Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born” at the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Photo: Reuters

No host? No problem, as Oscars TV ratings jump by 12 per cent

  • The average audience of 29.6 million viewers was a victory for producers of the Academy Awards show, which ran 40 minutes shorter that the 2018 ceremony
Topic |   Academy Awards

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Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born” at the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Photo: Reuters
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Spike Lee attends the 91st Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball at the Hollywood & Highland Centre in Hollywood, California on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump slams BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee for ‘racist hit’ during Oscars acceptance speech

  • The president was not a fan of Lee’s prepared words, which touched on slavery in America and urged viewers to ‘be on the right side of history’
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Spike Lee attends the 91st Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball at the Hollywood & Highland Centre in Hollywood, California on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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