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Are the Oscars the right place to discuss politics?

Screenshot from Inside Edition on Youtube Academy Award Execs Want Oscars to Be Upbeat and Less Political

In his opening monologue, Jimmy Kimmel said that “over the course of this evening, you will listen to many outspoken supporters of movements like #NeverAgain, #TimesUp, and #Metoo”. Furthermore, Kimmel made political jokes at the expense of Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Mel Gibson, Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump.
Most Americans consider Academy Awards as the platform, where the best talent of Hollywood is recognized. However, the platform is now increasingly being used to promote the political agenda and the select campaigns.
This scenario instigated a debate on social media about whether the Oscars are the right place to discuss politics.

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