One Third of ‘American Hustle’ Was Improvised and More Oscar Tidbits

American Hustle, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy AdamsColumbia Pictures via Everett Collection

Here are this week’s highlights from VH1, Celebuzz, Flavorwire, and

The New York Times wrote about 12 Years a Slave before it was cool – in 1853. 
The article discusses the events surrounding the real Solomon Northup, but it seems weird that it knows what happens in the 2014 Oscar-winning movie. Check out the 161-year-old article at Celebuzz.

Stop feeling sorry for Leonardo DiCaprio. 
The much snubbed nominee doesn’t warrant your pity. VH1 has 10 reasons why.

A lot of American Hustle was improvised. 
Including that kiss. Find out more surprising facts about the Best Picture nominees at Flavorwire.

Did you think that this year’s Oscars were especially diverse? 
You might be right, but they still have a long way to go. Find out why at