The Oscar for Best Picture went to “Argo”. Ben Affleck accepted the award, and he was pretty amped. He thanked everyone who had anything to do with the movie, including the country of Canada, and the people of Iran. And he thanked his wife Jennifer Garner for working at their marriage for the past ten years.
Jennifer Lawrence won the Oscar for Best Actress, for “The Silver Linings Playbook”. She was kind of out of breath, because she tripped going up the stairs on her way to the stage. She also forgot to thank the film’s director, David O. Russell, after she thanked all her co-stars and the crew.
After the Oscars they asked Jennifer Lawrence about how she tripped on the way to the stage, and what was going through her mind. She said it was a word she couldn’t say, that starts with “F.”
Anne Hathaway won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, for “Les Miserables”. She said she hoped there would someday be a time when characters like Fantine would only be found in stories, and not in real life. She was talking about how Fantine was abandoned by the father of her child, and forced to become a prostitute to care for the child by herself.
Seth MacFarlane had one joke that almost didn’t make it in the show. He was talking about Ben Affleck and he actually stopped to ask someone if they really wanted him to tell the joke. But he told it, and everyone laughed, so it was all good. He said the first time he saw Affleck with his big dark beard, he thought the Kardashians had finally started making movies.
Here’s something you don’t see every year. There was a tie for the Best Sound Editing Oscar, between “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Skyfall”. Mark Wahlberg announced it by saying, “No BS, we have a tie.” According to one count, this has happened only six times in the history of the Oscars.
Barbra Streisand sang “The Way We Were” during the “In Memoriam” segment of the show. which was especially appropriate because her co-writer Marvin Hamlisch died last year. He was the composer on “The Way We Were”, which she starred in with Robert Redford.
Jimmy Kimmel did his annual “After the Oscars” show after the Academy Awards ended last night. John Travolta introduced “Les Miserables” during the show, and Kimmel made fun of the way he said “Miserables.”
The “Dancing With The Stars” Season 16 cast will be announced during “Good Morning America” tomorrow.
Nine year old actress, KWah-ven-jhanee Wallis will be starring in the remake of the movie musical “Annie.” Wallis steps into the role of Annie that was originally expected to be a vehicle for Willow Smith who, at the age of 12, has outgrown the part. Sony has scheduled “Annie” for release during the 2014 winter holiday season.
It’s being reported that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting a baby girl. “Kanye always wanted a girl,” says a source. Kim is said to be in shock over how extreme her body changes are after reportedly jumping up four bra sizes. The baby’s due in July.
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter has put a ring on the finger of his girlfriend, fitness enthusiast and actress Lauren Kitt. The former singer took her on a boat to a secluded beach, knelt down on bended knee and while in a bathing suit popped the question. After the proposal, Nick tweeted, “So happy and excited for our future.” As for when the pair will marry, Kitt says it will depend on the Backstreet Boys’ schedule.
The designer of the Daleks from the BBC’s “Doctor Who” has died aged 84 after a short illness. The Daleks became the iconic villains in cult science fiction series Doctor Who, which is due to mark its 50th anniversary with events this year. Ray Cusick was asked to create a race of aliens for a new program called Doctor Who back in 1963. The Daleks, mutants encased in studded, tank-like machinery that appear to glide over the ground, became a cultural sensation, with generations growing to love their famous electronic command of “Exterminate”.
Former NBA superstar, Shaquille O’Neil will guest star on TNT’s police drama, “Southland”. Shaq will play Officer Earl Dayton, a cop who knows Officer John Cooper from the police academy. The pair will run into each other at the funeral of a notorious gangster, where Shaq’s character will be serving warrants. Part of the reason Shaq is such a fan of the hour-long drama stems from his police connections off-screen he has previously served as a reserve officer with both the Port of Los Angeles police and the Miami Beach police department.
John Stamos is nearing a deal to star in NBC’s drama pilot “I Am Victor.” The prospective series revolves around Victor Port (Stamos), a high powered divorce attorney with a unique view of relationships.
Glee co-star Jane Lynch has been named as host of NBC’s Hollywood Game Night, a new game show series. The program features A-list celebrities hanging out and playing games with fun-loving non-celebrity contestants in a cocktail party atmosphere.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy has up and quit “Dancing With The Stars.” This was to be his last season, but Maksim spoke with producers a few days ago and informed them that he wouldn’t be returning for this upcoming season. The 33-year-old professional dancer has been on the show since Season 2 (2006). Maksim says he wants to pursue an acting career. His brother, Val, WILL return to the show.
Ed O’Neill, best known as Al Bundy on “Married With Children” or Jay Pritchart on “Modern Family” will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree at Youngstown State University’s spring graduation ceremony. O’Neill will be given the award at the May 18th graduation ceremony in the Beeghly Center on YSU’s campus. O’Neill, 66, attended Youngstown as a youth and played linebacker for the school’s football team.
James Van Der Beek has been cast in a CBS comedy pilot called “Friends with Better Lives”. He’ll play Will Stokes, one of two doctors with a gynecology practice. His character is smart, sarcastic and trying to recover from his soon-to-be ex-wife’s infidelity.
Tiger Woods and ex-wife Elin Nordegren were spotted together at a t-ball game on Saturday. Woods and son Charlie, 4, arrived first and were there for an hour before, Nordegren and daughter Sam, 5, showed up. Both kids had their baseball gloves and the four of them were together for a half-hour before they started to draw attention. They all jumped into Nordegren’s car and took off.