#HollywoodSoRacist: Media Turn on Oscars for ‘White’ & ‘Male’ Nominations

NewsBusters | 1/14/2020 | Staff
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For some reason the big kahuna of Hollywood award shows, the Oscars, can’t do progressive right — even with all the liberal celebrities and their woke speeches — angering practically everybody in the media by nominating white male individuals for a majority of this year’s biggest categories.

Legacy media, Hollywood outlets and the wokescolds on Twitter all went gunning for the Oscars, enraged about the majority “white & male” dominated nominations. Not even woke horror author Stephen King could avoid the ensuing storm after he admitted to not being preoccupied with “diversity.”

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They should have saved us the outrage as Hollywood is part of their constituency. Apparently, not even the world’s most visible collection of lefties can cling to their vapid ideals. Yet conservatives are the racists and sexists in society.

The Hollywood Reporter’s piece on the whitewashed 2020 Oscar nominations just about summed up the the industry outrage. The outlet claimed, “The plight of men, be they soldiers, loners, race car drivers or two friends navigating Hollywood, will take center stage at the Oscars in February after Monday's nominations revealed a lineup of mostly white male stories leading the contenders.”

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The actual number is horrifying: THR complained, “Out of the nine best picture nominees, six are centered on the tales of white males.” Say it ain’t so.

USA Today lamented as well, asking the question, “Is this progress? Monday morning’s Oscar nominations delivered more frustrating certainties than happy surprises.” Those certainties? “All nominees were male.” Strange that racist Oscar noms would be “certainties” in such a progressive industry.

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The paper also mentioned the on-air complaints of Issa Rae as she announced the official Academy Award nominees. After listing...
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