The 45-year-old actor praised the Academy’s pledge to include more diverse members in an interview with Bustle that day.
“I was obviously very happy that they did that. It was shameful and embarrassing that there were two years in a row without a single actor of color nominated. That’s insane,” Matt said. “And so I’m glad that Cheryl Boone Isaacs took some action. It’s a strong first step. That is all it is, it’s a first step. This is gonna be a very long road. But I’m glad there’s at least a first step.”
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