“Trying to figure that out after 16 years and looking at the duration of the agreement that I had with the academy which runs into next summer, I kind of thought it’s a good time [to leave],” he says. “I can point to a whole host of things that I’m very, very proud of. But to do a smooth transition, you need time and you need to allow enough time to do that properly. For that reason, I made the decision to be public about it so that we could get on with the process and get organized in a transparent way and that’s what we’re going to do.” … [Read more...] about Grammy President Neil Portnow Says 2019 Nominations Reflect the ‘Excellent’ Work Done by Women This Year
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It’s been a rough couple of years for Team Michael fans, and quite honestly for Jane the Virgin fans overall. Following the shock death of Jane’s beloved husband Michael midway through season three, Michael made an even more shocking return in the closing scene of season four, setting up a dramatic final run for the CW dramedy when it returns in late March. And while actor Brett Dier’s role was kept strictly under wraps for the year and a half before Michael’s surprise revival, star Gina Rodriguez knew that he’d be back. … [Read more...] about Gina Rodriguez Kept
Many of this year’s Oscar nominees will be back in the mix, too. Best Actress contenders Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie will clash in the royalty drama Mary, Queen of Scots, while Best Supporting Actor winner Sam Rockwell plays a Ku Klux Klan member who finds unexpected common ground with a black activist (Taraji P. Henson) in the fact-based The Best of Enemies. Timothée Chalamet ought to be a strong Best Supporting Actor contender as Steve Carell’s drug-addicted son in Beautiful Boy, while Willem Dafoe could move up a category as the lead, Vincent Van Gogh, in Julian Schnabel’s AtEternity’s Gate. Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino will likely unspool his horror remake Suspiria at the Cannes Film Festival this May, and though I’ve only seen a few scenes from it, I’m already hopeful for composer Thom Yorke to follow in the Oscar-nominated footsteps of his Radiohead bandmate Jonny Greenwood, who was recognized this year for scoring … [Read more...] about Which Movies Will Be Talked About for Next Year’s Oscars?
Off-camera, she revived old rumors when onlookers claimed to have spied her and Neild holding hands at a 2014 Demi Lovato concert. Other reports linked her to millionaire businessman Jeff Prescott, a romance Kate never confirmed. When their split was revealed in 2015, she tweeted, "There was no breakup recently/at all. Gotta b in a relationship in order 2 'break up'!" … [Read more...] about Cheating, Fights and Custody Battles: How Fame Changed Everything For Jon Gosselin and Kate Gosselin
“He didn’t like the way I was responding to a situation,” she remembers. “He walked into my office and said, ‘You’re right on everything. But how you’re reacting is taking the focus off the issue, and putting it on you.’ He taught me a good lesson: It’s not about what happens, but how you respond to what happens. He said, ‘People need you at the table, they need you in the position you are in. You’re the first woman in your job. You’re the first black person. We need your voice. We need you at the table. So don’t respond in a way that causes people to question, ‘Should you be at the table?’” … [Read more...] about 4 Female CEOs Share the Best Career Advice They’ve Ever Received