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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Transparent Co-Stars Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker Are Engaged. Congratulations are in order this Oscars weekend and it has nothing to do with awards. As it turns out, Transparent co-stars Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker are engaged. The actor confirmed the news oh-so-casually when talking to Ryan Seacrest on E!'s Live From the Red Carpet. "I walked out of the room and I said to my fiancee, this is unlike any script I've ever read. This could be incredibly brilliant or it could really not work," Bradley shared on live TV when discussing Get Out at the Academy Awards. Bradley's rep would also confirm to E! News that he is indeed engaged to Amy. On Friday, the Hollywood couple attended the 11th Annual Celebration of the 2018 Female Oscar Nominees at Crustacean. Photographers would spot Amy wearing a brand-new ring on that finger. Back in 2015, the famous pair made their red carpet debut as a couple at the Creative Arts Emmys. Soon after, the Hollywood stars couldn't help but gush about how happy they were together. "Things with Amy are spectacular. Things are wonderful," Bradley previously shared with People in 2015. "I met her last year, but we didn't start dating for a little while. I work slowly. We never really acted together in this. So, that keeps it simple." Amy added, "I knew Bradley for a year before we dated and I kind of thought that he seemed like a cocky actor boy and I wasn't really that interested. Now I've learned that If I don't like someone at first, that's probably a sign that they're perfect for me because my taste is so bad ... so I was like, 'Oh, see here it is!' I didn't think and now I'm the happiest I've ever been." Perhaps the best is yet to come! In addition to a wedding, Bradley could end up as a big winner at the 2018 Oscars. He starred in Get Out and The Post, two films which are both nominated for Best Picture of the Year. No matter what happens in the Dolby Theatre, congratulations again! (Eonline)

The Originals' Claire Holt Suffers Miscarriage: "I've Never Felt More Broken." Claire Holt has suffered a miscarriage. The Originals alum shared the heartbreaking news with her Instagram followers on Sunday. Sharing a picture of herself in the hospital, Holt wrote to her fans, "I took this photo 10 days ago, as I waited for surgery after my sweet little baby lost its heartbeat. I sent it to my fiance in the waiting room to show him that I was ok. I wasn't. I've never felt more broken in my life." Holt continued, "I debated sharing this so soon and I'm still frightened about making such a private struggle public, but I'm doing it anyway because it's important. After my D & C, I spent hours on the internet searching for women who had been through it. I was desperate to find someone, anyone, who could relate to what I was feeling. Someone to tell me that the depression and hopelessness were normal. That it wasn't my fault. That I wasn't broken forever. I found a community of women who shared my exact experience. Who were open and vulnerable about miscarriage, something that isn't often or openly discussed." "It breaks my heart to think that losing a baby feels like something we have to keep to ourselves," Holt went on to write. "Why is it any different than the death of a loved one? How is it any less meaningful? Here is what I have learned as I begin to crawl out of the dark hole: support is everything. I could not have survived this without the unconditional love of my partner. Despite his pain, he was my rock and my safety net. I will never know how to thank him." Holt also shared that she found opening up to people is "crucial." "As soon as I told my story, almost everyone I spoke to told me theirs - their own, their wife's, their sister's," Holt said. "So many people go through it and understand the breadth of pain, yet so few people talk about it. Finally, I want to share a blog post that resonated with every part of me. You can find the link in my bio, @leandramcohen of @manrepeller articulates the emotional rollercoaster with an eloquence that I could never possess. To anyone out there who has been through a miscarriage, I understand you. I share every bit of your pain and you are not alone. Please be kind to yourself and I hope that you will be comfortable sharing your story too." Holt announced her engagement to Andrew Joblon in December. (Eonline)

Khloe Kardashian Is Having a Baby Girl! It's no surprise that girls run in the family! After waiting for months to find out the sex of Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson's baby, it was revealed on Sunday night's episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians that the couple is expecting a little girl! And let's be honest, what could be cuter than adding a mini KoKo to the mix? Khloe and Tristan have never been the type to shy away from sharing some of their most intimate moments on Instagram, but ever since announcing their pregnancy back in December, these two have been documenting their adorable journey to baby for the world to see and it's giving us all the feels. Don't even get us started on all the cute comments they leave each other on social media. Now that a little baby girl is on her way, it won't be long before Khloe will be flooding our timelines with even more of their precious moments as a family of three! (Eonline)

Mom and dad's big night out! Nearly a month after welcoming their first child, daughter Story Annabelle Paul, Lauren and Aaron Paul hit up the Vanity Fair soiree at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. Sunday's 2018 Oscars afterparty outing marked their first public appearance, together, since welcoming the new addition. The Breaking Bad alum, 38, kept things classic in a black tuxedo and bow tie. Lauren, 31, also went with a dark look, wearing a black gown with full sleeves and a plunging neckline. She accessorized her ensemble with a simple necklace, dangling earrings and a black clutch. "Vanity Fair party with my baby daddy," Lauren wrote of a video of the couple en route to the shindig, shared to her Instagram story. Added the new mom, "Ready to pump and dump." Although Lauren has called her daughter -- who was born Feb. 6 -- "everything" and "my world," she also recently opened up about the tougher aspects of giving birth in an Instagram post. "But let me also talk about some other real stuff here. This post labor chapter has been rough at times. Recovering from labor is no joke," wrote Lauren. "I'm definitely on the mend in that department but ... breastfeeding." Lauren shared that she had developed mastitis -- a breast infection from breastfeeding that results in flu-like symptoms -- twice. "Yesterday I was fighting a fever that almost hit 104. It was the sickest I have ever felt. The pain and aches were unbelievable," she revealed. "For the mammas who have been there, I know you feel me." Lauren added, "I wanna give a big virtual hug to all the mammas out there who have had any type of issue breastfeeding or are dealing with anything physically or emotionally difficult, be it with you or your child. You are not alone." The 2018 Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 and were telecast live on ABC. (People)

Nicole Kidman surprises tourists on her way to Oscars. Nicole Kidman shocked a bus full of tourists on an "Access Hollywood" Tour Sunday afternoon as her car slowly pulled up next to the vehicle. She rolled down her backseat window and waved to the crowd, who collectively echoed, "Oh my gosh!" "Hi, everyone!" an enthusiastic Kidman said. The tourists gasped and waved back at Kidman, who announced she was on her way to get ready for the Oscars red carpet. "Hi! Oh my goodness," one woman yelled back. "What are you doing on that bus?" Kidman asked. "This is my dream come true," one woman aboard the bus replied. "I loved you in 'The Hours,'" another shouted. Kidman, whose blonde hair was pulled back with sunglasses on top of her head, assured the screaming fans she had not yet gotten her hair or makeup done for the big event. "You're gorgeous," one woman shouted. "You're so beautiful in person. I love you." another added. Kidman laughed and blew several kisses to the group. "Have a great time, bye!" Kidman shouted before rolling up her tinted window. Kidman posted a video of the short exchange on Instagram. It received more than 15,600 likes and nearly 60,000 views within two hours. "I love how you made those unsuspecting fans -dream come true! You & your husband are so giving, big hearts... love you both," one fan commented on the post. "Nicole, you're such a sweetheart," another added. Kidman directed fans to Vogue Magazine's Instagram account to see her full transformation for the 90th annual Academy Awards. (PageSix)

Margot Robbie's Brother Trolls Her for Losing Best Actress at the 2018 Oscars. If you've ever wondered how Margot Robbie stays so grounded, look no further than her family. The producer and star of I, Tonya attended the 2018 Oscars in Hollywood Sunday, where she was nominated in the Best Actress category alongside Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water), Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) and Meryl Streep (The Post). "I can't believe I'm wearing a Haute Couture dress made for me by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel. It's a fantasy," the Australian actress said during ABC's red carpet special. "I feel like myself but still as glamorous as I ever dreamed I would at the Oscars." Margot walked the red carpet with her mother, Sarie Kessler -- and that put her brother, Cameron Robbie, into "#excitementoverload," according to one of his Instagram Stories. He wanted to celebrate each of the film's three nomination, but before Allison Janney was named Best Supporting actress, he suffered a minor crisis: "I have no champagne," he realized. After literally running to the store, an "overheated" Cameron returned to his apartment just in time. After Allison's moment of glory, Cameron and his friend decided to pop open the bubbly. "Margot, I love you, but I need to start drinking now," he said, noting that "tensions are high." Cameron watched Margot present an award with Chadwick Boseman, and seeing them together made him feel "#excitedproudhappy." His champagne "ran out strangely fast," so he ran to the store to pick up more. He congratulated Frances on her win, saying she gave one of the "Best. Speeches. Ever." He then trolled his sister, saying, "And a message for Margot. Not good enough are ya? #imstillmumsfavouriteiguess. Just kidding. I'm literally crying right here." In fact, Cameron admitted, there was "not a dry eye on the house." And in the end, it was Cameron who felt defeated, as he got "drunk" and was running late for a flight. Thankfully, his travel plans were delayed by half an hour, allowing him to make it through airport security. "So blessed right now," he said on Instagram Stories. "I kid you not I'm the luckiest unlucky person." The same could be said of Frances, whose Oscar was stolen (and later retrieved) at the Governors Ball. (Eonline)

