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Smutty Roundup: DJ Idris, David is gracious, and Oscar’s Star Wars

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 28, 2015 22:13:22 January 28, 2015 22:13:22
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Wenn, Splash

Idris Elba was in Berlin yesterday at the Jaguar presentation. Isn’t that a Bond car? Or a villain car? Aston Martin is the Bond car, right? Whatever. I needed to make a Bond connection there. And he says he’s not Bond…yet: “It’s really just a rumor—and it’s not even my rumor!” Idris went on to tell Bloomberg Full Story

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What was unspoken at the Critics’ Choice Awards

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 16, 2015 16:09:03 January 16, 2015 16:09:03
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@Parisa/ Splash, Jason Kempin/ Getty Images

Could you sense it? You could sense it, right? There was an unspoken discomfort agitating underneath the Critics’ Choice Awards last night. Jessica Chastain, when accepting the first ever MVP Award, was the one who came closest to addressing it. She encouraged her peers to speak up about the lack of diversity… But it’s not like she came out and openly criticised what was missing from the Oscar nominations that morning, Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Full Story

The Whiteness of the Oscars

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 15, 2015 14:55:25 January 15, 2015 14:55:25
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Jason Merritt/ Vincent Sandoval/ Jason LaVeris/ Paul Archuleta/ George Pimentel/ Getty Images

It’s almost as if they were like, “Hey, we gave you 12 Years A Slave in 2014. So wait another 10 years before we reward you again”. I mean, I’m happy for Laura Dern, and Emma Stone, and Mark Ruffalo. But David Oyelowo belongs there. And, more importantly, Ava DuVernay belongs there. Full Story

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