Fake Oscar: ‘La La Land’ Declared Best Picture in Major Acadamy Award Screw Up … ‘Moonlight’ Later Declared Winner

ITS CALLED KARMA BABY:  MAYBE THE OSCARS SHOULD HAVE WORRIED MORE ABOUT GETTING THEIR SHOW CORRECT, RATHER THAN JUST BASHING TRUMP …

And the Academy award for Best Picture goes to La La Land. Oops, I mean Moonlight. In what can only be described as the biggest screw up in Oscar’s history, The Academy Awards actually announced the wrong winner for the biggest award of the night. UNREAL. I have said for years, how do so many people put merit in a profession where all the individuals do is read off a dummy card and some one else’s work? In this case, they couldn’t even do that.  Thus, for this colossal gaffe, the 89th Academy Awards will not be remembered for all of the anti-Trump liberal gibberish, it will be forever remembered for presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway declaring that “La La Land” had won during the evening’s final presentation, even though it had not.

And we are supposed to listen to this fools give us political advice and lecture us when they can’t even read a card or get something as simple as providing an envelop to some one properly? Hey lefty Hollywood, maybe the Russians switched the envelops.

In a moment that will go down as one of the strangest and most shocking in Oscar history, “Moonlight” was named Oscar winner for best picture only after “La La Land” was announced first.

The room was in disarray as they sorted out the error.

Here’s how it went down:

Co-presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were on stage to present the award. After listing the nominated films. Beatty opened the envelope and then paused for longer than usual. He looked around and over at Dunaway, who then announced “La La Land” had won.

Producers and cast members from “La La Land,” the candy-colored big-screen romantic musical about two artists striving to fulfill their dreams, made their way to the stage to celebrate. They had begun their thank yous when the mistake was caught.

“La La Land” producer Jordan Horowitz interrupted the celebration, calling attention to the discrepancy on the winners card in his hand.

Actor Bill Paxton of ‘Titanic’, ‘Aliens’, ‘Tombstone’ and ‘Twister’ Dies at age 61, RIP

ONE OF MY FAVORITE ACTORS HAS PASSED AWAY AND WAY TOO SOON …

Bill Paxton, the actor best known for his works in such movies as Titanic, Aliens, Tombstone and Twister and television shows like Big Love and Training Day, has died at the age of 61 due to complications of surgery. According to TMZ, Paxton underwent heart surgery and had post operative complications and suffered a fatal stroke. Paxton was an amazing talent that could take on any role. Paxton is survived by his 2 children and his wife Louise Newbury. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family and friends He will be missed.

Bill Paxton

“It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery,” his family said in a statement on Sunday, the day of the 89th Academy Awards. “A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker. Bill’s passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable.”

Paxton was born on May 17, 1955, in Fort Worth, Texas, and his father was in the lumber business. When he was 8, he, his brother and dad went to see John F. Kennedy at a hotel in Fort Worth on the day the president was assassinated.

Bill Paxton discussing film-making always my dream in a 2005 interview with Larry King

Bill Paxton was one of my favorite actors dating back to the early 80′s.  Many know Paxton for his role of  Brock Lovett  in Titanic,  meteorologist Bill Harding in Twister or Pvt. Hudson from Aliens; however, do you remember him in the many other lesser roles he played? Bill Paxton also appeared in the following films and one of my 80′s favorites, Weird Science (1985) as Chet Donnolly (video)True Lies (1994) as car sales man and faux-spy Simon, Tombstone (1993) as Morgan Earp, another favorite, Vertical Limit (2000) as Elliot Vaughn, Predator 2 (1990) as Jerry Lambert,  Apollo 13 (1995) as Fred Haise, U-571 (2000) as Lt. Cmdr. Mike Dahlgren and Next of Kin (1989) as Gerald Gates. Do you remember seeing him in Stripes? He was there as one of the soldiers. How About campy 80′s film, Streets of Fire? He was in that too as Clyde the bar tender.

Tribute to Bill Paxton (Titanic) Now that were here

Bill Paxton was a brilliant actor and could take on any role from the most serious to the most ridiculous and be equally as great. How many people do you know could play a captain searching for the Heart of the Sea in Titanic and then being transformed into a turd by Kelly LeBrock as in Weird Science. I find myself so very sad today as such a contemporary passed away following a surgery. A bright light was taken far too soon. Rest in Peace, Bill.

