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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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Celebrity Congressional Testimony

Last week, actor Dennis Quaid addressed Congress on the subject of medical errors following the near death of his twin infants. What other topics have celebrities brought before Congress?

Carlos Mencia—Formally apologizing for his provocative and controversial political humor

Liza Minnelli—Just here to sing a little song for you all

Matthew McConaughey—Researching role of do-nothing freshman senator that is disarmingly charismatic

Julia Roberts—Sought official renewal of her "America's Sweetheart" designation through 2013

Angelina Jolie—Making sure the members of the House know about babies

Lindsay Lohan—Rambling, incoherent rant about how it's not her fault

Matt Dillon—Sports

Mary-Kate Olsen—A new strategy to deal with increased violence in Iraq perpetrated by extremist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi Army

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