Husker Du drummer Hart dies
Stone’s Oscar in rubber undies
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Emma Stone dresses her Oscar statuette in tiny rubber underwear she received from Academy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel.
The 28-yearold star received the Best Actress prize for her role in musical La La Land at this year’s ceremony in Los Angeles.
Kimmel, who introduced Leonardo DiCaprio to to wear inappropriate clothes, and pressured to get work as a young actress. “You don’t get to mess up when you have somebody around you who is constantly watching,” she says. “I went through a really rough period, a really bad chapter,” she explains, revealing online trolls have always made her life hell. “It was automatically ‘You’re a fat slut. You’re a whore’. I was like, ‘Maybe I’m going to lose some weight, dye my hair, change how I dress... Maybe I’m doing something wrong’. I actually got more hate by trying to change.” present her with the award, sent Stone the unusual gift which she has used to protect her Oscar’s modesty.
“He sent underwear for (my Oscar), like rubber underwear, so he’s wearing tighty-whities (tight, white pants),” the actress told People magazine. “Jimmy said, ‘I’d like to bring some decency into your home.’”
Drummer Grant Hart from influential punk band Husker Du has died, according to reports.
The musician, vocalist and songwriter passed away at the age of 56 following a battle with cancer, according to a report published by Variety.com on Thursday morning.
The band or its representatives have yet to confirm the news, but they posted a photograph of Hart on the Husker Du Facebook page on Thursday without a caption.
Grant formed Husker Du in Minnesota in 1979.