Tag: Oscars

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

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.

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.

Not My President Oscars parody

Oscars Conspiracy Theory: Trump’s Revenge Against Kimmel

A new conspiracy theory about Sunday night’s disastrous ending at the Oscars is making the rounds in Hollywood, according to a report in the East Bay Times: President Donald Trump sabotaged the “Best Picture” award as revenge against host Jimmy Kimmel for mocking him.