Hollywood's biggest night that celebrates the best in movies over the a year ago is becoming a smaller attraction for TV viewers.
Trump's animosity with stars - movies, television and otherwise - is well known. "As the early ratings show, even Democrats were not interested in watching that kind of self-serving hypocrisy".
The 2018 Academy Awards attracted 16% less viewers than last year's ceremony, with the lowest ever record Nielsen rating. During a Tuesday morning tweet [VIDEO], Trump responded to the low ratings of the show, before adding, "Problem is, we don't have Stars anymore - except your President (just kidding, of course)!" The previous record low of 32 million was set in 2008, with Jon Stewart as host, just after an 11-week Hollywood writers' strike that crippled other awards shows.
The viewership dropped 19.7 percent from the 33.001-million average for the 2017 ceremony, which had been the second-lowest all-time.
"This year, when you hear your name called, don't get up right away".
Only four years ago, the Oscars reached almost 44 million viewers. Honestly, how many people will tolerate being told, "Do as we say, not as we do?"
Conservative commentators on cable news, often critical of Hollywood's devotion to liberal causes, revelled in the Oscar ratings decline, saying that portions of the program sounded like a sexual harassment training seminar.
And there were the sly and not-so-sly digs at the Trump administration and its policies. However, he also talked about the #MeToo movement and how Hollywood should support the upcoming March for Our Lives, planned by survivors of the Parkland, Florida shooting. He was nominated for best original screenplay for "The Big Sick". "I thought it wasn't going to work", Get Out director and screenwriter Jordan Peele said. And the Oscars makes it a habit of picking best picture winners that don't make a lot of money, as Jason Guerrasio reported for our sister site, Business Insider.
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Police also reviewed seven photographs taken of the woman and one of her friends standing next to Cuban at the time. A detective in the case described two of the photos as "significant" in his report, according to Willamette Week .
In response to this sanctuary state law, the Trump administration had chose to bring the state into court, suing Democratic Gov. Sessions and the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the state of California over its Sanctuary State status.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because National Football League trades can't be announced until March 14. Besides dealing away Ogletree and Quinn, they were also involved in a third trade that brought Marcus Peters to Los Angeles.
Qualcomm , with its Snapdragon processors, is the world's biggest maker of mobile chips and an attractive target for Broadcom . Qualcomm's shares slipped 41 cents to $64.33, while Broadcom's were down $1.46 at $249.41.
In November 2017, the top court directed Hadiya to resume her internship, and that she was free to meet whomever she wanted. Hadiya, born Akhila and a Hindu, converted to Islam in January 2016 and married Jahan in December of the same year.
For his part, Le Drian hailed Iran's commitment to the JCPOA, saying that France insists on the full implementation of the deal. Le Drian said that both countries have new plans for boosting cooperation in monetary and banking interactions.
Teachers across the state are talking about striking after lawmakers failed to pass a raise for the second year in a row. The state has the lowest average teacher salary in the nation, according to 2016 Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
The former female officer escaped without injury as she was not in the auto , believed to be her personal vehicle, at the time. DUP MP Ian Paisley told the Belfast Telegraph a suspected auto bomb had been placed under the vehicle .
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