Oscars Diversity Controversy Grows as Stars Debate Boycott

Jada Pinkett Smith took to social media to propose a possible boycott of the show over this year's nominations.
1:59 | 01/18/16

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Moving to the backlash over lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations. Jada Pinkett smith and others talking about a possible boycott. Days after husband will smith's best actor Oscar snub for his role in "Concussion." Jada Pinkett smith taking the academy awards head on for the lack of diversity in this year's nominees hinting at a possible boycott of the show. Tweeting Saturday at the oscars people of color are always welcomed to give out awards but rarely recognized for artistic accomplishments. Should people of color refrain all together. The president has sought to making the academy more diverse. We are working inside the academy in order to make sure we have inclusion and especially in the area of membership. But the lack of diversity in this year's poll reviving last year's hashtag oscars so white and serving as late night laughter. A recap of the best picture nominees. I will be playing all the parts. Because every nominee this year is white. Oscar's host Chris rock tweeting out a new promo with the caption the oscars, the white bet awards. While 2005 Oscar nominee don cheatle joked back you could find him parking cars on G level during the show and straight out of common producer will packer telling the academy we have to do better period. Rapper ice cube who the film is based on speaking out on Wendy Williams Thursday. I'm not surprised. For "Good morning America" Reena ninan ABC news, New York. Wow. A lot of things getting stirred up. A lot of people have a lot to say. Coming up, it is cold

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