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George Clooney Joins #OscarsSoWhite Movement

George Clooney has joined critics of this year’s Academy Awards, writing in an essay that with its lack of diversity among acting nominees, the Oscars are “moving in the wrong direction.”

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Academy President Pledges ‘Big Changes’ to Fix White Oscars Problem

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said Monday she was “heartbroken” after the organization behind the Academy Awards nominated exclusively white actors in top acting acting categories for a second straight year, and vowed “big changes” were in store to combat what some critics call a major diversity problem at Hollywood’s biggest night.

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Dr. Dre: ‘I Apologize to the Women I’ve Hurt’

Rapper, producer, and Beats mogul Dr. Dre issued a lengthy apology Friday to several women whom he allegedly assaulted decades ago during his rise to becoming one of the most successful hip hop entrepreneurs of all time.

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L.A. Pol Slams ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Release

A former Los Angeles City councilman and LAPD officer blasted the timing of the release of Straight Outta Compton, saying that it exacerbates current tensions between citizens and police departments. According to CBS Los Angeles, Dennis Zine, who also helps