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  1. #OscarsSoWhite: Academy Chief Says Host Chris Rock Will "Go There"

    3:39 pm 1/27/2016

    "Our selection of Chris was to bring some edge," Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs tells THR in a wide-ranging interview about the Oscars controversy and resulting changes.Read more

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  2. Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock Take the Stage Together Amid #OscarsSoWhite Controversy

    9:58 am 1/27/2016

    At Chappelle’s comedy show in Echo Park, the comedian brought Oscar host Rock up to the stage, where he joked that if he pulled out of the show, “They’d just get Jamie Foxx to do the job."Read more

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  3. Oscars: Chris Rock Won't Boycott, Will Address #OscarsSoWhite Outrage in Monologue

    4:49 pm 1/23/2016

    "As things got a little provocative and exciting, he said, 'I'm throwing out the show I wrote and writing a new show,'" Academy Awards producer Reginald Hudlin says. Read more

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  4. 50 Cent, Tyrese Gibson Call for Chris Rock to Step Down as Oscars Host

    6:41 pm 1/20/2016

    Gibson tells Rock to "do the right thing" and "make a statement." Read more

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  5. Michael B. Jordan, Chris Rock, More to Perform Historic Speeches at MLK Day Event

    1:17 pm 1/16/2016

    Octavia Spencer, Ryan Coogler and J. Cole will also attend the Blackout for Human Rights-hosted event in New York.Read more

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  6. Chris Rock Calls Oscars the "White BET Awards"

    3:32 pm 1/15/2016

    The host of the upcoming 2016 Academy Awards calls out the lack of black nominees.Read more

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  7. Oscars: Oddsmakers Like 'Spotlight' and 'The Revenant' for Best Picture

    12:14 pm 1/14/2016

    Leonardo DiCaprio should easily take best actor, but it's a much tougher call for best actress.Read more

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  8. Oscars: 2016 Theme Unveiled With Golden Key Art and Inspirational Promo

    6:21 am 1/12/2016

    "Some dream of falling in love, others dream of galaxies far, far away, and some dream of changing the world," says Morgan Freeman in the promo, with the tagline: "We all dream in gold."Read more

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  9. Chris Rock Compares Oscars to NYE in First Promo

    7:10 pm 1/3/2016

    "It will be a night that ends with a lot of drunk, disappointed people," says the second-time host.Read more

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  10. Leslie Jones Recalls Her Bold 'Saturday Night Live' Audition

    8:15 am 12/28/2015

    "Lorne got his ass up and moved."Read more

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