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  • Zendaya accepts Giuliana Rancic's apology in dreadlocks debacle

    Zendaya accepts Giuliana Rancic's apology in dreadlocks debacle
    Zendaya Coleman has accepted Giuliana Rancic's apology for remarks over the "locs" hairstyle she wore on the Oscars red carpet, invoking the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a statement talking about "hidden prejudice" and explaining why she stood...
  • Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement

    Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement
    As women, there’s a universal experience that binds us: that of being and experiencing life as the lesser gender. Not lesser by virtue, mind you, but by supposition. History dictates the sway, and men continue their rule. As feminists (the ones...
  • Kevin Hart, Betty White, Kathy Griffin, Oscars: this week

    Kevin Hart, Betty White, Kathy Griffin, Oscars: this week
    The College Football Playoff Championship will tower over programming this week. Also on tap are Betty White's birthday, the return of "Saturday Night Live" and the announcement of Oscar nominations. Here's hoping that Oregon and Ohio State deliver an...
  • Zendaya slams 'Fashion Police' host for 'ignorant' comment about hair

    Zendaya slams 'Fashion Police' host for 'ignorant' comment about hair
    Zendaya has fired back at E! "Fashion Police" co-host Giuliana Rancic for saying that her dreadlocks on the Oscars red carpet on Sunday probably smelled "like patchouli oil or weed." The "Shake It Up" alum was among the selected celebrities critiqued...
  • Giuliana Rancic apologizes to Zendaya on-air over hair comment

    Giuliana Rancic apologizes to Zendaya on-air over hair comment
    Giuliana Rancic apologized on-air Tuesday to Zendaya for a comment she made on "Fashion Police" the day prior about the dreadlocked hairstyle the 18-year-old wore to the Oscars. "Something I said last night crossed the line," Rancic said, after noting...
  • Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers

    Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers
    To many thousands of Mexicans, Mexican-Americans and Hispanics in general, actor Sean Penn's comments about Mexican film director Alejandro González Iñárritu were offensive. "Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?" Penn asked, before handing...
  • 'Birdman' director Alejandro G. Inarritu plunges into new risks

    'Birdman' director Alejandro G. Inarritu plunges into new risks
    Filmmakers coming off a big Oscar win tend to take a year or more to sift through their options. Ang Lee, who won the director Oscar in 2013, still hasn't started shooting his next film. But "Birdman's" Alejandro G. Iñárritu — winner on Sunday...
  • Oscars 2015: Diversity onstage stands in stark contrast to nominees

    Oscars 2015: Diversity onstage stands in stark contrast to nominees
    When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscar nominations in January, the absence of any minority group nominees in the acting categories — for only the second time since 1998 — triggered a backlash of criticism...
  • Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable

    Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable
    How unfortunate that, in presenting the award for best director during the Academy Awards ceremony, Ben Affleck chose to quote Frank Capra's observation that "the cardinal sin is dullness." None of the directors nominated, he added, could be accused...
  • Oscars 2015: Jennifer Hudson co-hosts party celebrating women in film

    Oscars 2015: Jennifer Hudson co-hosts party celebrating women in film
    The event: Meryl Streep, Rosamund Pike, Laura Dern and more than 30 other female Oscar nominees packed into Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails in West Hollywood on Friday for one of the weekend’s most congenial affairs. Women in Film’s eighth...
  • Red Carpet Green Dress campaign launches new collection with party

    Red Carpet Green Dress campaign launches new collection with party
    In celebration of earth-friendly fashion, Suzy Amis Cameron hosted her sixth annual Red Carpet Green Dress party, sponsored by Audi and upscale eco e-boutique luxandeco.com, at the Chateau Marmont on Thursday. Guests at the pre-Oscars event included...