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‘Summertime Sabotage': Lana Del Rey ‘Oscar’ Bid Attacked By Anonymous Rival

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Shocked and confused by the headline?

Well, consider yourself one of many to have raised a surprised brow at a fresh Lana Del Rey report today. A report, that claims she is being targeted by an anonymous rival, hell bent on thwarting her chances of winning an Oscar.

Full story below…

After becoming one of 75 songs nominated in the ‘Best Original Song’ Oscar category, Rey’s ‘Young & Beautiful’ – pulled from ‘The Great Gatsby’ soundtrack- found itself targeted by an anonymous rival who has now set out to slice and dice its chances of winning.

Their first move?

Well, according to ‘Deadline.com‘, one member of the academy of motion picture arts and sciences’ music selection committee reportedly received “an anonymous envelope” with what appeared to be a print-out from Timothy M.Gray‘s ‘Variety.’

In this print-out, was an article claiming ‘Beautiful’ had been disqualified due to a ‘release date’ technicality, and was no longer eligible to be nominated for the award.

The problem with this article? It was fake, and was never published by ‘Variety‘, crafted by said saboteur to discourage members of the committee from supporting the release’s chances of winning.

Upon learning of the cruel move, studio and label representatives launched an investigation to locate the address of whomever had sent the letter, but found themselves unable to do so…or discover the identity of Rey’s determined detractor.

Deadline explains:

“Interscope focused on setting the record straight with the Oscar committee member who reported receiving the missive and others who might have.

“Warner Bros, which has several songs from the Baz Luhrmann-directed film on the just-release long list of 75 eligible tunes, is now recutting a music featurette to emphasize the collaboration between Luhrmann and Del Rey on the song, which plays in the scene where Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) regales Daisy (Carey Mulligan) with the grandeur of his mansion. And yes, the song is Oscar-eligible. Studio insiders confirmed this happen, but would not elaborate.”

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  1. December 19, 2013 at 8:18 am
    BeachHouseBritney says:
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    It was Gaga.

  2. December 19, 2013 at 8:20 am
    ENOUGH ONIKA (NEW & IMPROVED) says:
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    Waits for @Rosie to go in…

  3. December 19, 2013 at 8:23 am
    LOL says:
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    LOL WHO IS SHE AGAIN?

  4. December 19, 2013 at 8:24 am
    The Truth Hurts says:
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    How pathetic for someone to do something like this, but it’s a good sign because it shows that young & beautiful is thought of as the song to beat.

  5. December 19, 2013 at 8:25 am
    LaLopez says:
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    What a horrible thing to do.

  6. December 19, 2013 at 8:31 am
    FentySoSnatched says:
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    It was Beyonce imo.

  7. December 19, 2013 at 8:34 am
    christinastherealtalent says:
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    My bets are on Beyonce and her team!

  8. December 19, 2013 at 8:40 am
    Haha says:
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    Gaga or Lorde

  9. December 19, 2013 at 8:45 am
    Just Sayin says:
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    It doesn’t necessarily mean it’s another pop star -__-

  10. December 19, 2013 at 8:45 am
    KIIIII says:
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    LMAO IT WAS PROBABLY MOLLY, CAKE LIKE GAGA OR SUPER CISUS

  11. December 19, 2013 at 8:52 am
    Amanda Bynes says:
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    Obviously it was Tranny Caca and Thiefyonce. These fake ass b****** are thirsty for fame.

  12. December 19, 2013 at 8:55 am
    RICHIE_RICH says:
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    Why would Beyonce’ do something like this?

    This is HORRIBLE!!!!!

  13. December 19, 2013 at 8:59 am
    Bey Fan says:
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    Didn’t Bey’s husband have something to do with the soundtrack to the Great Gatsby …. I doubt it was any pop star.

    But just for that I hope she wins… LOL. That would be the ultimate kii (although I want Rise Up to win)

  14. December 19, 2013 at 9:05 am
    cake like lady gaga says:
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    Not at @enough_troll “waiting for the canadian tranny to go in”..

    The trannny got rid of his Lana stan card and hopped on the trannyonce bandwagon, cause he his a fraud like that, a fraud like his new fave.

    He will act like he didn’t see this post.

  15. December 19, 2013 at 9:05 am
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    The oscars are s*** like the Grammys are s***, they did the same to Madonna’s song ‘Masterpiece’, ‘Young and Beautiful’ is an intense song, awards does not define an artist but since they are the most important awards from music and cinema, it’s kind of sad actually, never mind, she remains a flawless Goddess, Aphrodite must have reincarnated in her.

  16. December 19, 2013 at 9:09 am
    Nazeem says:
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    It was @SLAY HIVE!!!

    Kiiiiiii.

