fierces the house down while celebrating the big 9-0 [Just Jared]
*Holy fuck: The Supreme Court doesn’t want to relax the FCC’s rules against profanity. [Los Angeles Times]
Photos: NBC/Universal, Norman Jean Roy for Details