Oscars Boycott

'Oscars Boycott' - 14 News Result(s)

  • "Don't Bother Giving Us National Award," Says Oscar Winner Resul Pookutty
    India News | Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Friday May 4, 2018
    The announcement that President Ram Nath Kovind would hand out the National Film Awards to only 11 of this year's 137 winners during the "one hour" earmarked for the ceremony not only prompted over 50 artistes to boycott the event, but also set off a firestorm of criticism.
  • United CEO Apologizes For 'Horrific Event,' Promises Review Of Policies
    World News | Lori Aratani, Avi Selk, The Washington Post | Wednesday April 12, 2017
    After two days of conflicting explanations, falling stock prices and worldwide outrage, United Airlines entered full mea culpa mode Tuesday, with its chief executive apologizing for the "horrific event" in which a passenger was dragged from a plane screaming after refusing a last-minute request to give up his seat to make room for a crew member.
  • Afro-American Cheryl Boone Isaacs Re-Elected as Oscar Head After Race Row
    Entertainment | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 4, 2016
    The vote late Tuesday followed a tumultuous several months for the body that bestows the Oscars, with the all-white slate of acting nominees at the 2016 ceremony sparking outrage
  • Oscars 2016: A Highlight Reel of Inequality
    Entertainment | Nell Scovell, The Washington Post | Sunday February 28, 2016
    It's time for all moviemakers to be judged not by the color of their skin but by the content of their creations. Now, some like Director Spike Lee say they will boycott the show, but host Chris Rock and award winners may use their time onstage to call attention to the subject. We'll see if action follows awareness
  • Sylvester Stallone Wanted to Boycott Oscars. Ryan Coogler Stopped Him
    Entertainment | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 24, 2016
    Sylvester Stallone had previously said that he felt "incredibly humbled" by the nomination but he was not sure whether he should celebrate it. "I spoke to Ryan Coogler when this happened. I said, 'Ryan how do you want to handle this? Because I really believe you are responsible for me being here,'" he said
  • #OscarsSoWhite Debate Scores Big at the NAACP Image Awards
    Entertainment | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 24, 2016
    Director Spike Lee, who has said that he will not attend the Oscars, scheduled to be held on February 28, as part of a boycott to protest the lack of diversity in the major acting categories, was seen applauding singer John Legend for his emotional speech about racism. ""We don't have to ask for acceptance from anyone," said Taraji P Henson
  • Was #OscarsSoWhite Row a 'PR Nightmare' For the Academy?
    Entertainment | Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post | Friday February 26, 2016
    "It wasn't a broad-based movement that threatened the economic viability of the Oscars, but the celebrity status of the boycotters, given the nature of what they were trying to do, made it quite harmful, said Maurice Schweitzer, co-author of Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both
  • #OscarsSoWhite: Will Smith to Join Wife Jada Pinkett in Boycotting Show
    Entertainment | Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post | Wednesday February 24, 2016
    "The Academy reflects the industry, reflects Hollywood, and the industry reflects America, reflects a series of challenges that we're having in our country at the moment," Will Smith said. "There's a regressive slide toward separatism, toward racial and religious disharmony, and that's not the Hollywood I want to leave behind"
  • Oscars 2016: Spike Lee Won't Attend, Says 'Didn't Call For Boycott'
    Entertainment | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 24, 2016
    "I have never used the word boycott," Spike Lee said in an interview. He wrote an open letter to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president and board of governors posted on Instagram decrying the "Lilly White" actors nominations for a second consecutive year, and said he and his wife would not attend
  • #OscarsSoWhite: How Winners Should Respond to Boycott by Black Actors
    Entertainment | Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post | Friday February 26, 2016
    Leonardo DiCaprio could mention Forrest Goodluck, the Native American actor who played his son in The Revenant in his feature film debut. And after his oversight at the Golden Globes, Sylvester Stallone should have the good manners to make space in what seems like an inevitable Best Supporting Actor speech to praise Coogler and Jordan
  • #OscarsSoWhite: Jada Pinkett Smith, Spike Lee to Boycott Show
    Entertainment | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 19, 2016
    Spike Lee said that he is boycotting the Oscars next month because for the second year in a row all the nominees in the actor categories are white in an Instagram post. Actress Jada Pinkett Smith also posted a video on Facebook saying that she too would not be attending the February 28
  • Quentin Tarantino Supporters Condemn Police Calls to Boycott His Films
    World News | Reuters | Friday October 30, 2015
    Protesters against police killings of black civilians rallied around movie director Quentin Tarantino on Thursday in the face of mounting calls by U.S. police unions to boycott his movies.
  • Iran official calls for boycott of 2013 Oscars in wake of anti-Islam film
    Entertainment | Chandni | Monday September 24, 2012
    An official says Iran should boycott the 2013 Oscars in the wake of the anti-Islam film that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad.
  • Anne offends on SNL, TomKat may skip Oscars
    Entertainment | Kavita S Kanwar | Tuesday January 25, 2011
    Hollywood's 'It' couple Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have reportedly decided to boycott next month's Oscars because they are miffed with Anne Hathaway.

