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HuffPo: It’s Time for the Smug Celebs-Meet-the-Normies Oscars Skit to Die

The left-wing Huffington Post says it’s time “to burn the dumb-ass skits to the ground,” referencing the four-minute stunt during Sunday’s Academy Awards show that saw host Jimmy Kimmel and a horde of actors walk into a theatre to throw candy and hotdogs at moviegoers who were in the middle of watching the Oprah Winfrey-starring fantasy film A Wrinkle in Time, all done as a show of gratitude.

Keala Settle performs "This Is Me" from "The Greatest Showman" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Watch Oscar’s Shark-Jumping PC Moment: ‘This Is Me’

One of the most woke moments at Sunday’s 90th Academy Awards saw Keala Settle sing the song ‘This is Me’ from the film The Greatest Showman, with the stage being filled with people representing nearly every walk of life.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: The Oscar statuette is seen backstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Oscar Nominees ‘Overwhelmingly Male’ Amid ‘Time’s Up’ Moment

Academy Awards voters made history this year when they nominated Rachel Morrison for the cinematography Oscar — the first woman so recognized in the organization’s 90 years. Greta Gerwig is also up for best director, only the fifth woman nominated in Oscar history. Yet in nearly every Oscar category, nominees are overwhelmingly male.

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List: Nominations for 90th Academy Awards

The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California

Actor Casey Affleck attends the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards at the Santa Monica Pier on February 25, 2017 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Film Independent)

Flashback: Casey Affleck Settled Sexual Misconduct Cases Out of Court

Actor Casey Affleck faced a flood of sexual harassment accusations that reached a fever pitch weeks before he accepted the Oscar for Best Actor in February — mere months before his brother Ben Affleck was criticized for allegedly covering up past abuses by Harvey Weinstein and faced similar accusations himself

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Not-So-Extreme Vetting: Oscars ‘Tourist’ Revealed to Be Ex-Con Registered Sex Offender

Sunday night’s 89th Annual Academy Awards featured a bit that saw host Jimmy Kimmel walk a bevy of unwitting tourists inside the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, where the Oscars were being held. One of those tourists, “Gary from Chicago,” has since been become a social media sensation — but according to media reports, he is also a registered sex offender who was just released from prison.

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Report: A-Listers Flew ‘Eyebrow Artist’ 7,500 Miles for Oscars (Update)

Leonardo DiCaprio apparently spared no expense while getting ready for last weekend’s Academy Awards — the Oscar-winning actor and environmental activist reportedly flew a renowned “eyebrow artist” to the stars more than 7,000 miles around the world to have his face tended to ahead of Hollywood’s big night.

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Oscars Ratings Hit 9-Year-Low in Early Numbers

Ratings for the 89th annual Academy Awards slid for a second consecutive year as a slew of wins for much-beloved La La Land, a shock Best Picture win for Moonlight and a game host in Jimmy Kimmel couldn’t move the needle this year.