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The Academy Just Announced the Class of 2018 and It Includes Tiffany Haddish, Ann Dowd, and Mindy Kaling The Academy Just Announced the Class of 2018 and It Includes Tiffany Haddish, Ann Dowd, and Mindy Kaling

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued invitations to 928 people working in the film industry, making this the largest class of new members in the history of the Oscars.

I'm Starting the Oscar Campaign for Vanderpump Rules' Lala Kent Now I'm Starting the Oscar Campaign for Vanderpump Rules' Lala Kent Now

Vanderpump Rules’ Lala Kent is a modern-day renaissance woman: She is SUR hostess, a beauty mogul, a reality TV star and recording artist; she once announced that she had “taken up reading books”; she drinks her anxiety medication from a baby bottle; and says a daily empowerment prayer where “I look in the mirror and…

Here's the Academy Award Acceptance Speech Barry Jenkins Would Have Given Here's the Academy Award Acceptance Speech Barry Jenkins Would Have Given

On Day 3 of SXSW, Sunday, director Barry Jenkins recited to an audience in his capacity as keynote speaker the speech he would have read at the Academy Awards, where his film Moonlight won Best Picture in 2017, had that senseless snafu with the envelope, and several esteemed actors being not the quickest on their…

How the Inclusion Rider Came to Be, Thanks to 3 Women How the Inclusion Rider Came to Be, Thanks to 3 Women

If you watched this year’s Oscars all the way until best actress was announced, you may have come away scratching your head. “I have two words to leave you with tonight,” Frances McDormand, who won the category for her role in Two Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, said in her speech: “Inclusion. Rider.”

Flashback Friday: Remember When Ansel Elgort Shot Hot Dogs Out of a Hot Dog Cannon?

Something happened at the Oscars on Sunday night that I have not been able to get out of my head, although I have tried very, very hard. When I close my eyes? All I see is Ansel Elgort, AKA Ansolo, AKA DJ Ansolo, shooting a hot dog out of a much larger hot dog.

Jezebel Investigates: The Mammy Caricature 

For Women’s History Month, Jezebel and The Root are partnering for JezeRoot, a series that focuses on women of color, domestic workers, and sex workers.

Rick Ross Has Reportedly Returned Home After 4-Day Hospital Stay  Rick Ross Has Reportedly Returned Home After 4-Day Hospital Stay 

TMZ reported on Monday that Rick Ross returned home, where he will continue to receive care, after spending four days at two hospitals.

The Afterparties Were Clearly More Fun Than the Oscars, As Usual The Afterparties Were Clearly More Fun Than the Oscars, As Usual

The Oscars afterparties are better than the ceremony itself, both fashionally and candid-photo-wise, because everyone gets to take off their stiff gowns and replace them with... slightly less stiff gowns.

During the Newly Woke Academy Awards, These #OscarsSoComplicit Activists Protested Statutes of Limitations for Rape  During the Newly Woke Academy Awards, These #OscarsSoComplicit Activists Protested Statutes of Limitations for Rape 

Sunday night, while the stars filed into the Dolby Theatre for an Oscars ceremony that awarded an alleged rapist and an alleged domestic abuser, protesters gathered a few blocks away in hopes of ensuring that accusers have a better chance at justice.

Someone Tried to Steal Frances McDormand's Oscar Last Night, But Don't Worry, She Got It Back Someone Tried to Steal Frances McDormand's Oscar Last Night, But Don't Worry, She Got It Back

This piece of Oscars journalism, reported by the New York Times’s Cara Buckley, took me on a ride so exhilarating, surprising, and relieving that you’d think it was a long, 3,500-word story in the Arts section. But no, it was captured in a single, perfectly detailed tweet.

No One Knows What an 'Inclusion Rider' Is No One Knows What an 'Inclusion Rider' Is

“I have two words to leave you with tonight,” Frances McDormand said while accepting her Academy Award for Best Actress last night. “Inclusion. Rider.”

After Last Night's Oscar Win for Coco, Robert Lopez Is a Damn Double EGOT After Last Night's Oscar Win for Coco, Robert Lopez Is a Damn Double EGOT

After husband-and-wife team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez picked up their best original song Oscars for Coco’s “Remember Me,” he is now a freaking double EGOT. Congrats also to whomever will build the beautiful custom cabinets to hold this family’s absurd collection of awards!

The Oscars Delivers Time's Up Featurette About How Woke They Are Getting

The Oscars are trying to be woke AF this year, and it almost feels sincere.

Here Are All Your 2018 Oscar Winners  Here Are All Your 2018 Oscar Winners 

Jordan Peele, James Ivory, and Allison Janney all took home Oscars from their night at the 90th Annual Academy Awards—unfortunately, though, not the Jet Ski. Here is your complete list of winners.

Call Me By Your Liveblog: It's Time for the 2018 Oscars! Call Me By Your Liveblog: It's Time for the 2018 Oscars!

Tonight is the night we’ve been dreaming of, when Hollywood gets to grab a metaphorical peach and engage in a little self-love. The Academy has decided to play itself all over again this year by reportedly having Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty present despite you-know-what. Haha so funny! What could go wrong!

Every Froufy Gown and Cursed Image From the 90th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet  Every Froufy Gown and Cursed Image From the 90th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet 

As the stars descend on the red carpet and some even have pointedly delayed conversations with alleged abuser Ryan Seacrest, The Rally Against Rape Culture/#OscarsSoComplicit protest is going down on Hollywood and LaBrea. If we have learned one thing this awards season, it’s that it’s difficult to turn an…

'Access Hollywood' Will Bring Up Ryan Seacrest in Every Oscars Red Carpet Interview 'Access Hollywood' Will Bring Up Ryan Seacrest in Every Oscars Red Carpet Interview

Ryan Seacrest will cling to tonight’s red carpet despite recent allegations that he serially harassed and then assaulted a former stylist, which an investigation by E! deemed inconclusive and Seacrest denied. Kelly Ripa supported him in a roundabout on-air proclamation that he is a “privilege to work with.”

Darkest Hour in 60 Seconds

Have a party coming up where you would like to wow your fellow guests with your unique take on a book, movie, cultural artifact, or idea? Prefer being told about things to doing the actual things? Want to become an expert on a wide variety of topics but only have so much freaking time in the freaking day? Let Joanna…

A Brief History of Matt Damon As a White Savior

Matt Damon loves an opportunity to save the day. Ever notice? In movies like We Bought a Zoo (he buys a zoo and proceeds to save it) and 2017's Downsizing (in which he miniaturizes himself and saves a Vietnamese refugee), Damon is always helping, healing, and protecting the world from harm on screen, or simply…

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Will Reportedly Present Best Picture Oscar Despite Last Year's Colossal Fuck-Up Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Will Reportedly Present Best Picture Oscar Despite Last Year's Colossal Fuck-Up

What reason could People In Charge possibly have for allowing, nay, encouraging this to happen? I mean aside from ratings and masochistic nostalgia for 2017?

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