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Stephen King faces backlash over comments on Oscars diversity

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Ava DuVernay and Roxane Gay criticized author after he said he ‘would never consider diversity in matters of art' In yet another year of Oscar nominations that saw a paucity of recognition for women and artists of colour, the response has been almost exhausted - after all, hasn't it all already been said? “Congratulations to those men,” quipped Issa Rae , reading out the all-male list of nominees for best director this year - reminiscent of Natalie Portman's introduction of the “all-male nominees” last year. People wrote opinion pieces about the stereotypical roles for which people of...
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