'The Cove' Oscar Speech Gets Cut Off For Activist Message
Mar 09, 2010 13:07
The Academy made a brief snafu during "The Cove" team's speech for Best Documentary. As the film's star, Ric O'Barry, held up a sign with an activist statement on it, the Academy panicked, abruptly cuing the music and cutting away right as the film's director, Louie Psihoyos, was about to make his speech:
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