Having scooped Golden Globe and the Bafta awards, Di Caprio finally picked up that elusive Oscar at the sixth time of asking for his turn as a vengeful fur trapper in The Revenant.He gave an emotive if very obviously pre-written speech about climate changes as he accepted his award, which he dedicated to “the people out there whose voices have been drowned out by the politics of greed”.The singer’s performance was introduced by US Vice President Joe Biden, whose direct, heartfelt words on sexual abuse struck a chord with viewers across the world.“Too many women and men are still victims of sexual abuse," he said, before urging his audience to "take the pledge”.
Her performance was big, and melodramatic – and the Oscars audience absolutely loved it.
When they glimpsed each other on the red carpet: It's that time of night in Hollywood.
High heels hurt, it's a fact, and A-list actresses know this more than most. (Or not.) He may have jokingly called her a "bag lady" at the Baftas but Stephen Fry and Jenny Beavan have remained firm friends.
Pop singer Kesha, meanwhile, who is in the midst of an intense legal battle with Sony after she claimed she was raped by her producer, has tweeted her support.
No one was expecting the famously outspoken comedian to give the Academy an easy ride – but Rock took things a step further, making “the race issue a central” part of his show.