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Reese Witherspoon Wants the Academy to Be More Diverse

Reese Witherspoon Wants the Academy to Be More Diverse

Reese Witherspoon is speaking out about the 2016 Oscars nominations and her thoughts on why the Academy needs to be more diverse.

“I really appreciated this article in TIME on the lack of racial and gender diversity in this year’s Oscar nominations,” the 39-year-old Oscar-winning actress wrote on Facebook.

“So disappointed that some of 2015′s best films, filmmakers and performances were not recognized…” Reese added. “Nothing can diminish the quality of their work, but these filmmakers deserve recognition. As an Academy member, I would love to see a more diverse voting membership.”

Pictured inside: Reese stepping out of her office with her friend Meg Ryan on Wednesday (January 20) in Beverly Hills, Calif. She was also seen working out that morning and the day before!

I really appreciated this article in TIME on the lack of racial and gender diversity in this year's Oscar…

Posted by Reese Witherspoon on Thursday, January 21, 2016

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Photos: Getty, FameFlynet Pictures, AKM-GSI
Posted to: 2016 Oscars, Meg Ryan, Reese Witherspoon

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  • Koos

    be sure to get a new hare lip.

  • SoCal Indi

    Whatever skank!

  • dalovelee

    omg one film about hip hop didn’t get a nomination and now everyone is crying racism

  • FerCat

    It’s all about who the studio’s think can make them more money both domestically and globally.

  • TeamBella76

    I don’t remember Reese starring in any films with minorities and or producing them

  • CCEkeke

    The Good Lie.

  • xyz

    No, she doesnt want, those who pull her strings want, thats the difference. Celebs are tools, never forget that and what more proof u need? Just like with kids, celebs are told what to say, what to wear, what to do and so on. Its not a life someone wants for himself/herself, unless that person is really dumb. Theres nothing to envy about celebs.

  • smooshy

    not to mention the screenplay was written by white people

  • smooshy

    that critically acclaimed masterpiece (dripping sarcasm) was a ripoff of Bullock’s The Blind Side

  • Visitor

    You are puny minded. If you had any intelligence, or perspective, you’d know the issue of diversity goes FAR beyond Straight Out of Compton.

  • VanityInsecurity

    bandwagoner.

  • Davis

    She could do something herself behind the scenes

  • Puro Familia

    Oh Greasy Reesey! S T F U already!

  • http://www.panicatthediscoblog.obolog.com lpcristhy

    she got an Oscar… If she thought it wasn’t a fair award why she accepted it then?

  • http://www.panicatthediscoblog.obolog.com lpcristhy

    she got an Oscar… If she thought it wasn’t a fair award why she accepted it then?

  • http://www.panicatthediscoblog.obolog.com lpcristhy

    she got an Oscar… If she thought it wasn’t a fair award why she accepted it then?

  • http://www.panicatthediscoblog.obolog.com lpcristhy

    she got an Oscar… If she thought it wasn’t a fair award why she accepted it then?

  • http://www.panicatthediscoblog.obolog.com lpcristhy

    she got an Oscar… If she thought it wasn’t a fair award why she accepted it then?

  • http://www.panicatthediscoblog.obolog.com lpcristhy

    she got an Oscar… If she thought it wasn’t a fair award why she accepted it then?

  • alex

    this woman is a fake……

  • Joy B Angie

    This woman is not a fake.
    26.01.16. DRF, is the address I used to send
    a yellow envelope still valid ?
    Tell me on another thread, please.

  • Dirk_Reese-Fan

    As promised, I make my posts since the last post of the 16.2.2016.
    (There I said, that I´d make the next posts in a week. Sorry, that I´m 5 days too late, Reese !)
    ***
    Reese, you´re looking (ossom)² at every single of these photos, yup !

    Jesus, my David-Bowie-Star has been deleted !
    Obviously jared thought that it was spam.
    Jared, it wasn´t spam. I was my idea.
    Nevermind.
    ***
    At the day after the oscars, hmm, what can I say?
    ***
    IT´S A NEW DAY !
    YES IT IS !
    ***
    1000-SUNS-POWER-FOREVERRRRRRRRRReese´sHeartIsMyBiggestSunshine !!!
    ***

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