The 2019 Oscars had had its share of twisted events, before the awards were handed out. Starting from the Best Popular Film category that was supposed to happen, then it didn’t, to Kevin Hart who was going to host the event, but then he didn’t.
And also, the four awards that were supposed to be announced during the commercial breaks… but then they didn’t.
It actually turns out, watching the Oscar even without a host, wasn’t as bad as expected! In fact, the evening went very smoothly for the three hours that it clocked. It was definitely a nice save when they had Adam Lambert perform for the audience.
So in case you have missed the show, here is a full recap on all that went on during the Academy Awards, and its highlights.
First the winners list:
Best Picture: Green Book
Original Song: “Shallow” – A Star Is Born
Animated Feature Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Actor in a leading role: Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Actress in a leading role: Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
Director: Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”
Production Design: Black Panther
Costume Design: Black Panther
Sound editing: “Bohemian Rhapsody”
And for the best moments:
Adam Lambert performing ‘We Are the Champions’ by Queen, this entry surely made it up to the crowd who had no host for the show! They were up on their feet, as the tunes of Queen came blasting through the speakers.
Best Emotional Moment
— ABC News (@ABC) February 25, 2019
When Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga locked eyes during their brilliant performance of ‘Shallow‘, together they delivered a very emotional performance which was the perfect celebration for Gaga’s win for Best Original Song. Proving once again, that if there is anyone who’s capable of making a crowd tear up, it is definitely Lady Gaga.
The worst follow up is them not kissing, and I believe all fans agree!
Best Speech and Quickest Cry
Another emotional moment by once again Lady Gaga, as the announcement came for “Shallow” as the Best Original Song, Gaga bursts into sobs, once she composed herself, she blessed us with yet another inspiring speech “It is not about winning, but it’s about not giving up. If you have a dream, fight for it,” she said. “There’s a discipline for passion, and it’s not about how many times you get rejected or you fall down or beaten up, it’s about how many times you stand up and are brave.”
"It's not about winning," Lady Gaga says in tearful acceptance speech. "What it's about is not giving up. If you have a dream, fight for it." https://t.co/qqMWC8hs2g #Oscars pic.twitter.com/aQuaMgE6ZU
— ABC News (@ABC) February 25, 2019
Ruth Carter won Best Costume Design in Black Panther, Hannah Beachler won Best Production Design, prior to their win, only one African-American had won an Oscar for a category other than acting, and after their victory, they have tripled that statistic.
“Marvel may have created the first black superhero, but through costume design, we turned him into an African king,” Carter said. “I give the strength to all of those who come next, to keep going, to never give up,” Beachler said shortly after.
And Rami Malek’s win, makes him the first actor of an Egyptian descent to win the prestigious award, which is another breakthrough for Arabs.
Most Awkward Moment
Rami Malek falling off the stage is definitely in the category, after winning the award for the Best Actor for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody, but shortly after he slipped off the stage and clumsy people everywhere are totally relating.
Famous Wordle Game Has and Arabic Version
The popular game, Wordle now is back and better than before, as it has an Arabic Version. The online game, that is played consisting of five letters and a word is now in a Arabic version players and fans are above the moon. The game is made by software engineers Abdellatif Al Sharif and Amr Keleg, who customized the game accordingly to the Arabic language. In recent twitter posts we have seen several users posting about the game stating excitement and content of the game. In addition, the game has more features, like a dark mode, and keeps tracks of wins and losses. This game gives you the benefit of entertainment while learning about the Arabic language.
Kylie Jenner Instagram makes History As She is the First Woman with 300Million Followers
Kylie Jenner our iconic socialite and beloved social figure reaches a whopping 300 million followers on her Instagram. After Ariana Grande, Selena, and football player she is the second most followed person on the app. As she promotes her lifestyle brands, makeup products and announces her news on her platform. In her posts and stories she displays her motherhood journey, her glamorous sisters, and her latest news. Accordingly, to her latest post, she had showed her pregnancy and baby pump, in addition to her love of parenting and spending time with her family and fiancé Travis. Moreover, some fans could be speculating that she had already bared her child. Though the social figure is living a peaceful life that she had highly anticipated for.
Hobbies to enjoy in 2022
Each year, we have different versions of ourselves, as we tame our minds and change our perspectives. Each day, comes with a new beginning, and new habits that we embarked on or tried to change. As a new year and improved self is occurring each year, we don’t hesitate to try something exciting and new in our humdrum everyday lives. Either a beneficial habit, or a new experience, we could have step to create a more healthier life style for ourselves. In reality, the alternated habits could lead to a better lifestyle and achievement of goals to a higher perspective in our life which we had always dreamed of. Take a look on these hobbies you could try out and see if you could embark any of them for a sophisticated lifestyle.
Either for yourself or your family, this skill is an essential. Cooking a healthy 5 course meal is a necessity, rather than ordering food, or eating anything try consuming a healthy meal prepared by yourself. Go through recipes, indulge yourself about the best superfoods, and nutrients good for your gut. All of this is essential for a better lifestyle and a lighter way to live.
The food to the mind. We all need to have a food for thought, reading and embarking on new thoughts, immersing ourselves on novels is an influential need for our mind. Opening new pathways of thoughts, and educating our mind about skills, or self-help will take us on adventures and a new world we could never imagine. Take a step and fill your mind with new things, maybe you could find help. A recommendation for self-help books to read every day is “101 Essays that Will Change the Way You Think”
In a fast-paced world full of nonstop work, we all have to keep up with the flow. Stress and negative energy are surrounding us we need to find a getaway by meditation and relaxation from all the peer pressure surrounding us. Relaxing and zoning out is a necessity for our mind, and well-being to function. In addition, it will also boost our productivity.
Focusing on creating something will also help in relaxing and boosting your inner productivity. This can immerse your self in a different world. Musing colors and sitting back, while painting will help you to relax and have a great time with yourself.
Exercise is essential for the heart, and mind. Breathing in and out and having fresh oxygen circulating your body will refresh your mind and inner wellbeing. Having a fresh morning jog will boost your day up.
Learn a Language
I still can’t emphasize the amount of importance of educating or tackling a new skill as it advances the mind and its productivity. Acquiring skills and knowing new words, will strengthen the brain and its capacity, in addition to cognitive abilities.
Relaxation and cognitive enhancement are a must. Since mind wellness and mental health are two highly combines links that should be together. Relaxing yourself and focusing in a certain puzzle will boost your cognitive abilities and overall health.
In closure, our inner selves and minds are important just as our bodies. We need to take care of our mentality and relax every day. Each day we need to find a way to entertain ourselves, and zone out, from the stress and pressure. So, we can come back again stronger.