Twitter Reacts To The All-White/All-Male Oscar Nominations With A Whole Lot Of Anger! And An #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag!

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WOW! This is bad… like REALLY bad…

The Oscar nominations for 2015 were announced this morning and after sifting through the list of snubs and surprises, another worrying factor has surfaced on Twitter

All 20 nominees in the Best Actor/Actress and Supporting Actor/Actresses are white, something that hasn’t happened since 1998!

[ Photos: Oscar Nominations 2015 — Surprises & Snubs! ]

Now, we’re not saying that Benedict Cumberbatch, Steve Carrell, and the rest of the nominees didn’t deserve their accolades… but did they REALLY have to snub David Oyelowo?

Add to Selma director Ava DuVernay‘s snub the fact that Gillian Flynn didn’t get the nod for adapting her novel Gone Girl, and that means no female directors or screenwriters were nominated either!

The results have, understandably been blowing up on the Twitterverse with the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite and some of the responses are absolutely brilliant!

Ch-ch-check out some of the tweets about the lack of diversity (below)!!!

See what we mean?!

What do YOU think about the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations?

Jan 15, 2015 3:10pm PDT

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