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Kirstie Alley Fires Back at New Rules For Best Picture Oscar, Calls It A 'Disgrace'

Kirstie Alley Fires Back at New Rules For Best Picture Oscar, Calls It A 'Disgrace'

Kirstie Alley doesn’t really love the new rules The Academy has implemented for the Best Picture award.

Earlier tonight, The Academy revealed the new requisites that films would have to meet in order to qualify to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.

Four different standards have been drafted and films will have to meet at least two of the standards in order to be eligible for the top prize at the Oscars and criteria states that one of the lead or supporting actors must be from an underrepresented racial or ethnic group, and more. You can read up on all the criteria on JustJared.com here.

These requirements will not be enforced until the 2024 ceremony, but the Academy Inclusion Standards form must be submitted for films being entered for consideration for the 2022 ceremony and the 2023 ceremony.

After hearing the new rules, Kirstie reacted to them, calling it a “disgrace” to actors.

“This is a disgrace to artists everywhere…” she wrote on her Twitter. “Can you imagine telling Picasso what had to be in his f***ing paintings.”

She added, “You people have lost your minds. Control artists, control individual thought .. OSCAR ORWELL.”

Kirstie is no stranger to controversy. Just recently, she butted heads online with another actress over politics. See what happened here…

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