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Chris Rock on Creating Diversity in Hollywood: 'Everything I've Ever Done Has Had a Significant Role for a Black or Brown Woman'

Chris Rock on Creating Diversity in Hollywood: 'Everything I've Ever Done Has Had a Significant Role for a Black or Brown Woman'

Originally posted 02/04/2016 12:40AM

Oscars host Chris Rock has been struggling with the lack of diversity in Hollywood long before the #OscarsSoWhite controversy.

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Oscars Host Chris Rock Gets Candid About Family, President Obama – and Being Black in America

Oscars Host Chris Rock Gets Candid About Family, President Obama – and Being Black in America

Originally posted 01/29/2016 04:30PM

Chris Rock is in the hot seat.

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Chris Rock's Rep Says Host Is Not Rewriting Script for Oscars Ceremony, as More Academy Voters Weigh In on Controversy

Chris Rock's Rep Says Host Is Not Rewriting Script for Oscars Ceremony, as More Academy Voters Weigh In on Controversy

Originally posted 01/25/2016 02:55PM

Chris Rock isn't quite done preparing for the Oscars – but not because he's writing a new script.

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'I Hope He Skewers Everybody': Don Cheadle Thinks Oscars Will Be Host Chris Rock's 'Career-Defining Moment'

'I Hope He Skewers Everybody': Don Cheadle Thinks Oscars Will Be Host Chris Rock's 'Career-Defining Moment'

Originally posted 01/24/2016 11:00AM

One actor who's really excited to see what Chris Rock does as host of this year's Academy Awards – especially after the diversity controversy around its all-white acting nominations?

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NAACP Image Awards Nominees Sound Off on Oscars Diversity Controversy: 'Chris Rock Should Let Them Have It,' Says Laverne Cox

Originally posted 01/24/2016 11:00AM

As stars nominated for the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards gathered at the Beverly Hilton in L.A. for a celebratory luncheon Saturday, the hottest topic was that other awards show: the outrage over the Oscars' all-white acting nominations, debate about a boycott and just how host Chris Rock should tackle the controversy.

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Chris Rock Has Thrown Out His Oscars Script and Is 'Writing a New Show' – and Yes, There Will Be #OscarsSoWhite Jokes

Originally posted 01/23/2016 09:10PM

Chris Rock isn't pulling out of hosting for the Oscars – in fact he's working on a whole new script.

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Marlon Wayans Says Chris Rock Should Host Oscars Despite Diversity Controversy: 'There's No Greater Person to Talk About This'

Originally posted 01/22/2016 10:30AM

Marlon Wayans weighed in on the growing controversy surrounding the Oscars for the lack of diversity among nominees, saying that while he understands the outrage, he does not think Chris Rock should abandon his hosting gig.

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Academy CEO Says Oscars in 'Crisis' as More Members & Actors Speak Out For and Against the Awards

Academy CEO Says Oscars in 'Crisis' as More Members & Actors Speak Out For and Against the Awards

Originally posted 01/20/2016 01:00PM

Tensions are coming to a head over the approaching Oscars, as many stars continue to voice their opinions on the lack of diversity in this year's nominations while Academy members rush to defend the storied ceremony.

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