Octavia Spencer Montgomery Native Wins Golden Globe

Octavia Spencer Montgomery Native Wins Golden Globe: Actress Octavia Spencer, star of “The Help” and a native of Montgomery, won the Golden Globe Award on Sunday for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.

She won for her moving role as Minny Jackson, an outspoken, proud, but troubled domestic in 1960s Jackson, Miss.

Spencer won the same award Thursday at the Critics’ Choice Association.

“With regard to domestics in this country, now and then, I think Dr. (Martin Luther) King said it best: ‘All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance,’ and I thank you for recognizing that in our film,” she said.

Wearing a lavender chiffon gown, Spencer said she was overwhelmed by the win. Continue Reading…

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Golden Globes 2012 Red Carpet

Golden Globes 2012 Red Carpet: Last year she was in the tricky position of trying to look chic and elegant while heavily pregnant.

But this year actress Natalie Portman made her red carpet return minus the baby bump.

The 30-year-old new mother was at the Golden Globes tonight wearing a hot pink strapless dress that closely resembled the one Marilyn Monroe wore in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, when singing Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend. Continue Reading…

Golden Globe Winners 2012

Golden Globe Winners 2012: George Clooney was the big winner at Sunday night’s Golden Globes. He won best actor, motion picture drama, for his role as a man dealing with his wife’s coma in “The Descendants,” which was also named best drama of the year. “The Artist,” the throwback black and white silent film, nabbed the best musical or comedy award.

Of course, the Globes are tantamount to a T-Ball tournament where everyone wins a trophy. There is such a barrage of categories, that most movies and TV shows seem to walk away with something.

The 69th rendition from Beverly Hills, Ca., on NBC and hosted by Ricky Gervais, was pretty standard as wheezy, long-winded awards fests go. But there were some high points. The supremely graceful Sidney Poitier received a standing ovation as he paid tribute to Morgan “The Voice of God” Freeman, recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille award for career achievement. It was astonishing to recall all that Freeman has achieved as clips of Freeman’s career flashed before our eyes. Continue Reading…

People’s Choice Awards 2012 Katy Perry Harry Potter Big Winners

People’s Choice Awards 2012 Katy Perry Harry Potter Big Winners: Katy Perry and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Hallows part 2” are the big winners on the night of the people’s choice awards. 38th Annual show held Wednesday evening in Los Angeles, celebrating the selections made by the voters of 40 million.

Absentee Perry is venerated in five categories including favorite female artist, tour Headliner, song of the year for “E.T.” by Kanye West, the music video for “last Friday night” and TV guest star on ‘ How I met your mother. ”

Although originally touted by the organizers of the show among the candidates who are expected to attend, Perry told fans on Twitter earlier this week that it will not show it, but that “I want to thank u for voting for me, crossed fingers!” it would have marked the first public appearance of Perry as British actor-comedian Russell Brand Filed for divorce from Perry last month after 14 months of marriage. Continue Reading…

People’s Choice Awards 2012 Katy Perry Emma Stone Morgan Freeman Win Big

People’s Choice Awards 2012 Katy Perry Emma Stone Morgan Freeman Win Big: Although she was a no-show at the ceremony, singer and sometimes actress Katy Perry was the big winner at the 38th annual People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles where she was named the winner in five categories, including favorite female artist.

Perry, who would have made her first public appearance since her split from husband Russell Brand had she turned up at the awards show at the Nokia Theatre LA Wednesday night, also won favorite tour headliner, song of the year for “E.T.,” favorite music video for the 1980s spoof “Last Friday Night” and TV guest star for her appearance on the CBS hit “How I Met Your Mother.” Continue Reading…

Peoples Choice Awards 2012 Winners

Peoples Choice Awards 2012 Winners: He has never demonstrated where the celebrities amazing light, but Emma Diamond were not a issue during the evening hours.

23-year-old ridiculous, ridiculous, love celebrity won two awards at the individual’s selection prizes today inLos Angeles.

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Although he was in a later wedding, musician and temporary celebrity Katy Perry Los Angeles where he preferred women artisan was known as success in five types such as the 38th yearly individuals selection prizes was the big success. Read More…