Sir Ian McKellen Would Like To Remind The Oscars No Openly Gay Man Has Ever Won! Read His Heartbreaking Words!
The legend has spoken — and he makes a great point, too!
In response to the ongoing #OscarsSoWhite controversy over the past few weeks, Sir Ian McKellen spoke on Monday to reporters with a message of warning: disenfranchisement isn't only happening along racial lines.
The Lord Of The Rings star expressed sympathy for black actors angry about how the Oscars have snubbed them, both recently and historically.
But the acting legend also cautioned that it wasn't just black actors receiving the short end of the Academy Awards' focus, having himself been nominated twice: