Posts tagged "best actress"

The Best Wisdom From Best Actress Oscar Speeches

The legacy of best actress Oscar winners is formed by an impressive, powerful group of women. And while their acceptance speeches have made us tear up, they’ve also imparted some valuable lessons. So we rounded up some of the best bits of wisdom they’ve shared on stage. Before this Oscars air later this month, take…

Tres Sugar / February 3, 2012

They Was Robbed — 8 Stars Who Were Overlooked By The Oscars

The 2012 Academy Awards nominees were announced today, and while many of the movies and actors who made the list were as-expected, there were several expected names left off the list. Overall, it seemed like a subpar year for films, and it’s hard to get overly excited about the Oscars this year, but certainly some…

Julie Gerstein / January 24, 2012

Scientists Confirm The Oscar Curse: Best Actress Winners Are Likely To Divorce

It’s easy to name stars who won the Oscar for Best Actress and went on to see their relationships go belly up—Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Winslet, and of course last year’s winner, Sandra Bullock. There sure seems to be some sort of Oscar Curse going on. But scientist…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 1, 2011

Oscar Theory #5: Win Best Actress, Get Divorced

Over the past nine years, a slightly disturbing trend has emerged for whoever ascends the stage, teary-eyed, to collect the Best Actress statue. Almost all the winners in this time period have gotten divorced, or called off super long-term relationships that seemed to have no expiration date. And none of these breakups were exactly amicable.

Is Anne Hathaway Already a Golden Globe Winner?

The Golden Globe Awards air this Sunday, and someone may have let the cat out of the bag on one winner. For a brief while yesterday afternoon, there was a star next to Anne Hathaway’s name under Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in “Rachel Getting Married” on the…

Wendy Atterberry / January 9, 2009