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Whoopi Goldberg Says Boycotting The Oscars Is A 'Slap In The Face To Chris Rock' — Here's What She Thinks Of Hollywood's Diversity Problem!

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The biggest discussion in Hollywood right now is its lack of diversity, in the wake of the revelation that only white actors were nominated for this year's Oscars!

This shocking repeat of last year has caused stars like Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith to call for a boycott at this year's ceremony — even 50 Cent pressured host Chris Rock to quit the event!

While Whoopi Goldberg made no mistake in saying how she was upset about the Oscars' lack of minority nominees, she won't be boycotting the award show out of respect to its host!

Related: George Clooney Weighs In On The #OscarsSoWhite Controversy!

Speaking on Tuesday's The View, the Oscar-winner said:

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Chris Rock Pressured By 50 Cent To Quit The Oscars Amid Growing Boycott — Plus, Snoop's NSFW Oscar Message HERE!

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The heat is on for Chris Rock!

Celebs and entertainers from around the industry are putting pressure on him NOT to host the Oscars in February due to a lack of non-white nominees in major acting categories!

This all comes after actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced she was going to boycott the Academy Awards, joining filmmaker Spike Lee who earlier made HIS decision not to support the Academy in any way!

Related: Keep Up With All The Oscar News HERE!

Rock himself took a shot at the award show over the weekend, but joking about it isn't enough for some.

Rapper 50 Cent is now specifically calling on Rock to step away from the ceremony!

In an Instagram post on Tuesday morning, the Get Rich Or Die Tryin' rapper — who has come under his own heavy IG controversy recently — calls out the comedian (below):

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Oscars Promo Teases Nominations For Trainwreck, Star Wars, & More! Watch!

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Awards season is here!

Between the slew of AH-Mazing movies that have come out and the fact that Chris Rock is hosting, the Oscars are giving us a lot to look forward to this year!

Unfortunately, we still have to wait a couple days until all the nominees are announced Thursday morning, but the show did release a promo that shows a bunch of this year's top movies.

Related: Find Out Which Oscar Categories The Golden Globes Predict!

If the ad is giving us a hint as to which flicks could be nominated, this is great news for Creed, Joy, Trainwreck, Steve Jobs, Star Wars, and more!

Ch-ch-check out the promo for yourself (above) and see all the flicks getting gold buzz!

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Chris Rock Responds To Jennifer Lawrence's Gender Discrimination Essay: 'If She Was Black, She'd Really Have Something To Complain About'

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Chris has some words for Jennifer following her essay!

Chris Rock is going after Jennifer Lawrence's gender pay inequality essay!

In case you don't remember, two months ago, the Hunger Games starlet penned a poignant piece on actresses getting paid less than their male counterparts.

She's since received the support of Bradley Cooper and other costars.

Related: Jeff Daniels Gives His Advice On Gender Pay Inequality!

So, what did the actor have to say about it??

Speaking in a New Yorker profile on Saturday Night Live comedian Leslie Jones, the 50-year-old admitted:

"Black women have the hardest gig in show business. You hear Jennifer Lawrence complaining about getting paid less because she's a woman – if she was black, she'd really have something to complain about."

His statement was in reference to Leslie revealing:

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Taylor Swift Dissed Adam Scott In Front Of His Kids! Watch Him Tell The Funny Story!

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From his work in Parks & Recreation to his roles in films like Step Brothers, Adam Scott is a pretty notable celeb!

But after attending a Taylor Swift concert with his kids, the Krampus actor revealed that his star wattage wasn't as big as he thought!

Scott and his kids got to meet Tay backstage on her 1989 tour, where he stood next to famous faces like Chris Rock and Matt LeBlanc!

Photo: Taylor & Blake Lively Look Like BFFs In Australia!

Knowing full well that the Wildest Dreams singer pulls celebrities on stage with her, the 42-year-old didn't take offense when the more recognizable Rock and LeBlanc were called to crash the stage.

But when Tay also called on the Sean O'Pry — the star of her Blank Space video — Scott was a little offended he was left in the dust!

We don't blame him! Watch the actor retell the entire story on Conan (below)!

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