The Gossip Girl alum teased her Sesame Street debut in April 2018. “Finally. I have friends,” she captioned an Instagram video of herself dancing with the characters. The actress got a shout-out from the show via Instagram with a photo of her with the Muppets. “Sunny days on Sesame Street with our friend, @blakelively! Thanks for visiting us!,” the caption read.

Green Book beat Alfonso Cuaron's Roma to be named Best Picture at the 2019 Oscars on Sunday (24Feb19). The full list of winners at the 91st Academy Awards is:

Best Picture: Green Book

Best Actor: Rami Malek - Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Actress: Olivia Colman - The Favourite

Best Supporting Actress: Regina King - If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali - Green Book

Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron - Roma

Best Original Screenplay: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly - Green Book

Best Adapted Screenplay: Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee - BlackKklansman

Original Score: Black Panther - Ludwig Goransson

Original Song: Shallow, A Star is Born - Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt

Foreign Language Film: Roma (Mexico)

Cinematography: Roma - Alfonso Cuaron

Visual Effects: First Man - Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles, and J.D. Schwalm

Costume Design: Black Panther - Ruth E. Carter

Production Design: Black Panther - Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart

Make-up and Hairstyling: Vice - Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe, and Patricia Dehaney

Film Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody - John Ottman

Sound Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody - John Warhurst, and Nina Hartstone

Sound Mixing: Bohemian Rhapsody - Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin, and John Casali

Animated Feature: Spider-Man - Into the Spider-Verse

Animated Short Film: Bao

Documentary Feature: Free Solo

Live-action Short Film: Skin

Documentary Short Subject: Period. End of Sentence.

Priyanka Chopra has apologized after her TV show Quantico featured a controversial storyline about Indian terrorists. The episode, titled The Blood of Romeo, saw Chopra’s FBI agent Alex Parrish thwarting a terrorist attack on an international summit in New York by Indian nationalists, who stole weaponized uranium and sought to blame the planned violence on Pakistan. Fans were horrified that the show fictionalized the real-life historical tension between the two countries just days before a real-life summit between India and Pakistan in China. Chopra was targeted by viewers who criticised her for going along with the storyline, especially as she is of Indian descent. “I’m extremely saddened and sorry that some sentiments have been hurt by a recent episode of Quantico,” Chopra posted on Twitter on Saturday (09Jun18). “That was not and would never be my intention. I sincerely apologize. I’m a proud Indian and that will never change.” ABC, the network behind the show, also offered an apology for the content of the episode, that aired on 1 June. “(We) and the executive producers of Quantico would like to extend an apology to our audience who were offended by the most recent episode, The Blood of Romeo,” they said in a statement. “The episode has stirred a lot of emotion, much of which is unfairly aimed at Priyanka Chopra, who didn’t create the show, nor does she write or direct it. She has no involvement in the casting of the show or the storylines depicted in the series.” The network’s statement concluded: “Quantico is a work of fiction. The show has featured antagonists of many different ethnicities and backgrounds, but in this case we inadvertently and regrettably stepped into a complex political issue. It was certainly not our intention to offend anyone.” Quantico, which was canceled by ABC last month (May18), will come to an end after its current third season.
Katy Perry finally explains why she finally decided to address her feud with Taylor Swift during a May appearance on The Late Late Show. "Well, James Corden makes me and the whole world feel very safe. No one has asked me about my side of the story," she says, "and there are three sides of every story: one, two and the truth." Perry says she finally reached a breaking point with Swift, who has not spoken out since the interview. "Things irritate me. I wish that I could turn the other cheek every single time, but I'm also not a pushover, you know? Especially when someone tries to assassinate my character with little girls," she explains. "That's so messed up!" And even though Swift hired Perry's longtime collaborator Max Martin to co-write the diss track "Bad Blood," the "Bon Appétit " singer doesn't hold any grudges against the popular music producer. "I'm not supposed to tell him what he can and can't do. I'm very fair; I'm super-duper fair and I'm not one of those people who's like, 'You can't do that because I don't like that person,'" she tells sources. "You do you. Make your own choices...I'm not his mother."

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