Jim Belushi's wife has filed for divorce after almost 20 years of marriage. Jennifer Sloan filed docs Monday in L.A. The couple has two kids together ... an 18-year-old daughter named Jamison and 16-year-old son Jared. Belushi married Jennifer in May of 1998. Jim starred on "Saturday Night Live" from 1983-85. His biggest solo success came with the sitcom "According to Jim" which ran from 2001-2009. Jennifer was Belushi's third wife ... he was married to Marjorie Bransfield from 1990-92 and to Sandra Davenport from 1980-88. (TMZ)

Anne Hathaway Has a Message for Her "Haters" 5 Years After Oscars Win. The good always outweighs the bad on Oscar night! Before a few Hollywood stars were awarded trophies at the 2018 Academy Awards, a few past winners decided to reflect on their unforgettable nights. In an Instagram posted Sunday night, Anne Hathaway traveled back to the evening where she won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Les Miserables. While recalling the night, the Oscar winner couldn't help but address the critics who made some noise around her win. "I had to change my dress last minute and so it looked like my nipples were hard, I had full blown laryngitis and had to sing, and a bunch of corny haters were getting lots of attention from the media for being haters but you know what? It was still the best," she wrote to her followers. "To all the nominees, I hope you have a BLAST tonight doing all that #bestlife #oscars stuff. Peace xx" Another A-lister looking back on her big win is Reese Witherspoon. While sharing a throwback photo from the stage with her trophy, the Walk the Line star recalled the moment she earned the title of Best Actress. "This moment was so special in my life. I worked really hard on #WalkTheLine, taking singing lessons for 6 months, learning to play the auto-harp (which was REALLY Fun!) and watching endless tapes of June Carter," she explained. "So, when I won the on Oscar on March 5, 2006, it meant the world to me to be recognized by my peers. Overwhelmed, excited and truly humbled, I will never forget that moment." Reese continued, "I am thinking about every nominee today and congratulating them on the incredible hard work that got them to this place. Have a great night! You are all winners. #Oscars." Congratulations to all! (Eonline)

Frances McDormand's Oscar Stolen at the 2018 Governors Ball. Frances McDormand was simultaneously a winner and a loser Sunday night. During the 2018 Oscars, the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star won the award for Best Actress, beating out fellow nominees Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water), Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) and Meryl Streep (The Post). Moments after McDormand walked offstage, Ronan "got up and ran over to Sally and summoned Meryl and Margot," a source tells E! News. Then, the four Best Actress nominees "embraced in a big, long group hug in the aisle for the entire commercial break," a source says. "It was amazing! Absolutely magic!" And after McDormand walked back into the ballroom and took her seat, she was "hugging everybody," a source said. "Everyone was cheering for her as she held her Oscar and sat down." But McDormand's good fortune didn't last long. By the time she arrived, Oscar in hand, to the popular Governors Ball, she "had set it down and was chatting" when she realized someone swiped it, The New York Times' Cara Buckley tweeted. Buckley tweeted a photo of the person who allegedly "grabbed" the award and "ran out with it," telling her followers, "Wolfgang Puck's photographer stopped him, got the Oscar back, and the guy disappeared back into the ball." Apparently, Buckley told her followers, the actress simply asked security "to let him go." The actress was spotted "crying" after giving up her search, USA Today reported. McDormand's publicist, Simon Halls, did not confirm Buckley's details, but did tell USA Today the actress and her award were "happily reunited" and "enjoying an In-N-Out burger together." LAPD Media Relations confirmed to E! News Monday that Terry Bryant was arrested in connection with the attempted theft. He was booked at 11:50 p.m.; bond was set at $20,000. The 90th Annual Academy Awards ended a stellar award season run for McDormand, who was recognized at the 2018 Bafta Awards, 2018 Golden Globes, 2018 Independent Spirit and 2018 SAG Awards -- to name just a few. "I don't do everything, as you know," she told reporters backstage Sunday. "I don't show up all the time. I only show up when I can and when I want to." McDormand won her first Oscar in 1996 for Fargo, directed by her husband, Joel Coen. (Eonline)

Macaulay Culkin Slams James Franco, Casey Affleck and More During Live-Tweeting of the Oscars. Macaulay Culkin just slammed James Franco, Casey Affleck and more Hollywood stars while live-tweeting during the 90th Annual Academy Awards telecast Sunday night. The 37-year-old actor began his eight-hour-long Twitter-spree by first announcing that he would not be watching the 2018 Oscars. "I will be live tweeting the Oscars tonight, but I won't be watching them. WHA!?! That's crazy!" he posted to the social media site. "Question: Do you guys have any suggestions for what I should be doing instead of watching the show?" Culkin then went on to write a slew of messages aimed at male actors tied to sexual harassment charges within the entertainment industry, first being Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey. "EXCLUSIVE: I heard Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein were going to come disguised as a very tall man in a long trench coat but they got busted by security," he wrote, before calling out Affleck. "Casey Affleck couldn't make it cause he was stuck in the 1950s." Culkin then went on to mention Franco, writing, "James Franco is a disaster. Artists? #CallMeRogen #OrGoldberg #Imnotpicky" He added, "The Disaster Artist was the worst harry potter movie this year." In addition to tweeting about Affleck and Franco, Culkin also posted a number of messages about show's host, Jimmy Kimmel. So glad to hear @jimmyfallon is hosting the #Oscars90 ceremony! What a great guy!," he wrote. "Oh THAT Jimmy is hosting! Did he ever win Ben Stein's Money? #ManShow" Culkin continued, "WOW. @jimmykimmel is #SoBrave for hosting the show in his native dialect. I bet Jimmy Kimmel's humor is so dry tonight it could easily be a #VaginaMonologue" While none of the actors have responded to Culkin's comments, the night was still young... (Eonline)

Ryan Seacrest's Oscars red carpet show was business as usual except for the appearance of Taraji P. Henson. Henson talked to Seacrest about the usual stuff, but at the end said the Universe has a way of taking care of good people ... and then she caressed his chin. So ... was this a show of support or shade? You decide. Seacrest has been scrutinized after a woman who worked as his stylist at E! accused him of sexual misconduct between 2007 and 2010. As TMZ reported, the woman did not file a police report or lawsuit -- presumably because the statute of limitations has run -- but before she went to the media her lawyer contacted Seacrest and his lawyer, read them a press release with her allegations and demanded $15 million in return for tearing up the release. They told the lawyer to take a hike and he reduced the demand to 7 figures but they sent him packing. The woman's lawyer acknowledged to TMZ there was indeed a draft of a press release but says the demand was not $15 million. (TMZ)

Mary J. Blige: Ryan Seacrest is fighting for his life. Best supporting actress Oscar nominee Mary J. Blige says Ryan Seacrest is "fighting for his life right now." Speaking Sunday on the red carpet for the Academy Awards, Blige says that she loves Seacrest and that she doesn't know the whole truth of what happened. The E! host has been accused of sexual misconduct by his former personal stylist. He's denied the allegations. Blige was one of several stars, including Diane Warren and Allison Janney, who spoke to Seacrest on the Oscars red carpet. The Grammy winner says she's a supporter of the #MeToo movement and stressed how important it is for women to be liberated and set free by telling the truth. Blige is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the period drama "Mudbound." (PageSix)

Krista Allen's scary encounter with a transient women who broke into her house and kicked her dog has made her to feel unsafe in her home ... and the poor pup's still suffering too. Sources close to the "Baywatch" actress tell TMZ ... her 11-year-old Beagle Jack is dealing with a badly injured back, neck and front leg and had to have surgery Thursday. The good news -- he doesn't have broken bones and he's showing signs of progress since the operation ... but still has a long way to go. We're told Krista's racked up between $5k - $10k in vet bills so far for Jack. We broke the story ... Krista walked in on an intruder in February when she returned to her San Fernando Valley home and cornered the lady while she called 911. Our sources tell us Krista was cognizant enough to Google Translate on her phone to question the lady because she didn't speak English ... and that's how she determined her dog had been kicked. And while Jack is now in recovery, it seems Krista's still reeling from the incident ... we're told she's moving out of her home because she no longer feels secure there after the intruder attack. (TMZ)

Aldon Smith was reportedly involved in a domestic violence incident this weekend, and now cops want to talk to him. According to NBC ... police say Smith fled the scene of a San Francisco residence Saturday night before cops arrived in response to a reported DV incident. The alleged victim is said to have suffered non-life threatening injuries, but what might've happened is unclear for now. The embattled Raiders star -- who just got engaged last month -- is currently suspended from the league following a DUI bust. He's also struggling to make child support payments to his baby mama. We've reached out to local law enforcement for more details ... so far, no word back. (TMZ)

THE OTHER STUFF . . .

