Oscars This Weekend
Some history could be made at the Oscar’s this year… it’s a bit more diverse than years past. 18 black people are nominated, and if just 4 of them win, we’ll see a record for the most black Oscars winners. Some of those people who might be making history are Denzel Washington from Fences and Octavia Spencer from Hidden Figures. The red carpet itself costs $30,000 and each Oscars statue is valued at approximately $700. La La Land has been the most-tweeted about Oscar movie over the past month, and Viola Davis from Fences is the most-tweeted about Oscar nominee. Jimmy Kimmel hosts this Sunday at 8:30 on ABC.
Beyonce Not Headlining Coachella
Beyonce is no longer headlining Coachella – doctor’s orders. She’ll headline 2018 instead, which has people wondering if she’ll be putting out new music before then.
Lady Gaga Teaming Up with Brett Radner
Lady Gaga has teamed up with director Brett Radner for the Love Project, a film that aims to grow love in the world. Not much else is known about the project, but it comes out February 26th.
Oprah Giving Two Commencements
Oprah Winfrey is set to give two commencement speeches this year, one right here in Massachusetts. Smith College and Skidmore College graduates will have the chance to listen to the media mogul at commencement. Two students, one from each college, attended Oprah’s boarding school that she opened in South Africa.
Justin Bieber Peed his Pants? JK He Didn’t.
Justin Bieber was seen the other day with a big wet spot on the front of his sweatpants. But he took it in stride:
Meryl Streep v. Chanel re: Oscars
The Oscars are this weekend and Meryl Streep originally was going to be working with Chanel to have them design a dress for her to wear. So they started designing and making her dress – and then Chanel claims that her camp reached out and was like, never mind – we found someone who will pay us to wear their dress. Chanel is pissed. But Meryl’s camp claims that’s not true and she would never do that.
Scarlett Johansson Hosting SNL with Lorde
Scarlett Johansson is set to host Saturday Night Live on March 11th with musical guest Lorde. The week before, Octavia Spencer will be hosting with Father John Misty as musical guest.
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