He confessed he deliberated over joining the boycott of the Oscars and bowing out as host, but concluded: "The last thing I need is to lose another job to Kevin Hart". The Times reports Ruffalo told the group, "I'm here to stand with the survivors and the victims and the people we've lost from Catholic priest childhood sex abuse".
We've got a black Rocky this year. Sharpton noted that he expressed dismay at the lack of diversity previous year as well, and also had a meeting with Amy Pascal , then a Sony executive, over an email she wrote that was disclosed during the hack and was viewed as racially insensitive.
He went on to describe Hollywood as "sorority racist", quipping, "we Like you, Rhonda, but you're not a Kappa". Rock pointed out that the absence of nominees from coloured backgrounds was not a new trend and used the early 1960s as an example.
The comedian had been slated to do press in advance of the Oscars, but canceled all interviews amid the outcry over nominations, presumably so that he could use his stage time to express his thoughts on the Academy's tendency to overlook performances and achievements by non-white actors, directors, and screenwriters.
The Miracles From Heaven actress and Oscar presenter, 43, wore a not-so-basic black Atelier Versace dress with an asymmetrical neckline, a half-embellished bodice and a draped skirt. Certainly we don't have to beat the guy up. Giving her supporters a final word about Affleck, she said, she was aware of everything during the marriage and no one should worry much since she's taking care of herself pretty well.
Now he's just soaking it in. Same thing for Bryan Cranston, competing for best actor after playing the lead role in " Trumbo ". "Not just protest the Oscar's but strategize with actors and actresses who have impact in Hollywood". He won the Oscar past year for " Birdman ". In fact, many believe that, short of an act of God, Sunday night is his night. The group plans to "take a unified stand for diversity, inclusion and justice in Hollywood , " and encourage people to "tune out the ...