Double whammy as Diaz is ‘honoured’with Razzies

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

Double whammy as Diaz is ‘honoured’with 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 Ms 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 although it grossed over £650m (€879m) worldwide, that did not save 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 Foxwas 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.

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