Vanity Fair hosted its first Oscars party since the arrival of new editor-in-chief Radhika Jones, starting with a dinner and viewing party -- where A-list guests seemed to skew younger and hipper. Joining Jones were Ronan Farrow, Donald Glover, Janelle Mone, James Corden, Ryan Murphy, Amy Adams, Rashida Jones, director Ava DuVernay, "The Chi" creator Lena Waithe, Vampire Weekend rocker Ezra Koenig, "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" guru J.J. Abrams and Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis. Mindy Kaling arrived with B.J. Novak, sparking rumors the former co-stars were back together. But a source told us, "They're just good friends, and they've often come to the VF dinner together, -- they're not an item again." Also at the starry viewing were "Black Panther" star Angela Bassett, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jon Hamm, Los Angeles County Museum of Art director Michael Govan, Gabrielle Union, Sofa Vergara and Joe Manganiello, Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen, Olivia Munn and Shonda Rhimes. In recent years, former editor Graydon Carter's guests for the dinner had a heavy dose of old guard names such as regulars Don Rickles, Joan Collins, Larry David, Les Moonves and Salman Rushdie. Then again, no Vanity Fair list would be complete without power players, and those who joined the dinner included Hollywood financier Vivi Nevo, HBO's Richard Plepler, Irving and Shelli Azoff, Ron Howard, 23andMe co-founder Anne Wojcicki, venture capitalist/physicist Yuri Milner, and acting royalty Anjelica Huston. Also there were Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Sarah Paulson and Elizabeth Banks. (Page Six)

Heiress Anne Hearst was robbed at the Oscars after a thief stole her purse at a high-end restaurant, then ransacked her Beverly Hills hotel room. Hearst and her acclaimed author husband, Jay McInerney, were dining with Juicy Couture founder Pamela Levy at Matsuhisa on Thursday. We're told the thief surreptitiously swiped Hearst's Louis Vuitton purse from the back of her chair. The bag contained her room key, hotel name and room number. When philanthropist, socialite and publishing heiress Hearst and McInerney later returned to the Beverly Wilshire after alerting police to the bag theft, they found their room ransacked. The thieves took Louis Vuitton luggage, two pairs of new Chanel shoes, and other designer items valued at more than $20,000. Amazingly, they left behind McInerney's computer with drafts of a new memoir, a novel, and a project for Amazon he's been working on, sources told Page Six. On Sunday, Hollywood was buzzing about the heist. When contacted by Page Six for comment, McInerney confirmed the theft, explaining, "The restaurant thief was lurking around ... and grabbed Anne's bag from the back of her chair. At the time, we didn't catch it ... cops came and we filed a report at the restaurant; their security footage showed a man taking the bag. But when we went back to our hotel room ... we were cleaned out. The thieves definitely had taste, they only took the good stuff ... It didn't occur to us at the time about the room key being in Anne's purse, it couldn't have been worse luck." He said hotel security footage showed two men leaving the room and heading to an elevator with the luggage. Another police report was filed. McInerney added, "Anne was very rattled for 24 hours, but we are relieved we didn't get back to the room in time to come face to face with the thieves," and, "Luckily all of Anne's jewelry was in the safe, and the godsend for me was that they didn't take my computer, which was open on the desk, and contained a lot of my new work which I don't think was backed up." Hearst and hotel security declined to comment. Police didn't get back to us. (Page Six)

Dwayne Johnson Celebrates Winning a Razzie For Baywatch: ''The Movie Was So Bad They Actually Had to Create Another Category.'' It may be Oscar Sunday, but Dwayne Johnson is celebrating a very different award show. The Rock took to Twitter to announce that he was awarded a Razzie Award for his role in Baywatch. "Oscar Sunday! I'm super pumped and very proud for my buddies who've been nominated tonight, pulling for you guys to bring home the gold! I'm also excited because I was just informed that I too am bringing home the gold tonight. No not an Oscar, maybe one day, but a Razzie," Johnson says with a chuckle. The award, which is given to the industry's worst movies of the year, was awarded to Baywatch on Saturday for a special category the Razzie's and Rotten Tomatoes created called, "The Razzie Nominee So Bad You Gotta Love It!" "But here's the cool thing: the movie was so bad they actually had to create another category," Johnson explains. "The new category is a movie so rotten you eventually fell in love with it. I'm not kidding, which means the s--t sandwich you have been eating is so bad that you eventually started to like it. Look, we made Baywatch with the best of intentions, it didn't work out like that, but I humbly and graciously accept my Razzie and I thank you critics, thank you fans!" Here's to bringing home that Oscar's gold next year! (Eonline)

Phantom Thread's Mark Bridges Wins Jet Ski for Having the Shortest Speech at the 2018 Oscars. Jet ski > gold statue. Not only did Phantom Thread's costume designer Mark Bridges win the award for Best Costume Design at the 2018 Oscars on Sunday night, he also was the recipient of a truly unique prize. At the start of the ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel offered a brand-new jet ski, valued at $17,999, to the winner that delivered the shortest acceptance speech. To sweeten the deal, the beautiful lime green Kawasaki jet ski was modeled by Oscar winner/newest Price is Right model Helen Mirren. And mid-way through the show, Kimmel added in another prize: a three-night stay at the Days Inn in Lake Havasu aka "where Arizona comes to play," per the host. In the lead at that point was Bridges, who clocked in at 36 seconds. And by show's end, Bridges' short and sweet speech remained the shortest, and he was brought out on the jet ski, complete with a life-jacket and Mirren as his passenger. Talk about the perfect way to end the night! While he didn't win, Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri's Sam Rockwell referenced wanting to take home the jet ski in his acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actor. "Run that clock, Jimmy. I wanna get that ski-jet or whatever that was," he said. Another winner who referenced the prize was Jordan Peele, who won Best Original Screenplay for Get Out, and tried to quiet the applause by saying, "You're gonna mess up my jet ski, hold up!" Sadly, Kimmel's ploy to try and shorten the running time of the ceremony didn't really work, as the telecast went over 3 hours and 45 minutes long. Bright side? Days Inn is offering a free stay to all the nominees who DIDN'T win. (Eonline)

David Foster and Katharine McPhee Enjoy Date Night at Elton John's Oscar Party. This is what you call a date night done right! As the final 2018 Oscar awards were being handed out inside the Dolby Theatre Sunday night, David Foster and Katharine McPhee just so happened to be celebrating across town at another star-studded party. The Hollywood couple was photographed inside the Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by Bulgari. David first appeared on the carpet solo where he posed in a navy blue suit -- with no tie -- and sunglasses. Soon after, he would meet up with Katharine inside where they enjoyed dinner side by side at the same table. Before arriving for date night, Katharine documented her Oscar prep on Instagram Stories by giving credit to her stylist Monica Rose, hairstylist Ericka Verrett and makeup artist Amy Strozzi for her evening look. As David and Katharine's romance continues to grow, the couple already has the approval from Erin Foster and Sara Foster. And while wedding bells are likely not in this couple's future anytime soon, that doesn't mean they don't have something special going on. "They are enjoying the bond that they share right now," a source previously shared with E! News. "Their relationship is very healthy and in a good place." (Eonline)

Tyra Banks Is Ready for Tiffany Haddish to Host the Oscars. Tiffany Haddish for Oscars host? Absolutely, if you ask Tyra Banks and many other people online. The veteran supermodel and host of America's Next Top Model was more than impressed by the comedienne and Girls Trip actress' presenting skills at the 2018 Oscars on Sunday. "Queen @TiffanyHaddish should host the #Oscars one day!" Banks tweeted. "Retweet if you agree! Let's get her some money!" Many echoed her sentiments on Twitter, while others also said Haddish and co-presenter Maya Rudolph should co-host a future Oscars ceremony. Katy Perry took it a step further. "#RudolphHaddish2020," she wrote. During their time onstage, they presented Oscars for Documentary Short and Live-Action Short and joked that the 2018 Oscars, which was criticized in 2016 for its lack of diversity among its nominees, was "too black now." "But we just want to say, don't worry," Rudolph said. "There are so many more white people to come." "So many. We just came from backstage, and there are tons of them back there," Haddish said. "And not just movie stars, there are white people walking around with headsets, white people with clipboards. I'm personally not a fan of white people with clipboards, because I'm always wondering, what are they writing down about me?" While presenting, Haddish also drew attention over her outfit; She wore the same white Alexander McQueen dress she wore at the premiere of Girls Trip and on her Saturday Night Live hosting debut, during which she joked, "I feel like I should be able to wear what I want, when I want, however many times I want, as long as I Febreze it." Haddish earlier wore a different dress on the Oscars 2018 red carpet, a traditional African gown that paid tribute to her Eritrean heritage. (Eonline)

