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Donald Trump’s comment on Parasite’s Oscars best picture win: ‘We got enough problems with South Korea’

President Donald Trump doesn’t miss out on giving his opinion on anything significant that goes on in the United States. And here’s what he had to comment about the latest Parasite’s Oscars 2020 best picture win.
by Mohana Sravya Rayaprolu | February 21, 2020 16:41 IST
Donald Trump’s comment on Parasite’s Oscars best picture win: ‘We got enough problems with South Korea’

While the Academy Awards had known to host the most prestigious awards night, they have been critically scrutinized to ensure that they maintain all beneficial social constructs. Oscars’ selections have been highly ridiculed for racism, for many years. However, the 2020 Academy awards have presented Parasite with Best Picture award. Parasite is a movie from South Korea, a Black comedy thriller film.

 
In the light of the above mentioned, President Donald Trump commented on this news in his speech at a rally, 20th January 2020. He mocked Parasite’s historic win, for no particular reason other than the fact that it is a South Korean film. He started by expressing that he did not like the awards this year. I wondered why a foreign film won the best film award. His exact words read, “The winner is… a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all about.” He went to add that the country itself is going through plenty of issues involving trade relationships with Southeast Asian countries. In such a political background, he felt it didn’t serve any purpose to give away an Oscar to South Korea.
 
Parasite movie is making history because it happens to be the only foreign-language film to win the best picture. The film also bagged other awards, including the Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Feature Film awards.
 
He compared the Academy’s selection to the one made back in 1940, when ‘Gone With The Wind’ won the award for the best picture. The film’s story bases around the Civil War, addressing the slave plantation issues, exploring a sensitive topic. Trump isn’t a fan of Brad Pitt apparently, as he went on to add deliberately.
 
On the flip side, Brad Pitt has mentioned in his acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actor, about Trump's impeachment trial for blocking witness testimony. Brad Pitt’s words quote “They told me I only have 45 seconds up here, which is 45 seconds more than the Senate gave John Bolton this week, I’m thinking maybe Quentin does a movie about it — in the end, the adults do the right thing.”


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