It's hard to imagine the Oscars without its jaw-dropping ending!
Sadly, this meant the comedian couldn't close the show with
Not only did Craig's acting buddy Mark Strong reveal he thinks the blue eyed star has "come to an end" with his time as 007, but most recently, it was rumored the 48-year-old turned down nearly $100 million to return for two more movies!
Well now we have some new info that seems to confirm Daniel leaving — because he'll be WAY too busy to take on the role!
It's the annual Vanity Fair Hollywood issue!
And we're proud to report that it's a little more diverse than previous years.
The issue is known for almost always relegating actors of color into the foldout cover so they don't appear on the actual front page, but this time Viola Davis gets to share it with Jennifer Lawrence, Jane Fonda, and Cate Blanchett.
Progress, we guess.
There are also gorgeous individual portraits of all the women shot by Annie Leibovitz, which you can find in the gallery (above)!
But first, watch a clip of the women talking about their hoped-for legacies (below):
Remind us not to take a sneaky photo of Daniel Craig!
In a candid interview with DuJour magazine, the Skyfall actor expressed his disdain for fans taking secret snaps of him while he's out in public.
Before you get defensive, the British hunk is more than willing to take photos with fans but he just doesn't want his privacy violated.
"Bars are hard [for me to go to], but that's more because of mobile phones. I'll do autographs all day long, and I'll even do a picture at the end of an evening. But if I'm being photographed all night long in a bar, that pisses me off. If you ask, I may say yes, but come up to me and say, 'Would you like to take a photograph with me?' If you're f—king sneaking photographs of me…it's human nature, you're sneaking something! I'm being f—ked with! But people don't see it as a problem. Maybe I'm delusional."
That's a fair point.
However, it seems he finds support in his wife Rachel Weisz who's apparently a pro at saying "no."
The only one missing here is Daniel Craig!
But it's okay — Rachel cozied up to her costars in a stunning emerald gown, while Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder made their first appearance on the red carpet since they were married on April 26, 2015!
Of course they were a ridiculously gorgeous duo — Nikki was particularly regal in a deep blue Azzaro gown with chiffon cape-train that extended around to drape past Ian!
She was so glowy, too, like she bathes in coconut oil every day or something!
Cannes continues to be awesome! Except for their dumb no-flats policy, of course.
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This trio is stepping up their fashion A-game!
So while they didn't rock clutches with their portraits on them, they still stood out!
Lena shined in an embellished sequined blue shift, styled with strappy blue pumps, and stunning, minimal makeup.
She looks AH-maze!
And Rachel was also flawless in a tuxedo-esque polka dot suit with all black accents, while Emmy chose to brighten our day in a completely tangerine look!
We love her fabulous ruffled frock!
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For their seventh annual Power Of Women issue, Variety brought out the big guns!
The annual special honors New York women who use their fame, fortune, and force of will to shine a light on causes that need our help.
Kim Kardashian West was honored for her continued support for Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She not only donates time to visit patients, she also donates proceeds from her eBay auctions to the nonprofit. It's a great cause, but she's not even from New York! LOLz! Oh well!
Meanwhile Lena Dunham recently dove headfirst into the horrors of sex trafficking as she works to support Gems, an organization devoted to helping victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
Whoopi Goldberg is an honorary chair at Figure Skating in Harlem, Rachel Weisz helps kids get into college with Opportunity Network, and Glenn Close founded the nonprofit Bring Change 2 Mind to raise awareness of mental illness.
These women's stories are as powerful as they are! Ch-ch-check out all their Variety covers (above) and find out more about their charitable efforts HERE.
We simply say "Brava!"
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WOW! This man takes his part very seriously!
Daniel Craig has been filming the new James Bond flick Spectre in New York, and the role has been so tough that he needed surgery.
While in New York with his wife Rachel Weisz, Craig reportedly had surgery on his leg for knee damage. He was spotted heading to a clinic with his overnight bag on Monday, which is when people began wondering what was going on. So, a spokesperson confirmed:
"During a scheduled break, Daniel Craig had arthroscopic surgery to repair his knee injury. He will rejoin production on April 22nd at Pinewood."
And a source went on to further explain