Talk:75th Academy Awards

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I removed the reference to the Madonna-Britney-Christina kiss as there is no evidence or source that this was a reference to the Brody kiss. Rather, it seemed a typical attempt at titilation for the viewers.

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"Lose Yourself"/Eminem Award

I think it would be appropriate to include some information regarding the award for Best Original Song - "Lose Yourself" from 8mile. In spite of winning the award, Eminem did not perform the song. I wonder if this had ever previously occurred (the other four nominated songs were all performed by their respective artists). I remember reading somewhere along the line that the reason for this was because the producers would not allow Eminem to perform the song unedited (i.e. - in its "explicit" version), therefore he refused to perform. I would think this would be considered quite a slight to the rest of the Academy; that someone would refuse to perform in, or even attend, an awards ceremony in which they ultimately received the prize. What is the consensus on this matter? Assuming verifiable research unearths some significant information regarding this subject, should it be included?Kp.murphy (talk) 17:14, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

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More than 50,000 kb on the ceremony, and not a single mention of the fact that the winner for best picture couldn't attend and receive his award in person because of his legal history in the United States, so that somebody else had to accept the award in his name? -- (talk) 16:49, 22 August 2015 (UTC)

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