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David Oyelowo & Idris Elba Talk Lack Of Diversity In Hollywood — AND In The U.K.! See How They Put The Academy & British TV On BLAST!

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Last year, David Oyelowo was arguably the biggest Oscars snub for not receiving a nomination for playing Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma.

After it was revealed that all 20 of this year's nominees were white, the Captive star has joined other A-listers and put the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on blast for lack of diversity!

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At a gala honoring Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs on Monday night, the 39-year-old broke away from his prepared speech as he was presenting the president with an award, saying:

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Idris Elba & David Oyelowo Are Nearly Knights! See The Titles Bestowed Upon Them By Queen Elizabeth II!

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This is AH-Mazing!

Yesterday marked a very important and special day for Idris Elba and David Oyelowo as they were on Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's Honors list!

They aren't "Sirs" yet, but they did receive the honor of becoming being titled Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)!

Related: Idris Elba He's Worthy Of Playing James Bond In This Mashup Trailer!

Elba and Oyelowo were recognized for their services in cinema as the award honors those that play a major role in "any activity, including people whose work has made them known nationally in their chosen area."

The Luther star responded to the great honor by saying:

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Ava DuVernay Has Her Own Barbie! Check Out The Amazing Doll!

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Now this is just cool!

Mattel is offering an Ava DuVernay Barbie doll — and you can get it just in time for Christmas!

Related: Marvel Wants Ava To Direct A Superhero Movie!

Fans of the Selma director have been working on the toy company to include her in their series of "Sheroes," a line of Barbie dolls inspired by real women who can then auction off a limited number — with proceeds going towards a charity of their choice.

It's a great idea for charity, and a wonderful idea for Barbie — and Ava's doll is AH-mazing!!

Ch-ch-check out the Ava DuVernay barbie (below)!!!

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This Acclaimed Director LOVES Zola's Crazy Story! Does This Mean There's A Movie In The Making??

Check out their conversation HERE!

In pretty much no time at all, it seems as though Zola has become a household name, thanks to her INSANE story about sex, drugs, and murder that blew up online — even though she has since deleted the whole thing!

Well, when Twitter users read the incredibly long, yet ridiculously captivating, tale of her Florida odyssey, they went bonkers!

But now, the viral sensation is receiving attention from Golden Globe-nominated director Ava Duvernay over the outrageous narrative!

Related: Marvel Wants Ava To Direct A Superhero Movie!

The Selma filmmaker took to the status sharing site to post her thoughts on the Hooters server's story, saying:

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Marvel Wants Selma Director Ava DuVernay? But Which Superhero Movie Will She Direct??

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Is Ava DuVernay going to make the leap from Selma to superheroes?? She will if Marvel gets their way!

According to The Wrap, the comic book movie powerhouse wants the acclaimed director to take on one of their next big projects.

[ Related: Wonder Woman Movie Has Lost Its Director ]

According to insiders, they've already had a few meetings!

After making the decision based on the will of the fans to add Black Panther and Captain Marvel movies to their Phase 3 lineup, it seems they're also intent on putting some diversity behind the camera.

DuVernay would be the Marvel cinematic universe's first African American AND first female director (after Patty Jenkins dropped out of Thor: The Dark World due to creative differences).

But if she does join the Marvel team, which

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John Legend & Common Perform Glory From Selma At The Oscars! Feel All The Feels And Watch It HERE!

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This was by far the most moving performance of the night!

John Legend and Common performed Glory from Selma at the Oscars tonight, and these two incredible musicians gave a rendition that will go down in Oscars history!

John seriously just has pipes for days! What a legend!

This truly deserved the lasting standing ovation it received! Not a dry eye in that audience!

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John Legend & Common Grab All The Glory, Taking Home Best Original Song At The 2015 Oscars!

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We just loved hearing all the Oscar nominees perform this year!

Everything is Awesome from The Lego Movie, Grateful from Beyond the Lights, I'm Not Going to Miss You from Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, and Lost Stars from Begin Again were all fantastic.

But not a soul was about to argue when John Legend and Common took home the gold with their moving track Glory from the motion picture Selma!

Just minutes before winning the award, the duo performed their song live, bringing Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo and Chris Pine to tears.

Congratulations on a big win and an even bigger impact!

Check out all the night's winners HERE!

[Image via AP Images.]

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