Liza Minnelli was ‘sabotaged’ at Oscars, longtime pal claims

Liza Minnelli was 'sabotaged' at Oscars, longtime pal claims

Liza Minnelli’s longtime friend Michael Feinstein claims the Broadway icon was “sabotaged” at the Oscars 2022 by being “forced” to use a wheelchair that sparked concern about the state of her health. During the March 27 live broadcast, Minnelli, 76, took the stage with Lady Gaga to present the Best Picture award. Aside from sitting … Read more

Frail Liza Minnelli’s NY friends worry about her care in LA

Frail Liza Minnelli's NY friends worry about her care in LA

Fifty years after “Cabaret” made her a superstar, Liza Minnelli lives a quiet life in an apartment in West Hollywood. At 76, and with enough headlines behind her for three lifetimes, the singer and actress is rarely seen in public. But in what would prove to be the second most surprising moment at March’s Oscars, … Read more

How Academy Members Feel About Decision

How Academy Members Feel About Decision

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have spoken out following the board of governors’ decision to ban Will Smith from attending any Academy events for the next ten years. The Hollywood Reporter recently interviewed a “wide cross-section” of Academy members who shared their thoughts about the board’s response. On Friday, the … Read more

Will Smith turned down ‘Django Unchained’ due to ‘violence’

Will Smith turned down 'Django Unchained' due to 'violence'

Will Smith wasn’t a fan of director Quentin Tarantino’s artistic choice of violence. A resurfaced interview has revealed that Smith, 53, turned down the role of Django Freeman in the “Pulp Fiction” filmmaker’s 2012 movie “Django Unchained.” A 2016 roundtable interview with the Hollywood Reporter has re-emerged following the controversy surrounding Smith and his disorderly … Read more

Vivica A. Fox explains her take on Will Smith, Chris Rock Oscars slap

Vivica A. Fox explains her take on Will Smith, Chris Rock Oscars slap

Vivica A. Fox says she received praise for calling Will Smith’s slap of Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars “Black-on-Black crime.” “People were actually happy with me that I was honest,” the actress, 57, exclusively told Page Six at the American Heart Association’s Red Dress Collection Concert in Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday. “They were like, … Read more

I didn’t steal Leonardo DiCaprio Oscars joke

I didn't steal Leonardo DiCaprio Oscars joke

She denies being a comedy crook. Will Smith’s viral slap wasn’t the only controversy to emerge during the Oscars: Comedian Amy Schumer recently refuted claims that she pilfered a joke about Leonardo DiCaprio during her speech at the 2022 Academy Awards. The 40-year-old “Trainwreck” star stated her case during an appearance on “Watch What Happens … Read more

Spare me Hollywood’s nauseating hypocrisy over Will Smith

Spare me Hollywood's nauseating hypocrisy over Will Smith

“Hollywood,” said Marilyn Monroe, “is a place where they pay you $1000 for a kiss but 50 cents for your soul.” There are few better illustrations of Tinsel Town’s warped morality than the shocking case of acclaimed film director Roman Polanski who was 44 when he drugged and raped a 13-year-old girl. He admitted unlawful … Read more

Bill Maher Blames ‘Toxic Femininity’ For Will Smith Oscars Slap On ‘Real Time’

Bill Maher Blames 'Toxic Femininity' For Will Smith Oscars Slap On 'Real Time'

Last night on Real Time with Bill Maher, the topic of Will Smith’s Oscars slap came up and boy did the HBO host have plenty to say. After all, it’s the only thing Hollywood has been talking about for nearly a week now. “Thank you all for coming and putting on a brave face,” Maher … Read more

Will Smith resigns from Oscars Academy over Chris Rock slap: ‘My actions were painful, inexcusable’ | Hollywood

Will Smith resigns from Oscars Academy over Chris Rock slap: 'My actions were painful, inexcusable' |  Hollywood

Actor Will Smith resigned on Friday from the motion picture academy following his Oscars night slap of Chris Rock and said he would accept any further punishment the organization imposed. Will in a statement said he will “fully accept any and all consequences for my conduct. My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were … Read more

Andrew Garfield mimics Will Smith slaps at Oscars 2022: Video

Andrew Garfield mimics Will Smith slaps at Oscars 2022: Video

Even Andrew Garfield couldn’t get over the slap heard around the world. While leaving the 2022 Oscars, the Best Actor nominee was spotted walking up to a group of friends and saying, “What the f–k are you doing?” before smacking the air and laughing. The on-camera moment, which was posted to unCrazed’s YouTube account Thursday, … Read more