Linkage: ‘Bling Ring’ Detective’s Motives Question, Anonymous’s Social Music Platform

Has Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring compromised the still-pending case it’s based on? Coppola has taken the LAPD detective who cracked the case on as a technical adviser, and the defense is concerned that his financial involvement is of issue to their case. “Clearly, it presents a conflict of interest if someone’s investigation becomes oriented toward creating a story or entertainment," the attorney explains. "It’s certainly going to taint the investigation’s motives and make them look unprofessional.” [LAT]

A group of coders claiming to be a part of the hacktivist group Anonymous have built a social music platform called Anontune that streams songs from elsewhere on the internet, so that you can make playlists and share favorites and so that they can keep above the law. [CNN]

Justin Bieber bought himself a pretty new bike. [TMZ]

Always provocative, Bonnie "Prince" Billy is releasing a limited-edition batch of condoms for Saturday’s Record Store day. And ten other, more musical, Record Day exclusives to keep an eye out for. [Stereogum]

In celebration of the date, a list of your favorite writers’ favorite writers — when they are high. [Flavorwire]

After weeks of wavering, Lionsgate has chosen Water for Elephants director Francis Lawrence to direct the Hunger Games follow-up Catching Fire. May the odds, Francis, be ever in your favor. [THR]

Morning Links: Madonna’s First Super Bowl, Angelina Jolie Sued

● Madge is, as rumors have suggested, headlining the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show. [CNN]

● Robert Pattinson spent a night out in L.A. alone with Sarah Roemer, an actress who once worked with Kristen Stewart on a movie. Are the waters already rough in that accidental marriage of theirs? [PopSugar]

● Can David Guetta save Will and Jada Smith? "Huge fans," the two were seen dancing away their marriage woes during his set in Miami called, of course, "Fuck Me, I Am Famous." [Page Six]

● Angelina Jolie is being sued for allegedly lifting the story behind her writing and directorial debut, The Land of Milk and Honey, from a Croatian journalist who claims to have published the story that became the basis for the film back in 2007. [Radar]

● TMZ reports that Sophia Coppola has begun reaching out to members of Hollywood’s "Burglar Bunch"–the group who made headlines a few years back (also known as the "Bling Ring"), when they robbed the homes of celebrities like Paris Hilton and Orlando Bloom, in hopes of collaborating on a new movie, which is already backed by her father’s Zoetrope studio. [TMZ]

● Although ultimately "very difficult" and "bad," Scarlett Johansson tells Cosmopolitan that marrying Ryan Reynolds "seemed like a very romantic thing to do, and it was," adding also that, "It was the best thing I ever did." Reynolds, meanwhile, seems happy enough to have moved on. [E!]