Stephen King labelled 'backward and ignorant' over Oscars diversity tweet

19 January 2020 - 00:00 By Susannah Goldsbrough

Artists have hit back at author and Academy Award member Stephen King after he tweeted: "For me, the diversity issue ... did not come up" in his Oscars 2020 nomination selections.

King nominates in three categories: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Screenplay...

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