New year, same Shia.
A few weeks after Shia LaBeouf apologized for plagiarizing his 2012 short film HowardCantour.com from Daniel Clowes' comic Justin M. Damiano, the actor hired a plane on New Year's Day to write "I Am Sorry Daniel Clowes" in the sky over Los Angeles.
"Ben Affleck got robbed."
That's what newly minted Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper said on Thursday's Today show after the Argo director was shockingly left off the Best Director lineup. Cooper isn't the only one who feels that way, nor is Affleck the only major shocker of Thursday's Oscar nominations. Here are our top surprises and snubs:
This week, TV had a case of mistaken identity. On Law & Order: SVU, Joan Cusack played a grieving mother who of course also appeared to be the suspect. Cougar Town's Jules found a new therapist with serious truth issues. Olivia's evil twin made a pass at her unrequited love on Fringe. Sesame Street forgot that Katy Perry is a scantily clad pop star. Joaquin Phoenix revealed that he is, in fact, an actor and not the subject of a documentary. And the cranky doc on House let it slip that he's actually a big old softie. Welcome to Top Moments: Mistaken Identity Edition.
Cheers to David Letterman for not letting Joaquin Phoenix off the hook.
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After the Oscar-nominated actor used the Late Show host as part of his I'm Still Here hoax, Phoenix returned to come clean—and Letterman cleaned his clock, comedically speaking. Dave proudly declared ...