‘Girls’ Star Lena Dunham is Sharing a New Weight-loss Trick … Soul-crushing Pain & Devastation & Hopelessness Due to Trump’s Election

Hey Lena, Look On the Bright Side … You Lost Weight.

Lena Dunham, one of the many over-reactionary Hollywood elitist types who has lost their minds over the presidential election of Donald J. Trump shared her weight loss secret. In an interview with Howard Stern she revealed that her new found weight loss was not a result of Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem or working out. The reason for her weight loss  was a result of soul-crushing pain and devastation and hopelessness after the election of Trump.

Lena_Dunham

Most people turn to diets and exercise to lose extra pounds, but Girls star Lena Dunham is sharing a new weight-loss trick you may not want to try at home.

Dunham stopped by Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show Monday morning and revealed that she has none other than Donald Trump to thank for her slim figure.

“Donald Trump became president and I stopped being able to eat food,” she told Stern after he complimented her look. “Everyone’s been asking like, ‘What have you been doing?’ And I’m like, ‘Try soul-crushing pain and devastation and hopelessness and you, too, will lose weight.’”

The actress, who was on hand to promote the upcoming sixth and final season of Girls, has not been shy about her dislike for the President, and apparently, the feeling is mutual.

“He said I was a B-list actor with no mojo,” Dunham told Stern, who followed up by asking if it was a mistake for someone with responsibilities as great as Trump’s to pay such close attention to celebrities.

By the way, why are you still in America, I thought you said you were moving to Canada and the Great White North? So take off you hoser!

TV Icon Mary Tyler Moore Dead at 80, RIP

YOU CAN TURN THE WORLD ON WITH YOUR SMILE … YOU’RE GOING TO MAKE IT AFTER ALL.

Mary Tyler Moore, the television icon who charmed America with such 60′s show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and ’70s show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, has died at the age of 80 at a Connecticut hospital. She passed away in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine. Mary Tyler Moore  was a groundbreaking actress, producer, and maybe even more important, a  passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  Moore was diagnosed with diabetes at age 33 and had long suffered from health problems. She was a public advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Personally, I grew up watching The Mary Tyler Moore Show which ran for 168 episodes from 1970 to 1977, much of in syndication in the ’80s, where we had Hi Mary parties.  Any of you that have done the same, know exactly what I mean. She will be so missed. Mary Tyler Moore really did turn the world on with her smile. Rest in Peace.

Goodbye Mary …

TMZ:

MTM’s longtime rep, Mara Buxbaum, issued a statement to TMZ saying, “Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine.”

“A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”

We’re told Mary had been on a respirator for more than a week.  She was taken off life support Tuesday night.

Mary — who battled diabetes and underwent brain surgery in 2011 — became famous after starring on the “The Dick Van Dyke Show” from 1961 to 1966. She dazzled her way to 7 successful seasons on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” from 1970 to 1977, decimating skeptics who viewed her show as destined to fail.

WAPO:  (Pics) The life and career of television icon Mary Tyler Moore (1936-2017)

She had spunk!!!

Posted January 26, 2017 by
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Remembering Those We Lost in 2016 … IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM : 2016

We sadly lost too many of those that we grew up with idolizing in sports, movies, music and entertainment in 2016. Honestly, I cannot remember a year that more people from my childhood were lost.  From music icons like David Bowie, Prince, Glenn Frey and Merle Haggard, to sports giants like Muhammad Ali,  Arnold Palmer and Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe, to all too many actors, actresses and celebrities that we grew up with like Florence Henderson, Dan Haggerty, Carrie Fisher, Alan Thicke to the voice of baseball when I was a kid, Joe Garagiola . We lost former First lady Nancy Reagan and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. We lost the greatest female basketball coach Pat Summit.  And we lost an American hero, John Glenn.

God bless all and may you rest in eternal peace …

Sadly we lost such Hollywood actors like Gene Wilder, Alan Rickman, Florence Henderson, Garry Shandling, Alan Thicke, Patty Duke, Garry Marshall (director, producer & actor), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Robert Vaughn, Ron Glass, Margaret Whitton, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Ken Howard, George Kennedy, Carrie Fisher, Doris Roberts, Steven Hill, Abe Vigota, Debbie Reynolds and far too many more …

IMDB’s In Memoriam: Stars We Lost in 2016

Actors and Actresses we lost in 2016

THE LOST LEGENDS OF 2016: IN MEMORIAM

Posted December 31, 2016 by
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