Ahmed made his remarks after a newly published study documented the underrepresentation of Muslims across 200 popular films.
"My Octopus Teacher" directors speak about the movie and the unique octopus living in a kelp forest off the coast of South Africa.
Viewership for Thursday night's NFL Draft was the second-highest the league has ever seen, but it still beat the Oscars from last weekend.
"Most narcissistic man ever to soil American public life," tweeted Naval War College Professor Tom Nichols.
Trump's statement continued, "ALSO, BRING BACK A GREAT HOST. These television people spend all their time thinking about how to promote the Democrat Party, which is destroying our Country and cancel Conservatives and Republicans. That formula certainly hasn't worked very well for The Academy."
Many had thought the Academy would end the show with a tribute to the "Black Panther" actor, who died last year.
Oscar night does not always stick to the script as these celebrities who have gone down in Academy Awards history well-know.
Perry delivered his viral speech after receiving the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award on Sunday night. The award is given to an "individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry."
The actor was nominated for Best Actor for his role in "Sound of Metal" and his wife Fatima Farheen Mirza accompanied him on the red carpet.
Viola Davis stole the show on the Oscars red carpet with her impeccable miming skills, prompting several "How to Get Away With Murder" references.
Fern or Fran? Fern is the name of McDormand's character in "Nomadland" so it is unclear if Zhao intended to introduce her as her character or if it was a slip of the tongue.
The filmmaker recalled his homeless past and his mother's experience growing up in the Jim Crow South.
"Nomadland" heralded a victorious new chapter in Disney's foray into the streaming domain, winning best picture and two other top-tier awards.
The Indiana Jones star shared some production notes with the crowd that painted the 1982 Ridley Scott's classic in a less than glamorous light.
Tyler Perry called on people to "refuse to hate" as he accepted the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
Speaking from Wales, a shocked Hopkins said he did not expect to win this award for "The Father" at the age of 83.
Daniel Kaluuya was the sole Black winner in acting categories as Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis were surprisingly beaten in the leading actor prizes.
Hopkins' win was overshadowed by the ceremony's abrupt and awkward ending, as well as controversy over viewers' dashed expectations for a posthumous win for the late Chadwick Boseman.
Social media users on Weibo—the Chinese equivalent to Twitter—are using creative ways to try and avoid internet censorship as they congratulate Chloé Zhao, director of the Oscar-winning film "Nomadland."
While McDormand has won Best Actress three times, Katharine Hepburn currently holds the title for most Lead Actress Oscars, having won four times in 1934, 1968, 1969 and 1982.
References to the multiple-award-winning film were deleted from Weibo despite a flood of positive comments about the movie and its director, who is the first Asian woman to win Best Director.
"She nailed it. The whole thing," tweeted director Lulu Wang.
The actor won best supporting actor for his turn as "Black Panther" Fred Hampton.
Razzie co-founders John Wilson and Mo Murphy talked with Newsweek about how their "anti-Oscars" ceremony has developed over the years—and they also took some swipes at Sia's "Music."
Chloé Zhao's Brighton College housemaster and housemistress have described the director as "always a determined and driven pupil, with a wonderful sense of humor and a keen sense of curiosity."
References to Zhao's Oscar-nominated film, Nomadland, have been scarce on Chinese social media platform Weibo after a hashtag containing the phrase was muted.
The 93rd Academy Awards will still feature a red carpet—but it is going to be "teeny-tiny" thanks to COVID-19 protocols.
This year's Academy Awards may look rather different thanks to coronavirus safety protocols—but organizers are determined to make it a must-see event.