James Franco Might Host the Worst Oscars Ever and He's OK With That
· Is James Franco worried about co-hosting the Academy Awards on Feb. 27? Not really. "If it is the worst Oscar show ever, who cares? It's almost, like -- fine. It's, like, one night," he told Vanity Fair. "It doesn't matter. If I host the worst Oscar show in the history of the Oscars, like, what do I care? I'll try my best." Have truer or better words ever been spoken by an awards show host? Consider that while you click ahead for more Buzz Break.
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· Mark your calendars: AMC has set Sunday, April 3 as the premiere date for The Killing, which will be your next favorite AMC show. [Deadline]
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· Journalism! UsWeekly.com printed a story about Sarah Palin saying that Christina Aguilera should be deported because of her "Star-Spangled Banner" errors. Unfortunately, it turns out the original story was from a satirical site. Sorry, everyone. [NYO]