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Oscar Nominees 2016 Luncheon: See Photos From Academy Awards Pre-Ceremony!

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Oscars Nominees 2016 Luncheon

PHOTOS

The 2016 Oscar Nominees Luncheon was held on Monday at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, and Gossip Cop has a photo gallery of all the stars who attended the event. See this year’s Academy Award nominees mingling in the photos here!

Anthony Anderson Calls Out Oscars Diversity Controversy In 2016 NAACP Image Awards Opening (VIDEO)

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Anthony Anderson Oscars Diversity NAACP Image Awards

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Anthony Anderson called out the Oscars diversity controversy during his 2016 NAACP Image Awards opening on Friday. Check out the video here.

Whoopi Goldberg: Oscars “Can’t Be That Racist” Because “I Won” (VIDEO)

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Whoopi Goldberg Oscars Not Racist The View Video

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Whoopi Goldberg says the Oscars “can’t be that racist” because she once won. See the full comments here.

‘SNL’ Mocks No Black Oscar Nominations With All White Screen Guild Awards – WATCH VIDEO

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SNL Black Oscars

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“Saturday Night Live” mocked how no black actors were nominated for Oscars with a sketch about the fictitious Screen Guild Awards, where not one person up for an award was black, even though many of the films were about African-Americans. Watch the “SNL” video here.

Clint Eastwood: “A Lot Of People Crying” About Oscars (VIDEO)

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Clint Eastwood Crying Oscars Video

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Clint Eastwood briefly commented on the Oscars diversity controversy on Friday, seemingly suggesting it’s much ado about nothing. Check out the video here.

Oscars Board Approves Sweeping Changes To Increase Diversity

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Academy Awards Board Changes

The board of governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is now making sweeping changes to help the Academy Awards become more diverse moving forward. The Friday announcement of the changes comes amidst criticism of the 2016 Oscars, for which no black actors or actresses were nominated.

Ice Cube On ‘Graham Norton Show’: “Crying” About ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Oscars Snub Is “Ridiculous” (VIDEO)

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Ice Cube Straight Outta Compton Oscars Snub

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Ice Cube appeared on Friday’s “Graham Norton Show,” where he addressed the controversy surrounding the lack of black nominees at this years Oscars and the Straight Outta Compton snub. Watch the video here!

Michael Caine: Blacks Have To “Give A Good Performance” To Get Oscars Nomination — WATCH VIDEO

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Michael Caine Oscars Blacks Video

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Michael Caine says performance quality, not race, should dictate the Oscars nominations. Watch here.

Oscar Nominee Charlotte Rampling: Oscars Controversy Is “Racist To Whites” (AUDIO)

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Charlotte Rampling Oscars Racist Whites

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Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling says the ongoing controversy regarding the lack of black Oscars nominations is “racist to whites.” See the full comments here.

Mark Ruffalo Considering Boycotting Oscars Over Lack Of Black Nominees (VIDEO)

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Mark Ruffalo Oscars Boycott

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Mark Ruffalo, who’s nominated for Best Actor at this year’s Academy Awards, revealed in two separate interviews that he’s sympathetic to people who are boycotting the Oscars over the lack of black nominees. But the actor also admitted he’s “struggling” with whether or not to get behind the movement himself. Watch the videos here.

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