Viola Davis Turns into Newest EGOT Recipient with Grammys Win
Viola Davis simply joined an unique membership on this planet of leisure … turning into the 18th EGOT winner in historical past, this after snagging a Grammy and giving a helluva response.
The actress was up for Greatest Audio Ebook, Narration, and Storytelling Recording for the narration on her memoir, ‘Discovering Me,’ which was simply chosen because the winner throughout the pre-broadcast present that is underway proper now.
“I simply EGOT” VIOLA DAVIS #GrammyWinner pic.twitter.com/VQ0DK8GIAW
— Juan C Arciniegas (@JuanCarlosCNN) February 5, 2023
She went up there for her acceptance speech and bought a roaring applause when she mentioned emphatically and fairly merely, “I simply EGOT!” Certainly, she did … and now, she’s on the checklist.
Viola joins 17 others who got here earlier than her, together with two different Black ladies … Whoopi Goldberg, who obtained the dignity in 2002 together with her Tony award, and Jennifer Hudson — who hit that milestone final yr together with her personal Tony.
Different EGOT recipients embrace John Legend, Mel Brooks, Audrey Hepburn, Richard Rodgers, Helen Hayes, Rita Moreno, John Gielgud, Jonathan Tunick, Marvin Hamlisch, Scott Rudin, Mike Nichols, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Robert Lopez, Tim Rice and Alan Menken.
Viola, after all, received an Oscar for her work in ‘Fences,’ two Tonys for ‘Fences’ (the theatrical play) and ‘King Hedley II,’ an Emmy for ‘How To Get Away with Homicide’ … and now this.
Fairly the achievement. Congratulations!!!
Jason Sudeikis, Olivia Wilde Attend Son’s Soccer Recreation Amid Custody Battle
Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde are cold and warm — one minute they’re duking it out in court docket, the following they’re all kumbaya in public … and this time, it is the latter they’re displaying.
The exes have been noticed attending their son’s soccer recreation collectively in L.A. Saturday, and would not you already know it — they really appeared tremendous joyful and chill round one one another … even sitting within the stands aspect by aspect, and giving each other an enormous on the way in which out.
It is fascinating they have been appearing this manner out within the open … for a pair causes, truly.
For starters, we noticed related habits from Jason and Olivia earlier this yr — once they have been hugging it out after apparently leaving some kind of assembly they have been each at. On the time, it appeared every part between them was water beneath a bridge … however it wasn’t.
Since then … we all know they have been waging warfare behind the scenes, submitting court docket paperwork of their ongoing custody battle … with Olivia not too long ago taking residence a huge W. As we reported … a decide lastly dominated that their case might be heard in L.A. and never in NY (the place JS needed).
Bear in mind, they share two younger kids collectively … Otis and Daisy, who’re 8 and 6, respectively. The household had lived within the Huge Apple for some time — however the courts have now determined, as soon as and for all hopefully, that their major residence is, actually, in Los Angeles.
Maybe this newest outing is them truly turning a brand new leaf and waiving the white flag — or, it might simply be optics. Nonetheless cynical you might be will dictate the place you land.
One different purpose that is kinda neat to see … Jason could be very well-known for taking part in Ted Lasso within the self-titled Apple present, which is a big hit — and whose third season simply began.
Humorous sufficient, Jason’s character within the present can be going by divorce and custody points … and now, here is the true dude displaying as much as a soccer recreation. Artwork/life/imitate, and so forth.
Jonathan Majors Arrested for Assaulting Girl in NYC, He Denies It
Jonathan Majors was arrested in New York Metropolis this weekend — and, in keeping with police, he is being accused of placing palms on a girl … however Jon’s calling BS.
Regulation enforcement inform us the actor was booked Saturday morning on prices of strangulation, assault and harassment. We’re advised cops responded to a name for service round 11 AM ET close to the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.
We’re advised the alleged sufferer on this case, a feminine, relayed to police that Majors had gotten right into a dispute together with her and proceeded to assault her. Their actual relationship is unknown.
Our sources inform us the alleged sufferer had seen accidents — together with a laceration behind her ear, redness and marks to her face. She was taken to an space hospital and is in secure situation. As for Majors … he was cuffed and brought to jail on the spot, as police felt there was sufficient proof for possible trigger. We’re listening to he’s at present out of custody.
Majors is a big celeb nowadays — he is been in all the things from Marvel’s newest ‘Ant-Man’ film to Michael B. Jordan’s ‘Creed III’ flick … and different blockbusters as properly over the previous couple years. The man has gotten rave evaluations for his performances, and is seen as a rising star. He was even on the Oscars just a few weeks in the past, and was among the many many presenters.
A rep for Majors tells TMZ … “He is accomplished nothing flawed. We sit up for clearing his identify and clearing this up.”
Luka Doncic Says He is Misplaced His Smile On the Courtroom, Twitter Blames Kyrie
Luka Doncic says he hasn’t been pleased on the court docket like he was — and whereas he is publicly citing private issues … Twitter appears to be blaming Kyrie Irving.
The Dallas Mavericks PG talked to the press Friday night time after the group’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets — which really spurred boos from the house crowd … amounting to a considerably ugly scene in American Airways Middle. HC Jason Kidd stated it was deserved.
Mavericks’ Luka Doncic expressed that he does not really feel the identical pleasure on the court docket these days. He talked about there’s “rather a lot happening” past basketball. pic.twitter.com/tgpViirHEo
— Grant Afseth (@GrantAfseth) March 25, 2023
There’s numerous criticism in regards to the Mavs’ lack of effort on this recreation … particularly from their two massive stars — Luka and Kyrie — who have not been gelling that effectively since KR got here on.
When requested if that is as pissed off as he is been, Luka answered candidly … saying sure, after which happening to clarify that he looks like his angle towards the sport has modified of late — particularly, he is merely not as excited to play and has successfully misplaced his love of basketball.
Mavericks’ Kyrie Irving is not frightened in regards to the group being booed towards the Hornets:
“So what? Simply the best way I really feel about it. I have been in New York Metropolis, so I do know what that is like. You clearly need to play effectively, however you understand, there’s solely 5 individuals on the court docket that may… pic.twitter.com/NGa6hGowTX
— Grant Afseth (@GrantAfseth) March 25, 2023
Reporters requested him to elaborate — as that appears like a transparent reference to Kyrie, as he seems to be the one massive change within the Mavs group these days — and Luka pivoted.
He stated he was coping with stuff off the court docket, and instructed that is what’s inflicting the problems in his recreation. The Internet, nonetheless, wasn’t shopping for that … and jumped to the conclusion Luka was, in actual fact, expressing thinly-veiled frustration about his new teammate.
Kyrie additionally spoke the media, and was defiant when requested in regards to the followers booing … saying they’re greater than welcome to return on down and play in the event that they suppose they’re up for it.
Ultimately, he talked in regards to the transition to the Mavs and the way bumpy it has been — the group is at the moment out of playoff rivalry — and he additionally stated it has been tough getting adjusted.
KR was quoted as saying … “[W]e’re nonetheless feeling one another out in a approach of getting used to one another’s efforts and attitudes and temperament. And that is an actual factor. That is a human factor. That is a human aspect. Whether or not individuals imagine it in basketball or not, there is a very advantageous line between profitable basketball video games and everybody being on the identical web page and shedding basketball video games and issues splintering and pointing fingers.”
Robust occasions in Dallas.
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