One Oscar Voter Won’t Cast His Ballot For Quvenzhané Wallis Because Of Her Name

“I…don’t vote for anyone whose name I can’t pronounce.”

1. The Hollywood Reporter recently sat down with an anonymous director as he cast his Oscar ballot.

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2. For the category of Best Actress, he explained his voting process:

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3. He also explained that he won’t be voting for Jennifer Lawrence because of her SNL performance.

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4. Which is kind of weird, since he is basically making the same joke she makes in her opening monologue…

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5. You know, the “that black girl has a lot of letters in her name” joke.

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6. Meanwhile, Quvenzhané Wallis continues to be amazing: An Oscar nominated actress at age 9.

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7. A rising indie cinema darling.

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8. And in addition to being a critically acclaimed actress…

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9. …she is perhaps the world’s most adorable fashionista.

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Puppy purses, ftw!

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10. You’re going to be seeing a lot of her. So, you know, you should probably learn how to say her name.

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