Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Mandi's Thoughts On the 2016 Oscars!

Everyone from Spike Lee to Jada Pinkett Smith seem to be up in arms over the lack of diversity for the 2016 Oscar nominations. I think it was referred to as lilly white but I could be wrong. Here's the thing: we have an impeccable black host in Chris Rock who will make sure that everyone feels uncomfortable in the most comfortable way. Trust me, it makes sense. Furthermore, the President of the Academy is black and what I really take exception to is the fact that so many of the nominees are not even American! Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayne...all brilliant actors but not from the United States. Furthermore, how do we know that African-American actors did not turn down parts that the Leo's and the Matt's ended up with because of conflict in scheduling. What goes on behind the doors, we do not know but as a community of actors, just support one another. Or you can keep blackballing one another, I don't care. I'm not nominated so whatever...

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