Photo Credit: Getty ImagesAriana DeBose has deactivated her Twitter account following an overwhelming wave of negative comments about her rap performance, which empowered women, during the BAFTA Awards. The rap portion of her number went viral almost immediately, as Twitter users tore apart her bars shouting out actresses Angela Bassett and Viola Davis. “Angela Bassett did the thing / Viola Davis, my Woman King,” DeBose rapped. pic.twitter.com/db7fcLZtqN — AH (@AngelHuracha) February 20, 2023In a recent interview, BAFTA Awards producer Nick Bullen has spoken out in support of DeBose’s performance, remarking on how “Unfair,” the criticism she has been receiving was. She’s a huge star, she was amazing.”Bullen continued, further highlighting how powerful the bigger picture of DeBose’s performance was, considering how momentous of a year it has been for women in film.
Hollywood’s acting community once again proved the SAG Awards may be the red carpet that best reflects each performer’s personal style, an all-bets-are-off approach that results in a pretty terrific blend of fashion aesthetics and trends. The 2023 SAG Awards, which took place Sunday night at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles, indeed reflected a wide range of styles and trends, which was all the more impressive when considering the challenge of gathering looks for this particular awards show. From bright satin gowns, like the pink, floral-bedecked Valentino design worn by Zendaya, to beautiful takes in lace seen on Janelle James, Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett, color and texture ruled the SAG Awards red carpet. Here’s a look at 20 stars who shone on the SAG Awards red carpet (and check out additional red-carpet arrivals here.) Nash chose a custom chartreuse strapless silk gown by Vera Wang Haute, crafted of classic corset styling and enveloped in hand-draped French tulle.22 days ago The Hollywood Reporter
Brendan Fraser won best male actor in a leading role for his performance in The Whale at the 2023 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night. It made me feel like I belonged,” he said to start off his acceptance following Jessica Chastain’s introduction. “As actors, we all want to belong to a tribe and that’s when I found where I belong. The Aronofsky-directed film follows a reclusive, morbidly obese English teacher, Charlie (Fraser), as he tries to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter, Ellie (Sadie Sink), for one last chance at redemption before it’s too late. The 29th annual SAG Awards ceremony was held at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles.22 days ago The Hollywood Reporter
The 2023 NAACP Image Awards are currently being presented in a live awards ceremony hosted by Queen Latifah and airing on BET. Live, live, live. She also urged Black Panther: Wakanda Forever writer-director Ryan Coogler to take a bow for the Marvel franchise’s success. Earlier in the week, Bassett won for her Oscar-nominated role in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. As of Saturday, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever had already won seven awards and Abbott Elementary had collected five prizes.23 days ago The Hollywood Reporter
ICYMI, Felicity pleaded guilty in 2019 in connection with the “college admissions scandal,” an expansive FBI sting to prosecute parents using bribes to get their children admitted to top U.S. colleges. “I am sorry to my daughter Sophia and Georgia, and I am sorry to my husband, Will. Sophia Grace MacySophia Grace Macy was 18 when the college admissions scandal broke wide open in 2019 and she was one of the kids most affected by it, as details of Felicity’s involvement quickly went viral. I can only say, I am so sorry, Sophia. Related Link Related: College Admission Scandal: Everything to Know About Scheme That Landed Stars Behind BarsGeorgia Grace MacyBorn on Mar 14, 2002, Georgia Grace Macy was barely 17 when her mother was arrested in connection with the scandal.1 month ago Hollywood Life
Jen Shah has begun her 78-month prison sentence. She is expected to serve her time at the Federal Prison Camp in Bryan, Texas, according to the outlet. “Jen Shah deeply regrets the mistakes that she has made and is profoundly sorry to the people she has hurt,” her lawyer, Priya Chaudhry told HollywoodLife at the time. Jen originally maintained her innocence in the scheme, but shocked fans when she pleaded guilty in July 2022. She decided to admit her guilt eight months after her former assistant, Stuart Smith, pleaded guilty.1 month ago Hollywood Life
The Mean Girls movie musical is gearing up to start production, with writer-producer Tina Fey revealing that two fan-favorite cast members from the original film will return for the new project. After listing a number of the young actors set to appear in the movie musical based on the 2004 movie and subsequent stage musical of the same name, Fey revealed that she and Tim Meadows would also be in the film. While it’s not confirmed exactly which roles she and Meadows will play in the new film, Fey indicated they would likely reprising their roles as educators. In the 2004 movie, Fey played math teacher Ms. Norbury and Meadows played principal Duvall. On Late Night, Fey talked about the tour and how it came about, and several other upcoming projects, giving the lucky few who got tickets a sense of what to expect.1 month ago The Hollywood Reporter
This week, Vanessa Guerra shared that she won’t film 90 Day Fiance — or any of its innumerable spinoffs — ever again. In early January, Vanessa shared the news of Colt’s terrible injury. This week, Vanessa revealed the cause of that, as well. It turns out that Colt and Vanessa were filming for the reality TV franchise when he sustained the shattered leg. Perhaps, if this footage ever airs, we will understand why Colt and Vanessa are taking this step.1 month ago The Hollywood Gossip