Billy Crystal generally played it safe while hosting the Oscars for his ninth time Sunday night. But, it was in the first three minutes of the ceremony that he reportedly offended many people with his blackface while playing Sammy Davis Jr. in a spoof of Midnight in Paris.The sketch included Crystal spoofing most of the movies nominated for Best Picture. The controversial portion came when he played the late music legend in the skit, in which Justin Bieber also starred. Right after the scene...Read Full Story
With the Oscars telecast in disarray, Billy Crystal has stepped in to save the show. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issued a press release Thursday confirming that the beloved comedian would be hosting the show for the ninth time.Following Brett Ratner's not-so-graceful exit from producing the show, would-be host Eddie Murphy soon followed. The host vaccuum had fans wondering who would step in while some Muppets fans clamored for their favorite puppets to host the show. While...Read Full Story
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