This is Warren's eighth nomination in this category, with nominations dating back to 1988 for "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" from the movie Mannequin . Her performance was introduced by Vice President Joe Biden who is a firm advocate for women's rights. Gaga was also appreciated for addressing the issue by singer and songwriter Kesha .
Biden, introducing Lady Gaga whom he described as "courageous" and a friend, urged artists and viewers to join him in signing an online pledge, found at itsonus.org, to promise to fight against sexual assault. Kesha thanked Lady Gaga and Joe Biden for bringing awareness to sexual assault tonight at the Academy Awards. Gaga was later joined on stage by dozens of young people, holding hands in solidarity.
Mankiewicz. Before winning an Oscar, Alicia Vikander won the Internet with a dress that reminded everyone of Belle's from "Beauty and the Beast". " Revenant's " Emmanuel Lubezki also kept a streak going, winning his third straight Oscar for cinematography.
It reminded us of that time at the 1998 Golden Globes when they first attended, decked in floppy hair and chokers. "What happened this year, people went mad ". It's not track and field. "We just have to have the political will". Director Alejandro González Iñárritu invoked the diversity controversy when accepting his best director award for The Revenant.
From Chris Rock's opening monologue to Joe Biden's defense of sexual assault victims to Leonardo DiCaprio's climate change message, Fox News found a lot to hate in this year's Oscars. It was not immediately clear on Monday whether the smaller TV audience reflected calls by civil rights leader Al Sharpton for a "tune out" to protest the absence of people of color among the nominees.
The moment we were all waiting for was to watch Leonardo DiCaprio win his first Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his work in "The Revenant". " They have this idea that the paradigm is still black-white and they need to expand the conversation". And I'll admit, even I got a little star struck.