Exes Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak attended the Vanity Fair Oscars party together on Sunday. "I'm headed out for a night of fun with my best friend," the new mother said in a video with Novak on their way to the star-studded party. "What's up Snapchat?" Novak says into the camera. A source confirmed the former couple, who dated over a decade ago, aren't back together. "They're just good friends and they've often come to the VF dinner together," the source said. In 2014, Kaling admitted that she was heartbroken when he broke up with her. "I was so sad, not angry, sad," she told Howard Stern, adding, "That was the hottest I ever looked because I stopped eating. When I get depressed, I stop eating. I was so miserable and so beautiful." Novak has also said their relationship is complicated, saying Kaling is "a really complicated person and a really complicated friendship, but I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world." Novak and Kaling, who are both 38 years old, attended the Vanity Fair bash together in 2017 and 2014. (Page Six)

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis enjoyed a date night following the Oscars on Sunday. While the couple did not attend the actual awards, with a plethora of glamorous after parties available to attend, they dressed up in the red carpet finest. Kutcher, 40, shared a photo of the pair on Instagram, writing, "Night out with the wife." The Ranch actor was dressed in a tuxedo while Kunis, 34, was in a black gown with slightly tousled hair. While the two do not usually appear on social media together and are rather private, recently fans got to see the That '70s Show alums share some PDA on a kiss cam while at a Vegas Golden Knights vs. Los Angeles Kings game in Los Angeles. The pair was surprised to see themselves on the jumbotron before Kutcher comically licked his lips and went in for a kiss followed by a steamier smooch that had Kunis in stitches. Kutcher and Kunis share two kids: 3-year-old daughter Wyatt Isabelle and 14-month-old Dmitri Portwood. "I will only have two [kids]," Kunis told PEOPLE in November. "But I have heard [moving from] two to three is the hard [jump]. [It's hard] when they outnumber you," she said. "Right now, we're fine. One hand, one hand. One eye, one eye. Two people, two kids." (People)

Kobe Bryant celebrated an amazing victory Sunday night ... winning an Oscar and, incredibly, the celebrities in the audience had a case of selective amnesia. Kobe took home the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for "Dear Basketball." The audience cheered Kobe ... some even rose to their feet for a standing O. Interesting ... considering the majority of the audience were wearing Time's Up pins. You may recall -- although a lot of the people who came out after the ceremony didn't -- Kobe was arrested in 2003, charged and tried for rape. The case fell apart when the alleged victim stopped cooperating with prosecutors. Kobe subsequently settled for a reported $5 million, though he denies paying her a cent. Kobe was Teflon at the awards ceremony. Not so for Ryan Seacrest, who was shunned by some celebs even though he hasn't been sued, arrested, charged -- and was cleared by an E! investigation. And James Franco was essentially exiled from the Oscars -- again not arrested, charged, nothing. So, why did Kobe get a pass? We spoke with a bunch of stars including Shawn Mendes, Bebe Rexha, Colin Hanks and others who claimed they had no knowledge of his past. Some just made jokes. Hollywood -- consistency not its strong suit. (TMZ)

Sandra Bullock Stuns in Sequined Dress on 2018 Oscars Red Carpet. Sandra Bullock turned heads in a shimmering look on the red carpet at the 2018 Oscars on Sunday. The 53-year-old Oscar-winning actress showed up in a custom-made gold and black sequined, high-neck, silk Louis Vuitton halter gown and wore her long brown hair down. She walked the red carpet alone. Bullock has attended the Oscars several times over the past 20 years. She won her first and only Oscar so far in 2011 for her leading role in The Blind Side and was also nominated for an Oscar in 2014 for her leading role in Gravity. The actress is a presenter at the 2018 Oscars. The 90th Academy Awards aired live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood Sunday, March 4 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET. (Eonline)

Rita Moreno Talks About Wearing the Same Dress She Wore to 1962 Oscars. Rita Moreno's gown is doing its second round at the Oscars 56 years later! Her daughter Fernanda Luisa Gordon joined the One Day at a Time star as her date for the big night. "The fabric is made out of Obi, which is the sash that Japanese women use in their kimonos. They're usually folded over and over, and this is one piece of fabric," she explains to E! While Ryan Seacrest mentioned that he couldn't believe how well it has preserved after all these years, Moreno was just as surprised. "I know, you would think it would tarnish," she says. "It's been hanging in my closet." Moreno switched things up a bit with the gown by changed the neckline and added a bold necklace, but still kept the statement gloves. When she first wore that dress in 1962 to the Oscars, she won Best Supporting Actress for her role in West Side Story. But unlike most winners, Moreno's acceptance speech was quite short. "I think 15 [seconds]," she says. And why so short, you may ask, well the 86-year-old actress says she didn't expect to take home the award. "I had no idea I was going to win, I thought for sure it was going to be Judy Garland for Judgment at Nuremberg which was a big deal, she was doing a dramatic role," she explains. "I said, hey I flew in from the Philippines, just in case, which is where this gown was made." (Eonline)

Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra and Salma Hayek Honor #TimesUp, #MeToo Trailblazers at 2018 Oscars. Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra and Salma Hayek took the stage at the 2018 Oscars to reflect on the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. "It's an honor to be here tonight, this year many spoke their truth and the journey ahead is long but slowly a new path has emerged," Sciorra said. "The changes we are witnessing are being driven by the powerful sound of new voices, of different voices, of our voices, joining together the mighty chorus that is finally saying, time's up," Judd told the audience. "So we salute those unstoppable spirits who kicked ass and broke through the biased perceptions against their gender, their race and ethnicity to tell their stories," Hayek continued. "And on this 90th anniversary evening when the Oscars celebrates timeless classics, we also look forward as well," Sciorra shared. Judd then continued, "And we work together to make sure that the next 90 years empower these limitless possibilities of equality, diversity, inclusion, intersectionality...that's what this year has promised us." The trio then asked everyone to join them in honoring some of the trailblazers this year, starting with Mira Sorvino. "This entire fall, the #MeToo, the #TimesUp movements, everyone is getting a voice to express something that has been happening forever, not only in Hollywood, but in every walk of life," Sorvino shared in a video segment. (Eonline)

Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd Walk the 2018 Oscars Red Carpet Together. The two Marilyns reunite. Mira Sorvino and Ashley, two of the women who came forward with sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein and were at the forefront of the #MeToo conversation, walked the red carpet together at the 2018 Oscars on Sunday night. Sorvino posted a selfie with Judd on their way to the show, writing, "We're on our way!!! #oscars2018 #normajeanandmarilynredux!! @ashley_judd love you!!!" The duo starred in Norma Jean & Marilyn, a 1996 movie about Marliyn Monroe, together. In the film, they played the two sides of the iconic star: Judd played Norma Jean Dougherty, while Sorvino played Marilyn. But their walk on the red carpet together was also a poignant one. In December 2017, director Peter revealed the two women were blacklisted by Weinstein, with the producer and his brother Bob Weinstein telling the Lord of the Rings director not to hire them. "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs," Jackson said. "This was probably in 1998." After Jackson's article, both Sorvino and Judd, who is presenting during the ceremony, tweeted in response. "I remember this well," Judd tweeted, while Sorvino thanked the director. "Just seeing this after I awoke, I burst out crying," she wrote. "There it is, confirmation that Harvey Weinstein derailed my career, something I suspected but was unsure. Thank you Peter Jackson for being honest. I'm just heartsick." A spokesperson for Weinstein denied Jackson's claims. "After the success of Lord of the Rings, Peter Jackson was so powerful he could have cast anyone he wanted in the Hobbit. Neither Ms. Judd nor Ms. Sorvino had roles in the film. Mr. Weinstein continues to admire Mr. Jackson for his creative genius, but he firmly denies these accusations." The first wave of public accusations made against Weinstein were published in a New York Times story in October 2017, and Judd was one of the accusers. Sorvino came forward in Dylan Farrow's piece for the New Yorker. (Eonline)

