Idris Elba & Oyelowo Against Oscars🕴

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On Monday, Martin Luther King Jr.🙌🏻 was celebrated🎉 for his dedication to equality and several actors😎 used the occasion to remind the world🌍 and the Academy to mirror his work in the entertainment🎥 industry. David Oyelowo voiced🔊 his opinion on the issue at the Kings Legacy Awards🎉 where Academy president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs💁🏻 was being honoured. He recounted how he was overlooked after his role in the movie🎥 'Selma' last year. He revealed that after the awards🎉, he had a meaningful conversation with Cheryl💁🏻 on the need for all artist, regardless of race or colour, to be recognised👏🏻. "To be missed last year is one thing; for that to happen again this year is unforgivable." Idris Elba too missed out on an Oscar🕴 nomination for "Beasts of No Nation," and said it wasn't only an issue in the US🇺🇸 but also in Britain's🇬🇧 entertainment industry.

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