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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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Mom Loved ‘Fruitvale Station’

CINCINNATI—Saying that “oh, I just thought it was so powerful” and “Dad loved it too,” local mom Deborah Ward informed family sources this week that she loved the film Fruitvale Station. “It was so sad, but so, you know, well-made, and the acting was just—I mean, I cried,” said Ward of the film, which reenacts the final hours of 22-year-old Oscar Grant’s life before he was tragically killed by a BART police officer, and which the 57-year-old mother of two confirmed is “based on a real story that happened.” “And the main actor in it is just wonderful. He’s almost sort of like a young Denzel Washington type. He’s very handsome, too. You really feel bad for him and his daughter.” Ward added that “I’m seeing it again with Audrey on Friday.”

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