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The D’Ambrosio Twins: A Q&A With Disney’s Iconic Twin Stars Bianca & Chiara

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D’Amrosio Twins. Photo credits: LastingLegacy PR

Disney’s iconic twin stars, The D’Ambrosio Twins, have been acting alongside one another for as long as they can remember. As actresses, singers, and and best friends, Bianca and Chiara D’Ambrosio have extensive experience in television, film, and music, and are most well-known for their roles as Frankie and Reagan on 19-time Emmy Award-winning series “The Bay” and for starring in its spinoff series “yA.” Additionally, they have been recognized for their performances in “See Dad Run,” “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn,” “Diary of a Future President,” and, most recently, Disney Plus’ new film, “To the Beat!: Back 2 School,” the sequel to the hit teen comedy, “To the Beat!” 

This week, I had the pleasure of speaking with the twins about their prolific career paths and numerous professional milestones at such a young age. In this candid conversation, the twins reflect upon their journey to stardom as both independent actresses and partners in crime and share their most memorable experiences and lessons with their fans. 

You’ve both been acting since the age of 3, when you were cast in the role of Summer Newman on CBS’ The Young and Restless. Please tell us about your experiences on a mainstream television channel at such a young age. Do you have any distinct or formative memories? 

BIANCA: I was three years old when I started working on “the Young and the Restless.” I can’t remember much, but I do have memories of bonding with my on-screen parents playing Disney cards and eating candy!

CHIARA: Because I was so young on “the Young and the Restless,” I can’t remember a lot. I do remember fond memories of Michelle Stafford coming to our dressing room to see us before going to set. She would hold my hand and walk me to set sometimes.  

On both The Young and Restless in 2008 and Parks and Recreation in 2009, you shared the role of Summer Newman and Lennon Parham’s daughter, respectively. What was it like to take turns playing the role? 

BIANCA: It was fun! Chiara and I got to work together and experience everything at the same time. 

CHIARA: Switching places with my sister while on set was super fun because we always got to hang out with each other and practice our lines with each other.  

What was the best part of being cast together as twins from an early age? Did it ever cause confusion on set, or did it ever create any tension between you as independent actresses? 

BIANCA: It never caused tension between us. We have always loved being cast together because we get to do what we love together. A lot of people got us confused on set, so we would just have fun with it. 

CHIARA: Being cast together as twins has always been a blast. We get to work together in scenes and make life-long memories together. I don’t think that us being known as twins caused tension for us to book projects independently. I was lucky to work on Disney Plus’ show “Diary of a Future President” last year while Bianca worked on a film. We are happy for each other! 

When did you start making music? Please tell us about your breakthrough song “Let Your Light Shine.”

Bianca & Chiara D’Ambrosio. Photo credits: LastingLegacy PR

BIANCA: We started making original music when we were seven. I love to play instruments and wanted to try singing for a change. I ended up loving it and combined my love for playing instruments with singing to create “Let Your Light Shine.” I knew that I wanted our first song to touch on the topic of bullying since we experienced that back in school, so after talking with our parents, we created the song!

CHIARA: We started making music by releasing our debut song “Let Your Light Shine.” We had been bullied at school when we were younger, so we wanted to create music to encourage others to tell someone when they are experiencing bullying. Our song reached a lot of people, and that’s when we realized how our music can inspire others.

Please tell us about the process of creating your first album, “Got You Covered.” What was the source of inspiration behind your album?

BIANCA: “Got You Covered” was a cover album we did to music hits from the 80s, 90s, and even 70s. My parents raised me listening to older music, and I developed a love for songs created in those eras. My sister and I wanted to do something fun with our music and decided to use our parents influence’ on us to create “Got You Covered.”

What is the best part of being twin actresses? 

BIANCA: For me, working with my sister is an amazing experience. She is my best friend and I love that we get to work and do what we love together. Having those memories together on set is something I will remember forever.

CHIARA: I think the best part of being twin actresses is that I have someone who can experience the highs and lows of the entertainment industry with me, and I always have someone to talk to.

How do you differ as actresses and singers? 

CHIARA: We differ as actresses because Bianca enjoys drama and single-camera comedy roles, while I love comedic roles. We differ as singers because Bianca’s voice is higher than mine. Bianca loves the piano and guitar, while I love the drums.

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What is your single favorite memory from your career thus far, independently or as twins? 

BIANCA: There are so many incredible memories that it’s hard to choose just one. I would have to say one of my fondest memories was back in early March of this year when we got to see ourselves on the big screen! We got to watch ourselves surrounded by our family, friends, and the rest of the cast and crew. It was a memory I will never forget. 

CHIARA   I have many favorite memories from my career as an independent actress and as a twin actress. My favorite memory so far in my career was when we wrapped filming yA and I shared a moment of celebration with my sister that has stuck with me since last year. We were so proud of each other and it was a magical experience.

You’ve both had quite a diverse array of experiences as actresses. What is your favorite character you’ve played?

BIANCA: That’s a tough one! I’m so grateful for every experience I’ve had, and It’s so hard to choose one. I would have to say it’s a tie between my character on “yA,” Frankie Sanders, and Donna from the upcoming film, “Slapface.” Donna and Frankie are two completely different characters who I loved equally. Frankie is the spunky twin who hides her feelings and puts her sister before herself. Donna is a mean girl who only cares for her sister and her best friend, Moriah. It’s a tie between those two!

CHIARA: Any opportunity I get to play someone else is surreal. My favorite character I’ve played so far is Regan Sanders from yA. Playing Regan was a wild ride. She is so similar yet so different from me as a person, so it was amazing to step into her shoes.

What’s the one biggest piece of advice you’d give to a fan looking to pursue acting and music? 

