Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Thursday evening, just hours after Al Sharpton was driven into a tizzy because there were no African Americans nominated in the Oscar acting category, the Critics Choice Awards ceremony was held and it also had an all-white slate of winners in the acting categories.

After the Academy Award nominations were revealed, an “angry” Al Sharpton announced he was holding a meeting of black leaders in Hollywood and threatening to protest the Oscars. He told the NY Daily News, “In the time of Staten Island and Ferguson, to have one of the most shutout Oscar nights in recent memory is something that is incongruous.”

take our poll - story continues below

Should Brett Kavanaugh withdraw over sexual misconduct allegations?

  • Should Brett Kavanaugh withdraw over sexual misconduct allegations?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to The Lid updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Trending: Why Isn’t The FBI Investigating George Soros?

Now that the critics have followed suit, perhaps the race-baiting Sharpton will come to a realization that perhaps it just so happens that this year the best acting performances were made by Caucasians.

The Critics Choice acting and directing awards were given to:

Best Director: Richard Linklater – “Boyhood”

Best Actor: Michael Keaton – “Birdman”

Best Actress: Julianne Moore – “Still Alice”

Best Supporting Actor: J. K. Simmons – “Whiplash”

Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette – “Boyhood”

Best Young Actor/Actress: Ellar Coltrane — “Boyhood”

Best Acting Ensemble: “Birdman”

Thursday evening’s awards did correct Oscar offenses made to other groups including; talking trees and raccoons as “Guardians of the Galaxy” won Best Action Movie; and super-heroes made from connecting toys, as “The Lego Movie” won the award for Best Children’s Movie.

Thanks for sharing!

We invite you to become a Lid insider. Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

Send this to a friend