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Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Hulk Hogan really mad at Gawker over sex tape; Listen to Adele sing ‘Skyfall’

A morning mix of entertainment headlines . . .

Hulk Hogan and his ex-wife Linda, who is not in the leaked sex tape. (Evan Agostini - Getty Images)
Hulk Hogan is reportedly in the process of sending a cease-and-desist letter to Gawker for posting video of the wrestler having sex with a woman rumored to be the wife of Hogan’s best friend, the radio personality dubbed Bubba the Love Sponge. Gawker says it received the footage through an anonymous source who did not seek payment. Hogan’s lawyer says if they don’t remove it, there will be a lawsuit. And I say, when a guy named Bubba the Love Sponge is even tangentially involved, isn’t this sort of thing inevitable? (TMZ)

Adele’s James Bond theme for “Skyfall” is now online. It arrived overnight and is already the top track on the UK iTunes chart. You can listen to the song, which definitely has an old-school Bond theme quality, below. (BBC)

Speaking of James Bond, the franchise turns 50 today, and the Post’s Style section is celebrating its influence on everything from cars to women to style. (Washington Post)

Mel Brooks has been chosen to receive this year’s AFI Life Achievement Award in a ceremony that will eventually be broadcast on TNT and presumably include a montage that involves the baked beans scene from “Blazing Saddles.” You know, to class things up. (Los Angeles Times)

Mariah Carey apparently needs extra security to protect her from Nicki Minaj , who allegedly threatened to shoot her. And we all know this because Barbara Walters said so. You know, why type more when this New York Daily News image of all parties involved really sums up this whole “Idol” drama with no words? (TV Column)

Daryl Hannah was arrested Thursday in Winnsboro, Tex., for attempting to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. This is the second time she’s been arrested for objecting to the pipeline that’s designed to allow crude oil to flow from Canada to refineries in Texas. She was taken into custody last year for participating in protests near the White House. (Associated Press)

Lincoln” will apparently stage its premiere this Monday, during the New York Film Festival. Clearly this is because that second promo went over so well. (Vulture)

Rosie O’Donnell’s recent heart attack scared her into becoming healthier. She’s already lost 12 pounds as a result. (People)

Anna Kendrick demonstrated her cup maneuvering and singing abilities, as displayed in “Pitch Perfect,” during her appearance Thursday on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” She got a standing ovation as a result.

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