BIANCA: To never give up. I know it sounds cliché, but it is so true! Giving up just puts you one step further away from achieving your dream. 

CHIARA: My advice to a fan looking to pursue a career in the entertainment industry is to never give up hope. Sign up for classes or audition for school plays so that you get an experience of working on set. If this is something you really want to do, then go for it and don’t let anyone stop you

What’s next for you both?

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BIANCA: Right before quarantine, I had the chance to work with Justin Long, Judy Greer, and Melanie Lynskey on a comedy movie called “Lady of The Manor” which will be premiering next year. Chiara’s and my new show called “yA”, which is a spinoff of “The Bay,” will also premiere next year. 

CHIARA: We finished filming yA last fall and are looking forward to the release. We are also going to be in a few episodes of “The Bay” coming up, so stay tuned if you want to see a little bit of our characters Frankie and Regan Sanders.

BIANCA AND CHIARA: Thank you so much for the interview. Happy Holidays!  

xoxo, B & C 

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Denzel Washington Inspires Hollywood’s A-LIST At the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, LOS ANGELES, CA, June 6, 2019 — The American Film Institute (AFI) presented the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award to Denzel Washington on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at a Gala Tribute in Los Angeles.  Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, Jodie Foster, Antoine Fuqua, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae, Julia Roberts and Cicely Tyson all paid tribute to Washington’s life and work at the Dolby Theatre in the heart of Hollywood. At the evening’s end, Spike Lee presented the award to Washington.

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Additional guests included Ed Begley, Jr., W. Kamau Bell, Joy Bryant, Joel Coen, Richard Donner, Ava DuVernay, Cary Elwes, Carl Franklin, Antoine Fuqua, David Alan Grier, Keegan-Michael Key, Martin Lawrence, Frances McDormand, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Paula Patton, Jay Pharoah, Chris Tucker, Edward Zwick, Taís Araújo and Paola Núñez.
 
Surprise guest Beyoncé presented AFI’s Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal to her frequent collaborator, multitalented film, television and music video artist Melina Matsoukas (AFI Class of 2005). “She is fearless, no matter the challenges, and believes in breaking stereotypes in the industry,” said Beyoncé. “As a woman of color, conformity is not her thing. Her drive, vision, taste level and storytelling are boldly unapologetic.”
 

President Bob Gazzale, 2019 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal recipient Melina Matsoukas and Beyoncé

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The evening featured a musical performance from Jennifer Hudson, who sang a powerful rendition of Sam Cooke’s classic, 1964 civil-rights anthem “A Change Is Gonna Come.”
 
Presenters gave poignant remarks about Washington’s influence on their own careers. Chadwick Boseman said, “There is no BLACK PANTHER without Denzel Washington… because my whole cast, that generation, stands on your shoulders.”
 
Julia Roberts, who collaborated with Washington on THE PELICAN BRIEF, said, “Working with you was like working with The Beatles. You are the greatest talent of any time.”

Issa Rae, speaking about how Washington’s work informed her own, said, “He embodies and commands every role he takes on. His performances demand you look at every moment. And he dares you to look away.”
 
“Your gift is to unite us and inspire us, and I want to thank you for leading the way,” said Michael B. Jordan.
 

Denzel Washington

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Accepting the award, Washington closed the night by saying, “The least we can do is think about the young people, the future, and individually and collectively do the best we can to try and turn this thing around.”
 
At the event, AFI CEO and President Bob Gazzale announced the second recipient of the Audi Fellowship for Women, a full-tuition scholarship created by Audi in 2017 to support a promising female director entering the AFI Conservatory. Nicole Mejia will receive the Fellowship, beginning this August in the Conservatory’s prestigious Directing program. On June 10, the inaugural Audi Fellow, Natalie Camou, will graduate at the AFI Commencement. This Fellowship is part of Audi’s commitment to drive progress, and a landmark investment in the future of the storytelling community.

The AFI Life Achievement Award special will air on TNT on Thursday, June 20, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by an encore at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. Sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will also air the special in September, during a night of programming dedicated to Washington’s work. This marks the seventh year the Emmy®-winning AFI special will air on TNT.
 

Denzel Washington

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About Denzel Washington
Washington’s cinematic legacy includes powerhouse, Academy Award®-winning performances in GLORY (1989) and TRAINING DAY (2001), as well as celebrated roles in CRY FREEDOM (1987), MALCOLM X (1992), THE HURRICANE (1999), FLIGHT (2012) and ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. (2017), earning additional nominations for each. Washington has crafted compelling, unforgettable characters in recurring collaborations with master directors past and present, bringing stalwart grit and nuanced complexity to films essential to the American canon, such as Jonathan Demme’s PHILADELPHIA (1993), Spike Lee’s INSIDE MAN (2006) and Ridley Scott’s AMERICAN GANGSTER (2007) — and to blockbuster, crowd-pleasing fare such as Edward Zwick’s (AFI Class of 1975) CRIMSON TIDE (1995), Tony Scott’s MAN ON FIRE (2004) and Antoine Fuqua’s THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (2016).  A creative force behind the camera as well, Washington has helmed critically acclaimed films, ANTWONE FISHER (2002) and THE GREAT DEBATERS (2007), in which he also stars. He won a 2010 Tony® for his performance in the play “Fences,” and directed, produced and starred in the 2016 film adaptation that earned him Best Actor and Best Picture Oscar® nominations.

About the AFI Life Achievement Award

Denzel Washington

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The highest honor given for a career in film, the AFI Life Achievement Award was established by the AFI Board of Trustees in 1973.  It is presented to a single honoree each year based on the following criteria as mandated through a resolution passed by the AFI Board of Trustees: “The recipient should be one whose talent has in a fundamental way advanced the film art; whose accomplishment has been acknowledged by scholars, critics, professional peers and the general public; and whose work has stood the test of time.” See the complete list of past honorees here.

