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!! OMG, YASS MARY KWEEN OF SOCIALISM! Bernie Sanders sashayed into a drag brunch at Hamburger Mary’s in West Hollywood !!

Do you guys remember the time @berniesanders came to Drag Brunch at @hamburgermarysweho ? I do too. #feelthebern

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Bernie Sanders was ALL T, ALL shade hunny about the crooked 1% at a Hamburger Mary’s in Hollywood this week when he surprised people at a gay drag brunch by giving an impassioned speech about sashaying away from a doomed directioned ‘Murrica to a better planet! Check out some LGBT supporters feeling the Bern!

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!! OMG, quote of the day: The white-est woman in Hollywood weighs in on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy !!

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“I really appreciated this article in TIME on the lack of racial and gender diversity in this year’s Oscar nominations. So disappointed that some of 2015’s best films, filmmakers and performances were not recognized. Nothing can diminish the quality of their work, but these filmmakers deserve recognition. As an Academy member, I would love to see a more diverse voting membership.”

– Actress, Resse Witherspoon on the #Oscarssowhite controversy

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!! OMG, Mo’nique: ‘If white women are complaining about wage equality, what do you think black women get?’ !!

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Oscar winner Mo’nique has been sweating under the spotlight recently, but bravely speaking out about how she feels she’s been “blackballed” since winning her Oscar.
One would expect that the offers might fly in after such an honour is given to you, but Mo’nique has said it’s actually been the complete opposite…

“When you win an Academy Award, what do you believe that the award is supposed to do? Should it elevate your career financially? So, when we get offers that appear as if I just got off the Greyhound bus and just got to Hollywood and we say, ‘Well, can we get what’s fair?’ that’s gonna appear overly aggressive if [the studios and production companies] not used to people saying, ‘Can you just give us what’s fair.'”
“We’re not asking for any more, but we’re not asking for any less. We’re just asking for what’s fair. When you hear my sisters Gwyneth Paltrow and Patricia Arquette who happen to be white women, and they say, ‘Can we have wage equality in Hollywood?’ Well, if there are white women saying that, what do you think we’re getting?”
“So, it makes us smile to the universe when we hear, ‘[My business partner/manager] is overly aggressive,’ because we’re asking for fair. That’s the same thing some people said about Dr. Martin Luther King. He was ‘overly aggressive’ because he was simply asking to be treated fairly. Some people said the same thing about Muhammad Ali because he said, ‘I will not go fight in the war when those people have done nothing to me.’ Now, by no means am I comparing myself to those amazing people.”

Mo’Nique wrote an essay in the February 27 issue of The Hollywood Reporter that she got a phone call from director-producer Lee Daniels and he said ‘Mo’Nique, you’ve been blackballed.’ She said, ‘Why?’ And he said, ‘Because you didn’t play the game’. She then asks, ‘Well, what game is that?’ Daniels gave her no response. EEESH! That’s some Hollywood mafia type shit! Kiss the right asses, folks! OR — if you’re like Mo’nique and your pride is too strong, DON’T!

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!! OMG, OWN speaks to Raven Symone and others about why they felt pressure to tan their skin to appear darker to get roles !!

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Not many people realise the pressure black actors face to conform to certain types of “blackness” in Hollywood, whether it be light-skinned or dark-skinned. Here, Oprah‘s OWN network talks to actress Raven Symone among others on why they felt pressure to appear “blacker” to get roles on network TV.

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