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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013

Oscar No-Thank-You Speeches

Oscar No-Thank-You Speeches

Seth MacFarlane and Tina Fey already are saying no to next year. When did hosting the Academy Awards become a thankless job?

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013

Tina Fey Rules Out Hosting 2014 Oscars

Tina Fey Rules Out Hosting 2014 Oscars

Comedienne says she has no plans to follow in Seth MacFarlane's footsteps and chaperone Hollywood's Biggest Night.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

Winter Olympics Expected to Affect Next Oscars Date

Winter Olympics Expected to Affect Next Oscars Date

Planners are already struggling with the timing for next year's show in what could be a very early and very late awards season because of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which fall right in the middle of things...

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

MacFarlane Says "No Way" He'll Host Oscars Again

Host tweets out reaction from a feline friend about his hosting gig and insists he's not interested in returning as emcee.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Ben Affleck Shaves Beard

Actor removed the facial hair that he felt was a good luck charm throughout awards season.

Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Oscars: Producer Booted for Throwing Paper Planes

Oscars: Producer Booted for Throwing Paper Planes

"Paperman's" Kristina Reed reprimanded by security after botched stunt, but was allowed back into theater after a brief protest

Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Oscars: Charlize Theron to the Rescue

Oscars: Charlize Theron to the Rescue

Star went to aid a man who went down at Dolby Theater just before the show.

Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Stars Hit Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Stars Hit Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Halle Berry, Russell Brand, Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr and many other "A" list celebs hit the Vanity Fair Oscar party.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
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By Jerome McClendon

Hollywood's Glitzy Oscar Parties

Hollywood's elite headed into the night to celebrate or commiserate at a list of...View gallery

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Monday, Feb 25, 2013

The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Actress Tweet

The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Actress Tweet

The Chicago-based satirical newspaper called Quvenzhané Wallis an expletive that many called inappropriate.

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US to Expand Pool of People Targeted for Deportation

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Mendoza Draws Heat for Buying Used SUV With State Money

Mendoza Draws Heat for Buying Used SUV With State Money

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