Oscars

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ‘Blackens’ Up It’s Invitees List

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, made a promise last year to diversify its membership list, and it looks as those she’s keeping her word. Isaacs recently released the list of the invitees for the upcoming years’ membership and...

Non-Black People of Color Think Chris Rock Should Have Spoken Up For All Minorities, Black Twitter Goes In Accordingly With #NotYourMule

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When Asian Actress Ming Na Wen tweeted that Chris Rock should have brought up other minorities who have “worse odds’ at the Oscars, including Asians and Latinos, Black Twitter responded with a vast array of reasons (appropriately hashtagged #NotYourMule) why the two time Oscar hosts...

Chris Rock’s Daughters and Girl Scouts Sell $65K Worth of Cookies

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If there’s a good thing that came out of the Oscars, the Girl Scouts are reaping the benefits of it. Rock used the opportunity to help his daughter and fellow Girl Scouts out by selling some cookies during the show. What better way to shame...

Say What? Oprah Winfrey Gets Mistaken For Whoopi Goldberg On The Oscars Red Carpet

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During last night’s Oscars red carpet coverage, Total Beauty tweeted a photo of Whoopi Goldberg with the caption, “We had no idea @Oprah was #tatted and we love it. #Oscars.” The tweet was immediately flooded with comments from folks cringing at such a large scale...

Open Thread: What Did You Think of Chris Rock’s Oscar Monologue?

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Chris Rock stepped on a lot of pink toes last night during his opening monologue for the Oscars. But then again, when you’re being paid by an organization that hasn’t really gave a damn about diversity, who’s really winning here? Rock didn’t hold back when...

Bette Midler Just Ethered the Oscars In This One Tweet

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Listen Linda, Bette Midler is closing out Black History Month by taking a well-placed shot at the Academy for the lack of nominations for actors of color at this year’s Oscars. While Hollywood gears up for its most important day of the year, Midler ethered the whole...