About WarnerMedia
WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, truTV and others. WarnerMedia is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).

About Turner Classic Movies (TCM)
Turner Classic Movies (TCM)
 is a two-time Peabody Award-winning network that presents great films, uncut and commercial-free, from the largest film libraries in the world highlighting the entire spectrum of film history. TCM features insights from Primetime host Ben Mankiewicz, along with hosts Alicia Malone, Dave Karger and Eddie Muller, plus interviews with a wide range of special guests and serves as the ultimate movie lover destination. Currently in its 25th year as a leading authority in classic film, TCM offers critically acclaimed series like The Essentials, along with annual programming events like 31 Days of Oscar® in February and Summer Under the Stars in August. TCM also directly connects with movie fans through events such as the annual TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, the TCM Big Screen Classics series in partnership with Fathom Events, as well as through the TCM Classic Film Tour in New York City and Los Angeles. In addition, TCM produces a wide range of media about classic film, including books and DVDs, and hosts a wealth of material online at tcm.com and through the Watch TCM mobile app.

About the American Film Institute
The American Film Institute was established by presidential proclamation in the White House Rose Garden and launched its national mandate on June 5, 1967 — to preserve the heritage of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI’s founding Trustees included Chairman Gregory Peck, Vice Chairman Sidney Poitier, Francis Ford Coppola, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Jack Valenti and George Stevens, Jr., as Director.

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The Most Surprising Snubs From The 2019 Oscar Nominations

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The road to the 2019 Oscars began with a shocking start when it was revealed that the award show will go hostless for the first time in over 30 years. The even bigger surprise is the full list of nominations and the even longer list of snubs.

Before you watch the ceremony on Sunday, check out our picks for the most noteworthy snubs from this year’s Oscar nominations!

 

Bradley Cooper

Snubbed for Best Director Nomination

After the release of A Star Is Born there was immediate Oscar buzz for not only Lady Gaga, but many believed that Bradley Cooper had locked in a nomination for Best Director. As Oscar campaigns began, Cooper signaled that he too believed he had a shot for a Best Director nomination. He campaigned hard, so it was a complete shock to see the Academy shut him out of it and instead threw him into the Leading Actor category. The snub was apparently so embarrassing to Bradley Cooper he spoke to Oprah about it saying, The first thing I felt was embarrassment, actually.  I felt embarrassed that I didn’t do my part.”

 

Crazy Rich Asians

Snubbed for Best Picture Nomination and Costume Design

After a successful summer release, Crazy Rich Asians joined the ranks with Black Panther as a phenomenal film accompanied by a diverse cast. Both films won the hearts of audiences around the world and the respect of the industry. The film gathered Golden Globe nominations and even won a Critics Choice award. Many believed it would close out award season with an Oscar nomination, especially in the Best Picture and Costume Design categories. Instead, one of the biggest romantic comedies of 2018 was left completely snubbed.

 

Timothee Chalamet

Snubbed for Best Supporting Actor

Though his film Beautiful Boy was met with mixed reviews, his performance received nominations at the SAG and Golden Globe awards. The 23-year-old actor was expected to receive a (consecutive) nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category, but his snub this round came as a shock!

 

John David Washington

Snubbed for Best Actor  

With an incredible 6 nominations, BlacKkKlansman is considered one of the front-runners of the Oscars. The biographical drama got Spike Lee his first nomination for Best Director and also Adam Driver’s first Oscar Nomination as Best Supporting Actor. Though Washington’s performance was received well, he somehow was overlooked for a Best Actor nomination.

 

If Beale Street Can Talk and Barry Jenkins

Snubbed for Best Director and Best Picture

Barry Jenkins’ follow up film to his critically acclaimed Moonlight was shockingly left out of the most prestigious Best Picture category.  Despite high praise from audiences and critics, the film only managed nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Score and Best Supporting Actress, but was shut out of the two main categories of Best Director and Best Picture. This snub created a firestorm online with people (rightfully) outraged by its lack of recognition.

 

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The Rising Power of Streaming: Netflix is Now a Top Contender for The Emmys’

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Awards season is fast-approaching. This year’s list of Emmy nominations dropped Thursday and it’s becoming clear that top networks like HBO have something to worry about. Netflix’s vast expansion of original streaming content is growing and growing. And with that, so are the Emmy nominations. Netflix has nabbed a total of 112 noms for their originals, which just beat HBO’s 108. It’s impressive to say the least. Thanks to their originals—such as GLOW, The Crown, and Stranger Things to name a fewNetflix has jumped from their 2015 bottom spot on the nomination list to the top in 2018.

Why Netflix is Now a Top Contender for The Emmys’

It took Netflix about five years since they debuted their first original to climb to the top of the nomination charts. According to an article from The Verge last year, Netflix “has only climbed the ladder by strategically playing the odds. The company is almost doubling its nomination count every year, but it’s also producing a mind-boggling 600 hours of content and spending $6 billion a year to do so.” The success can also be attributed to the streaming interface allowing Netflix to track viewer habits, and thus provide more original content based upon viewer preferences. Well played, Netflix, well played.

 

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72nd Tony Awards Preview

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With summer just kicking off, the biggest night of Broadway is just around the corner, the 72nd Tony Awards. Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will make their hosting debuts in the legendary Music City Radio Hall. To help you get ready for the all red carpet razzle dazzle and the inevitable live show flubs, here is what you should expect to see for the buzzing 2018 Tony Awards show.

