Islamic Republic of Iran Celebrates the Oscars for Anti-Trump Stance
"The Islamic Republic of Iran was well represented at the 89th Academy Awards show after Iranian director Asghar Fahadi won an Oscar for best foreign language film.
"Fahadi was not in attendance during the ceremony as a protest against President Donald Trump.
"The Iranian government praised the entire cast and crew of "The Salesman" for boycotting the Hollywood awards show in protest against President Donald Trump."
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“I’m sorry I’m not with you tonight. My absence is out of respect for the people of my country and those of other six nations whom have been disrespected by the inhumane law that bans entry of immigrants to the U.S.," the Farhadi said.Other disasters you may have missed.
WaPo: The Insane End To Oscars Sends False Message Of Racial Progress (Video)
. . . "Now feel free to go to the article. But there wouldn’t be any real explanation here about what race has to do with the monumental screw up at the Oscars last night.
"You can see the full flub here, where they name the wrong best picture."
"The reason was Price Waterhouse apparently [gave] Warren Beatty the wrong card, the card for the best actress who was from the film La La Land.
"The accounting firm has two envelopes for each award and somehow the second best actress envelope was given instead of best picture." . . .