Hollywood goes viral with bias
Two major Hollywood events took place on Thursday: first, the 2015 Academy Award nominees were announced and, later, many of the same actors, directors and producers honored — and snubbed — gathered together on the red carpet of the Critics’ Choice Awards, though the Oscars were clearly at the front of everyone’s thoughts.
Selma’s Carmen Ejogo, who played Coretta Scott King, said in an interview with USA Today, that she wished co-star David Oyelowo and director Ava DuVernay had been nominated. “I would have love to have seen them nominated,” she said. “They should have been, in my opinion.”
When Jessica Chastain, an awards’ favorite who wasn’t nominated for any of her four films this year, spoke to The Hollywood Reporter on the red carpet about the frustrating lack of diversity in Hollywood, she also seemed disappointed about the Selma snubs. “I long to see diversity in things in…
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