The 2023 Oscars are underway, and to date — every thing's trying fairly kumbaya behind the scenes, with no indicators of hostility and violence … simply the way in which it needs to be.
Try all the cuddling and embracing that is happening between the celebs contained in the Dolby Theater — the place it is all good vibes and lifted spirits … a little bit of a 180 in comparison with final 12 months, when issues ended on a bitter observe after Will Smith smacked Chris Rock.
That form of dread that permeated in 2022 was no the place to be discovered this time round. As a substitute we obtained celebs like Florence Pugh, Stephanie Hsu, The Rock, Austin Butler, James Hong, Woman Gaga, Brendan Gleeson, Barry Keogan, Samuel L. Jackson and Sandra Oh bringing it in shut and exhibiting main love — all whereas trying extremely dapper and stylish, no much less.
There's plenty of celebrating to be executed … stars like Jamie Lee Curtis, Ke Huy Quan and others have already walked away with statuettes — and everybody appears to be stoked.
On the problem of the slap itself, host Jimmy Kimmel took a while to tackle it throughout the broadcast — making some jokes concerning the ugly second on the high of the present, which went down properly with the gang. His takeaway message was … hold your fingers to your self!
Welp, it appears like individuals are definitely doing that — and if they're making contact, it is the touchy-feely kind … and never the opposite approach round. That is all you possibly can ask for three hundred and sixty five days later.
Let the completely happy instances stream, y'all. It appears good on everybody.