Nominated for an Oscar A woman is a king director Gina Prince-Bythewood was the subject of an EW story revealing the candid opinions of four unknown Oscar voters that sparked a lot of outrage.
The article contains the story of an anonymous experienced actor A woman is a kingstarring Viola Davis.
“When they get in trouble for not giving Viola Davis a present, no, honey, you don’t deserve it. We voted, we voted for the five that we thought were good,” he says in his article.
“It’s not right for you to start talking out of nowhere [they’re] ignoring black people. They really don’t, they’re making an effort. Maybe they were 10 years ago, but they were at the forefront of wanting to be inclusive of all things important. Viola Davis and the Headmistress must sit down, shut up, and rest. You didn’t get nominated — a lot of movies don’t get nominated. Viola, you’ve got a couple of Oscars, you’re good.’
Responding to the article, Gina simply wrote on Twitter: “I will now only respond to ‘that lady director’ and ‘that lady director’.”
A woman is a kingDirected by Prince-Bythewood and starring Viola Davis, based on true events in the 18th and 19th century African kingdom of Dahomey.