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#OscarsSoWhite: No Actors Of Color Got Oscar Nominations This Year

Some things change, and others just stay the same. The 2016 Oscar nominees were announced Thursday morning, and not a single black actor was selected. In no time, journalists and the general public began to air out their grievances with Hollywood as well as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts ...

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Fashion Police: The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Hello guys, it is John Oceans again. Yes, the fairy one who shows up during the award season. I’d been previously asked me to review the fashion from the Headies, but after going through photos upon photos, I gave up as there was hardly any fashion worth talking about there. ...

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Sound Sultan blames Nigerian “crap music” on undue pressure from fans

Artiste Sound Sultan recently traced the poor quality of music currently renting Nigeria’s airwaves to undue pressure from fans not interested in professionalism. The musician in Lagos said that the quality of works by contemporary artistes ought to attract the right level of patronage from the listeners, but noted that ...

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Amber Heard Says Marrying Johnny Depp Does Not Define Her Sexuality

Actress Amber Heard has spoken out again about her sexual orientation, saying hers is not defined by her marriage. The actress, who stars in The Danish Girl, came out in 2010 as she dated photographer Tasya van Ree. She later married Johnny Depp, and adopted his two children, but says ...

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‘What If There Was No Such Thing As Love?’ Ellen DeGeneres’s Moving And Hilarious Acceptance Speech Of People’s Choice Humanitarian Award

At the recent People’s Choice Awards, Ellen DeGeneres was given the prize for Favorite Humanitarian, and her speech demonstrated exactly why she earned it. Ellen’s words were classy, heartfelt, and, of course, hysterical at all the right times. “I certainly didn’t set out to win any of the many, many, ...

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Headies Awards Drama: When Olamide had something to say and Don Jazzy had something else to say

Things got very interesting at the 2015 Headies Awards when Olamide (and the whole YBNL crew) escorted Adekunle Gold on stage to collect his award for “Best Alternative Song”. Leading up to this heated moment, things were already quite tense as everyone anticipated the winner of the coveted “Next Rated ...

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Five Lingering Questions About Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe Disaster

Originally published on chicagotribune.com It’s been a couple of days since Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez was awkwardly forced to remove her Miss Universe crown and give it to Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach, because emcee Steve Harvey announced the wrong winner. Yet the Internet is still buzzing about the incident, largely ...

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Famous Women Accused Of Not Supporting Other Women

Originally published on madamenoire.com Have these women been less than supportive of other ladies or are they misunderstood? How do you feel about these stars accused of leaving other women out to dry? STACEY DASHWith her post as a correspondent on Fox News, Stacey Dash has blamed women for everything ...

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Why Olivia Wilde’s Picture Of Her Toddler Is Stirring Up Controversy

When Olivia Wilde shared a photo that showed her toddler son’s naked bum, she faced criticism and prompted a discussion about the kinds of photos parents post on social media. On Monday, Wilde posted an Instagram photo of 19-month-old Otis from behind. She captioned the picture “Naked Cowboy.” The post ...

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More Celebrities Turn Up To ‘read mean tweets’

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe and American Horror Story actress Sarah Paulson have joined a host of other A-Listers in shaming their biggest online critics. The latest installment in Jimmy Kimmel Live’s viral sensation also features appearances from Milk actor Sean Penn, Kirsten Dunst, Michael B Jordan, Colin Farrell, and ...

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