Iranian Actress Boycotting Oscars Over Trump Immigration Move

An Iranian actress is refusing to attend the 2017 Oscars, and it’s Donald Trump’s fault.

“Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti, star of the Oscar-nominated “The Salesman,” says she won’t attend the Academy Awards in protest of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

Alidoosti called plans for a temporary visa ban of Iranians ‘racist’ in a message posted Thursday on Twitter. ‘The Salesman,’ directed by Asghar Farhadi, was on Tuesday nominated for best foreign language film.” [READ MORE]