Razzies Apologize for Nominating 12-Year-Old Actor After Backlash, Introduce Age Limit For Noms

Razzies Apologize for Nominating 12-Year-Old Actor After Backlash, Introduce Age Limit For Noms
After facing criticism for including 12-year-old Ryan Kiera Armstrong on their list of nominees, the Razzies have made yet another improvement to their parody awards program.

The Golden Raspberry Awards, a club known for honoring what they believe to be the worst movies and performances of the year, came under fire for placing the “Firestarter” actress in the Worst Actress category.

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Armstrong’s name was taken from the ballot, Razzies creator John Wilson said in a statement, and he apologized. Under-18s will no longer be permitted to submit nominations for the awards, he added.

“We have never intended to bury anyone’s career. It is why our Redeemer Award was created. We all make mistakes, very much us included,” Wilson said.

The razzies are already mean-spirited & classless, but to nominate a kid is just repulsive & wrong.
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