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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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Danny DeVito A Lot Taller, Thinner In Person

LOS ANGELES—After a chance spotting of Danny DeVito at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, vacationer Ted Appleby was surprised to find the actor to be a lot taller and thinner in person than he appears on screen. "Based on the characters he plays, you're expecting something completely different, but I'm six-one, and he was almost at eye level, with a solid frame of lean muscle," said Appleby, surmising that trick camera angles must have been used to make DeVito look like Arnold Schwarzenegger's shorter brother in the 1988 film Twins. "And his face had these really sculpted, almost classical features. The camera really doesn't do him justice." Appleby added that he couldn't believe the flaxen-haired Nordic woman standing next to DeVito in the terminal was the actor's longtime wife, Rhea Perlman.

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