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February 10th, 2016

Kate Winslet Vows To Attend Oscars Despite Diversity Controversy & It’s All For Leo

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Are Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio getting married already or what?! The actress admits she’s pretty certain her co-star and pal is FINALLY going to win an Academy Award this year and, despite the diversity controversy surrounding the show, she’s planning on attending just to support him. Awww!

The only person who may be more excited for Leonardo DiCaprio, 41, to win his first Oscar than Leo himself is Kate WinsletThe 30-year-old has been supporting her Titanic co-star all awards season long, and is totally confident that this is his years to take home that gold statue! That’s why she’s attending the Academy Awards…even if she may not agree with the lack of diversity at this year’s show.
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February 9th, 2016

Sylvester Stallone Considers Skipping Oscars After ‘Creed’ Director & Star Snubbed

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Will a huge nominee skip the biggest night in movies? Sylvester Stallone is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for ‘Creed’ — and he just revealed that he’s considered not going, since his director and co-star were snubbed.

This is Sylvester Stallone‘s first Oscar nomination in nearly 40 years — and the 69-year-old legend has considered watching the big show from home, since Creed director Ryan Coogler and star Michael B. Jordan were not nominated, and will be boycotting as part of the #OscarsSoWhite movement. During a luncheon for the nominees on Feb. 8 at the Beverly Hilton in LA, he revealed the surprising conversation he had with the Creed family.
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January 29th, 2016

Will Smith Says All-White Oscars Is ‘Almost Criminal’ In Furious New Interview

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Will Smith is taking aim at the Academy once again! In a new interview, the ‘Concussion’ actor opens up about his decision to boycott the 2016 Oscars, admitting the show’s attitude towards diversity is ‘almost criminal!’ See his outraged comments below!

Don’t expect Will Smith to drop his feud with the Academy Awards any time soon. A week after announcing his decision to boycott the 2016 Oscars, the Concussion actor has stepped out in protest once again, this time slamming Hollywood’s “almost criminal” attitude towards diversity, a problem he claims is responsible for “narrowing the minds” of the American people. See his full comments below!
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January 24th, 2016

Nick Cannon Slams Will Smith & Oscar Boycotters: You’re Wasting Your Voices

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Now that’s a way to send a message! Nick Cannon wanted to share his two cents on the #OscarsSoWhite debate, but in the most poetic way possible…literally. He shared a poem to express his feelings, totally slamming Will Smith and those who have boycotted the Oscars so far — see it here!

Nick Cannon may not be white, but he isn’t taking offense to the Oscars’ snub of people of color. The 35-year-old America’s Got Talent host voiced his opinion on the debate that has angered everyone from Will Smith to Lupita Nyong’o with a poem that not only presents a new outlook on the issue, but also disses the haters. Take a look at his poem and see if you think he’s making a good point, or simply hating on Will and the rest of the Oscars boycotters!
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January 24th, 2016

‘SNL’ Mocks All-White Oscar Nominees With Epic Skit — Watch

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‘Saturday Night Live’ is no stranger to controversy, and on the Jan. 23 episode, the show poked fun at the all-white Oscar nominees in a satirical sketch! Watch it here.

In a hilarious Saturday Night Live sketch from the Jan. 23 episode, members of Hollywood got dressed up for the fake Screen Guild Awards, where a presenter (Cecily Strong) read off a list of nominees that were all white. Sound familiar?
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January 21st, 2016

Kanye West Hosting The Academy Awards? He Wants Kim Kardashian To Have An Oscar

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Hold the phone! If Chris Rock joins the Oscar boycott and bows out of his hosting duties, none other than Kanye West is ready to step in and shake up the awards ceremony, HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned!

Uh oh! Kanye West has put another giant tick on his bucket list of mega goals, and this time he wants to host the Academy Awards, and not only that he wants to present one to wife Kim Kardashian, even though she’s not even an actress!  But hey, he already wants to run for president so he’s definitely one to shoot for the Moon! HollywoodLife.com has the EXCLUSIVE details on Yeezy’s newest lofty goal and how he wants to shake up the ceremony!
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January 21st, 2016

Chris Rock ‘Nervous As Hell’ To Host The Oscars Amidst Controversy – But Will He Back Out?

