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The Monse collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 08, 2020 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Monse founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are stars in the fashion business — they're also the creatives behind Oscar de la Renta — but they see themselves as outsiders in the industry. "We're not like mean people," Garcia told The Associated Press backstage after a runway show...
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Jennifer Lopez arrives at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2020 - 2:30 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The 35th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards will have a few things the Oscars won’t. Diverse nominees. Female filmmakers. And J.Lo. Held in a seaside tent on the beach in Santa Monica, California, the day before the Oscars, the preeminent independent film event often...
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Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2020 Man of the Year, Ben Platt speaks during a news conference after receiving the Pudding Pot in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 07, 2020 - 11:07 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Award-winning actor and musician Ben Platt took a quick jab at President Donald Trump late Friday while being honored by Harvard University’s famed Hasty Pudding Theatricals as its 2020 Man of the Year. Students dressed in drag and elaborate costumes bestowed the golden...
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February 07, 2020 - 3:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two days ahead of the Academy Awards, two-time Oscar winner Jane Fonda brought her Fire Drill Friday campaign against global warming to Los Angeles on Friday, demanding a dramatic reduction in carbon emissions over the next 10 years. The rally, which drew a crowd of a few hundred...
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Actress and honoree Niecy Nash waves to photographers at the 13th Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 07, 2020 - 9:18 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year’s star-studded Essence luncheon was that in an unforgiving industry that often overlooks, black women need no validation from Hollywood — or elsewhere — to...
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The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 07, 2020 - 1:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With shouts of “Work it! work it!” from superfan Leslie Jones in the front row, Christian Siriano helped kick off New York Fashion Week on Thursday, rolling out sculptured showstopping gowns, looks of rainbow fringe and pops of bright “funhouse” green. The “Saturday Night Live” alum...
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Greta Gerwig poses for a portrait at the 92nd Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Loews Hotel on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 06, 2020 - 4:29 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The mood at Diane von Furstenberg’s lunch honoring this year’s female Oscar contenders could have been downbeat, given the shutout of women directors for Sunday’s awards. Instead, it was celebratory and defiant. The 30-plus nominees who gathered at von Furstenberg’s...
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FILE - This Aug. 9, 1962 file photo shows actor Kirk Douglas in New York. Douglas died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at age 103. (AP Photo/DAB, File)
February 05, 2020 - 7:25 pm
Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films, helped fatally weaken the blacklist against suspected Communists and reigned for decades as a Hollywood maverick and patriarch, died Wednesday, his family said. He...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The winners of last year’s acting Academy Awards will return to the Oscar stage next month to present the coveted statuettes. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 that Olivia Colman, Rami Malek, Regina King and Mahershala Ali will present during the Feb. 9 ceremony. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
February 05, 2020 - 6:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Hanks, Chris Rock and Taika Waititi are some of the presenters who will take the Oscars stage at the Dolby Theatre during Sunday’s ceremony. Producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain announced Wednesday the final slate of actors who signed up to present awards on...
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This combination photo shows scenes from six Oscar nominated films, from left, "Little Women," "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood," "Ford v. Ferrari," "Parasite," "Joker," and "1917." The Oscars will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9. (Sony/Sony/20th Century Fox/Neon/Warner Bros/Universal Pictures via AP)
February 05, 2020 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle shares his predictions for a ceremony with a lot of locks but the potential for a few surprises. BEST PICTURE The Nominees: “Ford v Ferrari,” “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Joker,” “Little Women,” “...
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