Ten year old Quvenzhane Wallis stole hearts in the 2012 movie “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, for which she earned an Oscar nom. Little Q was the youngest actress to be so honored. She went on to star in the critically acclaimed film “12 Years a Slave”.
The accolades and major accomplishments continue to roll in for Q. She was just named the face of Giorgio Armani Jr., a high end fashion line for children and teens.
Reality TV starlet Kim Kardashian, 33, and music producer Kanye West, 36, were spotted arriving at Spago Restaurant for an intimate dinner for 2 last night. Kanye had that faraway look of a loose cannon with a lit fuse. West was recently charged with assaulting a Paparazzi at LAX Airport. The paparazzo promised to drop the charges if Kanye treated him and his family to dinner. But Kanye reportedly flipped the table over when he saw the $12,000 dinner bill. According to Creambmp.com, the rapper reportedly said “I hope you get a picture of this sh*t,” after flipping the table over. Kanye added: “By the time he pays that off his kids will be taking pictures of my kids-kids taking a sh*t.”
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Actors Jamie Foxx, center, and Quvenzhane’ Wallis, right, posed with a rugged firefighter during a photo shoot for their upcoming movie ‘Annie’ in New York City. Quvenzhane’ tried on a firefighter hat as she and Foxx took pictures at a neighborhood fire station.
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The awards and accolades continue to pile up for ’12 Years a Slave’, which won the People’s Choice Audience award from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, Deadline.com reports.
’12 Years a Slave’ debuted at Telluride Film Festival, and is already generating talk of Oscar nominations, despite earning the rep of being “too difficult” to sit through.
The Fox Searchlight Film is based on the true story of a free black man from upstate NY, Solomon Northup, who is abducted and sold into slavery. In his 12th year of slavery, Northrup (played by Chiwetel Ejiofor) has long been forgotten by the wife and children he left behind.
After enduring intense pressure and scorn for using offensive language toward a 9-year-old, someone over at satirical website The Onion jotted down a quick apology to 9-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis and posted it to the website’s Facebook page.
Actress Quvenzhané Wallis, 9, accepts the Best Young Actor/Actress Award for her breakout role as “Hush Puppy” in “Beasts of the Southern Wild” at the 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards held at Barker Hangar on Thursday (January 10) in Santa Monica, California.