Morning Links: Charlize Theron Adopts a Baby Boy, Kanye West Wants to Marry Kim Kardashian

● One healthy, African-American baby boy from the United States named Jackson has got a brand new adoptive mom: Charlize Theron. How lucky! [Us]

● Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s iTunes account, chocked full of Chris Brown and Blake Shelton, offers a softer side of the embattled dictator. [Guardian]

● Comedy Central will begin airing Community reruns in 2013 so that your little brother can love it, too. [Vulture]

● Nick Gordon insists that he’s not dating his sort-of-sister Bobbi Kristina. "We’re just close — just going through her mom’s passing and grieving together," he says, explaining recent photos of the two holding hands and sharing unusually intimate moments. [Huff Post]

● Rumor has it that Kanye West is obsessed with Kim Kardashian and "would marry her," but we think he probably just likes her shoes. [Bossip]

● New Orleans police have an issue out for the arrest of Russell Brand after he threw a photographers iPhone through a window in — as he dubiously put it — "tribute" to Steve Jobs. "I cannot bear to see anyone use an iPhone irreverently," he said. [TMZ]