The highly anticipated Oscar nominations have been unveiled, and it's a mixed bag of surprises and snubs. "Barbie" secured an impressive eight nominations, while "Oppenheimer" took the lead with a whopping 13 nods. Notable contenders include Coleman Domingo and Jeffrey Wright for Lead Actor, Sterling K. Brown for Supporting Actor, and Danielle Brooks and Da’Vine Joy Randolph for Supporting Actress. However, there are some Oscar snubs, with "The Color Purple" missing out on the Best Movie category, and Fantasia overlooked for Best Actress. Save the date for the 96th Academy Awards, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 10th.
Shifting gears to the political arena, Former President Donald Trump has emerged victorious in New Hampshire's GOP primary, securing a significant step toward a potential third consecutive Republican presidential nomination. Despite his triumph, opponent Nikki Haley remains resilient, emphasizing that the race is far from over and gearing up for the next primary race in her home state of South Carolina next month.
In the entertainment realm, the spotlight turns to rapper and entrepreneur 50 Cent, who has recently sparked discussions about his weight loss journey. Speculation arose as fans suggested that 50 Cent might be using the popular drug Ozempic to achieve his noticeably slimmer physique. Contrary to rumors, sources close to 50 have clarified that he is not on Ozempic but has been dedicated to a rigorous training program for the past eight months. This revelation comes after 50 Cent faced criticism for his weight following a surprise appearance at the Super Bowl in 2022.