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‘Hamilton’ Wins Big at the Tony Awards as the Show Honors Victims of Orlando Shooting


As expected, the smash hit musical Hamilton about Alexander Hamilton's life, won 11 Tonys Sunday night, including Best Musical. It was an emotional night of paying tribute to the victims of a mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub and celebrating the LGBT community as a whole. Host James Corden dedicated the night to victims and pointed ...

The Academy Is Trying To Make Amends For Being White AF


So there's news on the #OscarsSoWhite front. According to RollingStone, The Academny of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences had a unanimous vote to make "historic changes" to its membership, due to complaints of the lack of diversity amongst nominees, and boycotts from many industry folk. USA Today reports that in 2012 it was found that ...

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Responds To Oscar Nominees Backlash


You know diversity in Hollywood is bad when even Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs is upset over the Oscars 2016 nominees. She has spoken of how "heartbroken and frustrated" she is at the total lack of ethnic minority actors, actresses and filmmakers represented. The bigger problem is that some stars have decided to boycott the ...