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Oscars 2017: 'Moonlight' wins best picture after botched announcement

Katy Perry

Hollywood protests where fame and media meet: on the red carpet

Hollywood protests where fame and media meet: on the red carpet

Fame and media attention intersect most intensely on the red carpet, be it at Sunday’s Academy Awards  or premieres or film festivals in any given year. That makes the carpet a great place for Hollywood celebrities to broadcast their message du jour.

Given the heated political climate, lots of opinions are expected to emanate from the 2017 Oscars red carpet.

For example, Brie Larson gave fair warning just hours before the eyes of the world turned to the Dolby Theatre, that she would be showing her support for the ACLU, GLAAD and Planned Parenthood. But will the ribbons and pins make it onto the carpet and into tonight’s big...

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