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Spielberg Blasts #OscarsSoWhite: ‘No Inherent or Dormant Racism’ in the Academy

Hollywood titan Steven Spielberg became the latest industry figure to weigh in on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy on Thursday, saying in an interview that he does not believe there is “inherent or dormant racism” in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and that he is “not 100 percent” supportive of the Academy’s dramatic rule changes to increase diversity within the organization.

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Lena Dunham Taking ‘Rest’ from Press Tour

“Girls” star Lena Dunham announced on her Facebook page that she’s taking a “rest” from the upcoming press tour for the final season of her HBO series due to her endometriosis, a painful disorder of the reproductive system affecting women in their 30s or 40s.

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BDS Extremists Target Oscars Over Israel Trip to Nominees  

TEL AVIV – Predictably, advocates of the extremist, anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement are targeting the Academy Awards, demanding the removal of a ten-day first-class trip to Israel worth $55,000 provided in a swag bag for A-listers.