Oscars

Chris Rock Says He’s “Not A Victim” After Will Smith Oscars Slap

While on a recent comedy tour stop in New Jersey, Chris Rock gave his most direct response to being slapped… Read More

July 27, 2022

Chris Rock Says That People Can “Eventually” Watch Him Address The Slap “on Netflix”

On Thursday, Chris Rock performed stand-up at a show in London and teased 'eventually' addressing being slapped by Will Smith… Read More

May 13, 2022

Will Smith Has Been Banned From the Oscars for 10 Years After Slapping Chris Rock

Will Smith has been banned from the Oscars for the next 10 years. However, he will not have to give… Read More

April 8, 2022

Halle Berry Reflecting on Her Historic Best Actress Oscar Win 20 Years Later “It Didn’t Open the Door”

Speaking with The New York Times, Halle Berry said not seeing a Black actress win an Oscar for Best Actress… Read More

March 25, 2022

Oscars 2022 Nominations: ‘Dune,’ ‘Summer of Soul’ & Will Smith Are the Big Winners

On Tuesday morning, Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan announced the Oscars 2022 nominations ahead of next month's 94th Academy… Read More

February 8, 2022

The 2021 Oscars’ Best Moment, Glenn Close Twerking To “Da Butt,” Was Scripted

Glenn Close stole the show as she did the "Da Butt" dance during a "name that song" segment at this… Read More

April 26, 2021

The 2021 Oscar Nominations Were Announced & We Have Some Questions

The 2021 Oscar nominations were announced this morning. And, yeah, we have some questions (and concerns) about the upcoming awards… Read More

March 15, 2021

Black Panther’s Ruth Carter Becomes First Black Person to Win Oscar for Best Costume Design

  https://twitter.com/GMA/status/1099845916817641472 "This has been a long time coming." Ruth E. Carter just made history. The legendary designer is now the… Read More

February 25, 2019

Kevin Hart Steps Down From Hosting the Oscars After Old Homophobic Tweets Resurface

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Kevin Hart (@kevinhart4real) on Nov 3, 2018 at 1:34pm… Read More

December 7, 2018

Mary J. Blige Reaches A Divorce Settlement With Ex Kendu Isaacs

After a long haul, the divorce has been finalized. Mary J. Blige came to a settlement with ex-husband/manager Martin "Kendu" Isaacs on Friday—… Read More

March 6, 2018

Oscar Winner Frances McDormand Calls For Diversity With ‘Inclusion Riders’

  What exactly is an "inclusion rider?" While accepting her Oscar for Best Actress Sunday night,  Frances McDormand urged fellow… Read More

March 5, 2018

Will ‘Black Panther’ Be Considered A 2019 Oscar Contender?

Can 'Black Panther' go all the way? With a $700M box office record-breaking second week, and a No. 1chart-topping soundtrack, Marvel's Black… Read More

February 26, 2018

2018 Oscar Nominations: ‘Get Out’ And ‘Shape Of Water’ Score Big

The 2018 Oscar nominations have been released. Guillermo del Toro's Shape of Water currently tops the chart with the most nominations, having… Read More

January 23, 2018

The Academy Tries to Fix its Diversity Issue By Inviting 774 New Members

A post shared by The Academy (@theacademy) on Jun 14, 2017 at 9:17am PDT Two years after the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag made… Read More

June 29, 2017

Frank Ocean Reacts To Viola Davis’ Historic Best Supporting Actress Oscar Win

Frank Ocean infamously ignored the Grammys this year. That doesn't mean that the elusive singer doesn't care about award show… Read More

February 27, 2017

Oscars Not So White? Academy Gives Overdue Props To Black Artists

Ava Duvernay at the 2015 Academy Awards. (AP Photo/Inivision) Black folks’ talent is nothing new, but it’s nice that the… Read More

January 24, 2017