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The Academy Governors Awards: Angelina Jolie and Agnes Varda Danced as Hollywood Celebrated Oscars

“Shitty is shitty,” new Academy governor Whoopi Goldberg told me of the vote to expel a member for the second time in AMPAS’ 90-year history. As everyone in Hollywood struggles to keep their head straight amid a flood of sexual harassment scandals, this year’s crop of Oscar contenders braved Hollywood and Highland traffic snarls to charm a room full of ...

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Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, George Strait and more celebrated at ACM Honors

The Academy of Country Music hosted its glitzy, Las Vegas-based annual awards ceremony back in April. Wednesday night at the Ryman Auditorium, the organization hosted its more intimate 11th ACM Honors ceremony, dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners. Recorded for broadcast on CBS in September, the evening tipped its cap to legends and newcomers, with one ...

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From sex bomb to philosopher: How Neil Diamond celebrated 50 years in show business

You’ve seen the photos and the videos, or perhaps you were there to see for yourself. Either way, you’re familiar with the figure Neil Diamond used to cut onstage: the long-haired showman sweating beneath his sequins, a look of ecstatic abandon on his face as he delivered the secular gospel of songs like “Holly Holy,” “Dry Your Eyes” and “I ...

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Jared Padalecki Celebrated His Birthday By Doing A Keg Stand With Jensen Ackles’s Help

Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki have celebrated many birthdays together in the decade-plus they’ve been working side-by-side on Supernatural, but this may be the first time they’ve ever marked the passing of another year with a keg stand. (Or at least the first time they did so in super public fashion, anyway.) While in town for San Diego Comic Con, ...

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