Two days after the Golden Raspberry Awards, a.okay.a. the Razzies, unveiled their choices for the “worst” movies and performances of 2022, the group is already backtracking on no less than one class.
After dealing with criticism on-line for nominating Firestarter star Ryan Kiera Armstrong within the Worst Actress class even supposing she was solely 11 years previous when the Stephen King adaptation was filmed, the Razzies have introduced that they’re retracting her nomination. On high of that, the Razzies are instituting an age restrict for future nominees. Any further, actors should be no less than 18 years previous with a purpose to qualify for the Razzies’ annual insults.
Ken Woroner/Common Footage Ryan Kiera Armstrong in ‘Firestarter’ (2022).
“Typically, you do issues with out pondering. Then you might be referred to as out for it. You then get it. It is why the Razzies have been created within the first place,” Razzies co-founder John Wilson stated in a press release to Variety. “The current legitimate criticism of the selection of 11-year-old Armstrong as a nominee for one among our awards introduced our consideration to how insensitive we have been on this occasion. Consequently, now we have eliminated Armstrong’s title from the Last Poll that our members will solid subsequent month.”
Wilson’s assertion continued, “We additionally consider a public apology is owed Ms. Armstrong, and want to say we remorse any damage she skilled because of our decisions.”
The Razzies’ most-nominated film this 12 months was Blonde, however that was repudiated in a different way when star Ana de Armas earned a Greatest Actress nomination from the Academy Awards someday later.
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