This is the CUTEST!
Virginia McLaurin is a 106-year-old woman (think about that, born in 1909!!) who just got the opportunity to meet President Barack Obama — and she definitely made the most of it!!
Related: Obama Says Supreme Court Nominee Will Be ‘Indisputably Qualified'
The centenarian visited the White House where she met the president, as well as First Lady Michelle Obama, and she celebrated in the BEST way — with a dance!!
Ch-ch-check out the meeting (below):
Tags: amazing, awwwww, barack obama, black history month, celebration, dance, diversity, facebook, health, heartwarming, inspiration, michelle obama, news, politik, viral: news, virginia mclaurin, white house
This morning, James Bay let his thoughts be known about Lily Allen after she questioned the lack of diversity at last week's BRIT Awards — and now, Allen proves she's just not gonna take Bay's sh*t!
Related: Keep Up With More News On Lily HERE!
In response to Bay shading her, the English singer struck back with a vengeance on Twitter, writing:
Tags: anglophilia, brit awards, british celebs, celebrity feuds, controversy, crazzzzy, diversity, james bay, lily allen, music minute, twitter
Well this is taking it to another level…
Emma Thompson weighed in on the recent and pervasive Oscars diversity controversy with a very original opinion that, well, probably isn't realistic.
Related: Meryl Streep On #OscarsSoWhite: 'We're All Africans'!
The actress and screenwriter spoke to the Belfast Telegraph on Monday, telling reporters she had a solution to #OscarsSoWhite that would immediately improve diversity among members of the Academy:
Tags: academy awards, awardz, controversy, diversity, emma thompson, film flickers, movies, oscars, race, racism, the academy, violence
Halle Berry isn't staying silent anymore.
The lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations has got a lot of actors upset. Jada Pinkett Smith revealed she will be boycotting the ceremony and host Chris Rock is re-writing his script to address the controversy.
And now, the 49-year-old is also joining in on the conversation.
Related: Zendaya Calls For Change In Hollywood!
At the 2016 Makers Conference on Tuesday, the acclaimed actress addressed the issue while speaking to reporters. The brunette beauty remembered how excited she was when she won Best Actress for Monsters Ball back in 2002, because she believed it meant more opportunities for non-white actors in the future.
Tags: awardz, controversy, diversity, film flickers, halle berry, makers conference, monsters ball, oscars, oscars so white
Bravo, Laverne Cox!
The Orange Is The New Black actress spoke to reporters at a pre-award show gala for the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Friday night, and was very open about trans actors and actors of color on television today!
Related: Laverne Looks AMAZING In White!
Talking at the pre-event for nominees, Cox said of being on television today:
Tags: awardz, diversity, faith, film flickers, laverne cox, orange is the new black, race, racism, sag awards, screen actors guild awards, tv news
Shots fired, Bristol Palin!
We already know the young momma is NOT a fan of Tina Fey, and now Bristol is getting in on the game criticizing the #OscarsSoWhite controversy — and her response is exactly as tacky as you think!
Related: Dakota Meyer Must Prove He's Bristol's Baby Daddy!
Apparently, Bristol was blogging while angry this week, because she tried to take down Jada Pinkett Smith and the Oscars' diversity controversy in a ridiculous way that only a Palin could do.
Tags: academy awards, award show, awardz, bristol palin, controversy, diversity, icky icky poo, jada pinkett smith, news, oscars, politik, race, sarah palin, tacky and true, viral: news, wacky
Well this is confusing…
After the producer of the Oscars himself said he couldn't wait to see Chris Rock's re-written material about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy for the Academy Awards in February, it now turns out… that's not happening?!
Related: Charlotte Rampling's #OscarsSoWhite Take Is AWFUL!
The comedian's publicist Leslie Sloane said on Monday afternoon to The Hollywood Reporter that Rock has NOT made any changes or decisions about his show to reflect the race controversy:
Tags: academy awards, award show, awards, awardz, bit, chris rock, comedian, comedy, controversy, diversity, film flickers, news, oscars, play with perez, polls, race, routine, tv news, tv show