The 10 Most Left-Wing Moments from the 2017 Academy Awards

‘My absence is out of respect for the people of my country and those of other six nations whom have been disrespected by the inhuman law that bans entry of immigrants to the U.S.’

Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony is sure to be remembered as perhaps the most politically charged in history. Virtually every entertainer and presenter brought a political message to the stage; even the commercials carried a notably progressive ideological theme. 

Most Oscars viewers are looking for entertainment, not lectures. But if you're in the opposite camp -- curious about the left-wing politics these celebrities were keen on promoting -- here are the 10 most outspoken displays of political partisanship. 

10. The night's emcee, Jimmy Kimmel, preemptively hit Trump, predicting that he would tweet replies to the awards ceremony "during his 5 AM bowel movement tomorrow."



9. The musician/actress Emma Roberts, during a pre-Awards red carpet interview, boasted of wearing a dress made of "sustainable" materials. 




8. An Italian born makeup artist who wan award for "Suicide Squad" early into the show, Alessandro Bertolazzi, dedicated his victory to "all the immigrants" in an anti-Trump broadside. 




7. Kimmel even took a swipe at the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson.




6. Viola Davis, who appeared in the 2016 film "Suicide Squad," used her acceptance speech to celebrate Hollywood -- claiming, "We are the ONLY profession that celebrates what it means to live a life."




5. The night's proceedings got off on a political note, with host Jimmy Kimmel joking that the event was being watched in more than 225 countries -- "that now hate us." 



4. The producer/director of a documentary about O.J. Simpson, Ezra Edelman, tastefully dedicated his award to the families of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, but then bizarrely tried to connect their deaths to racist policing. 



3. Toward the end of the show, Jimmy Kimmel -- ostensibly upset Trump had not tweeted about the Oscars -- began literally tweeting at him mid-show, with his phone broadcast above the stage.





2. One of the actors from the film "Y Tu Mama Tambien," Gael García Bernal, used his opportunity to present an award to attack Trump's border wall. "As a Mexican, as a Latin-American, as a migrant worker, as a human being, I’m against any form of wall that wants to separate us," he said to applause.



1. The most explicitly left-wing moment came when the Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, who boycotted the ceremony, had a statement read that belittled President Trump’s “inhumane” immigration executive order. Unsurprisingly the short sermon drew a rousing ovation from the gathered glitterati. 



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