He continued: "Let's change the culture". After close to 30 seconds of standing applause , Biden thanked the crowd. "What happened to Kesha has happened to many female artists including myself", the 29-year-old singer wrote in a comment to one of her photographs with Kesha .
Rock received praise for seamlessly combining issues of race with appropriate humor. It's one thing for a black host to play with stereotypes of both white and black people to create a commentary on inclusion in the Academy Awards, especially when notable roles by black performers were not recognized by the Academy.
Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy took home the best original screenplay award for "Spotlight" at the 88th Annual Academy Awards, marking the night's first award-grabbing. " Piaget is proud of its continued partnership with Film Independent and proud to support the finest talent in independent film", said Philippe Leopold-Metzger.
Biden, introducing Lady Gaga whom he described as "courageous" and a friend, urged artists and viewers to join him in signing an online pledge, found at itsonus.org, to promise to fight against sexual assault. Kesha thanked Lady Gaga and Joe Biden for bringing awareness to sexual assault tonight at the Academy Awards. Gaga was later joined on stage by dozens of young people, holding hands in solidarity.
This is Warren's eighth nomination in this category, with nominations dating back to 1988 for "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" from the movie Mannequin . Her performance was introduced by Vice President Joe Biden who is a firm advocate for women's rights. Gaga was also appreciated for addressing the issue by singer and songwriter Kesha .
It reminded us of that time at the 1998 Golden Globes when they first attended, decked in floppy hair and chokers. "What happened this year, people went mad ". It's not track and field. "We just have to have the political will". Director Alejandro González Iñárritu invoked the diversity controversy when accepting his best director award for The Revenant.