Academy Awards

The 89th Academy Award nominees were announced this morning via live stream.  La La Land racked up the most nominations this year with a total of 14, and Viola Davis made history by becoming the first black actress to earn three nominations. How did your favorites stack up?  Take a look at the complete list […]

Williams doesn't leave this year's U.S. Open empty-handed, she broke tennis legend Roger Federer's record, winning an extraordinary 308 Grand Slam matches.

Following legendary singer Prince‘s death, several people have come forward claiming to be related to him in an effort to get a piece of his fortune. So far, 30 individuals who have filed court documents claiming to be related to the singer have been denied. Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing the case, is now ordering […]

The girl scout troop that raised over $65,000 in cookie sales at the Oscars are still waiting for the money. The Academy and Girl Scouts of America are reportedly in the dark.

The total is in for how much money Chris Rock’s daughter Zahra and her fellow Girl Scouts raised selling those delicious cookies during the Oscars.  Unfortunately, they raised considerably less than what Rock revealed during the broadcast. Rock unveiled a total board that said the Scouts raised $65,243, but a representative of the Scouts told […]

Stacey Dash made appearance at the Oscars last night, and it was definitely the most awkward and confusing moment of the night.  Last month Dash spoke with FOX News about her thoughts on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, and ended up creating controversy herself when she said there shouldn’t be a Black History Month. Host Chris Rock dedicated most of his […]

Last month Janet Hubert, or better known as Aunt Viv from the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, uploaded a video responding to Jada Pinkett Smith’s Oscar Boycott.  Hubert called out Smith insinuating that she was only upset her husband didn’t get a nomination, and that they were boycotting the same industry they make money off of. Hubert went […]

This years controversial Oscars have been continuously getting a lot of attention for their lack of diversity.  Of course, it was a huge topic of discussion on the red carpet at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards.  The SAG Awards were held January 30th, and the actors of “Straight Outta Compton” were in attendance for their […]

Will Smith and the Oscar boycott has been the hot topic of discussion lately.  But did you know that this year’s Oscars aren’t the first awards show Smith has decided to boycott? In 1989 Smith and his musical partner, DJ Jazzy Jeff, decided to boycott the Grammy Awards, despite their nomination for Best Rap Performance. […]

Gabrielle Union is currently at the Sundance Film Festival promoting her new film Birth of a Nation, where she was asked her opinions on Stacey Dash’s comments. Last week, Stacey Dash weighed in on the Oscar controversy saying she thinks Jada Pinkett Smith is a “hypocrite,” and there should be no BET Awards or black history […]

  Magic Johnson says he won’t sit quietly while the Oscars run a snow job on black people — claiming there were a BUNCH of…

Don Cheadle is currently at the Sundance Film Festival making his directorial debut for, Miles Ahead.  The once Oscar-nominated actor was asked what his thoughts were on the Oscar controversy, where he said the awards were a “silly contest.” Cheadle had tweeted the below tweet at host Chris Rock earlier this month.   However, Cheadle doesn’t believe […]