US actor, movie producer, and director, Tyler Perry has condemned the recently released 2020 list of Oscar nominations.
According to him, the list lacked diversity.
Wotzup News recalls the nominations for 92nd Academy Awards, also known as the Oscar, were announced on Monday with the award ceremony set to hold on the 9th of February, 2020.
However, in his reaction to the released list, Perry has lamented that coloured people were deliberately excluded from the list.
Speaking with The Associated Press on Monday after the nominations were announced, he said the system needs to change.
“There is no need in going back and forth, or fighting, or protesting. It is what it is. This is how it is in Hollywood, and it’s how it will always be,” Perry said.
“I feel like Jennifer Lopez should have been nominated. She did a great job. I feel like Awkwafina did a great job.”
“Beyoncé should have been nominated. But it is what it is,” he said.