8 Things You Need To Know This AM — May 12 2015

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Now that's controversial. Saturday Night Live has been accused of plagiarizing a sketch. (Vanity Fair
'80s movie connoisseur and writer Hadley Freeman explores the vast amount of racism included in some of the decade's most iconic films. (The Guardian)
Soul sisters! Lana Del Rey recently covered Jessica Rabbit's "Why Don't You Do Right?" from Who Framed Roger Rabbit? at her concert with Courtney Love. (NME
Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman is calling for marijuana legalization "across the board." (The Daily Beast
Calling all Cookie Lyon fans! Fox's Empire will expand to 18 episodes (versus 12) in season 2 this fall. (Entertainment Weekly
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After a 15-year run, CSI has been canceled. A TV movie next season will wrap up the show's loose ends. (Vulture)
Late-night jokers will love this. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent $300 thousand of last year's budget on food and alcohol. (New Jersey Watchdog)
Kristin Cavallari announced that she and Jay Cutler are expecting their third child, saying "We're at it again!" (Us Weekly   
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