Tension was already as thick as your mother's cornbread when the Oscars aired Sunday evening. The issue of diversity hovered like a dark cloud above Los Angeles. And yet even with this on everyone's mind, someone online still managed to prove our point: diversity is necessary
This beauty company wrongfully identified Whoopi Goldberg for Oprah Winfrey.
I guess Total Beauty thought that everyone that was in The Color Purple looked all alike! pic.twitter.com/6pD9o9S7L1— Reneé J. Larson (@iamreneejai) February 29, 2016'
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Fortunately this act of stupidity was countered by a string of tweets from @KidFury wrongly naming white actors.
*gasp* Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert back together again?! #Oscars2016 pic.twitter.com/1RJBKbHPoW — Saint Pest (@KidFury) February 29, 2016 '
James Franco and Ben Affleck sharing a couple of pre-show laughs. #Oscars2016 pic.twitter.com/xDawfgboDZ — Saint Pest (@KidFury) February 29, 2016 '
Ellen Page is looking amazing tonight! Great bowtie. #Oscars2016 pic.twitter.com/WVWnd4bSFJ — Saint Pest (@KidFury) February 29, 2016 '
Fury made sure however to accurately name actors of color with pride.
Kerry Washington, ladies and gentlemen. pic.twitter.com/tj0KLYx0TW — Saint Pest (@KidFury) February 29, 2016 '