 

But before we get to all of that, one notable award being given out will be the Excellence in Theatre Education Award. Melody Herzfeld, the drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, will be receiving the honor, in acknowledgment of excellence in theater education and how she plays a vital role in helping students embrace their creativity and reach their full potential. Talk about a true hero.

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Now what you’ve all been waiting for. Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants lead the field with 12 nominations each, and will face off against The Band’s Visit—itself with 11 nominations—and Frozen for Best Musical. There’s also some history being made on the play side, with the revival of Angels in America earning 11 nominations, breaking the record for most nominations for a play in Tony Awards history. But bigger than that may be the success of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, leading the way as the most honored new play with a total of 10 nominations. It’s official, J.K. Rowling has cast a spell on Broadway.

Other noteworthy awards being handed out are the two Special Tony Awards, which will be received by legendary musician Bruce Springsteen and John Leguizamo.

 

Make sure to tune in to the 72nd Tony Awards when it airs this Sunday, June 10, at 8pm on CBS.

 

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Our Favorite 2018 Awards Season Looks

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From the Golden Globes to the Oscars, the biggest starlets in Hollywood have gathered together on numerous occasions in 2018 to celebrate achievements in television, film, music, production, and more. With every awards ceremony comes a glamorous red carpet pre-show, where celebrities dazzle in the latest luxury brands from Prada to Chanel. Each show brings its own variety of eye-catching trends and styles that are sure to dominate the majority of the year. From blush pinks to deep v-necks, textures to patterns, and one-shoulders to bow fronts, the celebrities know how to make a statement! Below are some of our favorite looks from this year’s Awards Season.

 

The Golden Globes Awards

Both Zoe Kravitz and Dove Cameron stunned in their black sheath silhouettes. Simple, yet elegant, these sleek looks are the perfect combination of effortless beauty and breathtaking at the same time. Kravitz and Cameron reinforce the statement that less is more, especially when it comes to dresses. Paired with statement earrings or a bow-tie belt, this sophisticated look makes a statement without being over the top.

Zoe Kravitz in Saint Laurent

Dove Cameron in Monique Lhuillier

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Critics’ Choice Awards

These looks are minimalistic, yet elegant. Traditional shades of black or white never fail to stun, especially when worn in a classy style such as these. The red carpets are known for their bold outfit choices, but these are two looks the average person would actually consider wearing. While Hyland’s dress resembles Haute Couture, it is eye-catching enough to turns heads without distracting from her natural beauty. Dern, who opted for a sleek jumpsuit, is both refined and beautiful in her black ensemble.

Sarah Hyland in Naeem Khan

Laura Dern in Balmain

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The Producers Guild of America Awards

A little black dress is always an appropriate outfit choice. Both Robbie and Longoria dazzled on the red carpet with their sleek dresses complete with shoulder pads or puffy sleeves. Styled with minimal accessories and a pair of black heels, these were easily two of the most sophisticated looks worn during the Awards Season by the starlets.

Margot Robbie in Louis Vuitton

Eva Longoria in Saint Laurent

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The Screen Actors Guild Awards

Kristen Bell’s deep pink dress and Yara Shahidi’s sleek black jumpsuit were two of the most breathtaking outfits on the red carpet. The rich color of Bell’s dress stands out from the crowd and compliments her soft features nicely. Shahidi’s jumpsuit is a classic, elegant look, and the trail of fabric adds a unique detail. Another set of simple looks paired with subtle accessories or a deep shade of lipstick that reinforce natural beauty.

Kristen Bell in J. Mendel

Yara Shahidi in Ralph Lauren

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The Grammys

Camila Cabello and Hailee Steinfeld walked the red carpet in bold pops of color. Vibrant colors always stand out against the crowd, especially bold reds or purples. Both Cabello’s and Steinfeld’s dresses feature flattering cut outs on either the front or the side of the dresses and show off their curves nicely. Cabello paired hers with a disco ball clutch and Steinfeld wore purple pointed toe boots for an added flair.

Camila Cabello in Vivienne Westwood

Hailee Steinfeld in Alexandre Vauthier

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The British Academy of Film and Television Academy Awards

Both Angelina Jolie and Emma Roberts were stunning in their classic black dresses. Jolie, in her elegant bardot style dress made of velvet, captured the crowd’s attention with her beauty. Paired with simple black heels and statement earrings, her simplicity is timeless. Roberts, in a low-cut black couture dress, has a slit on the side similar to Jolie’s dress. She also choose simple black heels and statement earrings to complete the look without taking away from the dress. The stars wore black to this event to stand in solidarity with the Time’s Up Movement, which provides support to those who have experienced sexual harassment.

Angelina Jolie in Ralph and Russo

Emma Roberts in Schiaparelli

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Independent Spirit Awards

For this event, the dresses ranged in all different colors and styles. Patterns and textures were popular elements of most of the stars’ dresses, especially Amanda Seyfried’s and Saoirse Ronan’s. Seyfried, wearing a graceful white dress with lace detailing, opted for a simple ponytail and nude heels to complete the look.There are several cutouts on the front of the dress and a high-low element on the sides but the dress is every bit as elegant as Seyfried. While Ronan’s dress is much brighter, the floral pattern and beaded neckline adds character. The statement earrings she paired it match perfectly as do her gold heels.

Amanda Seyfried in Alexander McQueen

Saoirse Ronan in Prada

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The Oscars

Haute Couture gowns thrived at the Oscars this year. From lace to floral print designs, some of the most beautiful gowns were worn to this event on March 4. Allison Williams and Mira Sorvino both wore nude dresses, which was a popular color at this awards show. While the colors of their dresses are fair, the detailing is exquisite. Williams’ dress is complete with a beaded bodice, and Sorvino’s dress is covered in fabric flowers for extra elegance. Simple jewelry and accessories were worn by both to avoid taking away from the gowns.

