Davis weighed in on the controversy while being honoured by the California Assembly for her work with the Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, reports The AP.
"It's a shame that that triumph [the Oscar win for animated film Brave, which features a strong female character] was enveloped in an awards ceremony containing disrespect for women," Davis said, adding: "But it helps illustrate how tone-deaf we can still be regarding the status of women."
"I was offended last week. As an Academy member, »
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