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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Morning mix: Dispute between Lady Gaga and Weird Al Yankovic settled


Lady Gaga is totally fine with being satirized by Weird Al. (Lucy Nicholson - Reuters)
The conflict between Lady Gaga and Weird Al Yankovic has been settled. After Yankovic was told that he could not use his Gaga parody, “Perform This Way,” on his upcoming album because Gaga did not approve, it turns out she’s totally fine with it. Apparently Lady Gaga’s manager had told Yankovic’s team no without consulting the Chief Monster. But now she’s onboard and all is right in music mockery land. (New York Times)

Lindsay Lohan is officially onboard for the movie “Gotti: Three Generations,” but she’ll play John Gotti’s daughter-in-law, Kim Gotti, instead of his daughter Victoria. (Entertainment Weekly)

Demi Lovato reveals that, like Catherine Zeta-Jones, she also has a bipolar disorder. (People)

Mariah Carey reportedly spent $100,000 on a nursery for her soon-to-be-born twins. She must have the best Diaper Genie ever. (Popeater)

Vulture determines the five tables with the most potential for weirdness at this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. (Nothing weird here, but how awesome is the New Yorker table with Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis and the Coen brothers?) (Vulture)

Find out who will return to “The Oprah Winfrey Show” as one of its final guests, after the jump.

James Frey will return to “The Oprah Winfrey Show” as one of the final guests on the daytime series. (New York Post)

Nicole Crowther, a day player on “Glee,” has been fired after tweeting a spoiler about the upcoming season finale. (Monsters and Critics)

In other “Glee” news, Chris Colfer has sold a pilot to the Disney Channel. It’s based on the children’s book “The Little Leftover Witch.” (The Hollywood Reporter)

HBO has optioned Jennifer Egan’s “A Visit From the Goon Squad” as a series. That’s the novel that won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction earlier this week. (Vulture)

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