Allison Janney Feeling "Pretty Overwhelmed" at Her First Oscars: "It's a Very Exciting Moment." It's Allison Janney's first time at the Academy Awards! The actress, who was nominated Sunday night at the 2018 Oscars for Best Supporting Actress for her incredible work in I, Tonya this year, shared with Ryan Seacrest on E!'s Live From the Red Carpet how she's feeling ahead of the ceremony. "I'm pretty overwhelmed," Janney said. "This is my first time here at the Oscars and I came with Steven Rodgers who is the reason I'm standing here today and we had a pretty special morning together just thinking how much history we're bringing on this carpet, just our history alone. It's a very exciting moment." When asked how she prepared for her role as ice skater Tonya Harding's mother LaVona Harding, Janney shared, "I had a little bit of existing footage on LaVona that I just watched over and over again because that was my job was to bring this woman to life. I knew this story very well because of my figure skating background and just being around during that time when that story broke. We all knew it but we only knew one side of it and it was so fascinating to look at what she lived through." When the nominations were announced last month, Janney thought she would be finding out the news by herself. But her friends actually surprised her at 5 a.m. on the morning of the nominations and she got to find out the exciting news with her BFFs. "I could not have been happier, I've never been... I'm not someone who's easy to surprise, I've never been surprised and that morning at 5 a.m. friends flew in from New York and Washington, D.C., busted through my bedroom and jumped on my bed... I thought I was gonna be abducted, I didn't know what was happening," Janney said. "It was just the best morning." (Eonline)

The Oscars are in full swing, but the award show isn't just bringing out gold statues and celebs in Hollywood ... herpes are also running amok. According to a rep from HerpAlert -- an online diagnosis and treatment website for the STD -- there's been a spike in folks looking to get treated for herpes this weekend ... which just so happens to fall in line with the 90th annual Academy Awards. HerpAlert's been in business since last summer, with doctors issuing prescriptions to pharmacies after people submit photos of their herpes and they're reviewed. The turnaround time is about 2 hours. We're told that that the site has seen a huge surge in folks seeking prescriptions for herpes over the past 72 hours ... a whopping 60 cases a day since Friday in the Hollywood and Bev Hills neighborhoods compared to their usual 10-case a day load. Sources say the submissions have 80 percent genital herpes. The last spike HerpAlert saw was during NBA All-Star weekend last month, when they got about 30 cases a day from people requesting prescriptions in the L.A. area. Don't have too much, everyone. (TMZ)

At least one high-ranking U.S. military official counseled the Baltimore Ravens about signing Colin Kaepernick ... and made it very clear he is NOT a fan of the QB. TMZ Sports has learned ... when Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was considering signing Kaepernick to the team before the 2017 NFL season, he sought advice from some trusted friends. We've learned at least one of those friends is a high-ranking member of the U.S. military who essentially told Harbaugh to seriously consider if Colin's national anthem demonstration fell in line with the team's core values. The official didn't outright say, "Don't sign Kaep" -- but advised the team to give Colin a set of specific guidelines he needed to follow if he wanted to keep his job. Translation -- if he kneels, he's fired. Ultimately, the Ravens decided NOT to go with Kaepernick -- instead signing journeyman backup QB Thad Lewis, who hadn't thrown a pass in the NFL in 4 years. (TMZ)

Jimmy Kimmel's Best Moments Hosting the 2018 Oscars. Jimmy Kimmel is officially a pro when it comes to the Academy Awards. For the second year in a row, the Jimmy Kimmel Live late-night star returned to host the 2018 Oscars. And from the very beginning, viewers discovered that the man in charge was going to bring a combination of serious topics and laughs to the forefront. It all began during the opening monologue when Jimmy touched on the infamous Moonlight Best Picture mix-up. In addition, sexual harassment in Hollywood was addressed when the host pointed out the Oscar statue and referred to the figure as "the most respected man in Hollywood," because "he keeps his hands were you can see them, never says a rude word, and most importantly, no penis at all." For viewers who were just hoping for some creative segments and LOL-worthy moments, you were in luck too. Throughout the show, Jimmy urged winners to keep their acceptance speeches short and sweet. And for those who needed some extra motivation, a brand-new jet ski was used as a hilarious bargaining tool. "Why waste precious time thanking your mom when you could be taking her for the ride of her life on a brand new jet ski? This is not a joke. I will be timing you. I have a stop watch. The moment you are handed that Oscar, the clock will start ticking," Jimmy explained as model Helen Mirren posed in a Rami Al Ali gown while showcasing the prize. "So get up here, grab it and go. And in the unlikely event of a tie, I need to say, the jet ski will be awarded to Christopher Plummer so let's get the show going." Later on into the evening, it was revealed the winner would also enjoy a three-day, two-night stay at the beautiful Havasu Days Inn. And sorry celebs, but the winner has to drive there with his or her new jet ski. We're happy to report Phantom Thread's Mark Bridges eventually won the jet skit (and trophy for Best Costume Design). The award show, however, was still close to four hours long. In a surprise segment, Jimmy later invited his famous friends including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Margot Robbie, Mark Hamill, Armie Hammer and Gal Gadot and more to travel inside the TCL Chinese Theater. While tourists and moviegoers were enjoying a screening of Disney's A Wrinkle in Time, the Hollywood stars crashed the party to say thank you for watching movies. Their gift? Some screen time on Hollywood's biggest night and free snacks including hot dogs, Sour Patch candy and Red Vines. Hollywood's most famous faces weren't immune to Jimmy's humor during the live telecast. While walking through the audience, Jimmy asked Steven Spielberg, "What do you do" before wondering if he had any pot. And it's not a Jimmy show without Matt Damon being targeted. After the Academy paid tribute to films that spotlight the military around the world, Jimmy found a perfect way to get a dig in. "On behalf of the Academy, I want to apologize to our great U.S. military, the men and women here and overseas for including Matt Damon in that montage," he shared. "You deserve better than that. You really do." And when it was time to say goodnight, Jimmy had one more message for his frenemy. "Happy birthday to my wife. And apologies to Matt Damon, we ran out of time for him," he shared. Guess Jimmy has the last word -- and laugh -- at the 2018 Oscars. (Eonline)

Music

Eddie Vedder Performs Tom Petty's "Room at the Top" During Oscars 2018 In Memoriam Tribute. The 2018 Oscars paid tribute to the many artists we lost over the last year. Jennifer Garner introduced the segment on Sunday, "Every storyteller knows that there is no joy without sorrow. Sunday night as we celebrate the achievements of our collaborators, we also mourn the loss of those who brought joy and awareness through their passion for the movies." Eddie Vedder then took the stage to perform the late Tom Petty's song, "Room at the Top." Petty passed away in October 2017 at the age of 66, his death was confirmed by his longtime manager in a statement to E! News. "On behalf of the Tom Petty family we are devastated to announce the untimely death of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend Tom Petty," the statement read. "He suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu in the early hours of this morning and was taken to UCLA Medical Center but could not be revived. He died peacefully at 8:40pm PT surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends." NOT IN MEMORIAM Mary Tyler Moore, Bill Paxton, Stephen Furst, John Hurt, Powers Boothe, Juanita Quigley, Ty Hardin, Francine York,Miguel Ferrer, Skip Homeier, Anne Jeffreys, Lola Albright, Lorna Gray, Dina Merrill, Conrad Brooks, Robert Guillame, John Hillerman, Jim Nabors, Rose Marie, Adam West -- James L Neibaur (@JimLNeibaur) March 5, 2018 Harry Dean Stanton, John Heard and Don Rickles were among the stars honored during the ceremony's In Memoriam tribute. However, after the segment, social media users wondered why some beloved artists like Bill Paxton and Mary Tyler Moore were omitted from the tribute. Both Paxton and Moore were actually honored during the 2017 In Memoriam tribute last year, which also honored Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Some of the artists we've lost over the last year who weren't included in the segment during the 2018 Oscars telecast are included in the Academy's In Memoriam page on their website HERE. (Eonline)

Niall Horan Teases 'On The Loose' Music Video. Niall Horan has been pretty busy since the One Direction hiatus. He put out his debut album Flicker last year, is gearing up to head out on his Flicker world tour, and even signed to Wilhelmina models. Now, the "Slow Hands" singer is teasing the release of his new video for "On The Loose." The track, the fourth single from his 2017 debut, tells the story of a mysterious lady who can't be tied down. Horan is hinting that the video for the groovy track will drop Wednesday (March 6th). The Irish singer posted a couple of clips of his upcoming video on Twitter. (Billboard)

