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Brie Larson: 'I Thought I'd Pee My Pants During Oscars Speech'

The 26-year-old won the Best Actress trophy at the 88th Academy Awards for her work in Room. Luckily her "fairy godmother" Eddie Redmayne, who presented her with the prize and sat in the seat next...

Chris Rock Labelled 'Reductive And Gross' For Oscars Quip

The comedian waded into the diversity row sweeping Hollywood, and many found his hosting positive and complimentary, but one quip caused outrage. It occurred when Chris presented a skit in which he presented three "accountants"...

Lady Gaga Performs With Sexual Assault Survivors At Oscars

It was generally agreed that Lady Gaga’s performance of ‘Til It Happens To You’ was the most moving moment of the Oscars, though the song itself failed to win in its category of Best Original...

Sam Smith Defends Oscars Speech

The 23-year-old won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his James Bond theme, Writing's on the Wall, on Sunday night (28Feb16), but he quickly came under fire after claiming he may be the...

Chris Rock Uses Oscars To Help His Daughters Sell Girl Scout Cookies

As well as cracking a few zingers at the expense of the lack of diversity in the nominations list, Oscars host Chris Rock used the ceremony as a platform for his two daughters to sell...

The Oscar Winners That Never Were: 12 Stars Who Are Still Waiting

That familiar anti-climactic feeling has hit following the 88th Academy Award winner announcements. That's the last we'll hear about last year's blockbusters and now we can look forward to another year of iconic filmmaking. Leonardo...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Consoles 'Winner' Sylvester Stallone After Oscar Loss

Arnold, 68, posted a message of support on his Twitter page after the veteran action-man failed to clinch the award for Best Supporting Actor at Sunday's (10 February15) Academy Awards ceremony.Sylvester, 69, was nominated for...

Leonardo Dicaprio 'Overwhelmed' By Fans' Oscars Support

The Revenant star's bad luck at the Academy Awards over the years has seen him leave without a prestigious golden statue five times after being nominated. The 41-year-old's run of near-misses caused well-wishers across the...

Most Awkward Moment Of The Night: Why Was Stacey Dash At The Oscars?

Against the backdrop of the ongoing diversity debate in Hollywood, comedian Chris Rock did a stellar job of hosting this year’s Oscars ceremony. But one joke did fall noticeably flat at the Dolby Theatre last...

Kanye West Leads Congratulations For Leonardo Dicaprio

The 41-year-old actor has been nominated for a gong six times, but finally took home one of the awards at this year's ceremony as he was named Best Actor for his role in The Revenant....

Leonardo Dicaprio Finally Gets His Oscar! But 'Mad Max' Was The Big Winner At The 2016 Academy Awards

It would no doubt have been a total travesty if Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win his long-awaited Academy Award for his role in 'The Revenant', but no doubt his very first Oscars victory is a huge...

Sacha Baron Cohen Sneaked Ali G Costume Into Oscars

The 44-year-old actor took to the stage in character as perhaps his most famous alter-ego - Ali G. However, Academy Awards bosses had actually banned him from presenting as anyone but himself, meaning that he...

Lady Gaga Shows Kesha Support Prior To Oscars

The Born This Way singer has been an outspoken advocate for her fellow pop star, who recently lost her bid to be released from her Sony Music recording contract with producer Dr. Luke....

Al Sharpton Holds Anti-oscars Rally In Hollywood

Academy voters came under fire in January (16) for failing to nominate black actors and filmmakers for top awards for the second year running, sparking a social media movement called #OscarsSoWhite, as...

Eddie Redmayne And Fifty Shades Of Grey Win Big At Razzies

Eddie, who is up against Leonardo DiCaprio for Best Actor at the Oscar's on Sunday (28Feb16), won Worst Supporting Actor for his role as villain Balem Abrasax in sci-fi romp Jupiter Ascending....

