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What You Need To Know About Last Night’s Oscars Debacle

Many viewers were left wondering about the sequence of events that led to the initial erroneous declaration of ‘La La Land’ as the Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards Sunday instead of the real winner, ‘Moonlight’. The Onion breaks down what you need to know about this fiasco.

Brad Pitt Sidelined 6 To 8 Weeks With Red Carpet Toe

LOS ANGELES—Saying doctors strongly recommended that he stay off the injured foot, representatives for Brad Pitt confirmed to reporters Sunday that the actor was sidelined six to eight weeks with a case of red carpet toe.

The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:
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The Clinton-DiCaprio Summit

Leonardo DiCaprio recently conducted an interview with President Clinton for ABC. The interview, slated to air April 22, has outraged ABC News journalists, who are calling it inappropriate and an insult to their profession. What do you think?
  • "Leo plus hunky U.S. helmer equals boffo Nielsens, sez net exec! Why, no, I don't write for Variety–I'm ABC's Washington bureau chief."

    John Doby Telejournalist
  • "It's gonna turn my stomach to see DiCaprio mugging for the camera, asking softball questions, and blindly accepting any answer he gets, just like a real White House correspondent."

    George Liddell Systems Analyst
  • "I don't recall this sort of uproar when David Soul interviewed Jimmy Carter. Or was it Paul Michael Glaser?"

    Harriet Isaacs Homemaker
  • "I'll watch only if Leo conducts the interview as the guy he played in What's Eating Gilbert Grape."

    Jesse Taymor Auto Mechanic
  • "I was fine with the first seven years of the Clinton presidency, but lately, it's just degenerated into a shallow media circus."

    Dana Levin Architect
  • "Leonardo DiCaprio is interviewing the president? This year, I think I'll take my vacation in one of those countries that has millions of land mines strewn about."

    Duane Derricks Marketing Executive
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