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Sacheen Littlefeather receives formal apology for mistreatment at 1973 Oscars
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Sacheen Littlefeather receives formal apology for mistreatment at 1973 Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has formally apologized to Sacheen Littlefeather for her mistreatment at the 1973 Academy Awards, where the Native American actress and civil rights activist was booed and ridiculed as she declined the Best Actor award on Marlon Brando's behalf."The abuse you endured because of this statement was unwarranted and unjustified," Academy President David Rubin wrote in a "statement of reconciliation" sent to Littefeather in June, and posted on the Academy's website Monday. "The emotional burden you have lived through and the cost to your own career in our industry are irreparable. For too long the courage you showed has been unacknowledged. For this, we offer both our deepest apologies and our sincere admiration."The Academy also acknow...
Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock for Oscar’s slap
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Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock for Oscar’s slap

Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock for Oscar’s slap - CBS News Watch CBS News Will Smith has apologized in a video message for slapping Chris Rock at the Academy Awards earlier this year after the comedian made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Vladimir Duthiers reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link