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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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Dolby Theatre Usher Throws Out Matt Damon For Attempting To Film Oscars With Camcorder

LOS ANGELES—Sending a message that there were no celebrities above the rules, a Dolby Theatre usher reportedly kicked actor Matt Damon out from the Oscars Sunday for attempting to film the ceremony with a camcorder. “He managed to film a bunch of awards before he got busted,” said actor Viggo Mortensen, adding that Damon nervously glanced over his shoulder at the attendees around him before discreetly pulling out a Sony Digital8 camcorder and carefully placing the device on his lap for a clear shot of the stage. “Apparently, he snuck it in here by tucking it inside his tuxedo jacket. He even had his finger over the red light so people couldn’t see that he was recording. He might have gotten away with it if the broadcast hadn’t cut to him right as he was putting in a fresh tape.” At press time, sources confirmed that 47 minutes of grainy footage from the ceremony had been uploaded to YouTube by user HollywoodInsider70.

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