Monday, February 27, 2017

Dear Gossips,

So… remember in the weeks leading up to the Oscars we kept talking about how this was the tightest race in years, across several major categories? Well, it happened in the most unexpected f-cking way. And yes, of course, we will get to the Best Picture clusterf-ck, of course we will.  Read Full Intro

Ruth Negga: Oscar Best Dressed (Lainey)

February 27, 2017 21:51:09 Posted at February 27, 2017 21:51:09
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Our live red carpet show, etalk at the Oscars, doesn’t start until 3pm PT/6pm ET. So we were really happy that this year, the stars decided to show up early instead rushing through the last hour. Ruth Negga Full Story

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Emma Stone Has An Oscar

February 27, 2017 21:40:41 Posted at February 27, 2017 21:40:41
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Hands up if you like Emma Stone – as an actress, not just a cute personality. Keep them up if you think she’s one of the best of her ‘class’. That is, if you think she can hold her own against Michelle Williams, Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman, Anna Kendrick? Yeah, me too. Full Story

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Ben Affleck’s big brother hug

February 27, 2017 21:25:51 Posted at February 27, 2017 21:25:51
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Ben Affleck was very emotional last night when Casey Affleck won the Oscar. He kissed and hugged his little brother. He was teary-eyed in the audience during Casey’s acceptance speech. Ben Affleck gives his brother Casey Affleck a big hug and a kiss for winning Best Actor at the #Oscars Full Story

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Best Vanity Fair Party Girl: Reese Witherspoon

February 27, 2017 21:09:20 Posted at February 27, 2017 21:09:20
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Reese Witherspoon did not really have a film in the Oscar or awards season conversation this year. Sure, she was hustling for Sing! (which was a lot of fun), but she was not an Academy presenter on Sunday night, nor did she have a film to represent. Full Story

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Denzel Washington: Worst Oscar Night

February 27, 2017 20:44:34 Posted at February 27, 2017 20:44:34
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So I know a little bit about acting. Not a lot. One of the things I know, though, is that the term itself can be a little bit of a misnomer. It’s not necessarily about ‘acting’ as in pretending to be sad or joyous or whatever, but about accessing a real feeling that you’ve had and calling back to it when you need it. Full Story

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Kate Hudson: Oscars Standby

February 27, 2017 20:20:37 Posted at February 27, 2017 20:20:37
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Kate Hudson is a staple at the Vanity Fair Oscar party – it’s the biggest party night of the year, and even though she hasn’t been nominated since 2001, Kate is not George Clooney. She’s not skipping the party just because she doesn’t have a concrete reason to be there. Full Story

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Viola Davis: Most Anticipated Oscar

February 27, 2017 19:40:20 Posted at February 27, 2017 19:40:20
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I didn’t think the show last night felt long. Don’t get me wrong, it was—but because of last night’s tight races and unpredictability, the time seemed to go by quickly, unlike other years where it’s just an eventuality for a win. That made Viola Davis Full Story

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Michelle & Busy: Oscar Social Lubricant

February 27, 2017 19:26:56 Posted at February 27, 2017 19:26:56
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Like it was with Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Michelle Williams and Busy Phillips were underneath our etalk balcony position for a good amount of time last night ...fascinating. Danielle Graham and I could not get enough of the dynamic. Full Story

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