Jimmy Kimmel tackles Harvey Weinstein in Oscars monologue

09 March, 2018, 09:45 | Author: Bert Pena
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Oscar ratings were down more than 15 percent to an all-time low according to early estimates for the Academy Awards that was filled with politics as well as the best films of the year.

American television viewers could barely stifle a yawn for Hollywood's biggest night, with the Academy Awards plunging to a record-low viewership of 26.5 million people in the U.S.

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony was held on Sunday at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.

Lila Rose, the founder and president of the antiabortion group Live Action, took to Twitter to condemn how Planned Parenthood's president, Cecile Richards, was honored on stage during a performance of "Stand Up for Something", from the film "Marshall", which was nominated for best original song.

However, that fact didn't stop Oscars host, Jimmy Kimmel, from taking it upon himself to snap back at President Trump.

"The problem is, we don't have stars anymore - except your president (just kidding, of course)!" Who, in your opinion, should have been awarded, yet wasn't?

The MeToo and TimesUp movements were part of the annual event this year, leading to a feeling of politicising.

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Blige ( 'Mudbound' ), Lesley Manville ( 'Phantom Thread' ), Laurie Metcalf ( 'Lady Bird' ), and Octavia Spencer ( 'The Shape of Water' ).

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Indeed, Democrats are highly critical of President Trump's nuclear modernization plans - despite crystal clear necessity.

However, this is the fourth year in a row the show's ratings have declined, so it's hard to gauge how much political tone played into the show's 20% decrease in viewership. His obsession was TV ratings is well-documented, considering his stint on reality TV.

Was Trump right that 2018 marked a low point for the Oscars?

For example, "The Shape of Water", which won Best Picture, has made $57 million domestically.

Share this article: Kobe Bryant after winning an Oscar for best animated short film, "Dear Basketball". Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig, and many others, both nominees and presenters - gave the broadcast a fresher look than it's had in years.

There weren't almost as many as men, despite the historic nominations for Greta Gerwig (the fifth woman nominated for best director) and Rachel Morrison ("Mudbound"), the first woman nominated for best cinematography.

The doomsday ratings scenario has hit the Oscars.

"Every year there seems like there is an issue that Hollywood has chosen to lecture the country on", media consultant and former network executive Preston Beckman told the Los Angeles Times.

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