Allison Williams in Armani Privé Couture

Mira Sorvino in Romona Kevža

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4 Surprising Movies that Didn’t Make the Oscars This Year

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In a world filled with political and celebrity scandals, movie premieres, Canadian online casino promotions, and “shopping events”, the Oscars represent a refreshing distraction. The annual ceremony in which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) honors the best and most beautiful cinematic achievements of the previous year is in the center of attention for the media and movie fans around the world – after all, it is one of the most prestigious awards a movie can receive. But each year, when the shortlist of nominees is published, there are voices that ask why didn’t this movie or that get a nomination. The situation is the same in 2018 when some of the Oscars snubs have come as a big surprise for many.

wonder woman photoWonder Woman was one of the most successful movies released in 2017. It was the fifth highest-grossing superhero film in the US, Rotten Tomatoes listed it as the best superhero movie of all time, it won a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for being the Best Action Movie, and gathered several accolades at various film festivals and events around the world. Despite its clear popularity, Warner’s superhero movie was left out of the Oscars race for the Best Picture, and Patty Jenkins, the highest-grossing female director in Hollywood, also didn’t make it to the race for Best Director.

The Shape of Water has collected not less than 13 Oscar nominations, including the ones for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, and many others, but it didn’t get nominated in the categories everyone expected it to: Best Makeup and Best Visual Effects. The “male” lead in the movie, the Amphibian Man (played by Doug Jones) is so important for the overall story that it should have been at least considered for these categories, too.

James Franco photo

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James Franco won a Golden Globe for his performance in “The Disaster Artist”. The movie was also nominated for a Golden Globe for the “Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”. When it comes to the Oscars, though, its accolades will run dry: it failed to make it among the nominees for the Best Picture, and James Franco himself is missing from the list of the Best Actor nominees.

Last but not least, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, the movie that won a Golden Globe in the “Best Motion Picture – Drama” category, among others, and landed director Martin McDonagh a Golden Globe nomination, has received seven Oscar nominations, including the one for the Best Picture, the Best Actress, Best Screenplay, among others. But it wasn’t even considered for the prize of the Best Director, and this comes as a surprise to many.

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The 89th Academy Awards: Wait, Who Won?

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The 89th Academy Awards ceremony was nothing short of entertaining. Jimmy Kimmel hosted and he brought humor and wit to carry us through the spectacular, star-studded night. There were incredible moments, like Justin Timberlake singing “Can’t Stop The Feeling” to kick-off the show. Then, there were the awkward moments, like the end of the show… Here are some of the highlights of the 2017 Oscars.
 

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Viola Davis – Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis stole the show with her incredibly powerful speech. In the speech, she talked about being an artist, saying, “I became an artist, and thank god I did, because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life.” This is a big win for Viola, considering this now leaves her one award away from an EGOT. She is also the first black actress to win an Emmy, Oscar, and a Tony.

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Monologue and Hosting
“I’ve never been to the Oscars before. This is my first time here,” Jimmy Kimmel said in the opening of his monologue. One could only hope he would be the host of the show every year. Kimmel made everyone laugh, of course, with his opening monologue. He began by poking a little fun at Matt Damon, before turning his attention to Mel Gibson. He then saved the night when he handled the best picture mix up. Kimmel made all the right jokes that put everyone at ease, and quite honestly, added the most entertaining moments of the night.

Katherine Johnson’s Appearance
One of the most memorable moments of the night was when 98-year-old Katherine Johnson, the NASA scientist whose story is at the heart of the movie Hidden Figures, appeared on stage beside Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, and Taraji P. Henson. To see this remarkable woman and hero being honored truly made the night special.

The Wrap


Best Picture Mix Up
The most talked about moment of the night was the best picture mix up. Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty somehow confused the winner, announcing La La Land as the Oscar recipient. However, Moonlight had actually won best picture. It seems as though the card announcing Emma Stone as best actress for La La Land accidentally got mixed up with the Best Picture card. In an awkward turn of events, the cast of La La Land had to cut their speeches short and head back to their seats as Moonlight was announced the actual winner. It was a bizarre series of events that left everyone confused and bewildered.
Overall, the 89th Academy Awards were nothing short of eventful. Check out the full list of winners below:
Best film: Moonlight
Best actress: Emma Stone (La La Land)
Best actor: Casey Affleck (Manchester By The Sea)
Best director: Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
Best supporting actress: Viola Davis (Fences)
Best supporting actor: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
Best original screenplay: Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester By The Sea)
Best adapted screenplay: Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight)
Best cinematography: Linus Sandgren (La La Land)
Best original score: Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)
Best original song: Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land)
Best sound editing: Sylvain Bellemare (Arrival)
Best foreign language film: Asghar Farhadi (The Salesman)
Best film editing: John Gilbert (Hacksaw Ridge)
Best visual effects: Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan Lemmon (The Jungle Book)
Best production design: David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds Wasco (La La Land)
Best sound mixing: Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace (Hacksaw Ridge)
Best documentary feature: Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow (O.J.: Made in America)
Best animated film: Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer (Zootopia)
Best animated short film: Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer (Piper)
Best documentary short subject: Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara (The White Helmets)
Best live action short film: Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy (Sing)
Best make-up: Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson (Suicide Squad)
Best costume design: Colleen Atwood (Fantastic Beast and Where To Find Them)
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Highlights from the Emmys 2016

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It was the biggest night for television… The Emmys! AKA the award show for anyone and everyone who stays glued to their small screens making sure they catch up on all the latest shows. However, after the award show, I realized how behind I am on all these Emmy-nominated shows even though I feel like I’m barely making it through my DVR. But anyways…

