5 Things You Need To Know In Pop Culture Today! (Jan. 5)

Here's a rundown of what's in the Pop Culture news this morning, corralled and curated for your viewing pleasure!

JLAW Covers Glamour - Talks About Everything

Not that we're surprised, but every time Jennifer Lawrence gets interrogated about life, they ask about her letter to the industry, her falling and being klutzy, Amy Schumer, and Love. Well, she hits it all in her new article with Glamour. The issue will be out on the 12, but can be seen digitally here, but you can also get the cliff's notes version from E!.

 

Michael Bay Is Making Another Transformers Movie

He says it will be his last... We hope, for the franchise sake, it is. Mark Wahlberg will also be returning for the franchise, and NME quotes Bay telling Rolling Stone the following: “Transformers, I still have a great time. It’s fun to do a movie that 100 million people will see. But this is the last one. I have to pass the reins to someone else."

 

Taylor Swift Shares Stripped Down Version Of "Wildest Dreams" From Grammy Museum

The performance was on September 30, and was filmed at the Clive Davis Theater, according to Billboard. Playing the song on the electric guitar, it has a different feel to it - and is pretty darn good. Check it out below.

 

Females Rising Up And Asking #WheresRey To Disney And Hasbaro

Apparently there's a lack of Rey in the merchandising scheme of Disney and Hasbaro, in which many have started to tweet out "#WheresRey" in response. Especially when it comes to the Monopoly game released - that Rey does not join the four main "leads" of the galaxy - Finn, Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, and Kylo Ren. Daisy Ridley's character has also been left out of the figurine set, along with Phasma, the lead female storm trooper in the battle.  Disney's Senior VP tried defending the case, that  "Rey and Phasma feature prominently across hundreds of products, and are selling exceptionally well, "and "In many stores and e-commerce destinations, products featuring Rey are selling as quickly as retailers can restock shelves. Fans will also be seeing a lot more of Rey with a new wave of product coming in January," as he told The Daily BeastReports from NME also say that part of the reason they have not put out a Rey action figure was that it would give away plot lines. Either way, Disney and Hasbaro are definitely feeling THE FORCE from their female fan base.

 

There's A Kickstarter For An Inflatable Hoodie Pillow Thing, And It's Awesome

There's a new idea in town, and we're waiting for it to be a reality, because, you know, naps. The Hypnos Sleep Hoodie is an inflatable sweatshirt, in the hood part, and turns it into a pillow. Just a couple puffs inside the hood, and you're good to go. The kickstarter requests $49, which gets you one of the hoodies when they are produced and shipped out in March, according to The Huffington Post. Click here for more info.

 

Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”