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Ricky Gervais Trolls the Oscars 2021 With an Infamous Reference

Ricky Gervais is ringing in the 2021 Oscars in a very…uh, special way.

The 59-year-old comedian tweeted a video of himself delivering a monologue at the 2020 Golden Globes on Sunday (April 25), in which he referenced the annual awards ceremony, among other controversial topics.

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In the video, Ricky puts the Oscars on blast with a roast, and references Felicity Huffman‘s imprisonment, as well as “perverts” in the audience amid the #MeToo investigations in Hollywood.

Find out what he said…More Here! »

Trump Mocks 'Parasite' for Oscar Wins, Neon Studios Issues Epic Response

Donald Trump is lashing out at the movie Parasite for winning the top awards at the Oscars.

During the president’s rally in Colorado, he addressed the awards show and criticized the Academy for awarding a movie from South Korea.

“How bad were the Academy Awards this year? Did you see it?” he asked the crowd. “The winner is… a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all about? We got enough problems with South Korea with trade. On top of that, they give them best movie of the year? Was it good? I don’t know. Let’s get Gone With the Wind. Can we get Gone With the Wind back, please?”

“So many great movies… the winner is from South Korea!” Trump continued. “I thought it was best foreign film, right? Best foreign movie. Did this ever happen before?”

Parasite actually made history as the first foreign-language film to ever win Best Picture at the Oscars.

Neon Studios, the studio that distributed Parasite in the U.S., issued an epic response to the comments.

“Understandable, he can’t read,” the studio tweeted.

READ MORE: Here’s Why Bong Joon-ho Only Gets to Keep 3 Out of 4 Oscars for ‘Parasite’ Wins

Natalie Portman Responds to Rose McGowan Slamming Her Oscars Dress

Natalie Portman is reacting to Rose McGowan‘s criticism.

After Rose referred to Natalie‘s 2020 Oscars dress, which featured the names of female directors in protest of the lack of female nominations, as “offensive to those of us who actually do the work,” Natalie issued a response on Wednesday (February 12).

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“I agree with Ms. McGowan that it is inaccurate to call me ‘brave’ for wearing a garment with women’s names on it. Brave is a term I more strongly associate with actions like those of the women who have been testifying against Harvey Weinstein the last few weeks, under incredible pressure,” she said in a statement.

“The past few years have seen a blossoming of directing opportunities for women due to the collective efforts of many people who have been calling out the system. The gift has been these incredible films. I hope that what was intended as a simple nod to them does not distract from their great achievements. It is true I’ve only made a few films with women. In my long career, I’ve only gotten the chance to work with female directors a few times – I’ve made shorts, commercials, music videos and features with Marya Cohen, Mira Nair, Rebecca Zlotowski, Anna Rose Holmer, Sofia Coppola, Shirin Neshat and myself. Unfortunately, the unmade films I have tried to make are a ghost history,” she went on to say.

“If these films do get made, women face enormous challenges during the making of them. I have had the experience a few times of helping get female directors hired on projects which they were then forced out of because of the conditions they faced at work. After they are made, female-directed films face difficulty getting into festivals, getting distribution and getting accolades because of the gatekeepers at every level. So I want to say, I have tried, and I will keep trying. While I have not yet been successful, I am hopeful that we are stepping into a new day.”

Click here to see what Rose McGowan originally said about the dress.

Click inside to read the full statement…More Here! »

Salma Hayek Reveals She Spilled Water All Over Eminem at Oscars 2020!

Salma Hayek is revealing a moment you didn’t see on TV that happened at the 2020 Oscars!

The Frida actress explained a hilarious story involving Eminem that happened at the big event on her social media on Wednesday (February 12).

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“In these pictures it might look like @Eminem and I are best friends, but what really happened is as he was walking offstage and I was getting ready to walk onstage, I was so shocked to see him that I spilled water all over him,” she amusingly admitted.

“If you examine our faces, I look mortified and he looks terrified of me- As I was trying to wipe it off I impulsively hugged him and I said ‘Nice to meet you Eminem- I’m a HUGE fan!’ because I AM! But I was so disappointed that I made such a fool of myself in front of him…” she went on to say.

