"Did you really use your STAGE to tear down and diminish one of the strongest most fearless black women IN this town as the world watched???"
During his monologue at the Oscars, Rock directly addressed the need for equal opportunities for black actors.
DiCaprio finally broke the Oscar curse with his best actor win at the 88th Academy Awards, and what was noticeable was his passion for the cause of climate change as he called upon everyone to take action about it. "We just have to have the political will".
Jackson argued that Chris Rock was responsible for the "worst performance" at the Oscars in years.
Academy Awards viewership dipped to its lowest level since 2008 in a year where the movie industry's ability to reflect the nation's diversity was a central issue. Thankfully, Variety captured the moment that DiCaprio is forced to part with his Oscar, after finally winning the trophy for Best Actor, in all its dropping-your-kid-off-on-the-first-day-of-school glory. "Of course a black girl would have to invent the cure for cancer before they even give her a TV movie", Goldberg said on the film "Joy".
Ratings drops for major broadcast events year over year are the norm, as a greater amount of programming choices face viewers, and more take in the program on digital platforms. His first acting nod, for a supporting role, came in 1994 for "What's Eating Gilbert Grape", followed by lead actor nominations for "The Aviator", "Blood Diamond" and "The Wolf of Wall Street".
"Outstanding." That's how Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts described liberal Leonardo DiCaprio's climate change speech at the Oscars. "But who speak for all of humanity, for the indigenous people of the world, for the billions and billions of underprivileged people out there who would be most affected by this".
"It was definitely one of the ones I wish I had a chance to miss", he insisted. "Let's not let this negative issue of diversity beat us". I do not take tonight for granted.