Highlights and winners of the Academy Awards – The Oscars 2016
The main attraction of the Hollywood on Sunday night was the 88th Annual Academy Awards. The ceremony started with a salute to the films of the year 2015, spreading far above the nominated films for its montage. “I counted at least 15 black people in that montage,” host Chris Rock said when he took the stage.
1 The Rock Of A Host
The elite of the Hollywood were on the extreme edge of their seats about how Rock would mark the elephant in the room: with the absence of racial diversity in the nominees and the results amidst the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The answer? It turned out that as he wanted to rewrite the opening monologue after the argument started, making headlines, he wasn’t joking.
Within seconds he assured that he won’t let the topic go, calling the Oscars, “The White People’s Choice Awards.”