Will Smith joins Oscars boycott: 'It’s going in the wrong direction'

January 21, 2016 3:08 PM

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Will Smith told Robin Roberts that he's skipping next month's Oscars ceremony in an interview on Good Morning America, claiming the awards are "not reflecting that beauty" of Hollywood as a whole.

"It would be awkward for me to show up with Charlize," Smith joked. "[Jada and I] have discussed it, and we're part of this community but at this current time, we're uncomfortable to stand there and say that this is okay."

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