The Game isn’t about to let go of the Academy’s neck while the rest of the world may be weary of hearing about the Oscars. The Los Angeles legend has expressed his disgust with the Academy’s handling of the Will Smith case, as well as critics’ reactions. Smith has been facing a global backlash since slapping Chris Rock during the award ceremony, and it doesn’t appear to be letting up.
Smith has resigned from the Academy, and it’s been rumored that filming on his films has been halted, but many others, including Game, have taken advantage of the situation to call out the powers that be. In fact, Game brought up an Oscars occasion where host Regina Hall made a joke about LeBron James, and the rapper believes the Academy, too, should be held accountable.
Hall added during the presentation, “I was very disappointed that Space Jam 2 did not get nominated in the Special Effects category for that hairline they gave LeBron James. It was really good!” James has been mocked about his hairline for years, but this time Game took it personally.
It’s one thing to be a beautiful black woman as accomplished as @morereginahall is & not be able to put your foot down when pre-reading a ‘joke’ clearly written for her by someone else (I’m assuming a white writer). But another thing to try & clown a truly family oriented man of integrity, supreme character & class on a stage where we are still not wanted & truly only get awarded when they feel they should ‘throw the monkey a banana’ as my late grand mother would put it. This is the same way they set up Chris Rock with pre-written content that I’m sure they knew would outrage Jada & Will. They didn’t think Will would slap him for it & that’s where things get tricky…. Because it backed Will Smith into a corner where he acted on impulse & had to defend his wife & make a decision that they are trying to crucify him for. I’m not personally shooting at Regina Hall, or Wanda Sykes… I’m just saying, you see they didn’t let Amy Schumer read that line. Furthermore, it’s kool to joke about us with us because we as black folks understand each other in that manner. It is only when it’s pre-written & they’re conspiring before hand to once again use US against US for their own humor.
Game urged his fans to do the same. “when I crack jokes on my brother… he cracks jokes back & it’s in good humor. It’s only when we are the butt of their deep rooted hate for us do I have a problem.” Many individuals agreed, but others thought The Game was creating a lot of money out of empty air. Take a look at the video below.
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