Monday, 17 December, 2018

Donald Trump is correct about record-low ratings for 2018 Oscars

Opening Up the Oscars: The Awkward Politics of the Academy Awards Donald Trump is correct about record-low ratings for 2018 Oscars
Ray Hunter | 09 March, 2018, 09:46

"Lowest-rated Oscars in HISTORY", he tweeted Tuesday morning.

Ahmed Rafaat, 19, said that he is not interested in watching the Oscars at all.

Considering the war of words that Trump had with some actors in the run-up to the 2017 Oscars, it is hard to accept Trump's claim that his recent observation is a joke.

In the past year, Kimmel has made waves in late night with his politically-inclined monologues which often take aim at Trump. "Last year, about a week before the show, the producers asked me if I wanted to do some comedy with the accountants and I said, 'No, I don't want to do comedy with the accountants.' So, then the accountants went ahead and did comedy on their own.

OSCAR RATINGS", a tweet added.

Trump tweeted: "Lowest rated Oscars in HISTORY".

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A record low 26.5 million people watched Sunday night's telecast, a almost 20 per cent drop versus past year. However, he also talked about the #MeToo movement and how Hollywood should support the upcoming March for Our Lives, planned by survivors of the Parkland, Florida shooting. Accepting the award for "Coco" were its filmmakers, two of whom are gay, which shows evidence of Hollywood working to create more spaces for LGBTQ filmmakers. In 1998, the blockbuster Titanic won 11 Oscars, including Best Picture.

Viewership for both the Golden Globes on NBC and Grammy Awards on CBS in January dropped from past year.

There was the montage of women and minority filmmakers reflecting on diversity in film, which was introduced by three women who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse: Salma Hayek Pinault, Annabella Sciorra and Ashley Judd. But privately executives said they are hoping that more popular films can get nominated in the future.

At one point during the show, lead actress victor Frances McDormand finished an otherwise emotional tribute to the other female nominees with the term "inclusion rider", referring to a contractual clause that requires a specific level of diversity in the cast and crew of a project.

"You know what, I can't believe I got this".

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