Oscar nominations are announced for this year, and there is no single Black person in the final list. This made a huge controversy, and the people started to raise their voice against the academy.
Jada Pinkett Smith
, and many others said that they are going to boycott the Oscars. Now the three times Oscar winner
joins the club. He was shocked to see the results. He said, "I was surprised at some of the individuals who were not nominated. I was surprised at (the exclusion of) Idris (Elba) - I was surprised at that. I think that was one of the best performances of the supporting actor and the actor category, was Idris. I've seen 'Straight Outta Compton' - my wife and I saw it when it first opened, the first weekend, and it just rocked our world. It was incredible. I was very surprised to see that omission". But he also reminded that there were Black people nominated and won the Awards for their performance in the past.