London, 23 January 2016, 07:58 – REGNUM British actress Charlotte Rampling, who became a nominee for the Academy Award “Oscar” in 2016 for best actress, called the boycott a ceremony American film director and actor Spike Lee racism against the white. On this day, January 23, radio station Europe 1.
Earlier, it became known that Spike Lee decided to boycott the ceremony awards “Oscar” because of the lack of black nominees. Later, Lee himself denied this information.
However, the idea of boycotting the ceremony “Oscar” was supported by other black actors and directors. African-American actress, Jada Pinkett Smith also promised to boycott and did not appear at the ceremony. Her husband is an American actor Will Smith also made a similar statement.
It should be noted that Twitter has become increasingly popular hashtag #OscarsSoWhite («This white” Oscar »).
Charlotte Rampling named this boycott racism against whites. “Perhaps none of the black actors do not deserve to enter the final list,” – said the British actress.
The journalist asked her about the possible establishment of a quota for minorities in the nomination of nominees for the “Oscar”. Rampling said: “Why do people share? We now live in countries where they take almost any. There is always a way to create a problem, “he’s too beautiful”, “it is too black”, “he’s too white.” There is always someone who will say, “You’re too …” What are we going to do? We want to classify all to create thousands of tiny minorities everywhere? »
On the eve of the American Film Academy has announced its intention to double the number of women and minorities among the members of the Academy.
Recall ceremony The award “Oscar” is scheduled for February 28 of this year.
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