Coco Songwriters Praise Diversity of Their Fellow Best Original Song Nominees at the 2018 Oscars. It may have been their moment to shine, but when Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez took the stage at the Dolby Theatre to accept the award for Best Original Song at the 90th Academy Awards, they made sure to shine a spotlight on their fellow nominees. The husband-and-wife duo, who won their second Oscar for their song "Remember Me" from the Pixar animated film Coco, started off their acceptance speech with a celebration of the diverse artists in their category. "I really want to take a minute to look at this category of incredible nominated songwriters tonight," Anderson-Lopez said. "Not only are we diverse, but we are close to 50/50 for gender representation. When you look at a category like ours, it helps us imagine a world where all the categories look like this one." The pair beat out a stacked field that included Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson for Mudbound, Sufjan Stevens for Call Me by Your Name, Lonnrie R. Lynn and Diane Warren for Marshall, and Justin Paul and Benj Pasek for The Greatest Showman. Of course, they also took the time to thank the people who matter most. "Most of all, we thank our family, the Andersons and the Lopezes and our daughters, Katie and Annie, who are here with us tonight," Anderson-Lopez continued. "Your love and creativity inspire everything we do." "But this is not for you," Lopez said, wrapping things up. "This is for my mom who passed away. Everyone who knew her will always remember her." The songwriting duo previously won the award for Best Original Picture in 2014 for their smash hit "Let It Go" from Frozen. Congrats to the pair on their well-deserved win! (Eonline)

Before Tupac Shakur was about "California Love" he was all about Thug Life, and the rapper's early recording contract with the hip-hip group can be yours ... if you're str8 ballin'. The 58-page contract from July 24, 1994 is signed by 2Pac and fellow Thug Life members Big Syke (Tyruss Himes), Mopreme Shakur (Maurice Harding), Macadoshis (Diron Rivers) and The Rated R (Walter Burns) ... inking their deal for a collab album with Interscope Records -- "Thug Life: Volume 1." The contract spells out the recording, marketing and financial details of the group's LP, which went gold and sold 500,000 copies in '94 ... but ended up being their only studio album. Heritage Auctions will put the contract on the block on April 15 and expects it to fetch at least $6,000 ... so anyone interested has some time to save up for a winning bid. (TMZ)

Vance Joy's 'Nation of Two' Debuts at No. 1 in Australia. Aussie singer and songwriter Vance Joy blasts to No. 1 in his homeland with Nation of Two (Liberation/Universal), his sophomore album. Nation of Two debuts at the top of the new ARIA Albums Chart, ending the eight-week unbroken reign of The Greatest Showman (Atlantic/Warner). The followup to Vance Joy's 2014's chart topper Dream Your Life Away, Nation of Two features the singles "We're Going Home" (which rises from No. 31 to a new peak at No. 16 on the ARIA Singles Chart this week), "Lay It On Me," "Like Gold," "Call If You Need Me" and the track "Saturday Sun," which he played last week on The Late Late Show With James Corden, and it's the first homegrown album to rule the national survey this year. Dream Your Life Away rises 26- Just hours after Ed Sheeran kicked off his record-breaking Divide tour of Australia, the English singer bags three spots in the top 20. His seven-times platinum certified Divide (Warner) holds at No. 3, his diamond-certified Multiply is up 10-8 and six-times platinum Plus leaps 20-12. ARIA Award-winning singer Sarah Blasko scores a fifth top 10 on the albums survey as Depth Of Field (EMI) opens at No. 5. Blasko's sixth album is the followup to Eternal Return, which reached No. 6 in November 2015. Also on this week's albums tally, U.S. rapper 6ix9ine makes his debut with the mixtape Day69 (Caroline/Universal), new at No. 11, while Melbourne outfit Augie March scrapes into the top 20 with Bootikins (Caroline/Universal), their sixth album and first in four years. Meanwhile, Drake seizes a fifth week atop the ARIA Singles Chart with "God's Plan" (Republic/Universal) as Post Malone starts at No. 2 with his latest Beerbongs & Bentleys single "Psycho" (Republic/Universal), featuring Ty Dolla $ign. It's the U.S. rapper's third top ten on the chart after "Rockstar" (No. 1 in October 2017) and "I Fall Apart" (No. 2 in January 2018). (Billboard)

Movies

Frances McDormand Wins Best Actress in a Leading Role and Honors Fellow Female Nominees: ''We All Have Stories to Tell.'' And the Oscar goes to... Frances McDormand won Best Actress in a Leading Role for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri! The competition was steep this year, but ultimately it was Frances' performance that moved the Academy at the 2018 Academy Awards. Not only did her performance move audiences, but her incredibly poignant speech brought the room to its feet. "I'm hyperventilating a little bit. If I fall over, pick me up 'cause I've got some things to say," Frances shared before giving her standard thank you's to those who supported her. Then, as promised, she got a few things off her chest. "Now, I want to get some perspective. If I may be so honored to have all the female nominees in every category stand with me in this room tonight," she asked the entire auditorium. "Meryl [Streep] if you do it everybody else will." It wasn't long until she had every woman being honored Sunday night standing and cheering her on. "Okay, look around everybody, look around. Because we all have stories to tell and projects we need financed," she shared with the remaining seated guests. "Don't talk to us about it at the parties tonight. Invite us into your office in a couple of days or you can come to ours, whatever suits you best, and we'll tell you all about them. I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentleman: inclusion rider." For those unfamiliar, an inclusion rider essentially means putting requirements in contracts that allow for racial and gender diversity. Well said, Frances. (Eonline)

Gary Oldman Thanks His Mother and Winston Churchill After Winning 2018 Best Actor Oscar. Gary Oldman is now the proud owner of an Oscar, the top prize in Hollywood. Oldman won Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. This was his second nomination; he previously picked up a nod for Tinker Tailor Solider Spy in 2012. Get Out's Daniel Kaluuya, Denzel Washington of Roman J. Israel, Esq., Phantom Thread star Daniel Day-Lewis and Call Me by Your Name breakout Timothee Chalamet were also nominated in the Best Actor category at the 2018 ceremony. Oldman previously won a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in the historical drama. "My deepest thanks to the Academy and its members for this... Glorious prize. I owe this and so much more to so many. I have lived in America for the longest time and I am deeply grateful to her for the loves and the friendships I have made and the many, many wonderful gifts it has given me. My home, my livelihood, my family and now Oscar," Oldman said during his speech. After thanking his collaborators and family, Oldman joked he was clearly not going to win the jet ski host Jimmy Kimmel promised people at the beginning. "I would like to salute Sir Winston Churchill who has been marvelous company on what can be described as an incredible journey and my wife Gisele for traveling that road with me and for being at my side... Obviously I'm not going to win the ski," he said. "I would like to thank my mother who is older than the Oscar. She is 99 years young next birthday and she's watching this ceremony from the comfort of her sofa. I say thank you to my mother for your love and your support. Put the kettle on, I'm bringing Oscar home." (Eonline)

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Present Best Picture to The Shape of Water at 2018 Oscars. One year after the Best Picture mix-up at the 2017 Academy Awards, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway returned to the stage at the 2018 Oscars! When the duo walked on stage, the audience gave them a standing ovation. "Thank you, it's so nice seeing you again," Beatty said. "As they say, presenting is lovelier the second time around," Dunaway continued. They then announced the that The Shape of Water had won the award for Best Picture! Director Guillermo Del Toro took the stage and asked Beatty, "May I have this?" He then double checked to make sure the envelope was correct. And it was! To win the award, the movie was up against Call Me by Your Name, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, Get Out, Lady Bird, Phantom Thread, The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Earlier in the evening, the director won the award for Best Director at the ceremony. (Eonline)

Jordan Peele Makes History at 2018 Oscars With Best Original Screenplay Win for Get Out. GTFO! Jordan Peele is officially an Oscar winner! The director, writer and producer of Get Out won the award for Best Original Screenplay at the 2018 Oscars on Sunday, with the audience going wild when his name was called by Nicole Kidman. "This means so much to me, I stopped writing this movie about 20 times because I thought it was impossible," Peele said. "I thought it wasn't going to work. I thought no one would ever make this movie, but I kept coming back to it because I knew if someone would let me make this movie that people would hear it and people would see it." Peele's win was a historic one, as he is the first black screenwriter to win an Oscar for best original screenplay in the show's 90-year history. "I want to dedicate this to everyone who let me raise my voice," he said. Peele also went on to thank his wife, Chelsea Peretti, and his mom, "who taught me to love even in the face of hate." Peele beat out Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), Guillermo Del Toroand Vanessa Taylor (The Shape of Water), and Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) to win the award. Get Out is almost nominated for Best Picture, Best Lead Actor for Daniel Kaluuya, and Best Director for Peele. Peele is just the third person in 90 years to be nominated for directing, writing and producing his first film. After his win, Peele took to Twitter to express his surprise. "To the cast and crew, I love you. Thank you so much," Peele said during his time on stage, and before the start of the ceremony, Peele's cast had nothing but love for their leader when they talked to E! News. "It's a lot of things," star Lil Rel Howery said. "It's hard to really put Get Out in a genre. It has everything included in it, and that's brilliant. Jordan was writing this movie for what, eight years?" Bradley Whitford told Ryan Seacrest of the script, "I walked out of the room and I said to my fiancee, this is unlike any script I've ever read. This could be incredibly brilliant or it could really not work." (Eonline)

