The Oscars have become a showplace for stupidity. First it was the whining over no black nominees for the “top” Oscars. Now it’s bracelets for gun control.
The bracelets are part of a gun control push sponsored by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
According to People magazine, the bracelets are “decorated in a simple black and gold design” and part of the Brady Campaign’s efforts to recruit celebs and other Hollywood “influencers” to join their push for gun control.
Of course nothing the Brady Campaign is promoting would have stopped one death, but let’s not let facts stand in the way of a good “crisis.”
We need to note, and this should come as no surprise, that the celebrities involved in this rank stupidity are hypocrites. Of course they are, they’re Democrats.
In addition to the fact that universal background checks–and numerous other gun controls–are a demonstrable failure, Arquette, Carell, and Cranston will bring added hypocrisy to the table by wearing their gun control bracelets while benefiting from layer after layer of good guys with guns at the Oscars. Deadline previously reported that the security at this year’s Oscars has been increased to such levels that it is being likened to “a military state.”
We saw a similar situation at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in January, where gun control celebrities sat in comfort while good guys carrying semi-automatic handguns and AR-15s with “high capacity” magazines roamed the grounds to keep them safe.
I’m personally tickled that the Oscars seem to be on the way out of American life. The “stars” have marginalized themselves to the point where nobody cares anymore.
The Oscars were all given out last night at the 88th Academy Awards but despite one of the most anticipated opening monologues in years due to the diversity controversy, it turns out there is no gold, nor silver or bronze for ABC. With 34.3 million total viewers watching the Chris Rock hosted shindig from the Hollywood and Highland on Sunday, the Oscars took a tumble this year to hit an 8-year low and the third lowest viewership ever.
I still don’t know who won any of the “awards” and I don’t care to find out. We go to maybe three movies a year and we’re perfectly happy waiting for them to be free on Netflix. It’s not like Hollowood is making anything worth watching these days.
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