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Oscars Duped an 8-Year-Old Girl Into Being the Butt of Chris Rock's Asian 'Joke'

One of the worst parts of a mixed 88th Academy Awards was the point when Chris Rock, amidst firing off many jokes on diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, made a trio of almost-tweens the punchline of an Asian joke. Today, PRI reports that at least one of those children—eight-year-old Estie Kung—had no idea her bit…

Enjoy This Supercut of Chill Leo Being Incredibly Unresponsive During Last Night's Oscars

Leonardo DiCaprio definitely vaped after his Oscar win Sunday night, but for those watching at home, it seemed highly probable that he’d also vaped beforehand: the dude was so mellow it was almost like he was back on the bow of the Titanic with the wind in his hair. So here’s Leo, just soaking it all in. Feels good to…

Ask a Finger: Did Leonardo DiCaprio Give the Academy the Middle Finger During His Speech?

Last night, as The Boy Who Won stood onstage to thank a bunch of strangers for giving him a new piece of guest bathroom decor, the main duty of his right hand was to clutch the Oscar statue. To hold it tight. To begin a lifetime of cherishing. But while four of Leo’s digits held the little gold man, his middle finger…

The 10 Least Boring Looks From the Boring-Ass Oscars Red Carpet

The Oscars red carpet: where originality goes to die. Stylists, working with designers, seem to have bled out every bit of actual style from their clients, which is how we ended up with several years of impeccably, boringly dressed actors in gowns approximating the dress code of winter formals or deb balls. (At the …

Before She Was an Oscar-Winning Actress, Brie Larson Was Just a Typical Aspiring Pop Star

Like people in other professions, actors weren’t always actors. Many hoped to be discovered while working in the food industry. Some were once educators. Others were just typical office workers who decided it was their time to become a star. But a special few tried their hand at a different kind of celebrity before…

The Oscar-Winning Movie That's Actually Making Things Better for Women

On Sunday night, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short for A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness. This was notable for several reasons: Obaid-Chinoy already won in 2012 for her movie Saving Face, about Pakistani women who are the victims of acid attacks, becoming the first…

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Chris Rock, 900 Old White Men and Some Ladies: It's Jezebel's Oscars Liveblog!

We arrive at Hollywood’s annual prom night for the 88th year in a row with some caveats and some questions: mainly #OscarsSoWhite is a cause for boycott for many, wherein it’s unclear if the ancient pasty mummy-men controlling the movie industry even saw half the movies on the ballot. But also, does this night even…