Will Smith Speaks On Oscars Boycott Led By Wife And Hollywood’s Diversity Issue

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Will Smith spoke candidly to “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts about issues surrounding Hollywood and diversity after the nominations for this year’s Oscars revealed for the second year in a row all 20 major acting nominees are white.

“No,” he said of his attending the ceremony. “My wife’s not going. It would be awkward to show up with Charlize [Theron] … we’ve discussed it. … We’re part of this community. But at this current time, we’re uncomfortable to stand there and say this is OK.”

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