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It looks like the drama surrounding the Oscars boycott has officially spilled over onto host Chris Rock! A source tells HollywoodLife.com that the comedian is ‘nervous as hell’ about getting up on stage next month after feeling pressure from his peers to drop out in protest. Get the EXCLUSIVE details below!

Yikes! Things aren’t looking so good for Chris Rock‘s, 50, upcoming Oscars gig. After receiving a ton of pressure from fans and celebrities alike, a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that the comedian is now second-guessing his appearance at the show as he’s terrified of disappointing either side!
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January 21st, 2016

Mark Ruffalo Joining Oscars Boycott? Why He’s ‘Weighing’ Not Attending 2016 Show

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Could Mark Ruffalo be boycotting the Oscars along with Will Smith and others? In a new interview the actor voiced his support of the boycott, and revealed whether or not he’ll be joining the fight.

Mark Ruffalo, 48, is lashing out at the “white privileged racism” that is not only the lack of diversity in the Academy Awards, but in the entire American system, has he put it. So, where does he stand on attending the 2016 show?
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January 21st, 2016

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt: He’s Desperate For Her To Go To The Oscars With Him

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Trouble in paradise? Angelina Jolie was noticeably absent when Brad Pitt went stag to the Golden Globes on Jan. 10. A source is telling HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY on Jan. 21 that Brad is desperate for her to join him at the Oscars. Here’s what we know.

Uh oh, Brad Pitt, 52, is pretty upset that his wife Angelina Jolie, 40, bailed on him for the Golden Globes on Jan. 10. Now, he’s desperate for her to be his date to the Oscars, a source told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY on Jan. 21. Why does it mean so much to him? We’ll tell you here!
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January 21st, 2016

Jada Pinkett Smith Responds To Janet Hubert’s Wild Disses: ‘It Isn’t Really About The Oscars’

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Jada Pinkett Smith is standing her ground! After vowing to abstain from the Oscars, the actress has been the target of some vicious backlash. But nothing tops the very public diss made by ‘Fresh Prince’ alum Janet Hubert. Wait until you see how Jada epically responded!

Jada Pinkett Smith, 44, is definitely a force to be reckoned with. She is standing by her decision to boycott the Oscars due to the award show’s lack of diversity and husband Will Smith, 47, is standing by HER. After announcing that neither one of them will participate in the Oscars this year, fellow actor, Janet Hubert, 60, had some fighting words for the Smiths. But Jada remained staunch in her decision and had a few powerful words of her own! Her fierce response to Janet will blow you away.
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January 21st, 2016

Will Smith Refuses To Attend Oscars After Diversity Controversy: It Would Be ‘Uncomfortable’

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Stars are boycotting the Oscars left and right for a lack of diversity at this year’s ceremony and Will smith is the latest to jump on the bandwagon. He says his wife Jada Pinkett’s decision not to attend heavily influenced him and find out why he hows this will spark change.

Will Smith tells GMA that if he and Jada Pinkett Smith don’t boycott the Oscars this year, then they are part of the problem. He says that if they attend after the massive backlash that the Oscars have received because no individuals of color were nominated for the second year in a row, then they appear to be accepting, when they are actually outraged. Will says this has nothing to do with the fact that he wasn’t nominated for his movie, Concussion, and says that even if he was nominated he would still boycott for a lack of diversity.
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January 20th, 2016

Lupita Nyong’o Slams Academy For Lack Of Diversity: Is She Boycotting The Oscars?

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The Oscars controversy continues, and now Lupita Nyong’o is weighing in on the disappointing lack of diversity represented at the awards show year after year.

Lupita Nyong’o, 32, is one of the very few black women who has had the privilege of taking home an Academy Award on Oscar night. Now, she has taken to social media to share her thoughts and utter disappointment in the serious “lack of inclusion” the Academy and hoping the call for change is heard loud and clear.  Click here to read more