Earlier this week, actor Sylvester Stallone was battered on social media for neglecting to thank his Creed director Ryan Coogler and co-star Michael B Jordan during his Best Supporting Actor acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards. Director Ava Duvernay was one of the first to throw shade Sly’s way, now Samuel L. Jackson is tossing a bit as well.
After learning that Stallone failed to mention the men while accepting his statue, Jackson tweeted this message out:
#waitwaitwait, Ryan Coogler & Michael B Jordan, Thanks for acting with me!!! Loved Sly but…
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) January 11, 2016
Stallone, who actually did thank the men at the award show during a commercial break, caught wind of Jackson’s tweet and posted this response acknowledging his initial omission and thanking Coogler and Jordan again:
Samuel Jackson is upset that I foolishly forgot to mention the brilliant Ryan Coogler and MB Jordan he is right I owe them everything
— Sylvester Stallone (@TheSlyStallone) January 12, 2016
After Jackson was informed that Stallone had indeed thanked the men responsible for resurrecting the Rocky franchise, the actor backdown, tweeting:
I loved the performance @TheSlyStallone, You killed It! I know you love those guys!
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) January 12, 2016
Still, many seem to think Stallone’s omission was one rooted in racism while others argue that the actor simply forgot. What do you all think?
Oprah Loved Being A Braided Blonde Bombshell In ‘A Wrinkle In Time’
Oprah Winfrey is a blonde bombshell in Ava Duvernay’s “A Wrinkle in Time” and she loved every minute of it. HipHollywood sat down with the media mogul along with Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling to talk about playing the Mrs. and their elaborate hair, make-up and costumes.
“Girl we had hair for days,” gushed Winfrey. “My favorite was the ponytail, the braid.”
Celebrity hair guru Kim Kimble, who frequently works with Beyonce, headed up the film’s hair department. For the film she turned Lady O into a blonde, Reese into a red head and gave Kaling fab braided locks. “They were like [hair] sculptures,” said Kaling who plays Mrs. Who.
So how long did it take to get these ladies out of this world ready? “Hours,” joked Winfrey and Reese in unison.
To be exact, the ladies were in hair and make-up 3-5 hours daily as lead hairstylist Kim Kimble and make-up artists LaLette Littlejohn and Derrick Rutledge got them camera ready. “I think Kim and the team worked for days before, sculpting and making it right,” added Winfrey who plays Mrs. Which.
Derrick Rutledge, Winfrey’s personal makeup artist who also worked on the film, designed rhinestone eyebrows for each Mrs. Which ensemble. Meanwhile costume designer Paco Delgado drew from volcano explosions and depictions of galaxies to create costumes that made Winfrey shimmer and appear larger than life.
In the Disney big screen adaption, the three celestial beings – Mrs. Which, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Whatsit lead 13-year-old Meg (Storm Reid) and others on a journey to rescue the girl’s scientist father (Chris Pine) from evil otherworldly forces.
It’s better seen than simply described, so be sure to check out A Wrinkle In Time in theaters now!
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