This is a shame since we've always been big fans of this super talented lady!
Mo'Nique dropped some bombshell in a recent interview, revealing she has been "blackballed" from Hollywood since her role in the award-winning movie Precious. And it was actually director Lee Daniels that told her!
The full interview, in the February 27th issue of The Hollywood Reporter, was going ho-hum along until Mo'Nique was asked the inevitable question: how did winning an Oscar change her life?
Here's what the actress said:
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Is there anything Lupita Nyong'o can't do?
Not only is the Mexican-Kenyan actress an Oscar winner for her riveting performance in 12 Years A Slave, she was named People magazine's 2014 Most Beautiful Woman, and can fluently speak four languages!
We'd be happy if we could achieve one of those things!
However, the 31-year-old isn't done yet and we're sure she's going to delight us where her beauty and talent throughout the coming year.
These are all reasons why this goddess is our choice for Woman Crush Wednesday!
Want to see Lupita in all of her glory?
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What's better than this year's Oscar nominees for Best Picture? Kids reenacting this year's Oscar nominees for Best Picture.
The fine folks over at CineFix decided to have kids perform some of the more emotional scenes from 2015's most stellar flicks.
Is it irreverent? Yes. It is hilarious? Absolutely. Did they go a little too far with The Theory of Everything's parody? Maybe.
But bottom line: we can't stop watching this.
Ch-ch-check out the video for yourself (below)!!!
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We're totally into this!
The Academy Awards are less than a month away (February 22nd!), but it looks like they're already gearing up to be an entertaining night!
Not only will Neil Patrick Harris be performing an original song from the people behind Disney's Frozen, but John Legend will be performing too!
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The soulful crooner took to his Twitter today to announce that not only would he be attending the show but…
He and Common are going to be performing Glory, their song from Selma nominated for an award!
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How exciting is this?
Oscar hopeful and Golden Globe winner J.K. Simmons has just been announced as the host of Saturday Night Live on January 31st!
He won't be alone, however, seeing as his musical guest will be D'Angelo and his band The Vanguard, who recently ended his 14-year hiatus!
[ Video: J.K. Simmons Wins Best Supporting Actor! ]
Sounds like it's gonna be a great show!
We wonder if he will emotionally scar any of the cast-members like he did to Miles Teller in Whiplash?
Nah, probably not, but who knows! We can't WAIT to see the actor in action!
Are YOU excited to watch J.K. and D'Angelo on SNL on January 31st at 11:30 p.m. on NBC?!
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LOLOL! This just may be the best thing Jimmy Kimmel has ever done!
Benedict Cumberbatch was nominated for an Oscar just last week and the Jimmy Kimmel Live host wanted to see whether being named anything other than his own name changed anything…
And it totally didn't. Like, AT ALL.
[ Video: Ellen DeGeneres Helps Benedict Cumberbatch Name His Kid! ]
Whether he's introducing himself as a Marvel character, George Costanza, Chad, or basically any other name he tried out, he's still JUST as captivating!
It's pretty impressive if we do say so ourselves! Ch-ch-check out the HIGHlarious bit (below)!!!
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Nothing says love like screaming at your loved one!
Which is exactly what happened to Eddie Redmayne and his wife Hannah Bagshawe when the actor was nominated for an Oscar for his amazing role in the movie The Theory Of Everything.
The actor revealed as much when he explained how Hannah was the first person to call Eddie after the nominations, and here is how it went down according to Redmayne. He said
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