  17. December 19, 2013 at 9:12 am
    Lovebird (LOUDER - 04.03.14) says:
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    Sounds like a publicity stunt from Lana’s team to me.

  18. December 19, 2013 at 9:16 am
    cake like lady gaga says:
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    @Lovebird you hit the nail on the head..

    The struggle for ANY award is real. Since she won’t be getting that grammy so she is trying her luck with the oscars..

  19. December 19, 2013 at 9:24 am
    BEYHIVE_MINAJ says:
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    This is just cruel. Why would beyonce have anything to do with it? She’s not the type of person with a history of being thirsty for fame. You hoes can stay reaching

  20. December 19, 2013 at 9:25 am
    Naomi says:
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    PUBLICITY STUNT.

  21. December 19, 2013 at 9:35 am
    CARMEN says:
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    whoever did this is pathetic

  22. December 19, 2013 at 9:38 am
    *ℙᏫℙ ℝᏫᎩAℒᎿᎩ* says:
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    Something is Really Off.

    And No, It is not Gaga, this b**** couldn’t even have her s*** nominated in the grammy’s and her label Won’t go too far like that.

    Also Not Beyonce because her husband had business to do with the whole soundtrack and even got his wife on board Singing “Amy Winehouse” Just to show up, no no, not beyonce.
    Maybe it is a Publicity Stunt to put the spotlight on “Young and Beautiful”, It is deserving of a nomination tbh.

    IDK, something is really Off!

  23. December 19, 2013 at 9:44 am
    lesotho finnest says:
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    hahahaa..dead at this comments, someone please make sure rosey does not see this article

  24. December 19, 2013 at 9:48 am
    Yaz says:
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    Jay Z produced that soundtrack so why the f*** would it be Beyoncé. Smh.

    It doesn’t have to be a singer, there are other people in the industry you know behind the scenes. Or it could just be a publicity stunt which is more likely.

  25. December 19, 2013 at 9:55 am
    FAF says:
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    It was me. KIIII. I was at Gaga’s house and we had a sleepover

  26. December 19, 2013 at 10:28 am
    PINK v***** says:
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    That will be beyonce tbh.

  27. December 19, 2013 at 10:50 am
    Rosie says:
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    I bet it’s Disney. Let It Go from Frozen is huge competition, and it really shows that the others are threatened. It’s not Beyoncé, though. Her husband produced the Great Gatsby soundtrack.
    And not this being a stunt from her team. Lana doesn’t need media saturation and publicity stunts to sell, unlike a certain other has-been on her label.

  28. December 19, 2013 at 11:02 am
    ME says:
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    The people who said publicity stunt GTFO!!

    She’s never been that type of artist.

    I have to agree with Rosie, it could be disney.

  29. December 19, 2013 at 11:03 am
    SMH says:
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    Beyonce did it. Shes not Oscar worthy so she’ll sabotage anyone who is…

  30. December 19, 2013 at 11:11 am
    Vee says:
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    Bye at the people saying its Beyonce. You are obsessed with her. Rise Up is already one of the 75 songs in the running for a nomination anyway.

  31. December 19, 2013 at 12:36 pm
    Nicki is queen other b****** take a seat> says:
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    This is really interesting. it’s either her label or Beyoncé that jealous thirsty ass bytch!

  32. December 19, 2013 at 12:43 pm
    Barb b**** says:
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    Why Beyonce out of everyone lmao? You people need to stop you sound about 12.

  33. December 19, 2013 at 12:48 pm
    iconic cici says:
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    It was GaGa the Queen of sabotage!

  34. December 19, 2013 at 1:11 pm
    Me says:
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    It was Lorde, lol

  35. December 19, 2013 at 1:37 pm
    Nicki is queen other b****** take a seat> says:
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    Omg it could be lorde that shady bytch probably has the time to do it it and the fact that she has shaded Lana before…

  36. December 19, 2013 at 9:14 pm
    FutureCIARA says:
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    OK OK EVERYONE, THEY GOT ME, I CONFESS……

  37. December 19, 2013 at 9:14 pm
    FutureCIARA says:
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    SHE WONT WIN ANYWAY!

    Kiiiiiii

  38. December 19, 2013 at 9:35 pm
    FutureCIARA says:
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    All shade aside,

    Thats really horrible, I wouldn’t want that happening to my fav.

    And The Great Gatsby was an awesome movie probably my favorite of the year, if you haven’t seen it yet, what are you waiting for. I really hope it wins an Oscar in a different category though.

  39. December 21, 2013 at 12:05 am
    Lana Del Bey says:
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    How dare someone do that, this songs is haunting and beautiful I can see why someone would want to sabotage

  40. December 21, 2013 at 3:04 am
    BeyIsKing says:
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    It was me bishes eat my ass

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