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Arts&Culture Nicole Kidman & Husband Keith Urban Hold Hands on Oscars 2017 Red Carpet
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman & Husband Keith Urban Hold Hands on Oscars 2017 Red Carpet

He was standing by her side, staying pretty quiet and letting her have her moment, but when talked turned to his seven recent Academy of Country Music Awards nominations, Kidman spoke up. When she first arrived and walked the carpet, her gown featured a criss-cross back detailing (which earned her a spot in our Better from the Back gallery!).

Author: 0 Jackie Chan brings stuffed pandas to Oscars red carpet

Chan claimed the first time he'd actually seen a panda up close was in a Berlin zoo in 1999, and he said that looking at the animal made him forget about all his worries. "I feel a connection with them", he wrote in a blog . "After [an] natural disaster, they get hurt". Jackie walked the Oscars red carpet with two stuffed animal pandas, because why not? Oscar watchers could bear-ly stand the cuteness.

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Rogata, who was arrested after his daring stunt, pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct, WABC reported . Rogata, 19, will receive mental health treatment for a year in lieu of jail. During his ascent, Rogata had managed to avoid NYPD officers lying in wait in various building windows and even officers who lowered down in a window-washing bucket.

Arts&Culture Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim to win acting Oscar
Author: 0 Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim to win acting Oscar

And one thing that they consistently told me is - [his teachers] Oliver Chandler, Ron Van Lieu, Ken Washington - is that it wasn't about you. "It's about these characters". "Very clearly, even in my dreams this could not be true", director Barry Jenkins said in amazement when it was announced that " Moonlight ", not " La La Land ", had won.

Arts&Culture First Muslim to win an Oscar
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Wow. I want to thank my teachers, my professors, I had so many wonderful teachers. "It's about these characters". "You're in service to these stories and these characters", said Ali, who recently became a father to a baby daughter. We certainly hope not, especially after his moving, inspired speech at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Instead he charmed the gathered masses at the Dolby Theatre, and those watching at home, by revealing that his wife had just given birth to their daughter four ...

Arts&Culture Oscars 2017: Emma Stone Wins Best Leading Actress For 'La La Land'
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I'm so excited for Moonlight! But while Davis' HTGAWM , Negga's Preacher and Henson's Empire have been renewed for another season, Ali exited House of Cards in Season 4 and only committed to Luke Cage for one season as his feature career took off with The Hunger Games franchise and four movies in 2016, including two Best Picture nominees, victor Moonlight and Hidden Figures .

Arts&Culture Oscars 2017: La La Land wins 6 awards
Author: 0 Oscars 2017: La La Land wins 6 awards

Emma Stone has contradicted Warren Beatty's explanation about how the wrong Best Picture victor was announced at the Oscars, insisting she was holding the gaffe generating Best Actress envelope "the entire time". Of course, the actress still wished that La La Land could have bagged the award and cannot help but wonder why such mistake was made, per another report from Variety .

Arts&Culture Oscars 2017: 'La La Land,' with 14 nods, poised to set record
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She said: "To the women in this category - you were all so extraordinary and I look up to you and admire you". Emma Stone has taken home the prize for Best Actress at the Academy Awards 2017. Praising the film, she said: "I f***ing love Moonlight . And Warren refused to show the card to anybody before he showed it to me. he showed it to me, and I felt better about what had happened".

Author: 0 Wow! "Cash Me Ousside" Girl Getting $40K For Appearances

Danielle Bregoli , better known as the "cash me outside, how bow dah" girl, has been caught up in another brawl - though this time it was her friend throwing the punches. We're told Danielle and her friends were long gone by the time cops showed up. The most recent incident was just last week and only a few days before Danielle reappeared in Dr Phil McGraw's studio to tell him: "You were nothin" before I came on this show'.

Arts&Culture Oscar Winners React to
Author: 0 Oscar Winners React to "Moonlight" Mixup and More

This is the second time in three years that Stone has been featured in a best picture nominee. "The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was immediately corrected". Later, Oscar auditors PriceWaterhouse Coopers apologised, saying, "We sincerely apologize to Moonlight , La La Land , Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for Best Picture ", reported news agency AFP.

