Iñárritu, Giacobone, Dinelaris, Jr. and Bo win the Oscar for best original screenplay for Birdman. Iñárritu:
The journey of ‘Birdman’ started three years ago when I asked Nico, Alexander and Armando to follow me in a crazy idea, and because they are crazy we did it and we wrote ‘Birdman’ together, and for that I am all my life grateful and thankful for that and to share this experience with them.
Iñárritu wins the Oscar for best director for Birdman. Iñárritu reveals his good luck charm during his acceptance speech.
Tonight, I am wearing the real Michael Keaton tighty-whities. They are tight, smell like balls, but it worked. I’m here. Thank you, Michael.” LOL!
Birdman wins the Oscar for best picture. Inarritu dedicates the award to his fellow Mexicans.
I pray that we can find and build a government that we deserve, and the ones that live in this country, who are a part of the latest generation of immigrants in this country, I just pray that they can be treated with the same dignity and respect as the ones who came before and built this incredible immigrant nation.
Cash Money Records CEO, Birdman won’t release Lil Wayne out of his recording contract. Birdman plans to take the matter to court if necessary. Cash Money Records sources:
Birdman is deeply offended by Weezy’s public rants.
Wayne speaks out regarding his feud with his label, Cash Money Records and about the release of his new album, The Carter V:
My days at the label are numbered. The Carter V … a “f**ked up situation.
Cash Money Records CEO, Birdman delays the release of Lil Wayne’s latest album, Tha Carter V:
There’s lots of administrative work that goes into releasing a record, and Weezy is just a rapper, not a businessman, so what does he know?
Birdman releases YU Mad video featuring Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne from the album Bigga Than Life. Directed by Gil Green the video features minaj dressed as the female version of Lil Wayne performing with Wayne and Birdman. Birdman:
Nicki gave me that song. She called me one day like, ‘Stunna, I got a record for you I think you would like. I jumped on it and put my son on it. I liked it from the start. Working with Nicki is just special anyway and I felt good about it, so we rocked with it.