It Was ‘Moonlight,’ Not ‘La La Land:’ A Timeline Of A Historic Oscars Blunder:
Director Barry Jenkins said he was “speechless” after his movie “Moonlight” was announced as the winner of best picture on Sunday night, following an unprecedented moment in Oscars history. And he wasn’t the only one.
“Is that the craziest Oscar moment of all time?” Emma Stone asked backstage. “We made history tonight.”
But what exactly happened that led to that now-infamous moment where “La La Land” was mistakenly announced as best picture at the Academy Awards?
Actor Bill Paxton, whose extensive career included films such as “Twister,” “Aliens” and “Titanic,” has died, a representative for his family said in a statement. He was 61.
“It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery,” the statement said.
Trump Tells Governors: Our Health Care Plan Will Be ‘Very Special’:
President Donald Trump gave a toast to the nation’s governors at the White House on Sunday evening, offering a preview of policy discussions slated for Monday.
“Perhaps health care will come up. Perhaps,” Trump said at the annual Governors’ Dinner.
The dinner was first lady Melania Trump’s first time officially hosting a major social event at the White House, which Trump noted in his toast.
Viola Davis Ends Award Season Hot Streak With Oscar Win:
Viola Davis’s award season hot streak just ended with a bang.
The “Fences” star picked up the award for best supporting actress at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday. She was the favorite to win going into Hollywood’s biggest night.
Davis, who beat out the likes of Octavia Spencer (“Hidden Figures”) and Naomie Harris (“Moonlight”), gave an emotional speech that honored the acting profession and playwright August Wilson.
Judge Joseph Wapner Of ‘The People’s Court’ Dead At 97:
Hudge Joseph Wapner, of the popular reality television program “The People’s Court,” died at age 97 on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles, California, according to his son, Los Angeles County Judge Fred Wapner. He died of natural causes.
The famed judge taped more than 2,000 episodes of “The People’s Court” during his 12-year tenure on the program, inspiring decades of similar courtroom shows, including “Judge Judy” and “Judge Joe Brown.”