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Not every moment is caught on camera during a night like the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Sometimes you have to be there. Et was on sight for the big awards show and the star-studded after parties, gathering firsthand accounts of the celebrities' partying ways.
Photos: Oscars 2015 Instagram Star Shots!
Who bragged about taking great selfies and who has to take their Oscar through customs? Here's what Et overheard on Hollywood's big night!
1. Oscars Across the Pond: The Theory of Everything star Eddie Redmayne took home an Oscar on Sunday, Feb. 22, and revealed that it'll be making the journey back to England on Monday. "My Oscar is going through customs the same way my Golden Globe went through it," the British actor revealed at the 87th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball. "I have an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a wife. It's all downhill from here."
Redmayne was also sweet enough to pose for a pic with actress »
Major Lazer and Mary J. Blige have been added to the Wireless Festival line-up. Diplo's side project and the 'Family Affair' singer will both perform at the three-day festival in London's Finsbury Park along with the previously announced headliners Drake, Avicii and David Guetta. Other new additions to the line-up include Belgian singer-songwriter Stromae, rising star Partynextdoor, drum and bass producer Netsky and 21-year-old '2 On' hitmaker Tinashe. Hip hop star Pusha T, brothers Rae Sremmund and reggae musician Collie Buddz will also perform at the event which runs from July 3-5. As well as the latest act announcement, organisers of the festival have teased a special guest for the opening evening of the festival, who will take to the main stage between Canadian rapper Drake and the already-announced Major Lazer. The 2015 event will be the tenth anniversary of the festival - which is sponsored by fashion »
Sly Stone, frontman for the iconic funk band Sly and the Family Stone, was awarded $5 million by a Los Angeles jury on Tuesday in a lawsuit against his former manager and entertainment attorney which alleged that the two diverted royalties owed to him over a span of more than two decades.
“Sly’s a deeply religious guy and he loves everybody and they just took him,” one of Stone’s attorneys, Nicholas Hornberger, told TheWrap exclusively after the verdict. “It’s sad that people would treat other people like that.”
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Legendary funk artist Sly Stone, who sued his former manager and an entertainment attorney, saying they diverted and misappropriated royalties owed him for more than 20 years, was awarded $5 million by a Los Angeles jury Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Superior Court panel deliberated for about two days before finding in favor of the singer — whose real name is Sylvester Stewart — and against ex-manager Gerald Goldstein, lawyer Glenn Stone and Goldstein- affiliated entertainment company Even St. Productions Ltd.
“They just wanted to punch this poor guy in the face,” Nicholas Hornberger, one of Stone’s attorneys, said after the verdict.
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Los Angeles – The suave, Australian-born Rod Taylor may have been a leading man footnote in the early to mid-1960s, but he did star in a notable classic: the Alfred Hitchcock-directed “The Birds”. His chiseled good looks and sincere acting style were also memorable in a career that spanned more than 50 years. Rod Taylor passed away of a heart attack in Los Angeles on Jan. 7 2015, according to his daughter, Felicia Taylor. He was 84.
Rodney Sturt Taylor was born in Lidcombe, Australia, and was inspired to acting after seeing Sir Laurence Olivier portray Richard III. He played an American – as he would in subsequent roles – in his 1954 debut film, “King of the Coral Sea.” A failed screen test for another role got him a contract at MGM, and he made his debut as a leading man in the popular sci-fi film, “The Time Machine.” What followed was a scatter shot of lead roles, »
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5 items from 2015
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