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Selma's David Oyelowo Comes To Benedict Cumberbatch's Defense After 'Colored' Actor Comments — Read His Statement HERE!

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Like many people, we were pretty shocked and upset to hear Benedict Cumberbatch refer to black actors as "colored" in a recent interview.

Well, since then, Benedict has issued a very sincere apology for his use of the derogatory term, which was made while the actor was discussing racial inequality in the British entertainment industry.

[ Related: Benedict Officially Apologizes ]

Now, Selma's David Oyelowo has officially spoken out in defense of Benedict, and emphasized how we should all be reminded of Benedict's intended message.

Here's what he had to say about the recent matter in an interview:

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Benedict Cumberbatch Officially Apologizes For Referring To Black Actors As 'Colored' — Read His Statement HERE

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Benedict Cumberbatch is truly sorry.

After giving an interview in which he referred to black actors as "colored," the Oscar nominee quickly issued an apology for the unfortunate gaffe.

[ Related: Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Rumored To Star With Benedict In Doctor Strange! ]

The irony of the incident is The Imitation Game star was discussing racial inequality in the British entertainment industry and its need for more diversity.

In the interview, Cumberbatch said:

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12 Years A Slave's Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Rumored To Star With Benedict Cumberbatch In Doctor Strange!

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DAMN! This sounds like it's shaping up to be a pretty badass movie!

According to various reports, 12 Years A Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming Marvel film Doctor Strange!

The reported negotiations are still in VERY early stages so no details on exactly WHICH character he's in talks to play, but there are SOME possibilities speculated.

[ Related: See The First Picture Of Doctor Strange HERE! ]

Some sources are saying that Chiwetel will be playing a

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Can't Get Enough Benedict Cumberbatch? You Can Now Sit On His Face In The Name Of Fashion!

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Want Benedict Cumberbatch all over you? Now you can!

Pretty sure Benedict Cumberbatch will get a good laugh out of this.

Or he'll just let out a giant sigh.

Either way, the reality is that Cumberbitch (or batch if we've being PC) leggings now exist — and they're obviously covered with pictures of the actor's face!

[ Related: Benedict Cumberbatch & Pregnant Sophie Hunter Compete For Best Dressed Couple ]

Have the fandom's dreams come true??

Well, if they're ready to shell out $80 for the El Lay based Poprageous' pants, then yes! Oh, and they even sell the matching crop top!

So basically someone should definitely send his pregnant fiancée, Sophie Hunter, a pair. Like ASAP!

Wouldn't she and the baby bump look so adorable covered head-to-toe in Ben's face??

Ch-ch-check out the complete combo (below) and let us know what you think!

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Benedict Cumberbatch Takes Some New Names For A Spin! Meet George Costanza, Inigo Montoya, & MORE!

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LOLOL! This just may be the best thing Jimmy Kimmel has ever done!

Benedict Cumberbatch was nominated for an Oscar just last week and the Jimmy Kimmel Live host wanted to see whether being named anything other than his own name changed anything…

And it totally didn't. Like, AT ALL.

[ Video: Ellen DeGeneres Helps Benedict Cumberbatch Name His Kid! ]

Whether he's introducing himself as a Marvel character, George Costanza, Chad, or basically any other name he tried out, he's still JUST as captivating!

It's pretty impressive if we do say so ourselves! Ch-ch-check out the HIGHlarious bit (below)!!!

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And Your 2015 Oscar Nominees Are …

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The nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards took place this morning, and we have your list of the major categories HERE!

Boyhood and Birdman were the big winners at the Golden Globes earlier this week, and the Academy also showered lots of love upon both films.

Be sure to come back to PerezHilton.com on February 22, 2015 to watch Neil Patrick Harris host his very first Oscars (he's previously hosted the Tonys four times and the Emmys twice). We'll have full coverage of all the can't-miss red carpet and show moments!

Without further ado, here are your 2015 Oscar nominees:

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