Cuba Gooding, Jr. Defends The Oscars At The American Crime Story Premiere — Here's Where He Thinks Change Needs To Start
This actually makes a lot of sense.
It's pretty much impossible to have avoided hearing about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, so we're not surprised that an issue about race in movies was a hot topic even at a TV show premiere.
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story had its El Lay premiere Wednesday night, and Oscar-winner/O.J. Simpson himself Cuba Gooding, Jr. was not shy about his opinions on the Academy's nominations process.
While speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, the Jerry Maguire star defended the Oscars due to the fact that awards shows actually have the least amount of power when it comes to equality, saying:
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