Entertainment Luke Perry forgot about the Oscars 2020? The Academy explains

15:35  12 february  2020
15:35  12 february  2020 Source:   non-stop-people.com

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Luke Perry was the big absent from the "In Memoriam" section during the Oscars 2020. Netizens were indignant at this oversight, prompting The Academy to react. No Stop People tells you more.

Luke Perry oublié des Oscars 2020 ? L’Académie s’explique © maxppp Luke Perry forgot about the 2020 Oscars? The Academy explains

The Oscar party was marked by the late coronation of Brad Pitt and the tidal wave of the Korean film Parasite. The divorced actor of Angelina Jolie had never won a statuette before. And for its premiere, it marked the spirits with a discourse with finesse . But what retained the viewers is especially the stage performance of Eminem and the remarkable absence of tribute to Luke Perry . At each ceremony a sequence called "In Memoriam" is broadcast which pays tribute to the personalities of the world of cinema who died during the year. Luke Perry who was killed by an stroke on March 4, 2019 was not one of them.

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Too many requests, not enough time

Viewers have not failed to criticize this absence on social networks. So much so that the Academy had to explain itself. She justifies this choice of not having included Luke Perry by a "lack of time" in a press release published on the site of Hollywood Reporter . "The Academy receives hundreds of requests to include loved ones and industry colleagues in the In Memoriam section. An executive committee representing each branch reviews the request list, and makes selections for broadcast based on 'limited time available,' says the institution. Even though the actor was not honored during the televised ceremony, he retains his place on the Oscars website in a photo gallery. "All submissions are included on the official Oscars website and will remain there throughout the year," said the statement.

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