First Lady: Not Surprised by Reaction to Oscars

By Darelene Superville, AP CHICAGO — Michelle Obama says it was “absolutely not surprising” to her that her satellite appearance at the Academy Awards ceremony provoked a national conversation about whether it was appropriate, after some conservative critics accused her of selfishly crashing the event in an attempt to upstage it. She attributed the chatter to […]

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Tina Fey. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Comedian Tina Fey Says ‘No Way’ She Would Host Oscars

(Reuters) – Comic actress Tina Fey says there is “no way” she would host the Oscars ceremony next year, despite getting a thumbs up from “Star Trek” actor William Shatner in a sketch at Sunday’s Academy Awards show. The creator and star of TV comedy “30 Rock” told the Huffington Post website that she did […]

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Adele, ‘Les Miserables’ Cast Sing on Oscar Stage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was an extra starry, musical day at the Dolby Theatre. Adele took the stage first Friday, followed by the cast of “Les Miserables,” singing together of the first time. Oscar nominees Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, along with co-stars Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Helena Bonham-Carter, Sasha Baron-Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron […]

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