News Nuggets: What was Rihanna thinking with her pink cake Grammy outfit?

After calling Sunday night’s Grammy Awards a “bore,” a new photo gallery has fun with “what were they thinking” fashion choices. Topping the list of the 10 “most over the top” Grammy outfits is Rihanna in a pink gown “looking like a cake.” The other unusual fashion choices called out are from Charli XCX, Joy Villa, Bleona Qereti, Madonna, Pharrell Williams with Helen Lasichahn, Mastodon, Jane Fonda, Frankie Grande, and Motorhead. In a related gallery, the five best-dressed are Gwen Stefani, Katy Perry, Chrissy Teigen, Nicole Kidman, and Jennifer Hudson. USA Today

Joe Lynch ranks all 23 Grammy performances from Sunday night’s ceremony. In the top five are Beyonce, Sam Smith with Mary J. Blige, Sia, Rihanna with Paul McCartney and Kanye West, and Brandy Clark with Dwight Yoakam. The very bottom of the list consists of Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani, Eric Church, Jessie J with Tom Jones, Pharrell Williams, AC/DC, and Ariana Grande. Billboard

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The top box office attraction this weekend is newcomer “SpongeBob Squarepants: Sponge Out of Water” with $56 million. Oscar-nominated “American Sniper” continues its great run with $23.2 million more for second place. The debut of “Jupiter Ascending” arrives in third with $18.3 million. “Seventh Son” starts out with just $7.2 million for fourth place. Deadline

The premiere episode of AMC’s new drama “Better Call Saul” is cable’s top-ranked debut of the current TV season. The “Breaking Bad” prequel starring Bob Odenkirk brought in 6.9 million viewers Sunday night. The only new programs this season with better numbers were ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder” and Fox’s “Empire.” The return of “The Walking Dead” on Sunday earned 15.6 million viewers. Variety

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Veteran actor Bob Hoskins died in 2014 but was left off the “In Memoriam” segment of the BAFTA Awards on Sunday. What was the “ridiculous” reason for the snub? The group released a statement on Monday citing an obscure rule that a person can’t be featured on more than one televised tribute. Since Hoskins was in the TV montage last year, the film producers decided not to include him. This was done despite the fact he was a BAFTA film winner for “Mona Lisa” and had a long feature film career. Cinema Blend

The Independent Spirit Awards announce their first set of presenters for the February 21 ceremony in Santa Monica. Jessica Chastain, James Corden, Emma Stone, and Miles Teller will be among the actors presenting trophies. The 30th annual ceremony will be hosted by Fred Armisen and Kristen Bell live on IFC. Thompson on Hollywood

Comedian and actor Kevin Hart will be the roastmaster for an upcoming roast of Justin Bieber. The event will be taped on March 14 and will air March 30 on Comedy Central. The networks says it will be “no holds barred” and that “everything is fair game” as the young singer turns 21. Hollywood Reporter

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