AwardsFamous folksTV and Movies

On Being Deserving, Disappointed and Deeply Rooted

When I tell you March Madness is in full swing? ūüė© I‚Äôve taken 6 flights in the last 2 weeks, and have flown coast to coast 2 times. I‚Äôm behind on even posting about most things I‚Äôve done because as soon as I finish one, I‚Äôm off to the next. …

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AwardsTV and Movies

The Woman King Being Snubbed by Award Season is a Travesty

The Woman King was one of the best films of 2022, so the fact that it was shut out of awards season (especially the Academy Awards), is a travesty, an injustice and a shame! The film was so good that¬†I made a video when I walked out the theater. I …

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AwardsTV and Movies

The 2017 Oscars was at the Intersection of HELL YEAH & WTF!

The Academy Awards is an annual ritual in circle jerk, temporary elation and complete let down. If there’s anything you can count on, it’s that some underdog we’ve all been rooting for will win an award, while someone we absolutely abhor will too. We watch anyway, because try as we …

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Let’s Talk About Chris Rock’s Oscars Opening Monologue

I did not plan on boycotting the 2016 Academy Awards but I also didn’t plan on watching it. You’re probably like “wait what?” Yes. I take “boycott” to mean I’m making a conscious decision to show that my support is not going to be added to the mix. I just …

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Chris Rock Shouldn’t Boycott the Oscars. I Wrote Some #OscarsSoWhite Jokes For Him

The pressure¬†for Black celebrities¬†to boycott the Oscars is here, yet Chris Rock was hired to host this year’s show. Even Tyrese threw his hat in the ring, publicly asking Chris to step down as host.¬†Sir, were you even invited? Did you even get a ticket? How did you get here? …

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Dear Stacey Dash, Who Knew Clueless Was a Biopic?

I have chilled on writing ex-actress and current Faux News mouthpiece¬†Stacey Dash a sternly-worded letter for years, as I verbally chin-checked Raven-Symone. So this is overdue. Besides, so many of y’all asked me to that I was afraid that if I didn’t, you might pitch a tent on my eLawn …

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AwardsTV and Movies

10 Reasons Why the 2014 Academy Awards Were the Best EVER

The 86th Academy Awards were the best I’ve ever seen and I am so pleasantly surprised. Could this be the beginning of the end of the snoozefest tradition? Let’s hope so. I said I was only watching the Oscars to see if Lupita won and to see some of Ellen’s …

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AwardsTV and Movies

I’m Live-Streaming the 2014 Academy Awards Red Carpet

Hey folks! Today is the 86th Academy Awards and I’m excited because Lupita Nyong’o might be going home with an Oscar! COME ON, SOMEBODY! In fact, I have folks alerting me of when that part comes on so I can make sure I’m tuned in. I like watching the Red …

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CultureFamous folksTV and Movies

About The Oscars, Quvenzhané Wallis and The Onion Debacle

This post took me a long time to write because I wasn’t even sure I was going to blog about this topic. I’ve been all up in arms for the past 20 hours. Literally. Like fighting the air at random intervals and everything. Because people have been TRYING it. It …

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BusinessMy Life

What We Wore to the Academy Awards

When the day of the Academy Awards arrived, Afrobella and I got up super early so our glam squad could come through and make us look like princesses. And they REALLY did. First, we got our hair done by Felicia Leatherwood, the hair whisperer. Felicia is not only one of …

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