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Ben Affleck 'Wants Jennifer Garner Back'

It's been almost a year since the couple announced their plans to divorce after 10 years of marriage, though they still share a close relationship. After venturing out together on numerous occasions with their children...

Michael Shannon: 'Actors Are Just Glorified Models'

The Man of Steel star has little time for the idea that acting is an art form as he believes success in Hollywood today depends more on looks than talent. In an interview with...

Sylvester Stallone Hadn't Heard Of Mark Rylance

Sylvester lost out to the celebrated theatre actor in the Best Supporting Actor category at the star-studded bash at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre. Before congratulating the man who beat him however, the...

David Harewood Notes Demand For Diversity Onscreen

Stars such as Will and Jada Pinkett Smith opted to boycott the Academy Awards last month (Feb16) following the lack of black nominees. Since then, there have been significant attempts to increase diversity in Hollywood,...

Academy Apologises For "Tone-deaf" Asian Jokes During Telecast

The organisers of the Oscars have apologised for the “tone-deaf” portrayal of Asians in various jokes at this year’s ceremony, after a group of actors and filmmakers of Asian descent complained of being offended.The Academy...

Sophia Loren Insecure Over Trip Down Memory Lane

The Hollywood star first stepped into the spotlight aged 14 when she entered a beauty pageant, after which she began acting in the '50s. Despite being so famous Sophia has managed to maintain some secrecy...

Chris Rock's Girl Scouts 'Didn't Receive $65,000 From Oscars'

The Girl Scouts troop that sold 400 boxes of cookies at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles in February (16) have not received the $65,000 reported to have been raised. Rock's stunt...

Isla Fisher's Ali G Secret In Spanx

British funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen attended this year's (16) prestigious ceremony and secretly transformed into his controversial alter ego, despite being banned from dressing up as Ali. Sacha later revealed wife Isla helped him get...

Stacey Dash: 'Leonardo Dicaprio, Quit Being Chicken Little!'

Stacey is certainly no stranger to controversy, and her appearance at last month's Academy Awards (Feb16) was met with some confusion. When host Chris Rock poked fun at the diversity debate by introducing the "new...

Will Smith And Michael B. Jordan Up For Mtv Movie Award After Oscars Snub

The 47-year-old actor and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith made the controversial decision to boycott the Academy Awards due to a lack of diversity among the nominations. However, Will could well have something to celebrate...

Jada Pinkett Smith Returns To Spotlight After Oscars Diss

The former Gotham actress emerged from her self-imposed seclusion following her decision to boycott the Academy Awards and the resulting furore. She was pictured with daughter Willow at the world-famous design house's Autumn/Winter 2016 show...

Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses Chris Rock's Oscar Joke

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has spoken for the first time since last weekend’s Oscar ceremony, where host Chris Rock took a swipe at her during his opening monologue. The wife of Will Smith had announced...

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'We Gotta Keep Diversity Debate Moving'

The actress was left frustrated after members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences failed to nominate any black actors or creatives in the major categories at this year's (16) 88th...

Isla Fisher Chose 'Wide Dress' To Smuggle Ali G's Oscars Costume

The 44-year-old British comedian caused an uproar when he presented at the 88th Academy Awards last month (Feb16) in character as the fictional troublemaker, alongside Olivia Wilde.It's claimed Sacha was warned not to pull any...

Morgan Freeman: 'Get Some Wheels, Get The Girl'

The acclaimed American actor has been a movie favourite since his breakout role in 1987’s Street Smart, but his career began two decades before that.Before finding fame and fortune, Morgan was just another struggling actor...

Lady Gaga Honours Oscars Performance With New Tattoo

The singer was joined by 50 fellow sexual abuse survivors, who had phrases like, "Not your fault", "Unbreakable", and "Survivor" scribbled on their forearms for Gaga's stirring performance of Til It Happens To You, the...

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Dismisses 'Mean-spirited' Oscars Snub

A viral video of Sunday's (28Feb16) event features The Revenant director sitting with his arms crossed as the clothier walked up to the stage to collect the Best Costume Design Oscar for her work on...

Chrissy Teigen Warns Of Daunting Dating World

The 30-year-old model is married to the 37-year-old singer, and the pair is currently expecting their first child, a little girl, together. Their easy relationship and happiness to share their life with fans has led...

Patricia Arquette: 'Gender Equality Still Has A Way To Go'

The 47-year-old actress hit headlines when she collected her Best Supporting Actress award for Boyhood in 2015, using the opportunity as a platform to raise awareness of the pay gap in Hollywood, saying: "It’s time...

Lady Gaga's Grandmother's Pride After Oscars Performance

The Poker Face star has been open about being raped at the age of 19 but hadn't told several members of her family about her sexual abuse before taking to the stage at the Oscars...

Chris Rock's Girl Scout Rival Mom Linda Dunn Responds To Oscar CåOokies Stunt

Linda Dunn, the woman name-checked by Oscars host Chris Rock as he led his daughters in a competitive fund-raising effort by selling Girl Scout cookies to the assorted celebs at the ceremony on Sunday night,...

Jaime King Inspired By Lady Gaga To Reveal Sexual Abuse In Her Past

Inspired by Lady Gaga’s emotional performance at the Oscars where she was joined onstage by dozens of sexual assault survivors, actress Jaime King has shared her own story, saying that she too is a survivor...

Ennio Morricone Wins First Oscar Of His Career For Scoring T`arantino's 'The Hateful Eight'

Leonardo DiCaprio may have made most of the headlines with his first Oscar win after five nominations for Best Actor, but perhaps just as significant was the triumph of Ennio Morricone, the legendary soundtrack composer...

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...

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...

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