'Oscars Boycott' - 14 News Result(s)

  • "Don't Bother Giving Us National Award," Says Oscar Winner Resul Pookutty
    India News | Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Friday May 4, 2018
    The announcement that President Ram Nath Kovind would hand out the National Film Awards to only 11 of this year's 137 winners during the "one hour" earmarked for the ceremony not only prompted over 50 artistes to boycott the event, but also set off a firestorm of criticism.
  • United CEO Apologizes For 'Horrific Event,' Promises Review Of Policies
    World News | Lori Aratani, Avi Selk, The Washington Post | Wednesday April 12, 2017
    After two days of conflicting explanations, falling stock prices and worldwide outrage, United Airlines entered full mea culpa mode Tuesday, with its chief executive apologizing for the "horrific event" in which a passenger was dragged from a plane screaming after refusing a last-minute request to give up his seat to make room for a crew member.
  • Afro-American Cheryl Boone Isaacs Re-Elected as Oscar Head After Race Row
    Entertainment | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 4, 2016
    The vote late Tuesday followed a tumultuous several months for the body that bestows the Oscars, with the all-white slate of acting nominees at the 2016 ceremony sparking outrage
  • Oscars 2016: A Highlight Reel of Inequality
    Entertainment | Nell Scovell, The Washington Post | Sunday February 28, 2016
    It's time for all moviemakers to be judged not by the color of their skin but by the content of their creations. Now, some like Director Spike Lee say they will boycott the show, but host Chris Rock and award winners may use their time onstage to call attention to the subject. We'll see if action follows awareness
  • Sylvester Stallone Wanted to Boycott Oscars. Ryan Coogler Stopped Him
    Entertainment | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 24, 2016
    Sylvester Stallone had previously said that he felt "incredibly humbled" by the nomination but he was not sure whether he should celebrate it. "I spoke to Ryan Coogler when this happened. I said, 'Ryan how do you want to handle this? Because I really believe you are responsible for me being here,'" he said
  • #OscarsSoWhite Debate Scores Big at the NAACP Image Awards
    Entertainment | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 24, 2016
    Director Spike Lee, who has said that he will not attend the Oscars, scheduled to be held on February 28, as part of a boycott to protest the lack of diversity in the major acting categories, was seen applauding singer John Legend for his emotional speech about racism. ""We don't have to ask for acceptance from anyone," said Taraji P Henson
  • Was #OscarsSoWhite Row a 'PR Nightmare' For the Academy?
    Entertainment | Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post | Friday February 26, 2016
    "It wasn't a broad-based movement that threatened the economic viability of the Oscars, but the celebrity status of the boycotters, given the nature of what they were trying to do, made it quite harmful, said Maurice Schweitzer, co-author of Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both
  • #OscarsSoWhite: Will Smith to Join Wife Jada Pinkett in Boycotting Show
    Entertainment | Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post | Wednesday February 24, 2016
    "The Academy reflects the industry, reflects Hollywood, and the industry reflects America, reflects a series of challenges that we're having in our country at the moment," Will Smith said. "There's a regressive slide toward separatism, toward racial and religious disharmony, and that's not the Hollywood I want to leave behind"
  • Oscars 2016: Spike Lee Won't Attend, Says 'Didn't Call For Boycott'
    Entertainment | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 24, 2016
    "I have never used the word boycott," Spike Lee said in an interview. He wrote an open letter to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president and board of governors posted on Instagram decrying the "Lilly White" actors nominations for a second consecutive year, and said he and his wife would not attend
  • #OscarsSoWhite: How Winners Should Respond to Boycott by Black Actors
    Entertainment | Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post | Friday February 26, 2016
    Leonardo DiCaprio could mention Forrest Goodluck, the Native American actor who played his son in The Revenant in his feature film debut. And after his oversight at the Golden Globes, Sylvester Stallone should have the good manners to make space in what seems like an inevitable Best Supporting Actor speech to praise Coogler and Jordan
  • #OscarsSoWhite: Jada Pinkett Smith, Spike Lee to Boycott Show
    Entertainment | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 19, 2016
    Spike Lee said that he is boycotting the Oscars next month because for the second year in a row all the nominees in the actor categories are white in an Instagram post. Actress Jada Pinkett Smith also posted a video on Facebook saying that she too would not be attending the February 28
  • Quentin Tarantino Supporters Condemn Police Calls to Boycott His Films
    World News | Reuters | Friday October 30, 2015
    Protesters against police killings of black civilians rallied around movie director Quentin Tarantino on Thursday in the face of mounting calls by U.S. police unions to boycott his movies.
  • Iran official calls for boycott of 2013 Oscars in wake of anti-Islam film
    Entertainment | Chandni | Monday September 24, 2012
    An official says Iran should boycott the 2013 Oscars in the wake of the anti-Islam film that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad.
  • Anne offends on SNL, TomKat may skip Oscars
    Entertainment | Kavita S Kanwar | Tuesday January 25, 2011
    Hollywood's 'It' couple Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have reportedly decided to boycott next month's Oscars because they are miffed with Anne Hathaway.
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