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Bette Midler expertly shades the Oscars over #OscarsSoWhite

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Bette Midler expertly shades the Oscars over #OscarsSoWhite
Jaleesa M. Jones, USA TODAY 6:58 p.m. EST February 28, 2016

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As conversation continues to swirl around Leonardo DiCaprio’s under-appreciated thespianism, Bette Midler has issued a pointed reminder about the Academy Awards’ continual failure to recognize black actors of equal mettle.

“The Oscars are today!” the multi-hyphenate performer tweeted Sunday. “You know, the awards show where Leonardo DiCaprio is ‘overdue’ but black people can ‘wait till next year.’”

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