Arts&Culture White House excludes some media outlets from press briefing
Author: 0 White House excludes some media outlets from press briefing

However, in the past he has tweeted that outlets such as ABC , CBS , The New York Times , CNN and NBC are fake news. "While we strongly object to the White House's apparent attempt to punish news outlets whose coverage it does not like, we won't let these latest antics distract us from continuing to cover this administration fairly and aggressively".

Arts&Culture Brie Larson Congratulates Fellow Oscar Winner Emma Stone In Touching Backstage Surprise
Author: 0 Brie Larson Congratulates Fellow Oscar Winner Emma Stone In Touching Backstage Surprise

Oscars goof-up gave us a lot to ponder on. Here's a round-up of some of the most unguarded scenes from the most emotionally turbulent Academy Awards ceremony in recent memory. On the other side, it was Viggo Mortensen and Denzel Washington, with their stunning performances for " Fences " and " Captain Fantastic " sat and clapped for Casey Affleck as he went up to the stage to pick up his golden statuette.

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In terms of earnings per share, 5 analysts have a 0.28 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Mar-17, for the quarter ending Jun-17, 5 analysts have a 0.22 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Jun-17 there are 13 estimates of 1.11 EPS.

Arts&Culture Why Emma Stone should win Best Actress
Author: 0 Why Emma Stone should win Best Actress

To our whole crew, everyone that put their heart and souls into this film, I'm going to find you all individually, and I'm going to thank you. Ryan Gosling, thank you for making me laugh and for always raising the bar and for being the greatest partner on this insane adventure.

Arts&Culture Patricia Arquette disappointed over late sister Alexis' In Memoriam snub
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Moonlight is the topic of everyone's conversations following that dramatic mess up for the Best Picture victor last night at the Oscars - but for Patricia Arquette , it brought up other emotions. "[She had] a great career as a male, and came out as a trans woman and lived her life in the truth", the actress said. She memorably played a trans sex worker in " Last Exit to Brooklyn " and a Boy George impersonator in " The Wedding Singer ".

Arts&Culture Oscars 2017 Red Carpet: The Photos You Need to See
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Ali was also the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar. The historic milestone comes amid President Trump's travel ban saga. The only other black woman to be nominated in this category is Oprah Winfrey, for Selma . Two down . Two to go. "Because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life". Kevin O'Connell delivers a speech on stage after he won the Best Sound Mixing award for "Hacksaw Ridge" at the 89th Oscars on Feb 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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February, who had previously pleaded not guilty to the crime, will receive his sentence on Wednesday (29 February). February was jailed for eight and a half years in May last year for causing death by risky driving, and was then linked to the raid on Mr Cowell's home.

Arts&Culture Nobody wore Oscar gold better than Emma Stone
Author: 0 Nobody wore Oscar gold better than Emma Stone

Us too. If you turned off the TV and started tidying your snack carnage as soon as La La Land was announced for Best Picture , you probably missed the fact that there was a actually a HUGE mistake and Moonlight actually won the prestigious award.

Arts&Culture The greatest reactions to the La La Land/Moonlight Oscar gaffe
Author: 0 The greatest reactions to the La La Land/Moonlight Oscar gaffe

The atmosphere backstage was electric, and everything was going so well. Producer Jordan Horowitz holds up the card for the Best Picture victor "Moonlight". The company's senior accountants Martha L. Ruiz and Brian Cullinan said in a past interview that they are responsible for memorizing each category victor before preparing two briefcases filled with victor envelopes the night before the awards show, after which the briefcases are taken to the award show in "separate, secret" ...

Arts&Culture PwC explains how it made the worst screw-up in Oscars history
Author: 0 PwC explains how it made the worst screw-up in Oscars history

La La Land was announced as the victor for Best Picture and the team behind it had begun their acceptance speeches when they were interrupted by a producer who said the award should have gone to the film Moonlight instead. Dunaway and Beatty were apparently given the envelope and card for the best actress category, which read " Emma Stone , 'La La Land .'" Thus, the confusion.

