Viola Davis & Allison Janney React to Lack of Diversity in 2020 Oscar Nominations
Published on Jan 15, 2020
Monday morning’s Oscar nominations rebooted the #OscarsSoWhite conversation, reigniting discussion about representation after women were shut out of the directing category and only one person of color — Cynthia Erivo — was nominated in the acting categories.
“I think that there’s a lot of very important things that are happening in the world other than Oscar nominations. A lot of deeper things that’s happening in the world,” Davis, who attended the premiere with her daughter, Genesis Tennon, told Variety.
“When I entered this business, I did not enter it with awards in mind,” Davis, who won the Academy Award for best supporting actress in 2017, continued. “I entered it to be a storyteller and to be an artist,
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Author: Brandi Fowler