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1. Academy Has Perfectly Reasonable Explanation For Why It Inexplicably Chose Not To Honor Joan Rivers

In case you're wondering why comedian and actress Joan Rivers—who, in addition to acting in several films, pretty much invented red carpet color commentary of the Academy Awards as we know it today—was excluded from a sequence paying homage to recently deceased filmmakers and actors during last night's Oscar broadcast, it's because there simply wasn't enough space for her. In a statement submitted to BuzzFeed, Academy officials explained that "Joan Rivers is among the many worthy artists and filmmakers we were unfortunately unable to feature in the 'In Memoriam' segment of this year's Oscar show. She is, however, included in our 'In Memoriam' gallery on Oscar.com." I guess that makes sense, especially since they needed to find space for that classic filmmaker Gabriel Garcia Marquez.