from the ‘stick’ to Will Smith to the claim for the lack of nominated directors




Updated at 01:49 a.m.

One year after Will Smith’s slap to Chris Rock continues to resonate at the Oscars. The same presenter Jimmy Kimmelhas mentioned it in the opening speech of the 95th Academy Awards in Hollywood.

Instead of doing the ‘elephant in the room’, the comedian has spoken of the famous actor’s famous punch from humor. “We want them to have fun, feel safe, and most importantly, we want me to feel safe. If someone commits an act of violence, they will be given an Oscar and a 19-minute speech. Fiance. If what happened last year happens, do nothing. Like last year. Or give the assailant a hug,” joked the host of the gala, who threatened to call to defend himself Adonis Creed, formerly adonis johnsonthe fictional boxer main protagonist of the spin-off ‘Creed’.

The absence of James Cameron

In a monologue loaded with acidity, Kimmel also referred to the absences of tom cruisHey James Cameron. “Know, Tom and James Cameron They didn’t show up tonight. The two guys who insisted we go to the movies didn’t come to the movies.

In this regard, he expressed his bewilderment at Cameron’s non-nomination, including the lack of women nominated in the best director category. «‘Avatar: The Way of Water‘” Kimmel joked. “I mean, how come the Academy doesn’t nominate the guy who directed ‘Avatar’? What do they think she is, a woman? ».

He also mentioned at the beginning of the ceremony that a large part of the nominees make their debut opting for the Oscar. In addition to thanking “for inviting me to present the Oscars, especially at this time when people have left home to see the movies the way they were meant to be seen: in theaters.”

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