23 Feb '15, 2am

#JKSimmons wins Best Supporting Actor #Oscar for #Whiplash

#JKSimmons wins Best Supporting Actor #Oscar for #Whiplash

J.K. Simmons scored the first major award of the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, winning Best Supporting Actor for his performance as a demanding jazz instructor in 'Whiplash'. The journeyman character actor used his moment on the stage to thank his wife and children, and closed his speech with a plea to viewers to value their parents. "Tell them you love them and thank them and listen to them for as long as they want to talk to you," said Simmons. It's been expected to be a politically charged broadcast given the hack attack at Sony Pictures and the snub of 'Selma' in many major categories. Host Neil Patrick Harris didn't disappoint, kicking off the evening with a reference to the controversy that has dogged the Oscars due to the lack of people of color nominated for acting, directing or screenwriting. "Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest...sorry brightest," joke...

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