After uproar by filmmakers, Oscars organizers scrap plan to award four winners in commercial breaks

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Directors Martin Scorcese, Spike Lee, actors Robert De Niro, Geroge Clooney were among the noisemakers.

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Published on February 16, 2019 -  00:33
Oscar Organizers Scrap Plan to Award Four Oscars In Commercial Breaks
According to Reuters, the organizers of the Oscars ceremony on Friday scrapped a plan to award four Academy Awards during commercial breaks, following an uproar by Hollywood filmmakers and actors. The Academy said that that it had “heard the feedback” from members and that all 24 Academy Awards “will be presented without edits, in our traditional format.

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