(Video) Ice Cube And Straight Outta Compton Cast Will Not Attend The Oscars Because They Weren’t Invited

Ice Cube remains unbothered by the growing controversy surrounding The Oscars. While actors like Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee have called for a boycott of the 88th Annual Awards show, Ice Cube isn’t worried about boycotting because he wasn’t invited! According to TMZ, the cast of “Straight Outta Compton” will NOT be at the Oscars because the only people invited were the two writers that were nominated. It remains unclear if this was done intentionally or what the Acadmey’s process is for inviting actors, but Cube doesn’t seem to care. He’s been questioned multiple times about the Oscars and his feelings and he’s stuck to his answer, “I’m not worried abut the Oscars.” Sources close to him reveal even if he was invited he would have RSVP’d “No.” The Acadmey has yet to respond about why Ice Cube and the cast were not invited but it’s been reported we can expect to see them at the SAG Awards and NAACP Image Awards. More below.

Wiz Khalifa Talks Oscars Snub/Juicy J Reworking “Bake Sale’

Wiz Khalifa had a colossal 2015 and it was all due to just one single – “See You Again”. That song is still in regular radio rotation and will forever be an anthem and memento for the late great Paul Walker. Now, he’s gearing up to release his next album, Khalifa, and gives Billboard the exclusive on what’s been going on with his new level of stardom including “See You Again” not being nominated for Best Original Song at the Oscars and Juicy J re-producing his Travis Scott assisted stoner anthem “Bake Sale”. Hit the jump.

(Video) Ice Cube Speaks Out On Oscar Snub: “I’m Not Surprised”

Earlier this week, Ice Cube stopped by the Wendy Williams Show as part of his press run for his upcoming film,’Ride Along 2′. While sitting down with the gossip queen, Ice Cube opened up about his feelings about the Academy choosing to leave ‘Straight Outta Compton’ off the list of nominees for ‘Best Picture’ despite it’s worldwide success. The N.W.A. icon kept his cool when talking about the snub saying he “can’t be mad.” He continued, “I’m not pissed. I’m not surprised. It’s the Oscars, you know. They do what they do.” Cube did open up about one huge honor N.W.A. will receive this year however; being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. When Williams asked if he would have been disappointed to not have been inducted he said;

“It is nice to be recognized, but N.W.A is anti-establishment so we’re used to people trying to dismiss what we gotta say, used to the industry looking down on us. We were the black sheeps of the industry and we used to it. If we didn’t get nominated, that would be familiar territory.”

Check out more of Ice Cube’s interview with Wendy Williams below.

(Video) Ice Cube Reacts To ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Oscar Snub

Fans of N.W.A and the ‘Straight Outta Compton’ film were extremely disappointed Thursday after the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were revealed and the blockbuster was left off the list of nominees for the ‘Best Picture’ category. TMZ photogs caught up with N.W.A icon Ice Cube in NYC following the nomination announcement and asked him if he was disappointed. To no surprise, Ice Cube kept it cool and brushed off the snub. Check out his reaction in the video below.

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Snubbed For ‘Best Picture’ Oscar Nomination

The Oscar nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announce Thursday (January 14th) and it has been revealed that ‘Straight Outta Compton’ will not be competing for ‘Best Picture.’ In what’s been called a “stunning move” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided against nominating the film, despite being the highest grossing music biographical picture of all time. This comes as a major blow for the film, especially considering the Academy chose to only nominate eight films for ‘Best Picture’ while there is room for ten. ‘Straight Outta Compton’ was only recognized for ‘Best Original Screenplay’. Check out a full list of nominations here.

(Photos) 50 Cent Is Pissed Off At BET And The Emmys For Nomination Snubs

According to 50 cent, “These people act like POWER ain’t shit.” 50 cent took to his Instagram account to tell us how he really feels about the Emmys and the BET Awards. Power was snubbed for nominations by both award shows and 50 is pissed. He was especially disgruntled by BET’s Director of the Year award nominations. He wrote, “Director of the Year, where the fu*k is Eif Rivera?” adding, “You have the same list ever year. SMH wack” 50 does have a point however, this year’s nominations include Alan Ferguson, Benny Boom, Chris Robinson/Lil Chris, Colin Tilley and Director X. While last year’s nominees were Benny Boom, Chris Robinson, Director X, Dre Films and Hype Williams. Hype Williams took home the award. Power was also snubbed by the 67th Annual Emmy Awards, while its’s rival show Empire was nominated for Outstanding Costumes and Taraji P. Henson is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. 50 voiced his opinion about the Emmy’s stating, “See why I be trippin I saw that trophy in the store for $20 bucks I’m gonna just go buy one fuck it.” Hit the jump for more.

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