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Black Hollywood Reacts To Trending #OscarsSoWhite & Jada Pinkett Smith’s Call To Boycott The Academy Awards  was originally published on

1. The Stars Reacts To The #OscarsSoWhite Controversy

The Stars Reacts To The #OscarsSoWhite Controversy

“I’m not pissed … I’m not surprised. You know it’s the Oscars,” Ice Cube said. “They do what they do. The people loved the movie. The people supported the movie. No. 1 at the box office, over $200 million worldwide. I can’t be mad.” -Ice Cube

2. Young Jeezy

3. Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

“Boycotting doesn’t work, and it’s also a slap in the face to Chris Rock. There’s not a lot of support for little companies that make movies that may be more diverse than anything else, but you can’t bitch about it just at Oscar time.” Whoopi said on “The View”

4. Idris Elba

Idris Elba

Beasts of No Nation (Netflix), Concussion (Sony Pictures Entertainment), Creed (Warner Bros. Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures), Dope (Open Road Films) Straight Outta Compton (Universal Pictures)

5. David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo

“This institution doesn’t reflect its president. I am an Academy member and it doesn’t reflect me. It doesn’t reflect this nation.” -David Oyelowo

6. Jada Pinkett Smith