Entertainment Stallone Blasted For Snubbing Black Director, Co-Star In Acceptance Speech

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  1. Tim

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    Golden Globes: Sylvester Stallone Blasted For Snubbing Black Director, Co-Star of 'Creed'

    "Well. I'm gonna go ahead and thank RYAN COOGLER + MICHAEL B. JORDAN since no one else is," critically-acclaimed 'Selma' director Ava DuVernay quipped in a Sunday night Tweet.

    Sylvester Stallone was immediately blasted over social media by African-American stars for not thanking 'Creed' star Michael B. Jordan or director Ryan Coogler after he won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a film, while specifically thanking a long list of non-black coworkers and friends.

    'The Hateful Eight' star Samuel L. Jackson also went on the attack, Tweeting, "#waitwaitwait, Ryan Coogler & Michael B Jordan, Thanks for acting with me!!! Loved Sly but..."

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    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/sylvester-stallones-golden-globes-speech-854183
     
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    bossofbam Well-Known Member

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    Some people aren't happy unless they have something to complain about.
     
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    Should have thanked those guys. Just sayin...
     
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    poor Sly was just shocked that he'd won. Give the guy a break, he's old and juiced to the gills.
     
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    Mr. T, also snubbed.
     
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    He should have known better. He was so butt hurt when Tommy Gunn snubbed him.
     
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    Was Sly the producer as well? If so shouldn't they be thanking him?
     
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    Sly looks black in this picture.
     
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    I found that odd too. Michael b Jordan did well in that movie
     
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    he's Rambo and Rocky

    he gets a pass in most matters as a result
     
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    Come on now . Who would have gone to see Creed with no Rocky in it .
    Don't get me wrong , it's a damn good movie but still.
     
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    Seriously, those guys ought to be thanking Sly. Nobody would have gone to see that picture if Stallone wasn't in it.
     
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    I like that the kid has to put a B in his name to not be confused with the GOAT
     
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    Starring? Producing? He wrote the fuckers into existence!
     
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    Plus the movie was largely a retread of the original "Rocky".
     
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    Apparently during the commercial break Sly continued with his speech and thanked those two guys. Ridiculous that people (reggies) want to turn this into a racial thing.
     
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    Fuck him. Schvoogie didn't win no award. It was Sly's moment, he don't have to share it w/ anyone.
     
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    I remember him walking back to the mic after they were going to commercial to talk more. And it looked like he was pointing at Jordan when he was talking.
     
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    Guys like Stallone or tarentino aren't going to show up unless they are winning.
    :secret: they know ahead of time
     
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    Yup. Coogler confirmed Sly did indeed come back out onstage and thanked him, Jordan and the deaf girl - but the camera's had cut to commercial.

    Sly was obviously flustered - he thanked William Morris and some other industry types twice.

    Stallone is Coogler's boyhood hero. He was able to direct him to an award-winning performance as Rocky. No direct praise is needed there - that's amazing!

    What I loved was the great many "news" sites that made sure to mention Coogler's and Jordan's skin color when reporting on the flub: many of them said something like "Stallone forgets to thank his BLACK director and co-star.."

    Guess it IS okay to qualify race when accolades are due, but not when the Five-O are trying to ID a rapist on a college campus. Thanks stupid fucking 21st Century Political Correctness!!