“and then I read this [swipe right] in @RollingStone. @Eminem you’re the greatest!!!” she added with a link to a Rolling Stone interview, in which Eminem said he got to hug Salma at the event.

It was also Em‘s first time at the Oscars, despite winning before Find out why!

Check out Salma Hayek explaining what happened…

More Here! »

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Rose McGowan Slams Natalie Portman's 'Offensive' Activism, Calls Out the Number of Female Directors She Has Hired

Rose McGowan is not holding back over Natalie Portman‘s choice to embroider the names of all the female directors who weren’t nominated for Academy Awards onto her outfit at the 2020 Oscars this past weekend.

“I find Portman’s type of activism deeply offensive to those of us who actually do the work. I’m not writing this out of bitterness, I am writing out of disgust. I just want her and other actresses to walk the walk,” Rose wrote in a post on Facebook.

Natalie, you have worked with two female directors in your very long career- one of them was you. You have a production company that has hired exactly one female director- you,” Rose continued. “What is it with actresses of your ilk? You ‘A-listers’ (🤮) could change the world if you’d take a stand instead of being the problem. Yes, you, Natalie. You are the problem. Lip service is the problem. Fake support of other women is the problem.”

Rose added, “I am singling you out because you are the latest in a long line of actresses who are acting the part of a woman who cares about other women. Actresses who supposedly stand for women, but in reality do not do much at all. Of course women in the world will keep buying the perfumes you promote, the movies you make, and think they’re buying into who you are. But who are you?”

“There is no law that says you need to hire women, work with women, or support women. By all means, you do you. But I am saying stop pretending you’re some kind of champion for anything other than yourself. As for me, I’ll be over here raising my voice and fighting for change without any compensation. That is activism,” Rose continued. “Until you and your fellow actresses get real, do us all a favor and hang up your embroidered activist cloak, it doesn’t hang right.”

This is not the first time Natalie has been called out publicly by another female celebrity.

Read Rose’s entire post for Natalie Portman below, and see photos of Natalie Portman’s Oscar look in the gallery…

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Charlize Theron Shares a Star-Studded Selfie from Oscars 2020!

Every year at the Oscars, there’s at least one star-studded selfie and Charlize Theron delivered an amazing one!

The 44-year-old actress, who was nominated for Best Actress at the 2020 Academy Awards over the weekend, snapped a pic from the front row with her mom Gerda.

Joining them in the pic were Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Regina King, Salma Hayek and last year’s Best Actor winner, Rami Malek.

That’s a lot of star power!

“Good Company,” Charlize captioned the pic.

After the show, Charlize attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party with Bombshell‘s makeup artist Oscar winner, Kazuhiro Tsuji.

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Good company. #Oscars2020

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These Celebs All Freaked Out Meeting Jerry from 'Cheer' at the Oscars - Watch Here!

A ton of celebrities at the 2020 Oscars got a fun surprise on the red carpet, all thanks to breakout Cheer star Jerry Harris!

Jerry, one of the fan-favorite cheerleaders from the hit Netflix docuseries, covered the press line for The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Sunday night (February 9) and met the likes of Marriage Story‘s Laura Dern, Little Women‘s Greta Gerwig, Richard Jewell‘s Kathy Bates, Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Bad Guy” hit-maker Billie Eilish, and Frozen‘s Idina Menzel, all of whom recognized him the moment they laid eyes on him.

“Jerry! This is what I wanna say to you,” Oscar winner of the night Laura Dern said. “You’ve got this! You can do this, Jerry! My daughter was giving me some mat talk as I was arriving in the car, and we love you and we love your big, beautiful heart.”

Little Women director Greta Gerwig totally freaked out and confessed she watched Cheer every night when she’s pumping breast milk. “I feel like I manifested you somehow,” she told Jerry Harris, who had to be told what she meant by “pumping.”

Plus, Ellen gifts Jerry a scrapbook highlighting moments from the biggest night in Hollywood and surprises him with $10,000 to put toward his student loans, courtesy of Shutterfly – Watch it all go down here!

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