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Actor Will Smith Joins Wife in Boycotting Oscars

Says he will not attend this year's ceremony.

by #teamEBONY, January 21, 2016

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Will Smith says he will not attend this year's Academy Awards ceremony. Joining his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and others, Smith is protesting two straight years of all-white acting nominees.

During an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America Thursday, Smith said that he and Pinkett-Smith have talked about the issue and feel "we're uncomfortable to stand there and say this is OK."

Some thought Smith might be nominated for his performance in Concussion, but he was not.

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