Charlotte Rampling made movies back in the good old days when everybody had an indecipherable European accent and the girls were always naked in lakes. Rampling declared in a radio interview that it’s the black actors and directors boycotting the Oscars who are the racists against the whites. Kind of abrupt, but she has a point. Either you believe that the greatest socially and politically progressive industry in our nation is blatantly racist, or you don’t. And if you do, then what the fuck do you do? These fuckers are already wringing their hands and adopting Somalian babies in response to the epidemic of White Privilege in their own homes. You might see a mass suicide. Or they might start driving combustible engine cars again and waiting for the earth to swallow them up. Even that won’t end their guilt.
Will and Jada Smith are protesting a business where they’ve made $300 million and been allowed to raise a weird crystal praying indulgent family on a mega estate without much trouble. Because Will didn’t get nominated for a movie where he struggles with an accent and Roger Goodell tries to run people off the road to cover up the fact that playing football is dangerous? Smith got a crazy fucking expensive crappy movie made just so his son could star. He’s been nominated for an Oscar twice, and lost, to other black actors. To be fair, he’s probably crazy scared of his wife because of those Medina bottom pictures.
Straight Out of Compton had tits and drugs and swearing. That shit never wins an Oscar, even if filled to the brim with Whitey. Spike Lee has been honored time and time again by the film industry who keeps letting him make movies with his very low winning percentage. This is the first year he didn’t get squat. Now it’s racist. White people in Hollywood are easy to pick on because they’re so inexorably worried about being white people. By the time you get to the letter ‘R’ in the word racist they’ve already donated to the United Negro College Fund and ordered their daughter to blow a black boy at her Bat Mizvah reception. Mazel tov, Jody. Take a selfie with George Clooney, hashtag StopWhitePrivelege.