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Janet Hubert Actress criticizes Jada Pinkett-Smith's Oscars boycott rant, says husband doesn't deserve a nomination

"Maybe you didn't deserve a nomination. I frankly didn't think you deserved a Golden Globe nomination with that accent, but you got one," Hubert on Will Smith's Oscar Snub.

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Janet Hubert who is popular for playing "Aunt Viv" alongside Will Smith in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air's" has come out to blast his former co-star and his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith over the Oscars snub controversy.

Recently, Pinkett-Smith stated her desire to boycott the Oscars for its lack of diversity.

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Hubert released a 4-minute video calling Jada out. Read excerpts and watch video below;

"First of all, Miss Thing, does your man not have a mouth of his own with which to speak?" Hubert began. "Second thing is, girlfriend, there's a lot of s—t going on in the world that you all don't seem to recognize. People are dying, our boys are being shot left and right, people are hungry, people are trying to pay bills, and you're talking about some…actors and Oscars. It just ain't that deep."

"And here's the other thing, for you to ask other actors, and other black actresses and actors, too, to jeopardize their career and their standing in a town that you know damn well you don't do that. And here's the other thing—they don't care. They don't care! And I find it ironic that somebody who has made their living, made their living and made millions and millions of dollars from the very people you're talking about boycotting just because you didn't get a nomination, just because you didn't win."


"Maybe you didn't deserve a nomination. I frankly didn't think you deserved a Golden Globe nomination with that accent, but you got one. Just because the world doesn't go the way you wanted it to go doesn't mean you can go out and then start asking people to start singing 'We Shall Overcome' for you."

Will Smith was expected to receive a nomination for his character in the movie "Concussion." Following the lack of diversity and absence of black nominee, Jada took to social media to react.

Check out Jada's Tweets regarding the Oscars Noms;


The 2016 Academy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday, January 14, 2015, featuring all white actors in the four acting categories.

Watch Janet Humbert below;

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