Late night, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel hosted the night away on ABC and in true award show fashion, the introduction was a montage of a few nominated series all strategically put together in hopes to get Kimmel to the show on time. From James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” to a Veep, main characters of each show lent a hand to get Kimmel where he needed to be.
From Kimmel’s opening bit to the small but huge impacting comments regarding diversity throughout the night, the Emmys were the one to watch. Why? This is how an award show should be. It’s as if none of the celebrities had a real care about what was coming out of their mouth and pretty sure, 90% of them were all for team Hillary Clinton. If it wasn’t a jab at Donald Trump, it was a cheer for Hillary Clinton, which I loved since what a better way to get your message out about voting than putting it out there on one of the biggest platforms to do so?
Aside from the obvious comments regarding the current upcoming election, there were jaw-dropping/loud cheering/hilarious moments throughout the night and in case you completely skipped out on the show, here’s the SparkNotes version so you could join in on the conversation:

Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Photo by Invision/AP.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Photo by Invision/AP.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Winning Speech

Julia accepted the award as ‘Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series’ and to everyone’s surprise, or at least to mine, her speech put you through a rollercoaster of emotions from start to finish. Louis-Dreyfus joked that Veep seemed to be “a show started out as a political satire, but it now feels more like a sobering documentary. So I certainly do promise to rebuild that wall… and make Mexico pay for it.” Then, she dedicated her award to her father, who recently passed away, and I felt my heart drop.

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Rami Malek. Photo by Invision/AP.

Rami Malek Wins ‘Best Actor in a Drama Series’ for Mr. Robot

“Please tell me you are seeing this, too.” Yes, Rami. We saw it. The whole world saw it. Malek took the W for his outstanding role in Mr. Robot which he couldn’t actually believe. Believe it, Malek.

Alan Yang (L) and Aziz Ansari (R). Photo by Invision/AP.

Alan Yang (L) and Aziz Ansari (R). Photo by Invision/AP.

Asians Need More!

Very earlier in the night, Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang won ‘Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series’ for their episode ‘Parents.’ The other real winner was Yang’s speech when he voiced his opinion that Asians need and will contribute more to the world. The best line was when he pleaded with Asian parents to stop enforcing their children to learn the violin and pick up a camera instead. Ha!

Jimmy Kimmel. Photo by Invision/AP.

Jimmy Kimmel. Photo by Invision/AP.

PB&J + The Emmys

I’ve never been to an actual award show, but I could only imagine that you’d be starving for about three hours. Kimmel knew and took advantage of that moment to have his mom make PB&J sandwiches for everyone in the crowd… And have the kids of Stranger Things deliver it! Celebrities. They’re just like us.

Leslie Jones. Photo by Invision/AP.

Leslie Jones. Photo by Invision/AP.

Leslie Jones Addresses The Real Need for Security

If you aren’t aware of the Leslie Jones situation, you were probably confused by this bit when she walked out with the accountants of the Emmys. Apparently, it’s necessary to have the ballots completely sealed and untouched until the night of the actual show when the winner is revealed. Leslie took it upon herself to address the real need for something to be untouched: Her Twitter account. Back in July, for some reason, a few Twitter users decided to pretty much bully Leslie via Twitter. It was a feud that was unnecessary but being the amazing woman she is, Leslie knows how to handle her own and doesn’t let it get to her. Bye haters.

Sterling K. Brown’s Humble Reaction for HIS Win!

Sorry, John Travolta and David Schwimmer. Sterling K. Brown took the Emmy home for ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series’ with his role in The People v. O.J. Simpson. The sheer and utter shock on his face alone was something you couldn’t resist but clap for.

Bill Cosby? Bueller?

In one of the weirdest/awkwardest/unexpected moments of the night, Bill Cosby was introduced by the announcer and there was a look of confusion from almost everyone in the crowd. Joke’s on them! Jimmy Kimmel came out a few seconds after to admit he only did that to see what their reactions would be. AWKWARD!

Transgender Community Got The Voice They Deserved

From Jill Soloway to Jeffrey Tambor to Laverne Cox, the transgender community’s voice was heard thanks to these three. It was an absolutely BEAUTIFUL thing to see and just as Tambor noted in his winning speech when he accepted the award for ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series,’ I wouldn’t be mad either if he was the last cisgender male portraying a transgender woman.
A huge round of applause for this year’s Emmys. What was your favorite moment? Let us know below!
For a complete list of the night’s winners, head over to the Emmys Website.
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MTV Video Music Awards Recap

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This year, the MTV Video Music Awards found its way back to New York City, but instead of using Radio City Music Hall as its classic venue, the show took place at Madison Square Garden for the first time. In recent years, the VMAs has not had a traditional host and this year was no different. Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were in character as social media mavens (because if you know anything at all, you know the best place to watch an award show is on Twitter) but none of their antics, most of which were impossible to follow, seemed to connect with the audience. Other stand-in hosts included MTV’s own Nicole Byer from Girl Code, comedian Jay Pharoah with his great impressions throughout the show, and lastly DJ Khaled, who kept the energy going with his signature catchphrases.

