Night Of Glitz & Glam
As the 94th Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theater on Sunday, Mar. 27, and for many, it was a night to remember. The theater was filled with extraordinary actors, actresses, producers, and many others who came together for a celebration of motion pictures.
The Oscars 2022 hosts were none other than comedians Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes, and Regina Hall. The trio brought many memorable moments for the night and made people laugh when they needed it the most. Hollywood’s biggest night returned with stars, spectacle, and plenty of surprises that made this year unforgettable.
Let’s dive in and look at five unbelievable moments at the Oscars 2022 that one should not miss!
Will Smith Gets Physical With Chris Rock
The jaw-dropping moment that many from all around the world had seen, Will Smith, Oscars 2022 winner for a leading role in King Richard walked onto the stage and slapped Chris Rock after the comedian made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair. After cursing at Rock on live TV, things got a bit odd. For what many believed at first was a joke, long and behold, it was clearly no laughing matter. Does one think Smith is wrong?
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Green Is The New Black With Beyonce’s Performance
Beyonce did not disappoint in her “Be Alive” performance, her Oscar-nominated song from King Richard. The 40-year-old singer served in her neon green outfit and embodied a tennis ball throughout the whole performance. Joined by her daughter, Blue Ivy (10), fans were amazed by the lovely mother-daughter duo. According to Page Six, she accessorized with “150 carats worth of diamond bangles and two diamond rings – a 50-carat emerald-cut bauble and a 20-carat cushion-cut sparkler – all from Lorraine Schwartz.” The “Love On Top” star proved that diamonds are a girl’s best friend.
Troy Kotsur Makes History
The 55-year-old actor took home the “Best Supporting Actor” for his role, “ Coda ,” which takes place in a deaf family, and only one member, Ruby, can hear. Fans worldwide could feel the pure joy on Kotsur’s face. Also, he made history as the first deaf male actor, and his acceptance speech was so beautiful and a massive moment for the star. Kotsur honored his father and left a mark on that stage that many will not forget.
“My dad, he was the best singer in our family, but he was in a car accident and he became paralyzed from the neck down and he no longer was to sign. Dad, I learned so much from you. I’ll always love you. You are my hero,” Kotsur said.
Megan Thee Stallion Surprises The Oscars
The “Body” star surprised the award show with her first-time performance, “ We Don’t Talk About Bruno ,” with the cast of the Disney animated film, Encanto. Many did not expect Thee Stallion would be making a debut on this beloved new Disney song. As the 27-year-old put a remix to that chart-topping song, all that can be said was, is there anything Disney can’t do? The performance was a great time, with high-energy and artists like Becky G and Luis Fonsi.
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Billie Eilish, Young Star Becomes Oscar Winner
Billie Eilish again proves why she is a beloved singer and artist, taking home “ Best Original Song ” for “No Time to Die” in the James Bond film in 2020. The brother-and-sister duo had previously won a Grammy, a Golden Globe, among other awards for the song. For that reason, Ellish made history as she became the youngest crowned winner in an awards season. The duo performed the song at the Oscars 2022 show, and many could agree, Ellish made that stage her own.