Arts&Culture La La Land awarded Best Picture Oscar by ACCIDENT
Author: 0 La La Land awarded Best Picture Oscar by ACCIDENT

But it is way more fun to imagine he said something truly ridiculous. Of course, we don't actually know what Gosling was whispering at this moment, but the internet has naturally been incredibly creative in trying to figure out exactly what it was he said.

Author: 0 The dramatic Oscars mishap also happened in 1964

Instead of announcing that the Oscar was awarded to Andre Previn for Irma La Douce , Davis Jr. said it was for John Addison for Tom Jones . Fortunately, Davis Jr.'s mistake, while still pretty embarrassing, was nowhere near as monumentally tragic as last night's La La Land/Moonlight drama, because Tom Jones wasn't even nominated in that particular category.

Author: 0 Penn Badgley marries Domino Kirke at Brooklyn courthouse

It's not known exactly how long Domino, sister of Girls actress Jemima Kirke, and Penn have been dating but one thing is for sure, they look head over heels in the below snap. "When someone gets married in a courthouse, it's really an open invitation to everyone but the handsome bride to explore all that fashion has to offer", she jokes in the caption.

Arts&Culture Oscars gaffe more than meets the eye: Your Say
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As the euphoric La La Land team crowded on to the stage and producer Mark Platt began his thank you speech, according to USA Today - which had reporters backstage - a member of the accountancy staff exclaimed "He took the wrong envelope!" and ran on to the stage to stop the speech.

Author: 0 John Mulaney, Nick Kroll Rip on Trump at Film Independent Spirit Awards

The film is competing for eight Oscars, including Best Picture. Best actor went to Casey Affleck, 41, whose acclaimed performance about a loner who must confront his dark past in "Manchester by the Sea" has seen him win numerous awards. "If this room leaned any farther left, we would literally topple into the Pacific Ocean". It won best first feature and best first screenplay and backstage writer-director Robert Eggers explained the challenges of the remote location.

Arts&Culture Actor Mahershala Ali Used to Rap
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With tears in his eyes, the handsome actor thanked his teachers, cast, crew, producers and most importantly his wife in a tear filled speech. "It was about Chiron". The Oscar victor did not mention the Muslim ban during his acceptance speech, but after he won the SAG awards earlier this year, he proudly proclaimed, "I am a Muslim".

Arts&Culture Oscars 2017 Mix-Up: Emma Stone's Two Best Actress Cards
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So whatever story. I don't mean to start stuff, but whatever story that was, I had that card. The actress has commented on the epic live TV gaffe which saw the La La Land cast and crew stripped of their Best Picture title mid-acceptance speech, as they were told Moonlight had actually won.

Author: 0 The Oscar-Winning Men of Moonlight Star in Calvin Klein's New Campaign

Also in attendance are stars Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris , who are each nominated for best supporting actor and best supporting actress, respectively. In addition to Ali and Rhodes, there's Ashton Sanders, who, with this campaign and fashion magazine covers , seems to be well on his way to a modeling career at just 21 years old.

Arts&Culture Ryan Gosling's Reaction to Emma Stone's Oscar Win is a Must See
Author: 0 Ryan Gosling's Reaction to Emma Stone's Oscar Win is a Must See

She has appeared in blockbusters like 2012's The Amazing Spider-Man and its 2014 sequel, comedies like Crazy, Stupid, Love . and Zombieland and critically-acclaimed films like Birdman, The Help and now La La Land . We made history tonight. The final straight continued with the award for Best Actor . Brie Larson took to the podium to present the award, which went to Casey Affleck.

Arts&Culture Oscars 2017: Emma Stone Wins Best Actress
Author: 0 Oscars 2017: Emma Stone Wins Best Actress

This is not a joke, Moonlight , you won best picture . "There were times I wasn't being sent to auditions, and my agent would stop sending me because I wasn't getting enough call-backs", she said . "It's unbelievable to walk away a year and a half after doing this project and have Oscar awards as a result", he told Robach. She added, "I also was holding my best actress in a leading role card [from the envelope] that entire time", she noted, and wondered exactly why the mistake was made.

