The crowd at the Dolby Theatre gave 29-year-old Gaga - an assault survivor herself - an emotional standing ovation following her live rendition, but it was Best Actress victor Brie Larson who was moved to do more than just cheer. "I, myself, am a survivor". Earlier this week, she became one of the numerous female musicians to publicly announce her support for Kesha, who's injunction request against her label Sony Music was denied, despite the singer's allegations of abuse at the hands of her ...
Now that the show is behind us, there's no question that there are still people on both sides of the fence. Mexican helmer Alejandro Inarritu, who won his second consecutive directing Oscar for "The Revenant", a year after winning it for " Birdman ", addressed the diversity issue, which has been at the centre of debate, in his speech by invoking a dialogue from his movie.
Cohen, 44 - who presented alongside Olivia Wilde - said he enlisted the help of his wife Isla Fisher to transform him into his Staines-born alter-ego. Oops... Baron Cohen invoked the ire of Seacrest after the "ash incident" at the 2012 Oscars . Sacha attended the ceremony with wife Isla Fisher , who wore a white and golden floral, draped off-the-shoulder gown.
Other unmanned technologies such as transportation systems are also beginning to gain a foothold outside the U.S., with regulators in the Netherlands recently championing a self-driving bus system that's recently begun testing in a small university town.
Every day, I become more disillusioned with our society's unwillingness to end the abuse experienced by one in five women and one in 71 men . The Oscar-nominated singer, whose The Hunting Ground song is in contention for the best original song Oscar, was introduced to the stage by Vice President Joe Biden .
Lady Gaga's tribute to sexual assault survivors during Sunday night's Oscars is being widely celebrated on Twitter for giving a voice to those who are often discouraged from speaking for themselves. The song is a musical score from The Hunting Ground, a CNN Films documentary about the latest wave of sexual assaults on college and university campuses in the United States.