The 2016 Academy honor, prominently known as the Oscars, has been trailed with debates subsequent to the declaration of the nominations for the 88th edition. Remarks were first made by Hollywood executive Spike Lee and on-screen character Jada Pinkett Smith about boycotting the occasion. Since this announcement was made, different remarks have been made concerning the boycott of the award ceremony by African-American on-screen characters.
There have additionally been calls for Chris Rock, who is set to be the host of the occasion, to step down in solidarity to African american people.
Donald Trump, Republican presidential aspirant, has communicated comparable perspectives in an interview with Fox News.Trump portrayed the nonattendance of African American performing artists on the 20-man Oscar Actor of the Year nomination list as an “tough one”.