Tuesday August 22-nd, 2017

Academy Takes Academy Takes "Historic Steps" In Effort To Increase Diversity

In addition, all new members of the Academy will be able to vote for ten years, so that the Academy's diversification can be reflected in Oscar picks for years to come. This year, the Academy had nothing to show for their promises made last year as...

Charlotte Rampling Says Oscar Boycott Is "Racist To White People"

Rampling received backlash following her French radio interview on January 22, wherein she said that all the talk of an Oscars whitewash is actually anti-white. Stars including Will and Jada Pinkett Smith , Spike Lee and Mark Ruffalo have all sp...

Tina Fey returns as Sarah Palin on 'SNL,' Oscars parodied Tina Fey returns as Sarah Palin on 'SNL,' Oscars parodied

Fey's Palin then started rhyming a la Dr. Seuss - mimicking the real Palin's endorsement speech. Had to be, right? And sure enough, on the January 23 "Saturday Night Live", Fey once again put on her glasses and a sparkly ensemble to spoof the for...

Charlotte Rampling clarifies controversial diversity remarks Charlotte Rampling clarifies controversial diversity remarks

She added that she's honored to be nominated for an Oscar, and that "diversity in our industry is an important issue that needs to be addressed". One critic said they "exemplified the deep and risky ignorance of unexamined white privilege".

Charlotte Rampling Walks Back Oscar Comments

He went on to tell actors that had been snubbed to " be patient " and wait for their time to get an Oscar. "One can never really know, but perhaps the black actors did not deserve to make the final list", said the 69-year-old, who was nominated las...

Gemma Collins and Danniella Westbrook walk out but return to CBB house Gemma Collins and Danniella Westbrook walk out but return to CBB house

I'm not going to lie, when he wears a hat I can't help but want to kiss him. Emma asked Megan why she thought that the public didn't pick up the phone and vote for her: "I don't have a massive following. When Danniella returns to the house, Gemma s...

George Clooney lectures Hollywood on diversity George Clooney lectures Hollywood on diversity

Last year, amidst cries of the academy snubbing the best reviewed film of the year, Selma, the managing editor of broadwayblack.com website, April Reign, created the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite , focusing on the lack of minority nominees. At the opening ...

Ronda Rousey Appears to Be Sporting a Diamond on Her Ring Finger Ronda Rousey Appears to Be Sporting a Diamond on Her Ring Finger

Show preparation - Rousey gave a "pregame chat" prior to the " SNL " dress rehearsal. The other women were then brought out in rapid succession to "steal him for a sec", including Rousey, who as with the rest of the episode, failed to make an impr...

No Oscar nerves for Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio No Oscar nerves for Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio

Mad Max has received ten nominations this year, including Best Special Effects, Best Cinematography , Best Editing, Best Production Design , Best Director and even Best Picture . Voters also backed Matt Damon (" The Martian "), Bryan Cranston (...

Wider change in Hollywood sought after Academy reforms

In addition, members will receive lifetime voting rights after three 10-year terms; or if they have been nominated for an Academy Award. The same rules will apply to current members, which means that those who seek for lifetime voting rights but ha...

Will fifth time be the charm for Leonardo DiCaprio?

Fury Road boss George Miller is up against The Revenant's Alejandro Iñárritu for Best Director . It did get a surprise nomination in Best Original Screenplay , however. Jordan for his moving performance in Creed for which Sylvester Stallone ...

Film academy announced reforms to diversify Film academy announced reforms to diversify

Additionally, the academy promises to immediately add new members to its executive and board committees where "key decisions about membership and governance are made". The Academy has also decided that three new seat will be added to the 51 Board o...

Charlotte Rampling really regrets her racist comments

Rampling told French radio station Europe 1 that a growing boycott the 88th Academy Awards is actually "racist to whites". Rampling is up against Kate Winslet, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett and Brie Larson. "Be patient", said 82-year-old Cain...

Charlotte Rampling says Oscar diversity comments were 'misinterpreted' Charlotte Rampling says Oscar diversity comments were 'misinterpreted'

He told the BBC there are plenty of strong performances by non-white actors this year, including Idris Elba's "wonderful" work in " Beasts of No Nation " - which did not receive an Oscar nomination. Director Spike Lee and actors Jada Pinkett Smith ...

Actress Dash: BET lies to black people Actress Dash: BET lies to black people

The irony of Dash saying BET lies to Black people when she herself is on sly FOX News' payroll is titanic. Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Caine and Charlotte Rampling are among the celebrities reacting to lack of diversity in this year's Academy Awar...

Cavs coach Lue says fired David Blatt should coach All-Stars

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue answers questions during a news conference before an NBA basketball game between the Chicago Bulls and the Cavaliers, Saturday, Jan. "Like it or love it or hate it, we got to respect it". Since then, they have h...

I'm 100% pregnant, Towie's Gemma Collins tells Big Brother housemate I'm 100% pregnant, Towie's Gemma Collins tells Big Brother housemate

The pregnant presenter - who covered her baby bump in style as she kicked off another CBB eviction - seemed to let slip that the celebrities will be getting a new playmate in the near future. Obviously Steph does have a boyfriend and I know she lo...