Jennifer Lawrence Chants For Equal Pay At Pre-oscar Party

The Joy star, who is up for Best Actress at the Oscars on Sunday (28Feb16), made a surprise appearance at the Ninth Annual Women in Film Pre-Oscar Party in West Hollywood, Los Angeles,...

Transgender Oscar Nominee Anohni Boycotting Ceremony

The musician was nominated in the Best Original Song category for her song Manta Ray, which appears in Racing Extinction, a documentary about climate change. However, while fellow nominees The Weeknd, Lady...

Vice President Joe Biden To Introduce Lady Gaga At Oscars

Vice President Joe Biden is set to travel to Hollywood this weekend in order to formally introduce Lady Gaga to the stage during Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, according to the L.A. Times.Citing to a White House...

'Creed' Director Ryan Coogler To Hold Flint Fundraiser On Oscars Night

Creed director Ryan Coogler has helped organise a star-studded benefit for the residents of Flint, Michigan which will take place on February 28th, the same night as the Academy Awards. Dubbed #JUSTICEFORFLINT, the event will...

Rooney Mara Regrets Her "Whitewashing" Tiger Lily Role In 'Pan'

Oscar nominee Rooney Mara has admitted that she feels “bad and embarrassed” about being caught up in the ‘whitewashing’ debate in Hollywood after her role in Disney’s Pan last year, but has kept quiet until...

Julia Roberts: 'Kids Prefer My Meatloaf To My Movies'

The 48-year-old actress is known for her incredibly varied movie career, with films such as Pretty Women, Erin Brockovich and August: Osage County under her belt. Julia and her cinematographer husband Danny Moder once tried...

Bookmakers Predictions For Sunday's Academy Awards: Leonardo Dicaprio Still The Favourite

We're drawing ever closer to the eagerly anticipated 88th Academy Awards night and the bookmakers' odds are ever-changing. Of course, that Leonardo DiCaprio will finally land his Best Actor Oscar marks the stand-out odds of...

Naomie Harris: 'I'm Completely In Love With Will Smith'

The 39-year-old actress has shared the screen with a host of big names, including Daniel Craig, Idris Elba, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth. She recently started working on new movie Collateral Beauty, which also stars...

Oscars Suing Manufacturers Of Gift Bags Over Inappropriate Contents

The Academy Awards is suing the manufacturers of a proposed “Oscars gift bag” after expressing concern at its contents, which reportedly include plastic surgery gift certificates and sex toys.For various reasons to do with tax,...

Leo's Red Carpet Rampage! Leonardo Dicaprio's Oscar Quest Inspires Online Game

We all know that Leonardo DiCaprio is long overdue an Oscar win, and if he doesn't take home the statue this year all faith in the Academy will be lost. So for those of us...

Spike Lee: 'Academy Changes Would Not Have Happened Without Oscars Ruckus'

Director Spike Lee has spoken about his decision to boycott this year’s Oscars at the Berlin International Film Festival while premiering his latest movie Chi-Raq. Lee announced in January that he would not be attending...

Will Smith Invited To British Seaside Resort On Oscars Weekend

The 47-year-old actor hit the headlines when he and Jada announced their intention to boycott the Academy Awards later this month (Feb16) due to the lack of diversity among the nominees. Now the pair has...

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'It's Not About Black Voting For Black'

The actress is spearheading the race row currently dominating Hollywood after declaring she will be boycotting the 2016 Oscars due to the lack of diversity among the nominees. In a chat with TMZ,...

Sylvester Stallone Admits He Considered Oscars Boycott

Sylvester Stallone has admitted he considered boycotting this year’s Academy Awards because of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The Creed star is nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category, but his co-star Michael B. Jordan and the...

Anthony Anderson Addresses Oscars Controversy At Naacp Image Awards

The former Law & Order star, who won the award for best actor in a comedy series at the 47th annual ceremony on Friday (05Feb16), dedicated a portion of his opening monologue to...

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