Rihanna was this year’s recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award and she did something different then all the recipients before her and treated us to four different themed performances throughout the show, each showcasing a different style of music she has perfected. She opened the show with a medley of her hits from her pop era. Dressed in light pink from head to toe, she sang “Only Girl In The World,” “We Found Love,” and “Where Have You Been.” Her second performance of the night was a tribute to her culture and homeland in which she brought a traditional Caribbean bashment party to the stage performing all her reggae influenced hits such as, “Rude Boy,” “What’s My Name,” and her recent hit “Work.” Later in the show, she performed her more mellow party records “Pour It Up,” “B*tch Better Have My Money,” and her latest single from ANTI, “Needed Me.” She ended things off with her crowd favorite ballads, “Stay,” a slowed down version of “Diamonds,” and her next single “Love on The Brain,” fully taking in the opportunity to show how much her vocals have grown since she was first introduced to us in 2005. To end things off with a bang, Drake presented Rihanna with her award, giving a speech that sounded more like a love letter. He expressed, “I’ve loved Rihanna since I was 22 years old.” He also so spoke on what makes Rihanna a great artist: “She succeeds by doing something that no one in this industry does by just being herself.” After a sweet embrace between the two, Rihanna expressed her excitement by showing love to her country of Barbados, her friends, family, and fans and her disbelief that at only 28 years old she is lucky enough to accept such an award.

Now as we all know, MTV always keeps us on our toes with surprise antics and this year it came in the form of Kanye West taking to the stage to talk about whatever it is he wanted. He walked out to his song “Famous” which contains the infamous line that has reignited the Kanye vs. Taylor Swift beef and stood as the crowd chanted “Yeezy.” Highlights from his six and a half minute “speech” include saying “I see you Amber,” to his famous ex girlfriend Amber Rose, expressing his hope to win video of the year but it being okay if he lost to Beyoncé, shouting out his wife Kim Kardashian West, and finally debuting his new video for his song “Fade.” The video is a performance piece starring singer Teyana Taylor in what could almost be a tribute to Jennifer Beals in Flashdance. In true Kanye fashion, he has to leave us somewhat bewildered as the video ends with Taylor becoming a cat woman, with her fiancé Iman Shumpert of the championship winning NBA team the Cleveland Cavaliers and their 8-month old daughter “Junie” surrounded by sheep.
In addition to winning eight of the 11 Video Music Awards she was nominated for, and passing Madonna for acquiring the most VMAs ever, Beyoncé completely turned the stage into her own personal concert with a full on recreation of her visual album Lemonade. She eased us in starting with her song “Pray You Catch Me” and followed up with “Hold Up” carrying her signature baseball bat from the video and smacking the camera to the floor. She continued with “Sorry” and “Don’t Hurt Yourself” throwing on a fur coat and aggressively performing as flames and sparks surrounded her. She closed her performance with “Formation” filling the stage with an army of female dancers and ending in the formation of the symbol for woman.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Beyonce performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 28: Beyonce performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)


Britney Spears also returned to the VMA stage to perform her new single “Make Me” featuring G- Eazy. This performance was her first performance on MTV in almost 10 years since the cringeworthy performance of “Gimme More” at the VMAs in 2007. Other performers included Nick Jonas who performed his new song “Bacon” with Ty Dolla $ign and Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj who gave a lackluster performance of “Side to Side” off Grande’s album Dangerous Woman.  Newbies to the VMA stage, The Chainsmokers and Halsey performed their number one hit “Closer” and rapper Future gave an excellent performance of his hit song “F*ck Up Some Commas.”

Seemingly missing from the VMA stage this year was any form of Rock or Alternative music. It seemed to be a show for only the “who’s who” in pop culture right now. Also many of the awards were not given out on camera. Those lucky enough to take the stage to give speeches were DNCE for Best New Artist, Fifth Harmony for Best Collaboration, and Beyonce for Video of the Year and Best Female Video.  Drake also won for best hip-hop video but missed his chance at an acceptance speech because he was “stuck in traffic.”
Our U.S. Olympians Michael Phelps and “Final Five” gymnasts Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman (minus Gabby Douglas, who was absent due to an injury) were lucky enough to take the stage and introduce some of the musicians for the night. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte was also there in spirit as Jimmy Fallon impersonated him in a platinum blonde wig while singing Justin Biebers “Sorry.”
All in all, the VMAs did not disappoint. What they lacked in variety and a host they made up for in electrifying performances and a who’s who of celebrity presenters. For a complete list of VMA winners, and video clips head over to MTV.
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MTV Video Music Awards Recap: Featured image courtesy of MTV

Highlights from the Billboard Music Awards 2016

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Last night was the night — the “Oscars of Music,” according to Ludacris. Okay, it’s really not equivalent to that since that’s what the Grammys are for… But I digress. The Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) honors the top trending artists today. You may know some of the familiar names that you’ve heard on your local radio stations… Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Adele, The Weeknd, just to name a few.

You know we all tuned in for one reason: the performances! This award show was jam packed with acts back to back and without a hitch, reigning queen Britney Spears kicked off the show with a medley of a few of her hit songs including “Toxic.” I don’t know about anyone else, but I was waiting for her to bust out with the “Sometimes” track. I can’t help but admire Britney for coming so far since her fiasco back in 2007. She is the role model for anyone who thinks their life is going haywire. Britney made it past that dark time and so can you.

 Co-hosts Ciara (L) and Ludacris. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Co-hosts Ciara (L) and Ludacris. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images


The hosts of the night were aforementioned Ludacris for his third time and singer Ciara for her first time. I’ve got nothing but love for those two. They had great chemistry and at least it didn’t feel like a forced gig. Don’t you feel sometimes award shows put some of the randomest people together thinking it’ll be OK when in fact, it’s super awkward for everyone watching?
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Recording artists Blake Shelton (L) and Gwen Stefani perform onstage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Blake Shelton (L) and Gwen Stefani. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images


