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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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Head Of NBC Suddenly Remembers He Meant To Cancel ‘Rock Center’ 8 Weeks Ago

NEW YORK—Claiming that it “somehow totally slipped [his] mind,” NBC CEO Steve Burke suddenly remembered Monday that he had meant to cancel the weekly news magazine program Rock Center With Brian Williams eight weeks ago, sources confirmed. “Wait, that thing is still on the air?” Burke reportedly said upon realizing he hadn’t yet removed the underperforming show from the network’s lineup of programming. “What night is it on again? Oh, man. Sorry about that. You know, I had it marked down in my calendar to cancel it and I just totally spaced. My fault.” Burke added that it was ultimately not a big deal that he forgot to cancel the show, as “it’s not like anyone would have noticed either way.”

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