Amid the #OscarsSoWhite controversy centered on the absence of black nominees from this year's Oscar ceremony, Variety reports that actor, global warming alarmist, and Occupy Wall Street enthusiast Mark Ruffalo has declared that the problem of white privilege it represents extends beyond Hollywood and throughout American society.
Ruffalo, best-known for playing the green-skinned anger management failure The Hulk, is nominated for Best Supporting Actor in the film Spotlight, which has been nominated for Best Film as well.
Asked on BBC Breakfast Thursday morning if he’s contemplating joining the likes of Spike Lee and Will Smith in boycotting the Oscars, Ruffalo mused,
“I’m weighing it, yes. That’s where I’m at right now. I woke up in the morning thinking, ‘what is the right way to do this?’ Because if you look at Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, what he was saying is the good people who don’t act are much worse than the wrongdoers who are purposely not acting and don’t know the right way.”
Now there's a man who takes himself too seriously. Asked what he thinks about the lack of black representation at the Oscars, the white guilt of Hollywood progressives kicked up a notch and Ruffalo responded,
“It isn’t just the Academy Awards. The entire American system is rife with white privilege racism. It goes into our justice system.”
Leftists believe that the American justice system must be racist because the prison population isn't white enough.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who is black, said Monday that she was “both heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion” and that the Academy “is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership” to correct what Variety calls the Oscars' "diversity crisis."
Right - because the lack of racial quotas in a Hollywood awards ceremony is a crisis.