Happy Monday and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, the aspect of WIRED to all that is good in the world of pop culture. In this episode: The Walking Dead is losing a beloved cast member, The Lego Movie 2 has lower performances, and Donald Glover has done something unprecedented to the Grammys – without being there.
Childish Moment Grammy by Gambino
Child & # 39; s Gambino, aka Donald Glover of Atlanta made history last night, becoming the first artist to win Record of the Year and Song of the Year for a hip-hop song, "This Is America". Glover was not available to accept the prizes. Another historic Grammy moment: Cardi B became the first female artist to win the best rap album.
The Lego Movie 2 Does Stack Up
Despite the enormous success of its predecessor, The Lego Movie 2: The second part underperformed at the box office last weekend, bringing in just $ 34.4 million, a figure that is about $ 20 million below expectations. Regarding the context, the first Lego Movie made about $ 69 million in its opening weekend, and The Lego Batman Movie led to $ 53 million.
The Walking Dead is a losing fan
Sad news, Walking Dead fan: actress Michonne Danai Gurira will leave the show in season 1
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