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  • Sammy Davis’ Kid: Dad Wouldn’t Mind Billy Crystal’s Blackface

    Mar 1, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *The daughter of Sammy Davis Jr.’s second wife has spoken out about the controversy surrounding Billy Crystal’s Oscar bit in which he portrayed her father in blackface. While many folks found the sketch uncomfortable, as Twitter reflected almost immediately, Tracy Davis tells The Hollywood Reporter, “I am 100 percent certain that my father is smiling,” […]

  • J-Lo Appearance is TiVo’s Most Watched Oscar Moment

    Feb 28, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Perhaps due to Jennifer Lopez’s suspected nip slip, her joint appearance with Cameron Diaz to present the award for Best Costume Design and Makeup was the most-viewed moment among TiVo DVR users who watched Sunday’s Oscars live or up to 12 hours after it aired, reports Deadline Hollywood. Their appearance had 14.1% more viewings than […]

  • Oscars: Halle Berry Cancels Appearance over Injured Foot

    Feb 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Halle Berry was scheduled to present during Sunday night’s Academy Awards, but at the last minute decided to cancel, according to Academy Awards producer Brian Grazer. Berry injured her foot months ago while filming “Cloud Atlas” in Spain. At the time, Warner Bros. stated that the accident happened in September while “walking in Majorca on […]

  • Oscars: Viola Davis Makes Statement With Her Natural Hair

    Feb 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 13 Comments

    *Journalist Allison Samuels posted a lengthy piece on The Daily Beast this morning about the significance of Viola Davis wearing her natural hair to the Oscars. “Whether she knows it or not (she does), Viola Davis made Sunday night at the Oscars a teachable moment, giving the world a crash course in the ever-complicated politics […]

  • Oscars: J-Lo’s Stylist Says There Was No Nip Slip

    Feb 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Twitter lit up Sunday night with buzz that Jennifer Lopez may have had a wardrobe malfunction while presenting at the 84th annual Academy Awards. Her stylist, Mariel Haenn, tells People that Lopez’s custom Zuhair Murad gown featured special built-in cups that prevented any “slips” when she took the stage at the Hollywood and Highland Center […]

  • Oscars: Buzz Over Billy Crystal’s Sammy Davis Blackface

    Feb 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Billy Crystal decided to dust off his old “Saturday Night Live” impersonation of Sammy Davis Jr. for his opening number as Oscar host – and let’s just say it did not go over well with some folks. As part of Crystal’s opening montage, he parodied Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” going back in time to […]