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Lee Daniels On #OscarsSoWhite Controversy: "If You're Doing a Job For an Oscar, You're Doing the Wrong Job"

13 hours ago

Fox's juicy Empire picked up the best drama series trophy at Friday night's NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, and it didn't take long for the conversation backstage to turn to Hollywood's hot-button issue of diversity, both on the big and small screens. Standing on stage in the press room, co-creator Lee Daniels found a quick answer when asked for his perspective on the lack of diversity in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and among the 2016 crop of nominees. "If you're doing a job for an Oscar, you're doing the wrong job. Do it for

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- Chris Gardner

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Image Awards: Stacey Dash Responds to Anthony Anderson's Jab

14 hours ago

Fox News contributor Stacey Dash had some choice words for NAACP Image Awards host Anthony Anderson after the awards show.  Dash called him out on Twitter, saying "Well it's funny how woman who weighs 105 wet! Can get grown ass men to act like little girls!" Earlier on Friday night at the awards ceremony, Anderson took a jab at Dash in his monologue.  He joked that she was the first awards presenter of the evening, saying "Everybody give a round of applause for Stacey Dash! What the hell is she doing here? He continued, asking "Doesn't she know

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- Jennifer Konerman

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Anthony Anderson Talks #OscarsSoWhite at Image Awards: "This Is What Diversity Is Supposed to Look Like"

17 hours ago

Anthony Anderson addressed #OscarsSoWhite early on at the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards show Friday night. The awards show host and Black-ish star, who took home the best actor in a comedy series award for his leading role on the ABC show, dedicated a portion of his opening monologue to addressing the recent Oscars controversy, which resulted due to the absence of black acting nominees recognized for this year's Academy Awards for the second consecutive year. Anderson first took the stage alongside four fellow singers, each dressed up as members of N.W.A (Anderson as Ice Cube), and

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- Natalie Stone

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