If you are stunned to be taught Rosie Perez hasn’t made an look at the Oscars ceremony since she was nominated for an award nearly three a long time in the past, she’s proper there with you.
The 56-yr-previous Do the Right Thing star instructed Variety in a chunk revealed Thursday, April 8 that she’s harm the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has but to invite her again to Hollywood’s annual flagship occasion since she attended in 1994 as a Best Supporting Actress nominee for 1993’s Fearless. (The prize in the class ended up going to The Piano‘s Anna Paquin.)
“Not even to sit in the audience, not to present, nothing—and I’m a member,” Rosie stated. “I love the Academy Awards. I cheer on my peers, but it hurts. It’s like when your home team doesn’t ask you to come back into the stadium after you got up to bat and hit the home run.”
The actress, who’s of Puerto Rican descent, defined that it has been robust to take care of prejudice and racism as a girl of shade in the trade.