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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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HBO Announces ‘Game Of Thrones’ Not Coming Back This Weekend

NEW YORK—Addressing the show’s legions of passionate fans, HBO executives officially announced Friday that the hit series Game Of Thrones will not be returning for its highly anticipated fourth season this weekend. “For those who have been patiently waiting to find out when the exciting war for the Iron Throne will be coming back, the wait is over—we will not be airing a brand-new episode of the show on Sunday,” said HBO’s president of programming Michael Lombardo, confirming that, if viewers turn on their television Sunday night and tune it to HBO, the popular adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song Of Ice And Fire fantasy novels would not be on. “I would also like to announce that the thrilling new season premiere of Game Of Thrones will not be on next weekend either. Or the weekend after that. Goodbye.” Lombardo did confirm, however, that the award-winning series The Newsroom would be returning this Sunday with three new episodes.

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