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Emmy Awards: Are we underestimating Golden Globe winner Billy Bob Thornton (‘Goliath’)?

26 June 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Billy Bob Thornton won at the Golden Globes in January for his leading role on Amazon’s freshman legal series “Goliath.” The Oscar-winning actor (“Sling Blade”) earned rave reviews for his performance as Billy McBride, a former high-powered attorney whose career took an ugly turn upon his ousting from the law firm that still bears his […] »

- Paul Sheehan

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Flashback: Ellen DeGeneres on Impact of the ‘Ellen’ Coming Out Episode

27 April 2017 8:20 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

“I guess what I'm trying to say is...I did get the joke about the toaster oven.”

It’s been 20 years since Ellen Morgan, the former TV alter ego of Ellen DeGeneres, said that famous line in “The Puppy Episode,” when it first aired on April 30, 1997. Of course, this precluded her infamous declaration, “I’m gay,” to the people waiting to depart on flight 316 to Pittsburgh. In the hall of fame, alongside the Mash series finale and this year’s Oscars broadcast, sits an episode of Ellen we now remember as a groundbreaking risk with a lasting impact on TV diversity.

Before starting the show’s fourth season, DeGeneres decided the time was right for her character to come out. More than just a creative decision for the series, it was also to coincide with her own announcement to the public. On April 14, the longtime stand-up comedian gave an interview to Time, appearing on the »

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Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Mean Tweets’ Segment Gets Spotlight at Oscars

26 February 2017 8:58 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” just got an Oscars edition. During the ceremony, a pre-recorded “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” segment aired with this year’s biggest performers reading — you guessed it — mean tweets about themselves.

Jeff Bridges, Emma Stone, Tilda Swinton, Felicity Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Miles Teller, and more read the insults in the video, causing the audience in the Dolby Theater to hoot and guffaw.

Some of the choice Tweets included:

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Samuel L. Jackson has resting fart face.”

“dear eddie redmayne I hate your stinkings guts you make me vomit you’re the scum between my toes”

Lin-Manuel Miranda looks like he’s getting a 1996 NBC sitcom with his haircut.”

Emma Stone looks like a crack whore in every role she plays.”

Miles Teller has the face of a guy who requests Gangnam style at a wedding where he doesn’t know the bride or groom. »

- Dani Levy

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Watch Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone Read 'Mean Tweets: Oscars Edition'

26 February 2017 8:30 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Natalie Portman and more embraced the hate on Hollywood's most celebratory night in a special Oscars edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live's "Mean Tweets."

Portman opened the bit with a clap back at one user's rude assumptions about her eating habits, while Gosling smirked off the backhanded compliment, "Oh look at me … I'm Ryan Gosling, I have perfect bone structure and kind eyes. Go fuck yourself Ryan Gosling."

Elsewhere, Samuel L. Jackson copped to having "resting fart face" while Lin-Manuel Miranda giggled through a potent burn: "Lin-Manuel Miranda »

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Celebrities Read Mean Tweets Oscar Edition

26 February 2017 8:23 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel brought one of his signature comedic bits from “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday by having celebrities read mean tweets aloud written by some of their biggest haters.

Here are some of the actors who gave internet trolls a much larger audience than they ever expected.

Natalie Portman

“I feel like if you went to lunch with Natalie Portman she would only order a hot tea with lemon and maybe some toast not an entree tho.”

Ryan Gosling

“Oh look at me…I’m Ryan Gosling. I have perfect bone structure and kind eyes. go **** yourself Ryan Gosling.”

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson has resting fart face.”

Jessica Chastain

“I’m going to white balance my TV on Jessica Chastain’s chest. #Oscars”

Felicity Jones

“Are we all just ignoring the fact that Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones have the same face? »

- Graham Winfrey

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