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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.

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Oscars ‘In Memoriam’ Omits Adam West, Della Reese, David Cassidy, More

Several iconic Hollywood stars were left off this year’s In Memoriam segment at Sunday’s 90th Academy Awards show, including legendary ‘Batman’ actor Adam West, singer and ‘Touched By an Angel’ star Della Reese, and ‘The Partridge Family’ star David Cassidy. 

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel delivers his opening monologue at the Oscars -- which was full of jokes about Harvey Weinstein

Oscars Rip President Donald Trump Six Times 

The Oscars crew criticized President Donald Trump and his administration, but only six times. That was a change from last year’s Oscars, where Hollywood ripped the Trump administration 15 times

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 - MARCH 02: HANDOUT – EDITORIAL USE ONLY - In this handout photo provided by Ellen DeGeneres, host Ellen DeGeneres poses for a selfie taken by Bradley Cooper with (clockwise from L-R) Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o, …

Oscars: Celebrities Push Gun Control Surrounded by a Wall of 500 Armed Officers

The Los Angeles Police Department will deploy 500 officers to wrap the Dolby Theatre in multiple barriers of armed security for the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday night, an event at which several of Hollywood’s most celebrated stars will actively push for more gun control in America. 

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Celebrities to Wear Gun Control Lapel Pins at Oscars

Numerous celebrities plan to wear orange lapel pins during the Oscars in support of gun control and the Michael Bloomberg-founded gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety.

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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Hollywood Men Launch #AskMoreOfHim Campaign to Support #MeToo Movement

A group of Hollywood men including actors, producers, and other entertainment industry figures have signed an open letter launching what they call the #AskMoreOfHim campaign, a pledge to do their part to help eradicate sexual harassment and misconduct.

Overview of Oscar statues on display at 'Meet the Oscars' at the Time Warner Center on February 25, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

#MeToo: Oscars Gift Bags Include Pepper Spray and Body Alarms

Oscar nominees will receive pepper spray and body alarms in their award ceremony goodie bags in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal that has rocked Hollywood and spurred that #MeToo anti-sexual harassment movement.