Days after the Oscars revealed their new diversity standards, actress Kirstie Alley called them a "disgrace."
"This is a disgrace to artists everywhere," she begins. Her tweet continued: "Can you imagine telling Picasso what had to be in his f*cking paintings. You people have lost your minds. Control artists, control individual thought .. OSCAR ORWELL."
The academy announced it is limiting Best Picture award nominees -- beginning with 2024's slate of entries -- to those that can meet requirements that "encourage equitable representation on and off screen" by ensuring more people of color fill positions on a film set from the starring role to interns and everything in between.
She deleted the tweet before posting:
"Diversity and inclusion should be taught, taught so well and so naturally and genuinely that it becomes second nature to our children."
Alley received a lot of backlash for her tweet. Is she wrong or does she have a point?