Arts&Culture Oscars Fuck Up Best Picture Announcement [UPDATES]
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Oh my god, he got the wrong envelope", someone from backstage reportedly said, after the presenters had already left the wings for the mic, according to the LA Times . After it played out, I watched it again with my viewing party (okay, just my kids) and found myself analyzing every detail of this blunder from every angle like a sportscaster breaking down a last-second, game-winning shot.

Arts&Culture 'Moonlight' Dazzles at the Oscars
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In an interview printed in USA magazine Film Comment's September/October issue, Jenkins cited Hou's 2005 drama " Three Times " (最好的時光) as the storytelling inspiration behind "Moonlight". McCraney, who towered over Jenkins in a tuxedo with a red ribbon on his lapel, picked up the baton, dedicating their shared Oscar to "all those black and brown boys and girls and non-gender conforming who don't see themselves".

Arts&Culture People Are Confused After Halle Berry Claimed This Was Her 'Natural' Hair…
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Today, Berry's stylist had denied rumors of a wig . And it caught ours too - so in order to get details on her talked-about look, we spoke to her hairstylist, Castillo , to find out exactly what went down behind the scenes. What did you think of Berry's look? The action in question? The 50-year-old actress showed off her curls and wore a shimmering dress for the event.

Arts&Culture Is Mahershala Ali the first Muslim to win an Oscar?
Author: 0 Is Mahershala Ali the first Muslim to win an Oscar?

Ali said, "I want to thank my teachers, my professors". Ali was known as Mahershala Gilmore before converting to Islam in 2000, which might explain why his basketball career hasn't been well publicized. She was named Best Supporting Actress for her turn in Fences - one of only seven black actresses, still, to have won the same award since the first Oscars ceremony in 1929.

Arts&Culture Sneak peek of new Lorde music hits NZ TV screens
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It's looking like March 2 will be the day. The end of the advert shows two dates, 3.2.2017 NYC and 3.3.2017 NZ, so expect the new music to come out this Friday. Lorde is just sitting in the backseat of a auto, possibly after hitting up a drive-thru, while some music plays. In a 2015 interview with Billboard , Little said the lack of a solid release date is key to give them space to find their new sound.

Arts&Culture Jimmy Kimmel's Oscar Monologue Was Politically-Themed, But With A Twist
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel's Oscar Monologue Was Politically-Themed, But With A Twist

Kimmel went on to reveal how a lot of people in his life urged him to try and unite the country, which has been divided after a contentious presidential election. Bush in 2003, saying "we live in fictitious times [and have] elected a fictitious president". When Damon took the stage alongside his best friend Ben Affleck, who co-wrote their Oscar-winning "Good Will Hunting" screenplay, Kimmel took control of the orchestra to play Damon off stage - while he was presenting the Oscar for Best ...

Arts&Culture Ryan Gosling's Oscars 2017 Date Revealed
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Although it was a subtle gesture, Emma was seen sporting a pin in support of Planned Parenthood, while other stars in the red carpet wore blue ribbons in honour of the ACLU. Ryan, who is nominated for his role in La La Land, hasn't publicly attended a red carpet with his partner Eva since 2012. They now have two children together: two-year-old Esmeralda Amada and nine-month-old Amada Lee.

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There is not a show that goes by that doesn't amaze me! Guests - each of whom received a pink hat in his or her seat - were welcome to join the empowering finale. Supermodel Gigi Hadid nearly took an embarrassing tumble on the catwalk for the Moschino show at Milan Fashion Week . Her collection featured one-word logos splashed across hats, scarves and the back of shirts - "Unity, love, loyalty, power".

