Keanu Reeves wins 'Best Son' on the red carpet for bringing his mom to the Oscars
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Keanu Reeves has been winning hearts over the past few years for not acting like your typical Hollywood leading man.

The "Matrix" star made waves last year when he was spotted holding hands with artist Alexandra Grant, sparking rumors they were dating. Their relationship was a breath of fresh air for many because it's rare to see a leading man in Hollywood actually dating a woman his age.

At the time, the couple was caught canoodling, Reeves was 55 and Grant, 46.


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Reeves showed his nice guy side once again on the red carpet at the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Instead of taking a date for a romantic night out, he chose his mother, costume designer 76-year-old Patricia Taylor as his arm candy.

Reeves was on hand to present the award for the best original screenplay with his "Something's Gotta Give" co-star Diane Keaton.


The sight of the "Point Break" star taking his mother for a night out sent hearts aflutter on social media, sparking another Keanu lovefest.



Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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