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Stars say they will boycott the Oscars after another year of white nominees




Announcement cards and envelopes by designer Marc Friedland which are used by presenters at the Oscars to announce winners are on display at the food and decor preview Feb. 4, 2015 of this years Governors Ball, the post-Oscar celebration which follows the 87th Oscars ceremony on Feb. 22 in Hollywood.
Announcement cards and envelopes by designer Marc Friedland which are used by presenters at the Oscars to announce winners are on display at the food and decor preview Feb. 4, 2015 of this years Governors Ball, the post-Oscar celebration which follows the 87th Oscars ceremony on Feb. 22 in Hollywood.
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There was a lot of outrage last week, when, for the second year in a row, not a single actor of color received an Oscar nomination. Now, that outrage is turning into action.

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith and director Spike Lee announced Monday that they will boycott the award ceremony this year. They won't attend, and they say they won't be watching on TV.

In response, Academy President Cheryl Boone Issacs released a statement last night saying the Academy will take "dramatic steps" to address the lack of inclusion. 

What could a boycott mean to the awards show? Take Two put that question to LA Times film writer and show contributor Rebecca Keegan. 

Press the blue play button above to hear the interview.