Oscars 2019; controversy still on
The biggest actor association in the United States on Monday blamed the coordinators for the Oscars of attempting to scare VIPs not to display at opponent honor appears.
In an extraordinary proclamation, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) blamed the Academy for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of “clumsy weight strategies.”
The 160,000-part association said it was reacting to broad reports in Hollywood that the Academy was constraining performing artists not to show up or present at honor services other than the Oscars, which occur on Feb 24.
The SAG proclamation was issued as the Academy is still without a host for the Oscars only a month and a half in front of the service and is searching for enormous name moderators to attract watchers.
Coordinators of the Oscars, the toward the end in a long round of honor shows and red covers in January and February, are endeavoring to patch up the show after evaluations for the most esteemed distinctions in the film business hit an untouched low in 2018.
The Academy on Monday did not react to demand for input on SAG’s announcement, which was discharged two weeks previously on-screen characters hold their own SAG entertainment ceremony in Los Angeles on Jan 26.
“multiple reports attempts to control the awards show talent pipeline.”
“The apparent attempt by the Academy to keep our members from presenting on their own awards show is utterly outrageous and unacceptable,”
“Actors should be free to accept any offer to participate in industry celebrations,” it added, describing the Academy’s tactics as “self-serving intimidation.”