5 things to know this morning: Trump fires back at 'low IQ' De Niro, 'Dumbo' trailer, and Kanye West's new campaign

Good morning! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories — so far.

1. President Trump fires back at ‘low IQ’ De Niro
You didn’t think POTUS was going to let Robert De Niro’s outburst at the Tonys slide, did you? Trump accused the actor, who has been critical of his presidency, of being “punch-drunk” and a “low IQ individual” in a fiery message  — which he retweeted this morning after correcting his spelling. Read more >


2. Tim Burton releases Dumbo’ trailer
Though it won’t hit screens until March 2019, the teaser trailer for Tim Burton’s live-action remake of “Dumbo” has been released. Read more >

 

3. Raccoon wins the internet
Speaking of animals with a can-do spirit, the internet is officially obsessed with a raccoon who scaled a tall building in St. Paul, Minn. Read more >


4. Kanye West releases racy new Yeezy campaign
Kanye West’s Yeezy fashion range has a new campaign, and it’s a) Kim Kardashian-inspired and b) very, very nude. Read more >


5. John Boyega defends ‘Star Wars’ co-stars after online harassment
Actor John Boyega lashed out at “rude” fans whose online taunting forced his “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” co-stars Kelly Marie Tran and Daisy Ridley off social media. Insert outraged Chewbacca roar here. Read more >

<i>Stars Wars: The Last Jedi</i> co-stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Kelly Marie Tran. (Photo: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
Stars Wars: The Last Jedi co-stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Kelly Marie Tran. (Photo: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)

Thanks for reading! Come back this evening for your p.m. pop culture roundup.

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