Idris Elba Says Hollywood's Diversity Problem Extends Across the Pond, Too

January 19, 2016 1:13 PM

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Idris Elba Says Hollywood's Diversity Problem Extends Across the Pond, Too

In the wake of the Oscars snubbing non-white actors for the second year in a row, Idris Elba has weighed in on the diversity debate in the entertainment industry – and he says Hollywood isn't the only place where minority stars come up short.

Elba,who earned acclaim in Beasts of No Nation, was among the non-white actors completely shut out of the Academy Awards' acting categories. He spoke about problems in Britain's entertainment industry before a group of British Members of Parliament on Monday, the BBC reports.

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