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Well This Happened Last Night “The Onion Calls Award Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis C Word? #TVTIME101 #Oscars

Posted by ImaJustSaying on February 25, 2013


The Onion Tweet

 Quvenzhane Wallis WOW!!!  A huge uproar happened last night when “The Onion” (which is a satirical news organization website) was live tweeting the Oscars and had more than a nip slip, but an inappropriate lip slip.   The Onion referred to Quvenzname Wallis as the infamous C Word that is not normally reserved for children of the 9-year-old kind.  Or 10, or 11, or 12 etc.

I imagine the tweeter on the job thought he was being controversial and snarky, but who lashes out like that at a 9 year child who actually is the youngest Academy Award Best Actress nominee in history and looked just too adorable for words?

Last night Quvenznane was gracious on the red carpet in interviews talking mostly about her dog purse and upcoming projects and for the life of me I can’t find the inspiration for such an inappropriate tweet.

Today, The Onion had issued an apology to the dismay of some of its loyal readers who have no problem with crossing the line even when young children are involved.  Many have cited racism and others commented that Dakota Fanning had never had to deal with such commentary.

The tweet was eventually removed (but never forgotten) but none too soon before many have taken a snapshot of the tweet and forever burned into the memories while acknowledging or celebrating Black History Month.

What do you think?  I know what I think.  😉

 You can read the comments of The Onion Facebook page here.

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TWINKLY TWEETS!! With @LouDPhillips and @BrandiGlanville #TVTIMME101 #OSCARS #CRAZYSHIT

Posted by ImaJustSaying on February 25, 2013


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Tonight! The 84TH Academy Awards Nomination List **Updated With Winners #ABC #OSCARS #TVTIME101

Posted by ImaJustSaying on February 24, 2013


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The 85th Annual Academy Awards will air live on ABC at 5:30 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET Sunday from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Red carpet coverage starts on E! at 10:30 a.m. PT/1:30 p.m. ET

Nominees

The nominees for the 85th Academy Awards were announced  at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, by Seth MacFarlane, host of the 85th annual Academy Awards, and actress Emma Stone. This marks the first time since 1973 (when Charlton Heston hosted) that the ceremony’s host also announced the award nominations.

The film receiving the most nominations was Lincoln with twelve, followed by Life of Pi with eleven.

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What’s New On TV Tonight? A Whole Lotta Oscars Coverage

Posted by ImaJustSaying on February 27, 2011


Tonight might be all about the Oscars/Academy Awards, but cable is still running new episodes of HBO & Showtime’s popular series, Big Love, Californication and Shameless.

Had you ever wondered why tonights award show The Academy Awards is also referred to as The Oscars?  Here is a quasi explanation:

Officially named the Academy Award of Merit, the statuette is better known by its nickname, Oscar. While the origins of the moniker aren’t clear, a popular story has it that upon seeing the trophy for the first time, Academy librarian (and eventual executive director) Margaret Herrick remarked that it resembled her Uncle Oscar. The Academy didn’t adopt the nickname officially until 1939, but it was widely known enough by 1934 that Hollywood columnist Sidney Skolsky used it in a piece referring to Katharine Hepburn’s first Best Actress win.

Here’s what’s on TV tonight (all times Eastern). Check your local TV listings for the full schedule.

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Tonight ABC 8:00 pm Est! – 83rd Annual Academy Awards – Nomination List

Posted by ImaJustSaying on February 27, 2011


  • 83rd Academy Awards
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    Best known as the organization behind the movie industry’s most prestigious honor, the Oscar, the Academy encourages excellence in filmmaking through a range of coveted awards. While the Oscar statuette – a symbol admired around the world – acknowledges the very highest level of achievement, every form of Academy recognition, be it a certificate, plaque or other form of trophy, carries significance like none other in the world of movies.

    Founded in 1927 by 36 of the most influential men and women in the motion picture industry at the time, the Academy is an honorary membership organization whose ranks now include more than 6,000 artists and professionals.

    Dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures, the Academy’s corporate management and general policies are overseen by a Board of Governors, which includes representatives from each of the craft branches.

    Complete List of Nominations Below:

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