Actor Seth Rogen has said the quiet part out loud and confessed the truth about self-important Hollywood award shows, like the Oscars: America doesn’t seem to care about them anymore.
Speaking with Insider about his upcoming Super Bowl commercial, the Knocked Up star said he does not understand why movie insiders and stars would think the general public cares about awards shows come Oscars season.
“I don’t get why movie people care so much if other people care what awards we give ourselves,” Seth Rogen said.
“To me, maybe people just don’t care,” he added. “I don’t care who wins the automobile awards. No other industry expects everyone to care about what awards they shower upon themselves. Maybe people just don’t care. Maybe they did for a while and they stopped caring. And why should they?”
Hollywood award shows have gone from fun showcases of talented actors with real star power to network televised lectures, in which the most privileged and pompous people on the planet talk down to and insult the citizens of real America who helped make them rich. (Read More…)