On Tuesday, Pollfish conducted a survey to find out what Americans think about politics and diversity at the Academy Awards. The survey asked 1,000 Oscar-watching Americans whether or not they want celebrities at the awards ceremony to share their political opinion. The results found that 25% of Americans think celebrities at the Oscars should avoid political topics, including any mention of Donald Trump.
Below are the rest of the Pollfish Oscar Sunday Survey results:
MOST AMERICANS DON'T WANT TO HEAR HOLLYWOOD'S POLITICAL OPINIONS
45% of Americans think celebrities should be allowed to voice their opinions at the Oscars. Another 25% say Hollywood shouldn't use its platform to talk politics, 21% think celebrities should completely stay out of politics, and 10% say Hollywood is too liberal.
1 IN 4 AMERICANS DON'T WANT TO HEAR TRUMP'S NAME AT THE OSCARS
Asked which issues they don't want to hear about at the Oscars, 19% of Americans said they hope celebrities don't talk about Donald Trump. Other topics Americans don't want to hear about are immigration (14%), the refugee situation (12%), and racial inequality (12%). Only 12% of Americans wouldn't mind hearing about political topics during the Oscars.
HALF OF AMERICANS THINK THIS YEAR'S NOMINEES ARE MORE DIVERSE THAN USUAL
Asked whether they think this year's Oscar-nominated films are more diverse than in previous years, 49% of Americans said yes. Another 18% said no, and 13% think the Oscars have always been diverse. 1 in 5 Americans aren't sure.
MEN AND WOMEN DON'T SEE EYE-TO-EYE ON OSCAR DIVERSITY
54% of men and 47% of women think this year's Oscar-nominated movies are more diverse than in years past—a 7% difference.
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