Charlotte Rampling Clarifies Comments About Oscars Racism Charlotte Rampling Clarifies Comments About Oscars Racism

Rampling gave a crisp "no comment". It is the second year in a row that no actors have color have recived a nomination. The Academy approved a series of "substantive changes" to its rules and organizational structure in an effort to ensure the dive...

Is it his year? Leonardo DiCaprio bowled over by Oscar 2016 nomination Is it his year? Leonardo DiCaprio bowled over by Oscar 2016 nomination

Yesterday morning, filmmakers Guillermo del Toro, Ang Lee, actor John Krasinski and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the nominations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday, February 28. Matt Damon pla...

Ruffalo, Davis, Soderbergh: More Hollywood figures weigh in on Oscars race scandal Ruffalo, Davis, Soderbergh: More Hollywood figures weigh in on Oscars race scandal

The two-time Oscar nominee said that she will not attend the Oscars this year. At times seven or eight years would pass without a black actor being nominated in one of the categories, with black women particularly struggling for recognition.

Thor: Ragnarok is Thor: Ragnarok is "a universal road movie"

Today we have a new report from Geek .com, which claims that the actress has officially signed on, while revealing what role she's playing. Geek.com has heard that she will make it to Asgard and ally herself with Loki for an unknown scheme, and ...

Read David Bowie's sweet reply to a 1967 New Mexican fan letter

A musical chameleon, Bowie showed a remarkable ability to perceive and shape musical trends, and helped to change the course of pop - including introducing the world to glam rock. "He told me more than one year and three months ago that he ha...

The Academy is Expected to Make Changes to Ensure Oscar Diversity

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is set meet next week to discuss revamping the best picture race and fight the perception that it is racist amid criticism over the lack of inclusion at this year's Oscars nominations. "I thought it was...

Mariah Carey is engaged

E News entertainment website described her engagement ring as " breathtaking " and said the rock weighed in at a whopping 35 carats. A rep confirms the news, saying in a statement, "The happy couple did get engaged this evening". It will be the ...

Mariah Carey is engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer

According to TMZ the proposal took place at restaurant Eleven Madison Park , with Packer getting down on one knee in front of everyone he'd invited to the venue. But there is no doubt that Carey and Packer have been an item for more than a year, ...

Michael Caine weighs in on #OscarsSoWhite Michael Caine weighs in on #OscarsSoWhite

Caine added he was sure there were "very good" performances past year among actors of color, specifically citing Beasts of No Nation star Idris Elba, who was one of the most surprising Oscar snubs. "Especially the Oscars, 24 hours on an airplane an...

Mariah Carey engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer Mariah Carey engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer

Of Packer and Carey, an insider tells E! "As soon as their friendship turned romantic, they have wanted to spend every moment together", a source told the publication. Mariah Carey has two children with Nick Cannon, twins Moroccan and M...

'Teen Mom OG' Star Farrah Abraham Slams Kendall Jenner, Kardashian Sisters 'Teen Mom OG' Star Farrah Abraham Slams Kendall Jenner, Kardashian Sisters

At the end of the debut episode, comedian Kym Whitley and rapper Snoop Dogg acted out a contentious Twitter exchange Abraham had with Nicki Minaj over how Abraham treats her mother on the MTV Show. Farrah also uploaded a couple of photos to c...

Justice League movie: first look at Cyborg and The Flash Justice League movie: first look at Cyborg and The Flash

Previously seen in their live action forms were Superman (Henry Cavill), Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and Aquaman (Jason Mamoa). Just like the others, he will make his debut in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice . Warner Bro...

Angie breaks silence over David Bowie's death in CBB diary room Angie breaks silence over David Bowie's death in CBB diary room

According to the Daily Mirror , the singer told friends that he only wanted to be remembered for the good times and his music. Pop legend David Bowie has died following an 18-month battle with cancer. "I knew for a year this was the way it w...

Tiffany "New York" Pollard Loses It After Hearing

Angie had been married to Bowie from 1970 to 1980 and they have a son, Duncan Jones , together. "I haven't seen him in so many years I can't make a big drama about it but I feel an era has ended", Angie Bowie said in the diary room of the house...

Feds may forgive flight costs for all Syrians Feds may forgive flight costs for all Syrians

According to Immigration Minister John McCallum, the requests have come from immigration resettlement agencies, not city officials, which have found they need more time to hire more staff to facilitate refugee housing and resettlement, the Canadian p...

First Look at Megalyn Echikunwoke as Vixen on Arrow First Look at Megalyn Echikunwoke as Vixen on Arrow

We already knew that Vixen would be moving from her animated debut to live-action form as she joins the heroes on Arrow later this season, but now thanks to DC Entertainment, we also knows what she'll look like. Given that, it's also possible EK co...

Is Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth's Engagement Back On? Is Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth's Engagement Back On?

The singer already has a total of 41 tattoos (so far) as well as multiple piercings - however it is not believed she has a nipple piercing. They got engaged in 2012, split in 2013 and now could Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth be back on track to wal...

Don McLean's wife cites years of abuse leading to his arrest Don McLean's wife cites years of abuse leading to his arrest

Last week, McLean was charged with domestic violence assault after police were called to the singer's home in Camden, Maine in the early morning hours of January 18. Success came to McLean in 1969 when he recorded his first album, " Tapestry ", with...

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