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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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    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You will put your best foot forward this morning, though you'll stil have to drag the other frightening mass of flesh and bone behind it.
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    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    After years of hesitation, you'll finally come out of your shell this week, falling prey almost immediately to a swooping falcon attack.
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    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    You shall drink from the fountain of wisdom this week, repeatedly missing your big dumb mouth, and completely soaking your ridiculous shirt.
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    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    There's nothing more American than a warm slice of apple pie, which makes the three tons of explosives found in its possession that much more shocking.
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    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    You may think your peers have lost all respect for you, but fear not: It's impossible to lose something you never really had.
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    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    Remember: Being a doctor is more than just putting on a white lab coat and going door-to-door checking in on patients. You'll need a stethoscope, too.
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    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    They say that behind every successful man is a woman, but all you really see is a dozen or so monkeys, three spotlights, and a playbill for Arthur Miller's The Crucible.
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    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Since the dawn of time, man has dreamed of flying. Sadly, after this week's events, it'll mostly just be nightmares.
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    Self-improvement may be a noble goal, but the stars aren't so sure the leg rests, dual cup-holders, and wood paneling are what people had in mind.
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    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    While you're relieved to hear that the test results were negative, the mile-wide skywriting does seem a little excessive.
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    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    People claim that age is nothing more than a state of mind, making this week's stroke revealing on a few different levels.
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