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George Clooney has spoken out about Hollywood’s diversity issues, saying that the real problem lies with studios and their executives, not the Oscars. Diversity has become a hot button topic, reflecting broadening audiences and tastes, but cinema has been slow to catch-up. Hollywood still feels dominated by old white men, especially behind the camera and most certainly when it comes to studio executives.

The debate has become synonymous recently with how the annual awards season maps out. In 2016, the #OscarsSoWhite controversy shook the industry when not a single person of color was nominated in an acting category – and roundly beloved films like Creed and ...

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