Now, the performances. Aside from Britney stealing the opening, we got to see Fifth Harmony strut their stuff singing “Work From Home” with Ty Dolla $ign straight into Meghan Trainor’s latest single “No.” Girl power much? Speaking of girl power, legendary Pink made her world television premiere of “Just Like Fire” and you know it isn’t a show without any acrobats! If you haven’t seen Pink in concert, I suggest you do the next time she heads out on tour. It’s absolutely phenomenal.
From Pink, we’re shown “7 Years” singer Lukas Graham. I could not agree more when I read a tweet that said, “First SONG of the night.” Not to diss any artist out there, but I simply enjoyed this song so much. It’s so honest and can you honestly say there’s a lot of songs that do that as of late?
I think the wildcard out of all the songs had to be Gwen Stefani and Blake’s “Go Ahead and Break My Heart.” It was random out of the bunch of other songs performed and I’m not sure if this is a song I’ll be rushing to play on a loop on my Spotify.
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Celine Dion. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images


The night was also filled with the heavy hitters from Adele who premiered her new music video to “Send My Love to Your New Lover” to Celine Dion who accepted the Billboard Icon Award. Celine was surprised by her son René-Charles and there was not a dry eye… In my room. She dedicated this award to her late husband René Angélil and you can really see how much family and music means to her.
After a long week of dispute and rumors, Kesha stole the show for a bit when she covered Bob Dylan’s “It Ain’t Me Babe” (made famous by Johnny Cash and June Carter). I’m going to bet that this is the performance people will talk about for days to come. It’s been a long uphill battle for her due to the Dr. Luke lawsuit she’s been up against but she showed everyone that she’s standing strong no matter what.
Kia’s ‘One To Watch’ goes to Troye Sivan this year. Last year, they awarded this to Tori Kelly who is huge in the music industry. Kia isn’t wrong about Troye. I’ve been following him for a while and he is certainly someone everyone should check out. I wouldn’t be surprised if by this time next year, he’ll be selling out multiple tour dates just like Tori.
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Madonna. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images


The final act of the night goes to a special tribute to Prince by Madonna and a special guest appearance by Stevie Wonder. Questlove introduced it with a beautiful speech showcasing his absolute respect to the legend. Now, I’ve seen a lot of mixed reviews regarding Madonna’s vocals, song choice, and just about everything. The Internet is a world full of opinions and just to add my two cents: she could have picked a better song, or maybe even incorporated an epic guitar solo that Prince probably would have slayed himself.
Was it a mesmerizing night that I’ll be able to talk about for weeks on end? Eh. Were there memes ready to be made? I wouldn’t be surprised if there were several of Rihanna whispering to her friend every five seconds during a performance.
For a complete list of the night’s winners, head over to Billboard Music Awards website.
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Highlights from the Billboard Music Awards 2016: Featured image courtesy of Jeff Kravitz/BBMA2016/FilmMagic

2017 Oscar Host Predictions

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The 2016 Oscars are now behind us but somehow we can’t help but to wonder who might be asked to host the 2017 Oscars. For us award show junkies who are seemingly on the edge of our seats waiting for the final announcement (even when we might now who the winner will be), it’s only second nature to think about who might host next years Oscars.

While the 2016 Oscars we’re riddled with controversy and boycotts, it was somewhat of a relief to see Chris Rock was out there trying to lighten the mood while highlighting some of Hollywood truths when it comes to diversity, opportunity and general fairness when recognizing amazing actors and actresses of all races, not just black actors. His introduction surely rubbed a few people the wrong way but given the circumstances, we should applaud Chris for being courageous enough to host this years Oscars. We think it’s also important to note that this years Oscars had the lowest rating in the past 8 years.

So how do we get more people to watch the 2017 Oscars? Good question right? Well it starts with having a really awesome host so with that in mind, we put together a short list of people we fell might just get the invitation.

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1. Jamie Foxx: Yeah, we know it’s all about the hear and now BUT the word on the street is that not only did Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes secretly get married but that they also have a 3 month old baby on the way. We can’t help but to think that around Oscar time, people will be chatting up Jamie Foxx and his new family. Guess we’ll have to wait and see.

2. The Rock: Hollywood can’t get enough of Dewayne Johnson aka “The Rock.” The charismatic actor and ex professional wrestler knows how to entertain and audience and is well spoken. A recent People’s Choice Award winner, The Rock would totally rock as the host of the 2017 Ocars.

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3. Will Smith: Okay so this might be a stretch but as someone who strongly boycotted this years Oscars, who else could help increase viewership and get the Oscars back on track better than Will Smith. Ranked as the most bankable star
world-wide by Forbes in 2014, Will Smith is a fan favorite all over the world. While Will has never won an Oscar, we’re betting he’d win over the audience if he were to host next years Oscars.

4. Kevin Hart: Kevin Hart is one of the funniest human beings on the planet. The rambunctious and energetic comedian was almost the host of the 2016 Oscars so I don’t think it’s a far stretch to think that 2017 might just be his year. Kevin’s been on record saying that he’d love to host the Oscars. Can you imagine the seguay into the opening of the Oscars after laughing for 10 minutes straight? We think it’d be pretty awesome.

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5. Ice Cube: This one might be a stretch as Cube rarely hosts any awards show but people gravitate towards Ice Cube. The successful musician slash actor always finds a way to remain even kill despite the situation or circumstance. I think the audience would enjoy having Ice Cube as their host.

6. Vin Diesel: Who doesn’t like the Diesel. The Fast & Furious star who’s won several MTV Movie Awards is always a fan favorite. His deep sultry voice can command everyone’s attention. Diesel also has a playful side to him. Having 3 children including his daughter Pauline (named in memory of his good friend Paul Walker), Diesel has learned that he can’t be a super hero all the time.

We’re all hoping that next years Oscars will be more attended and view by both fans and actors. We also hope that it’s more diverse considering the Oscar’s President Cheryl Boone Isaacs (who happens to be black) has mentioned that the Academy is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership. Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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