Author: 0 Nielsen: Early Oscars ratings show fewer viewers than previous year

In 2017, that big victor will be "La La Land". It came as no surprise that Hollywood's biggest night turned political. It's a movie about the movies. Ali also became the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar for his performance as Juan in " Moonlight ". With Jeff Bridges from "Hell or High Water" already having an Oscar, no real competition for Ali has emerged.

Arts&Culture The Real Story Behind the Best Picture Oscar Fail
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Twitter understandably had a field day with the dramatic climax to the Awards show, with some of our favourite reactions below. "I looked down at the card and thought, this is very unusual, because it says best actress", Beatty told The Los Angeles Times .

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So Sherry and Dwight will likely join Rick in the war against Negan while Eugene will side with Negan. He would call me or text me just about every day. Instead, Eugene implies that those deaths were justified, as the Alexandrians killed numerous Saviors. They knew Eugene was a good man, but he said he wasn't.

Arts&Culture Barry Jenkins: 'Moonlight' has drawn inspiration from Taiwanese movie 'Three Times'
Author: 0 Barry Jenkins: 'Moonlight' has drawn inspiration from Taiwanese movie 'Three Times'

In his acceptance speech, Edelman thanked Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown, the two people Simpson was accused of murdering, as well as their families. "But I hope even more than that, that it's inspiring to people, little black boys and brown girls, other folks at home who feel marginalized and who take some inspiration from this lovely group of artists helmed by this unbelievable talent, my friend Barry Jenkins".

Arts&Culture Oscars 2017 Red Carpet: The Top Ten Best Dressed
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The Oscar's red carpet is a very powerful vehicle. Her dress was a combination of black and shimmer, but what grabbed the attention was her curly bouncy hair. Finally, Ruth Negga pulled off the ultimate beauty coup with her "all red everything" approach, throwing a deep crimson lip, a berry-red eye, and ruby-toned accessories into the mix, for a flawless finish.

Author: 0 Oscar Nominees Release Statement Against US 'Fanaticism' Before Awards Show

The film Lion is also nominated for the Best Picture . Beatty then offered an explanation. After the biggest surprise ending for Hollywood, there was graciousness all the way around. Ezra Edelman, whose almost eight-hour epic "O.J.: Made in America" took best documentary , dedicated the award to the victims of the famous crime, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

Arts&Culture 'Moonlight' star Ali celebrates Oscar win, baby daughter
Author: 0 'Moonlight' star Ali celebrates Oscar win, baby daughter

Moonlight confusion inevitably stole the headlines at last night's Oscars ceremony, the telecast's host Jimmy Kimmel has come under fire for "mocking" actor Mahershala Ali " s name and "devaluing' his Best Supporting Actor win. 24. It was the first Oscar in a 16-year screen acting career for Ali, 43, who had never been nominated before. I just wanna thank her for being such a soldier through this process.

Arts&Culture Oops, Best Picture boo-boo at the Oscars: 5 other award ceremony mishaps
Author: 0 Oops, Best Picture boo-boo at the Oscars: 5 other award ceremony mishaps

This is not a joke. "There was a lot of confusion onstage, and at a certain point it was clear that the wrong envelope had been given", Horowitz said . The mistake was perhaps the largest one ever made in announcing the awards, one host Jimmy Kimmel compared to Steve Harvey's flubbed announcement of the victor of Miss Universe in 2015.

Arts&Culture 'La La Land' director makes history at the Oscars
Author: 0 'La La Land' director makes history at the Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 89th Annual Academy Awards, which were held at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre and aired live Sunday on ABC. Throughout the evening, it also won the Oscars for production design, cinematography, score and original song.

Arts&Culture Gareth Bale starts as Real Madrid look to reclaim top spot
Author: 0 Gareth Bale starts as Real Madrid look to reclaim top spot

Their home form has not been as impressive of late, though, and Real Madrid will be hoping that continues on Sunday. A duo of substitutes - Isco and Morata , were key to Madrid's 86th minute winning goal. We got into more scoring positions and ultimately we come away with three points against opposition that can make life tough for you. However, the two teams are still to play each other next month and if Madrid slip up again, then that game could be a title decider.