The Oscars can add one more eco-friendly highlight to their list: energy conservation. People either had their televisions turned off or were glued to Big Brother 9 on CBS (Dear. God.) as initial ratings suggest this was the least-watched Academy Awards show ever. According to Nielsen, 21.9 million people tuned in. Down from the 33 million from last year. See what happens when you don’t invite Al Gore back? [via cnn]
What was PETA’s reaction to Sharon Stone’s rat paw accessory? “Maybe Sharon, passed over by the Academy yet again, was jealous of Ratatouille’s Oscar win and thought a rodent paw might go with her haggard look. Her accessories these days are as dead as her career.” Meow. [via tmz]
John Travolta’s quip last night on the Oscars that his plane was double-parked out back didn’t land too well as a joke. Less funny was the fact that he actually flew himself home after the ceremony. We’re thinking this carbon sasquatch probably took his Boeing 707. Next year, can we just video conference the guy in?
Who showed up in Chevy’s fuel cell vehicles last night? Hilary Swank, Glen Hansard / Marketa Irglova, Jon Stewart, Keri Russell, and Patrick Dempsey
Though we’re all pretty sure Angelina Jolie is pregnant with her and Brad Pitt’s second biological child (they have three adopted children), sources are saying that the star may sell the confirmation to a publication for charity. Jolie has been highly involved in driving awareness for displaced refugees in Iraq; having recently completed a humanitarian mission to the country for the UN.