Chadwick Boseman’s family responds to complaints late actor snubbed at Oscars

Chadwick Boseman‘s family doesn’t think he was snubbed for an Oscar. The late actor was posthumously nominated in the Best Actor category for his role in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” but lost out to Sir Anthony Hopkins. His brother, Derrick Boseman, has insisted his late sibling wasn’t snubbed at the awards ceremony and was pleased […]

Glenn Close shouts-out Spike Lee and does ‘Da Butt’ at the Oscars (video)

History was made at the 93rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday, April 25, 2021, but acclaimed actress Glenn Close stole the show when she knew the history of the iconic rap song, “Da Butt.” Comedian Lil Rel Howery did a segment during the ceremony where he went around and asked stars in the audience whether […]

H.E.R. ‘speechless’ after Oscar win

H.E.R. was “speechless” after her win at the 93rd Academy Awards. The “Best Part” hitmaker took home the Best Original Song for “Fight For You” from Judas and the Black Messiah at the Oscars on Sunday night, April 25, 2021, and she is “still pinching” herself over the accolade and is hopeful she will soon be […]

Black women make history at the Oscars

Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson made history at the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday, April 25, 2021, when they became the first Black women to win a Best Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar for their work on “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Neal, who was head of the hair department on the film, and Wilson, Viola Davis‘ […]

Tyler Perry urges others to ‘refuse hate’ during 2021 Oscars speech (video)

Tyler Perry urged people to “refuse hate” in a powerful speech at the Academy Awards on Sunday, April 25, 2021. The Madea filmmaker was honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and reflected on his own humble upbringing and days living out of a car as he insisted he only wants to do his best to […]

Regina King opens 2021 Oscars with powerful speech about Derek Chauvin verdict

Regina King opened the 93rd Academy Awards with a powerful message about the emotionally exhaustive Derek Chauvin murder trial. King, who directed the Oscar-nominated film One Night in Miami, conveyed her relief that Chauvin had been found guilty of murdering George Floyd. The Academy Award-winning actress said that the way that verdict went ultimately informed […]

Nominees Viola Davis and Riz Ahmed join all-star lineup of Oscar presenters

Viola Davis and Riz Ahmed have been added to the presenting ensemble at the Oscars. The pair join a number of A-listers set to present at the ceremony this Sunday, April 25, 2021, with stars such as Brad Pitt, Halle Berry and Joaquin Phoenix also involved in the process. Both stars are nominated for Academy […]