Sandra Bullock Is One of 'Black Panther's' Biggest Fans Because of Powerful Message for Her Son. "I started to cry backstage when I was telling [the cast] how much the film meant to me as a woman, but how much it meant to me as a mother," the actress said. Sandra Bullock is among the throng of fans who adore Black Panther -- in fact, the actress says she cried when she met the cast backstage Sunday during the 90th Academy Awards. Bullock is the mother of two black children, and she told Access Hollywood that the Marvel film really struck a deep chord with her. "I'm so grateful to Marvel because about five years ago, my son asked me if there were any brown Legos," the actress explained. "And I said, 'Yes, there are,' and I got a Sharpie and I turned Spider-Man brown, I turned the Legos brown, and I don't have to turn them brown anymore." Bullock told Access she was overcome with emotion Sunday. "I started to cry backstage when I was telling [the Black Panther cast] how much the film meant to me as a woman, but how much it meant to me as a mother," she said. Her son and daughter are still a little too young to see Black Panther, but she said her daughter, Laila, loves wearing the superhero character mask. "I bought her swag before it even came [out]," Bullock said. "She runs around in the Black Panther mask. Which is scary when she comes out of the dark." (Hollywood Reporter)

The Florida shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School could become a documentary soon, 'cause some students are getting approached by Hollywood producers ... TMZ has learned. Sources tell us at least a couple student survivors have been getting calls to participate in some sort of docu-type project that would depict the tragedy and its aftermath. We're told these students are fielding requests from a number of producers and executives for potential deals on a full-blown movie documentary, a TV documentary and a TV docuseries. They're sorting through these talks with some high-powered publicists. As we reported ... some students are also being hit up for possible book deals on the shooting ... they've taken meetings with publishers ... but nothing's been inked just yet. Unclear what kind of money is being discussed for a documentary, but we're told any funds would either go directly to March For Our Lives or toward gun control advocacy efforts. (TMZ)

TV

Fuller House's Candace Cameron Bure Reveals What She Wants Season 4 to Have More Of. Fuller House season four is moving full speed ahead. Candace Cameron Bure told E! News the Netflix comedy spinoff of Full House will get back into gear in about two months. This news comes after series creator and executive producer Jeff Franklin exited the show following allegations of on-set misbehavior. Franklin confirmed his exit after Warner Bros. and Netflix released statements. In an Instagram post featuring a photo of himself with Cameron Bure, Andrea Barber and Jodie Sweetin, Franklin said, "I'm heartbroken to be leaving Fuller House. Creating and running Full House and Fuller House has been the greatest joy. I wish the cast, my second family for over 30 years, continued success. I'm so proud of all we accomplished together, and beyond grateful to our loyal fans. Adios Tanneritos!" While Cameron Bure didn't address his exit at the 26th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, she did say starting season four already was "crazy." "Time's gone by fast," she said. "What's most important to me is as much fun as we have on that show, it's always about the heart and lessons that are learned as families. I really want to make sure we bring that in in season four, even more than we have in any other season." (Eonline)

Law and Order: SVU Bringing Back Stephanie March as Alex Cabot for April Episode. Call a bus! A fan favorite Law & Order: SVU character is making her comeback. Stephanie March will return to the long-running NBC drama as Alexandra Cabot, a character she originated in season two of SVU, in April. "It is a thrill to welcome Stephanie back to the SVU family, even for a short visit," executive producer and showrunner Michael Chernuchin said in a statement. "She is, and will always be, part of SVU's DNA." In "Sunk Cost Fallacy," the search for an abducted woman and her daughter leads Benson (Mariska Hargitay) to cross paths with Cabot. This is March's first appearance as Cabot since season 13 of Law & Order: SVU. She was a series regular from seasons two-five before her character's death was faked and she went into the Witness Protection Program. Cabot returned in season six, only to go back into the Program again. She made an appearance in season 10 and was a series regular in season 11. March also played the character in the short-lived Law & Order spinoff Conviction. Her recent TV credits include Odd Mom Out, Nightcap and Neon Joe Werewolf Hunter. Law & Order: SVU has a history of bringing back familiar faces. This season Law & Order veterans Tamara Tunie, Sam Waterston and Dean Winters have all returned to the series. Chernuchin teased another returning face was on the horizon for SVU when E! News spoke with him in February. "Yes, but I'm not going to tell you. [Laughs.] We've got a biggie coming up," he said. Law & Order: SVU airs Wednesdays, 9 p.m. on NBC. (Eonline)

Michael Vartan Teases Major Conflict for Season 2 of The Arrangement: ''No One Wants to Watch People Have a Great Life.'' Nothing wrong with a little bit of conflict! The Arrangement's Terence Anderson (Michael Vartan) and Deann Anderson (Lexa Doig) are not your average husband and wife. They're at the top of one of the most powerful institutes in Hollywood, and while they may be a classic power couple on the surface, underneath it all, they're struggling with their own agendas that may threaten to tear them apart. E! sat down with the actors and show creator Jonathan Abrahams to discuss exactly what season two has in store for these lovebirds. "Terence and Deann obviously have been together for a long time, but there is conflict in that marriage, as in any marriage. But theirs particularly, because of the things that are at stake -- Megan being one of them," Michael shared. How will their conflict play out this season, especially with Megan (Christine Evangelista) and Kyle's (Josh Henderson) wedding approaching? "Sometimes when they're doing the exact same thing, they're doing it for completely different reasons, with completely different motivations, which makes it interesting and real," Jonathan shared. In season one, fans got a taste of the tensions between the couple, but not much was revealed about their past -- until now. "You maybe understand a little bit more why they are the way they are, I think," Lexa shared. "Understand why they are together, in spite of certain things," Michael shared. "I think their relationship faces a couple of challenges that in their...large period of time that they've been together, they're actually faced with challenges that they haven't been faced with before," Lexa teased. "Which I think is a new dynamic for them, because I reckon they feel like they're old hat in this marriage game, and they're not." As for how this will all play out when it comes to Megan and Kyle, it makes the stakes even greater. "There is just more at stake. That's what makes this show fun. No one wants to watch people have a great life, it's boring," Michael jokes. "We want to watch struggle and failure and redemption, and very little redemption in Terence's case." Hmm...sounds mysterious. As for what their ultimate goals as a couple are, everyone's cards will be shown. "Everyone is sort of on a journey... to find their identity. To establish an identity for themselves as they are turning corners in their lives," Jonathan shared. "There is a search for truth for all of them, and that makes all the relationships deeper, interesting and filled with conflict." Season two premiere of The Arrangement Sunday, Mar. 11 at 9 p.m., on E! (Eonline)

Megan Keeps Having Terrible Flashbacks to Her Kidnapping During Her Engagement Party on The Arrangement. She still hasn't forgotten! Megan Morrison (Christine Evangelista) and Kyle West (Josh Henderson) are supposed to tie the knot on The Arrangement season two. At the end of last season, it was uncertain if Megan was even going to go through with it. You know, considering the fact that she's planning the destruction of the Institute For the Higher Mind. However, it looks like all is forgiven...or so it seems. "Tonight is extra special, because we're here to celebrate the engagement of two people I care about deeply -- the shining lights of this family," Terence Anderson (Michael Vartan) shares in his engagement toast. "And the beautiful wedding that we're all going to be a part of." While everyone's thoughts are preoccupied with the couple's soon-to-be wedding, Megan has other things on her mind. Things like her kidnapping, forced indoctrination and the fact that she's legally contracted to marry the man that let it all happen. While she seemed confident in her decision to burn the whole thing to the ground last season, it looks like in the season two premiere, she's still dealing with a bit of the trauma from the experience. Will she be able to destroy The Institute and salvage her relationship with the man who loves her most? Season two premiere of The Arrangement Sunday, Mar. 11 at 9 p.m., on E! (Eonline)

