This will be the most unconventional Oscar derby in decades. Maybe that's a good thing.
The "Look Who's Talking" actor called efforts to improve inclusion among Academy Award nominees a "disgrace to artists everywhere."
The Oscar eligibility requirements already have been changed to allow films without a theatrical release to compete this year.
The Academy is making changes aimed at combating the dearth of diversity in its nominees.
"True story," responded Ava DuVernay after the "Selma" star recounted being accused of "stirring s**t" when cast and crew wore "I Can't Breathe" shirts.
“The historically tragic COVID-19 pandemic necessitates this temporary exception,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said.
The actor said his late co-star "refused" to participate in an opening monologue that poked fun at the film's gay love story.
Matlin, who won Best Actress for her role in "Children of a Lesser God," dusted off those memories at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
*Snaps* in agreement.
After the president complained about the South Korean film's Oscar win, she tweeted, "I’m more upset that a parasite won the White House."