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Michaela Jaé Rodriguez’s joyful, impromptu Golden Globes speech is everything we need right now

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    Michaela Coel’s Emmy win is a double-edged sword

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    How Pink hilariously accepted an “apology” from Jon Bon Jovi

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Billboard Awards 2021: (3rd from L) Future the Prince, Drake, Adonis Graham, CJ Gibson, and guest join Drake (C) onstage as he accepts the Artist of the Decade Award for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on May 23, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
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Drake reveals how he makes imposter syndrome work for him

“Even if I do a good job I always wonder if I could have done better,” he explained.

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Dua Lipa receives the award for Best Female Solo Artist during The BRIT Awards 2021 at The O2 Arena on May 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images)
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Dua Lipa calls for Boris Johnson to give NHS a pay rise in viral Brits speech

We’re not crying, you’re crying.

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Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix pose in the media room during The BRIT Awards 2021 at The O2 Arena on May 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images)
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Little Mix just gave us an IRL Mean Girls moment at the Brits, and we’re inspired

The band just made history for women everywhere, and they made sure to mark the occasion with a totally #girlpower moment.

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Emerald Fennell attends the 93rd Annual Academy Awards at Union Station on April 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images)
Film

How Emerald Fennell paid tribute to Saved By The Bell’s Zack Morris at last night’s Oscars

The Promising Young Woman director hadn’t written an acceptance speech for this year’s Oscars, so she decided to wing it…

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Daniel Kaluuya thanked his mum for having sex, and her reaction was priceless

We’re calling it; the Judas And The Black Messiah star’s hilarious speech is going down in Oscars history.

Chloe Zhao, winner of Best Directing and Best Picture for "Nomadland," poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Union Station in Los Angeles.
Film

Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland triumph is the Oscars energy we all need

“This is for anyone who has the faith and courage to hold onto the goodness in themselves.”

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Tyler Perry, winner of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, poses in the press room during the Oscars on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Union Station in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images)
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Why Tyler Perry’s viral Oscars speech has proven so incredibly divisive

“Just refuse hate,” the director urged viewers. “Don’t hate anybody.”

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Oscars 2021: Yuh-Yung Joun and Brad Pitt on the red carpet
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Yuh-Jung Youn “forgives” Brad Pitt for awkward name gaffe at 2021 Oscars

“Yuh-Jung Youn just flamed the f**k outta Brad Pitt!!!” wrote Slave Play writer Jeremy O. Harris on Twitter.

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Baftas 2021: Bukky Bakray and Emerald Fennell
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6 truly standout moments from this year’s Bafta Film Awards

From searing speeches to Zoom no-shows.

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Michelle Obama presents the Social Justice Impact Award during the 52nd NAACP Image Awards on March 27, 2021. (Photo by NAACP via Getty Images)
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Why the Covid-19 pandemic is a “great blessing,” according to Michelle Obama

“Right now we’re learning how to get through something hard and uncomfortable and unpredictable.”

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This is why Sandra Oh’s passionate anti-hate speech has gone viral

The Killing Eve actor made a surprise appearance at a Stop Asian Hate rally over the weekend.

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How Beyoncé and Taylor Swift made history at this year’s Grammys

It was a very big night for the BeyHive and Swifties everywhere…

Lee Isaac Chung (R), winner of Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language for “Minari”, and daughter speak during the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast on February 28, 2021.
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Minari won Best Foreign Film at the Golden Globes. Here’s why that’s a problem

“Reminder: Minari is an American film.”

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Sacha Baron Cohen (with Isla Fisher) accepts the Best Picture – Musical/Comedy award for ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ during the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast on February 28, 2021. -- (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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How Sacha Baron Cohen paid tribute to Isla Fisher at the Golden Globes

Sacha Baron Cohen took home two Golden Globes on Sunday night, one for best actor in a musical or comedy and another for best comedy or musical.

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Andra Day, winner of Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for “The United States vs. Billie Holiday”, speaks during the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast on February 28, 2021. -- (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Andra Day’s beautiful Golden Globes speech has set social media on fire

The United States vs Billie Holiday star began crying tears of joy when she was named Best Actress.

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Emma Corrin (c) accepts the Best Television Actress – Drama Series award for ‘The Crown’ via video from Kyra Sedgwick (l) and Kevin Bacon onstage at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton and broadcast on February 28, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California. -- (Photo by Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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The Crown’s Emma Corrin thanks Princess Diana in tearful Golden Globes speech

“You have taught me compassion and empathy beyond any measure that I can imagine.”

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Jane Fonda accepts the Cecil B. DeMille Award onstage at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton and broadcast on February 28, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California. -- (Photo by Rich Polk/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Jane Fonda addresses Golden Globes controversy in powerful acceptance speech

“I May Destroy You has taught me to consider sexual violence in a whole new way.”

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Chadwick Boseman attends the European Premiere of Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on February 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)
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Six months after his death, Chadwick Boseman has won a Golden Globe

And his wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, made sure to issue a powerful reminder as she accepted the award on her late husband’s behalf.

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“Suit up and show up:” Tracee Ellis Ross underlines the true power of fashion

“Our action creates our destiny, our joy creates space for our freedom.”

Jennifer Lopez, People’s Icon of 2020, accepts the award onstage for the 2020 E! People's Choice Awards
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JLo explains how 2020 has changed the way she defines success

“This year was the great leveller.”

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