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1. Will Smith and Jessica Chastain score wins at the SAG Awards

Will Smith and Jessica Chastain had a great night at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards — and unlike a certain someone, they weren't in the bathroom during their big victory. Smith took the lead actor SAG Award for King Richard, making his first Oscar win even more likely, while Chastain won lead actress, giving her a boost in an Oscar race that also includes Nicole Kidman. West Side Story's Ariana DeBose won best supporting actress, and CODA's Troy Kotsur made history as the first deaf actor to win an individual SAG Award, while CODA also won the top film prize. On the TV side, Squid Game performed surprisingly well, with stars Jung Ho-Yeon and Lee Jung-Jae winning lead drama actor and actress trophies, though Succession still earned the top drama series prize. Michael Keaton also won an award for Dopesick — and he had to sprint to the stage, and literally roll onto it, because he was in the bathroom when his name was called. "I could have sworn I had another 20 minutes," Keaton explained afterward, "so I thought, 'Well, better hit the bathroom.'" And the award for most poorly timed bathroom break goes to …

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Brendan Morrow

Brendan worked as a culture writer at The Week from 2018 to 2023, covering the entertainment industry, including film reviews, television recaps, awards season, the box office, major movie franchises and Hollywood gossip. He has written about film and television for outlets including Bloody Disgusting, Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Heavy and The Celebrity Cafe.