Morning Links: Kim Kardashian’s Sex Tape Draws Eyes, Ryan Gosling Breaks Up A Fight

● XXX site KimKsuperstar.com, the gracious web host of Kim Kardashian’s infamous sex-tape, saw a wild increase in traffic over the weekend thanks to Kim’s wedding. [TMZ] ● Nick Ashford, of the Motown duo Ashford & Simpson, who penned an epic catalog of hits including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing,” died yesterday at the age of 70. [NYT] ● Lil Wayne’s people say that Tha Carter IV will be released digitally after MTV’s VMA awards, which are this Sunday. The wait really is almost over! [Billboard]

● Of course The Decemberists wanted an Infinite Jest-themed music video. Of course Michael Schur, co-creator of Parks and Recreation, felt like he had to direct it. Of course the New York Times gave it prime coverage. [NYT] ● Rumor has it that Filipina YouTube star Charice Pempengco’s Glee roll has been hemmed — scenes cut, “less cute” looks, etc. — in order to keep the show’s star, Lea Michele, happy. [Page Six] ● Footage of Academy Award-nominated actor and heart-throb Ryan Gosling stopping to break up a street fight in the middle of busy St. Marks Place emerged on YouTube yesterday. “That’s the guy from the movies,” says a giggling camerawoman. [NYDN]

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