Oscars Pay Tribute To Lupe Ontiveros After Outcry from Latino Actors

    Comments:  | Leave A Comment

    oscars-2013

    After a large outcry from various Latino actors, character actor Lupe Ontiveros was honored by the Oscars…but only online.

    Keep Up With Zona De Sabor On Facebook

    Latina.com is reporting that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences — AMPAS — was under a lot of pressure from various Latino actors, and other folks, in a grassroots campaign after she was not included in the “In Memoriam” section of the live telecast of the Oscars. As a result, they included her in the online tribute, which you can see here. However, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts has noted that Ontiveros was not a member of the “Academy,” & therefore, she was originally excluded.

    What do you make of this? Tell us at @ZonaDeSabor!

    MUST READ: Quvenzhané Wallis Fist Pump And More Oscars 2013 GIFS

    MUST READ: Oscars 2013: Winners List

    Tags: » » »

    Comments

    blog comments powered by Disqus