Diaz doesn’t dazzle at the Razzies

Published: Sunday 22nd February 2015 by The News Editor

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Cameron Diaz received the dubious honour of being dubbed the year’s worst actress at the 35th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards (aka the Razzies).

And the blockbuster hit Transformers: Age Of Extinction won the worst director prize for Michael Bay.

Diaz earned the title in Los Angeles for her performances in two raunchy comedies.

In The Other Woman, a wife and two mistresses of the same man team up to make his life miserable, while in Sex Tape a couple accidentally releases their private performance to the cloud.

The modern-day remake of Annie, which also featured Diaz as Miss Hannigan, along with Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane Wallis as the plucky foster kid, was named worst remake, rip-off or sequel.

Kirk Cameron, meanwhile, picked up the worst actor award for Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas, a widely derided faith-based comedy, which also won worst picture, worst screen combo (Cameron and his ego) and worst screenplay.

Razzie favourite Bay’s film was dubbed Transformers: Age Of Ex-STINK-tion by the Razzies, and alt hough it grossed over £650 million worldwide, that did not save the silly, explosion-happy movie from more than one win.

Transformers supporting actress Nicola Peltz was spared, but Kelsey Grammer was not as lucky.

The five-time Emmy winner picked up worst supporting actor not just for his role as the evil counter-intelligence agent, but also for his performances in Legends Of Oz, Think Like A Man Too, and Expendables 3.

Megan Fox, who gained fame from the Transformers franchise, was recognised as worst supporting actress for playing the tenacious reporter April in the Bay-produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Ben Affleck was the only one who was spared. The actor-director who won for the terrible 2003 movie Gigli, was acknowledged with a Razzie redeemer award thanks to his Oscar-winning film Argo and his performance in David Fincher’s “Gone Girl.”

Published: Sunday 22nd February 2015 by The News Editor

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