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Re: Media decolonization
« Reply #75 on: March 07, 2023, 05:32:43 pm »
Support Yen!

Over 50,000 people have signed a petition demanding the Academy Awards Committee to withdraw its invitation to Donnie Yen to present an Oscar due to his support for the Chinese government.
They cited the “John Wick: Chapter 4” actor’s comments on the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests of 2019, which he called a “riot” in an interview with GQ last month.
The petition has amassed 52,256 signatures as of press time. One top comment reads, “He doesn’t stand up for freedom and democracy, which could violate the values of Oscar prizes.”

Yen deserves the invitation for this woke scene alone (he even got the bullies' face shapes correct!):