House of Cards Final Season Teaser Promises "We're Just Getting Started." At the end of House of Cards season five Robin Wrights Claire Underwood said, "My turn." She's making good on that statement in the final season of House Of Cards. Netflix revealed the final season would return in the fall of 2018 with a promo that aired during the 2018 Oscars. Wright's Claire Underwood makes another proclamation in it. "We're just getting started," she says from behind her desk in the Oval Office. All hail the chief! Production on the final season of House of Cards was suspended following allegations of sexual misconduct leveled at Kevin Spacey by Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp. Rapp detailed an incident that took place when he was 14 years old. After Rapp's allegations, others came forward to accuse Spacey. Eventually, Netflix and producer Media Rights Capital cut ties with Netflix. "Netflix will not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey. We will continue to work with MRC during this hiatus time to evaluate out path forward as it relates to the show," Netflix said in a statement in early November. "We have also decided we will not be moving forward with the release of the film Gore, which was in post-production, starring and produced by Kevin Spacey." The show's future was still in question while Netflix and MRC decided whether to scrap everything or salvage the season. As a result of the stoppage, the final season is shorter. The final season resumed filming on Wednesday, Jan. 31. Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear will appear as siblings alongside Wright and returning cast members Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Patricia Clarkson, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver. (Eonline)

Revenge Body Season Finale Recap: Rebecca and Allison Make Some Shocking Self-Discoveries During Their Journey. It's time to give it all you got! On the season two finale of Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian, we got our first couple of the season. Allison and her husband Chad are helping each other along on this journey with Khloe Kardashian, however, they both have very different motivations for being on the show. Allison wants to lose weight, but Chad is actually looking to gain some! "We want to be healthy for each other and we want to have a family in the near future," Allison shared. "I was worried about being 200 when we were dating and now I'm worried about being 300 and that's terrifying." "I've definitely struggled with being super skinny my whole life," Chad shared "People feel like, what an easy problem, you just need to eat more... I get full so fast." They're both prepared to make big changes, but it proved more difficult than they initially thought. Even though they had a support system in place, Allison didn't lose as much as she needed and had to withdraw from her journey. But it actually ended up helping her to cope with some past abuse issues she was using food to heal from. "At first I really didn't know why I wasn't losing weight," Allison shared. "Then when I was forced to be alone and away from chad and be by myself, with my thoughts, my feelings and all these things, that's when I realized, wow I have a lot of stuff that I was carrying." As for Chad, he gained 22 pounds and now feels like a man. "Before this whole journey, I was honestly embarrassed to call myself a man or even view myself as a man," Chad revealed. "But I feel good about myself, which is weird because I've never felt that way." Allison wasn't the only one with some past trauma to work through on this week's episode. Rebecca was attempting to rebuild her confidence after a bad breakup. After finding out her boyfriend was cheating on her, she put on a lot of weight. "Through the breakup and the loneliness, it was another 30 pounds," she revealed to Khloe. "So 30, 40, 50, the number just keeps creeping up." After having a panic attack in her first workout, she was forced to battle some demons from her past she had been avoiding. "When I was 18, I was in college and I was raped and that's how I lost my virginity. I never told anyone about it," she revealed in an emotional moment. By coming to terms with her experience, she was able to pull through in a real and incredible way. "I am so ready to show up for my own life," she shared during the day of her reveal. "I wasted years not participating in life, and I don't want to do that again." In the end, it was never about getting revenge on her ex. It was about learning to accept her story and become an even stronger woman because of it! Anyone affected by sexual assault, whether it happened to you or someone you care about, can find support on the National Sexual Assault Hotline. You can also visit online.rainn.org to receive support via confidential online chat. (Eonline)

Sterling K. Brown knows the importance of giving back. The award-winning actor teamed up with Clorox and the non-profit the Thrive Collective for a new campaign called "Clean is the Beginning," which focuses on the importance of a clean environment for children. In partnership with the campaign, Brown was in New York City on Tuesday at an event to celebrate the opening of a newly renovated arts and mentoring hub for at-risk youth in Harlem, where PEOPLE caught up with him about what made him want to get involved in the project and learned some details about the next season of This Is Us. "Being someone who is an artist myself, I recognize the importance of arts in a child's development," Brown said. "The ability to give free range to an individual's imagination, to have your perspective of the world validated and to give space for that level of creation to transpire -- nothing is more important as far as I'm concerned." Brown and the rest of NBC's This Is Us cast recently wrapped up filming for season 2, and while audiences will have to wait to see what unfolds with the Pearsons over the next few weeks, Brown says they're looking forward to Season 3. "It was bittersweet," Brown told PEOPLE about the mood on set after filming wrapped. "We love each other, and we have a wonderful time working with each other, but we're also excited because we know how the season ends and it ends very strongly and also opens up very interesting storylines moving forward into season 3." Brown, who plays Randall Pearson on the show, revealed that the writers have already started working on storylines "to slay hearts all over the globe" and remained tight-lipped on revealing specific details for the upcoming season. However, he did offer a tease about obstacles Randall and Beth are going to face in Season Three. "There will be a bit of an exploration of marriage with regards to Randall and Beth going through times that aren't all sunshine and rainbows," Brown revealed. "And that's not to say that they are in danger of parting ways, but marriage is real and takes work." With filming wrapped up on This Is Us until the fall, Brown now has more room in his schedule to explore other passions like his upcoming hosting gig for Saturday Night Live. "I'm excited," Brown said regarding his first time hosting. "I feel like when you stand on that stage you'll feel the presence of all the people past, present and future who have hosted the show and so many iconic moments in pop culture have transpired over the show and I hope to add my own little While Brown is eager to step onto the iconic Studio 8H stage, he has one very specific goal in mind for his time hosting. "I don't want to drop any F bombs live," Brown says. "My kid will watch this one day and he's going to make me pay him $2 for every one that I drop." Brown hosts NBC's Saturday Night Live along with musical guest James Bay on March 10. (US Weekly)

Sky Takes '9-1-1' for U.K. It will air the procedural from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear on the Sky Living network and streaming service Now TV. European pay TV giant Sky has acquired Fox procedural 9-1-1 for its Sky Living network and Now TV streaming service in the U.K. and Ireland. Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution unveiled the deal for the scripted series from creators/executive producers and writers Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, Nip/Tuck), Brad Falchuk (American Horror Story, Nip/Tuck) and Tim Minear (Feud, American Horror Story) on Monday. Since its U.S. debut in January, 9-1-1 has become the top new scripted series on Fox in terms of total viewers and adults 18-49. "Developed by one of our industry's strongest creative teams with an award-winning cast, 9-1-1proves the audience demand for compelling procedural dramas remains incredibly high," said Gina Brogi, president of global distribution, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. "9-1-1 is yet another great example of how our global sales team can strategically take a solid U.S. procedural and position it to be an international hit in a highly competitive marketplace." Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution has also licensed the show across such territories as Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, India, the Philippines and Central and Latin America. The show explores the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters. It stars Angela Bassett, Peter Krause and Connie Britton. 9-1-1, which scored an early season 2 renewal, is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision. (Hollywood Reporter)

TV Ratings: Oscars Eye New Low in Early Numbers. The telecast stumbles an unfortunate 16 percent in overnight returns. A comparatively uneventful Oscar telecast led the way on TV Sunday night -- and early numbers have the telecast somewhat predictably stumbling to an all-time low. Overnight returns have the lengthy ABC telecast averaging a 18.9 overnight rating among households between 8 and 11 p.m. ET. Compared to the same stat for 2017, the night the wrong best picture winner was named, that's down a significant 16 percent. That number doesn't yet reflect the hour of the show where the biggest awards were handed out. The 2017 Academy Awards, which earned a 22.4 overnight rating, ultimately fetched 32.9 million viewers for ABC -- as well as a handsome 9.1 rating among adults 18-49. Still, those numbers reflected the second-lowest in Academy history -- which bodes particularly troublesome for Sunday's show. The previous all-time low Oscars took place in 2008, when only 31.8 million viewers tuned in. The night was not as political as many recent award shows, with showings of partisanship few and far between. The fallout and response to the exposure of sexual harassment and assault in the entertainment industry was an obvious through line -- and honorees like best actress winner Frances McDormand made stands for inclusivity and representation in the industry. Host Jimmy Kimmel seems to have earned praise for another solid performance during his second consecutive year on stage. But the writing was largely on the wall for lows, either way. All three marquee events of the U.S. TV calendar of the year thus far -- the Golden Globe Awards, the Grammys and the Super Bowl -- were off significantly from the 2017. At three hours and 50 minutes, Sunday's Oscars may have only passed last year's runtime by one minute, but it managed to rank as the longest telecast in over a decade. Not since 2007 has an Academy Awards ceremony lasted that long. And it wasn't exactly a night of box office sloucher nominees. Though top winner The Shape of Water ($57 million domestic to date) hasn't exactly been a runaway hit, it certainly outpaced 2017's winner Moonlight ($28 million) and actually ranks as the top-grossing best picture winner in five years. And Dunkirk, the only other film to nab more than two wins on Sunday, took $188 million at the domestic box office -- just a little more than Get Out, which was up in multiple categories and saw a writing win for scribe-director Jordan Peele. More to come, including complete viewership when Nielsen reports it later on Monday.

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