Twitter reacts to all-white Oscar, Dick Poop mistake

January 16, 2015 9:36 AM

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Moments after the nominations of the 87th Oscars were announced, social media was abuzz with debate over lack of diversity in the list, which is dominated by white people and men, besides Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs' mispronunciation of one of the nominees.

The last time the acting contenders were only white was in 2011, and before that it hadn't occurred since 1998. The most obvious snub from the group was David Oyelowo for his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr in 'Selma', which left Twitter users none too pleased.

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