Topic: academy awards

The Garbage People Of The ‘Fashion Police’ Pregnancy-Shame Elsa Pataky

The Garbage People Of The 'Fashion Police' Pregnancy-Shame Elsa Pataky

Things have been going so well in the world of body-shaming pregnant women. I haven’t read a headline about a post-baby body in weeks. But the garbage people (I’m sadly including you in this Joan Rivers) on E!’s Fashion Police decided that they would go after Elsa Pataky, the amazingly gorgeous and heavily pregnant wife of Chris Hemsworth, who is expecting twins. More »

People Seriously Need To Shut Up About About Gabourey Sidibe

People Seriously Need To Shut Up About About Gabourey Sidibe

I absolutely love Gabourey Sidibe. I think she is an incredible actress. It always floors me that people have such an ISSUE with her, whether it’s that she is a dark skinned black woman or that she is a size we aren’t accustomed to seeing in Hollywood productions. I guess I really don’t get it. What does it take away from anyone to have someone who isn’t white, blond, and a size zero appearing in movies and television? Do you personally lose a birthday by seeing her in movies and TV? More »

Frozen’s ‘Let It Go’ Wins Best Original Song Because It’s The Feminist Anthem Your Daughter Needs

Frozen's 'Let It Go' Wins Best Original Song Because It's The Feminist Anthem Your Daughter Needs

When you compare Let It Go to the pop culture musical offerings our daughters are exposed to, the Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry and hundreds of other bubblegum, highly sexualized, auto-tuned ditties about mainly boys and meeting boys and dating boys and losing boys and making boys like you – Let It Go is about self-celebration and finding your true power within. It’s about growing up and learning to accept yourself and loving who you are on the inside. More »

Don’t Worry If You Haven’t Seen All The Oscar Nominated Films Because These Kids Act Them Out For You

Don't Worry If You Haven't Seen All The Oscar Nominated Films Because These Kids Act Them Out For You

This is pretty cute, and it’s getting me super amped up for the Academy Awards which will be shown next Sunday night. If I can stay awake the whole time. Actually, I HAVE to stay awake because I’ll be covering the ceremony here on Mommyish and we’ll also have an open thread so we can discuss the fashions and the speeches and whether Idris shows up and looks foxy, because I hope he will. More »