#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 of the Week's Top Showbiz Stories

#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 of the Week's Top Showbiz Stories

In case you missed it, Paula Deen is back in the headlines, Jesus is back on the big screen, and TheWrap's final Oscar predictions have arrived

Oscar Predictions: ‘Gravity’ Will Be the Biggest Winner, But Will It Win the Big One?
The tightest race in years comes down to “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” — and it's not easy to figure out who has the edge Here are 10 things to look out for on Sunday night, besides the winners.

Oscar Nominees Ranked by Box Office Clout: The Highest and Lowest Grossing Contenders
Which honored actors and actresses have shown the most clout at the multiplexes might surprise you

Mark Burnett on ‘Son of God’ Box Office: ‘A Billion People Will See it’
But neither he nor the experts know how many will see it this weekend, or if it will challenge “Non-Stop” for No. 1.

Paula Deen Compares Her Struggles to ‘That Black’ Openly Gay NFL Prospect Michael Sam
The celebrity chef also expressed a newfound “empathy” for other controversial public figures such as “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson.

Pilot Trend: Networks Go Nuclear With Family Comedies
Traditional family sitcoms emerge as a strong trend in the 2014 pilot season.

WaxWord: Oscar Season 2014 Comes To An End: My Pick, Our Picks – And Thanks
It's been a fantastic ride, an awards season rich with excellence and rife with surprises.

Katy Perry's ‘Dark Horse’ Video Draws Muslim Wrath
And nearly 45 millions views on YouTube to date.

Anderson Cooper Grills Arizona Senator Over His Defense of Bill That Would Allow Gay Discrimination (Video)
The CNN host hammered Sen. Al Melvin over whether the state's proposed bill would allow discrimination against LGBT people.

National Enquirer Issues Apology in NYT Over False Philip Seymour Hoffman Gay Lover Story
Playwright David Bar Katz appeared on CNN's New Day to set the record straight on the tabloid's erroneous report claiming he and Hoffman were gay lovers before the Oscar-winning died of an overdose.

Harold Ramis and Bill Murray: Inside The ‘Groundhog Day’ Duo's Decade-Long Feud
Their greatest film undid their comedic partnership.

And you don't have to read these three other stories, but you know you want to:

Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Los Angeles TV Reporters’ Ridiculous Reaction to Rain (Video)
It's raining, it's pouring — EVERYBODY PANIC!

 Oscars Best Picture: TheWrap Hits Hollywood To Crown The People's Champ (Video)
And this winner is…Tom Hanks?

TheWrap's Oscar Partygoers Pick Best Picture Winners (Video)
Attendees of TheWrap's Fifth Anniversary and Oscar Nominees Party pick their choices for Best Picture winner.