Jimmy Kimmel: Oscar Nominees
Jimmy opened the show with talk about Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis and rumors that Kim Kardashian may leave reality TV. Also, talk show host Kelly Ripa was Jimmy Kimmel’s guest on the show.
Jimmy Kimmel: Kim Kardashian Quitting?
Is Kim Kardashian leaving her signature show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians? Rumors seem to be linked to a French interview, where she claimed to have learned a lot about privacy from her new boyfriend, Kanye West.
Kimmel pointed out that it’s ironic to make such statements about privacy in a printed magazine issue if you are at the center of a reality franchise. However, he said the show could go on under a new title, Keeping Up Without Kim Kardashian.
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Quvenzhané Wallis Vs Emmanuelle Riva
The youngest and oldest actresses ever to be nominated in the Best Actress category are facing off at the Academy Awards this Sunday. Nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis is nominated for Beasts of the Southern Wild, facing off against 85-year-old Emmanuelle Riva from Amour.
“She said if she doesn’t win, she’s threatening to die during the broadcast,” Kimmel said.
Jimmy Kimmel: Legends Barber Shop Oscar Nominees
Why are the Oscars so white? There are few minority nominees up for awards. That’s why Jimmy headed to the Legends barber shop to get some opinions about the field of nominees.
Everyone agreed that Quvenzhané is an impossible name to pronounce. Spike Lee did not like Django Unchained, but the Legends crew said they liked the movie. They said that it was interesting watching for white people to start laughing because they were so uncomfortable.
Jimmy Kimmel: Boyz In The Hood Review
Jimmy said that he has never seen African Americans yelling or talking back to the movies, but the Legends crowd said he is going to see the wrong movies. Boyz in the Hood, they said, would be a prime example.
One fellow customer wondered why they did not find an American to portray Lincoln, while someone else said that Barack Obama is the greatest black actor of all time.
Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Master Review
Next, Kimmel flashed photos of actors to get reactions. First up was Bradley Cooper, who was mistaken for Ben Affleck. None of them saw The Master, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. How many Oscar nominated movies did you see this year?
Jimmy Kimmel: This Week In Unnecessary Censorship
The CBS Evening News, Fox News, Oscar host Seth MacFarlane, and news anchors everywhere were bleeped in this edition of This Week In Unnecessary Censorship. The Bachelor, Wheel of Fortune, and even MMA got in on the censorship moments.